The temple is dedicated to Tran Hung Do who defeated 300,000 soldiers sent by Mongol Emperor Kublai Khan to invade Vietnam.
After crossing the bridge, one must enter through this gate.
Once through the gate, this incinerator is to the left.
The island is covered with lush vegetation and the temple is surrounded by well tended gardens.
A pavilion where people can rest and enjoy the views is located next to the temple.
From this location it's possible to see Turtle Tower which is in the center of the lake and is linked to the legend of the Turtle God, Kim Kui, surfacing from the lake and asking Emporer Le Loi for his magic sword.
The resident cat of the temple. I don't know how it was relaxed enough to sleep while crowds of people stepped over him/her while climbing the steps to the temple, but it was.
Inside the temple, there are ornate alters which are still used today for prayer and worship. People leave offerings of food, flowers and incense at the alters as part as part of their religious practices.
A few other items that are inside the temple.
A walking path:
Another alter where people pray and leave gifts.
Ornately carved Taoist symbols surround the second gate of the temple. This panel depicts the legend of the turtle god and the sword.
And, carp gazing at the moon: