The ancient banyan at the temple dedicated to Tan Vien Son Thanh in Quyt Hamlet, Ba Vi, Hanoi, is the green "treasure" of Doai - the cloud-covered land. It is believed that the tree has witnessed the history of a thousand years.
The banyan tree is located on the grounds of the temple dedicated to Saint Tan Vien in Yen Bai. Photos: VNP/VNA
|The banyan of Quyt hamlet was recognized as a Vietnam Heritage Tree. |
The banyan of Quyt Hamlet was recognized as a Vietnam Heritage Tree.
|The first trunk of the banyan tree has a diameter of 40m.|
Seen from afar, the banyan’s giant canopy covers a large area. Photos: VNP/VNA
|Many kinds of symbiotic plants on the canopy of a banyan tree in Quyt Hamlet.|
Little plants grow on the roof of the temple.
|Little plants grow on the roof of the temple.|
Part of the tree trunk.
|The banyan tree sits in front of the temple.|
With an estimated age of thousands of years, the banyan tree is still growing.
|Tourists visit the 'green treasure' of Quyt Hamlet. Photos: VNP/VNA|
Hanoi is not only known for its old streets but also century-old banyan trees, which have stood against time and witnessed many historical ups and downs.
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