Behind the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, we visited the One Pillar Pagoda:
First built in 1049 by Emperor Lý Thái Tông in gratitude for having a son. It is made to resemble a lotus blossom on a single stem, on which the bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara appeared to the Emperor in a dream where she presented him a baby boy.
Kent pays his respects:
The Great Gate:
Large ficus tree:
Although no longer used as a university, university graduates come here to have their photos taken:
A gilded ceramic turtle:
Next, Hanoi 4 Hanoi Hilton.