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One Pillar Pagoda

One Pillar Pagoda was constructed by Emperor Ly Thai Tong of the Ly Dynasty in the winter of October (Lunar calendar) in 1049. The pagoda has only one space built on a stone pillar in the middle of a square lotus pond, it is like a big lotus in the sky. It is not only a symbol of Hanoi city but also a symbol of the thousands of years of existence and development of Buddhism in Vietnam.

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With its unique architecture as well as historical value thousands of years, this pagoda is one of the most revered sights in Hanoi and attracts a lot of tourists every year.