One Pillar Pagoda has a unique architecture: a square wooden floor put on a stone pillar in the middle of the pond. Around the stone pillar, there is a system of curved ironwood bars to support the floor; thus, the entire structure looks like a lotus upright from the water.
If you want to understand more about the traditional village in Vietnam, we recommend you to visit the Old Quarter in Hanoi- Perfect combination of the traditional village.
The Temple of Literature was founded by King Ly Thanh Tong in 1070. Six years later, his successor Ly Nhan Tong founded the country's first university (Quoc Tu Giam) or "School for the Sons of the Nation".
Hoan Kiem Lake was also called as Luc Thuy Lake, which means Green Lake because the water here has the green color all year round.