Trương Hán Siêu Temple Trương Hán Siêu ( of the 12th century) was a native of Phúc Thành Commune, Yên Ninh District, Ninh Bình Province. He used to be a special guest of General Trần Hưng Đạo, and then engaged in political affairs during Trần Anh Tông’ reign and the Trần Dụ Tông's reign. Granted the title “The Great Tutor” and “First of the Prince”. When he died, Trương Hán Siêu was worshipped in Văn Miếu (Temple of Literature). Being a scholar and warrior, he and Nguyễn Trung Ngoạn composed the Code of Law, making the legal foundation for the Vietnamese feudal regime. He was also a culturist, opening Vietnam to its first instance of tourism. His temple was built near his grave when he died.
Due to time and wars, Trương Hán Siêu Temple
was leveled and destroyed. Beginning of 1993, in a house constructing project,
people in Ninh Giang Ward discovered some vestiges of the temple like stone
votive-tablets, stone steles, pillar bases and stone stairways of the temple
which were buried deep at this site. On April 24th 1998, the construction of Trương Hán Siêu Temple
was started on the land in the south-west of Dục Thúy Mountain.