US ambassador pays visit to Hanoi’s Temple of Literature
admin 18-11-2020, 04:47
The United States’ ambassador to Vietnam Daniel J. Kritenbrink went on a tour of the historic Temple of Literature, the nation’s oldest university, in Hanoi on November 17 to mark the 38th Vietnamese Teachers’ Day which falls on November 20.


The visit to the historic site aims to show respect for Vietnamese culture, including the nation’s traditional fondness for learning, while boosting mutual exchanges. Photo by Huu Nghi-Dantri/DTiNews.


US ambassador pays visit to Hanoi’s Temple of Literature

The visit to the historic site aims to show respect for Vietnamese culture, including the nation’s traditional fondness for learning, while boosting mutual exchanges.Photo by Huu Nghi-Dantri/DTiNews.


Ambassador Kritenbrink receives a warm welcome from Vietnamese students at the Temple of Literature. Photo by Huu Nghi-Dantri/DTiNews.


Dr. Do Thi Huong Thao, a teacher from history faculty of the University of Social Sciences and Humanities, (L) gives the US diplomat a brief introduction on the Temple of Literature. Photo by Huu Nghi-Dantri/DTiNews.


The US ambassador shares that the Temple of Literature is one of his favourite places in Hanoi and he is greatly impressed with its peaceful beauty coupled with the historical architectural style on show. Photo by Huu Nghi-Dantri/DTiNews.


Dr. Thao recalls the history behind the 82 stone stele records of doctoral laureates that were created between 1442 and 1779. Photo by Huu Nghi-Dantri/DTiNews.



The touring group offer incense at the historical relic site. Photo by Huu Nghi-Dantri/DTiNews.



The US ambassador says the visit will allow him to learn much more about historical teaching figures such as Chu Van An, along with Vietnamese cultural traditions. Photo by Huu Nghi-Dantri/DTiNews.

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