Tran Quoc Pagoda is located on an island east of West Lake (Tay Ho district), the temple has a history of nearly 1500 years, is considered the oldest in Thang Long - Hanoi. The architecture of the pagoda has a harmonious combination of majesty, ancient and elegant landscape amidst the stillness of a vast lake. It is the Buddhist center of Thang Long citadel in the Ly and Tran dynasties. With its historical and architectural values, Tran Quoc Pagoda is famous for its sacred entrance to the Buddha, which attracts many Buddhists and visitors, traveling outside Vietnam.