Historical relic sites in Hanoi left deserted amid COVID-19 fears

The majority of historical landmarks throughout the capital have fallen quite despite remaining open as visitors stay away due to fears surrounding the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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As one of Hanoi’s leading cultural locations, the Temple of Literature has been left deserted due to the COVID-19 epidemic evolving in an increasingly complicated manner.

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Whilst the temple remains open for visitors, only a few choose to come and enjoy the historic landmark.

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A similar situation can be seen occurring at Tran Quoc pagoda.

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A view of the front of Quan Thanh temple with no visitors in sight.

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The entrance to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is largely empty.

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A hand sanitizer dispenser is placed at the entrance of the site for guests to use.

 
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Very few visitors can be seen at Hoa Lo Prison.

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A man undergoes a body temperature check ahead of entering the historic site.

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Various parts of the pavement around Hoan Kiem lake have received an upgrade and repairs during the epidemic.

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At the heart of the capital, the usually-bustling Ngoc Son temple is quiet for most of the day. 

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