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tran quoc pagoda
The Tran Quoc Pagoda is the oldest pagoda currently standing in Hanoi.

It was constructed in the sixth century during the reign of Emperor Ly Nam De and was then named Khai Quoc, meaning "founding the country." At first it was built outside the Yen Phu Dyke and the move to West Lake.

It has been named An Quoc, Tran Quoc and Tran Bac with an architecture harmonious with nature, the pagoda complements the beautiful scenery around the lake.
Tran Quoc pagoda
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The existing building originated from the last repair work done in 1815, including the triple gate, the main pagoda, the sitting room, the ancestral worshipping chamber the garden tower.