Take a close look to four temples, as Hanoi prepares to observe the 1000th anniversary of its own foundation constructed to defend the town from all direction. East: Bach Ma Temple The earliest of the four holy sites is Bach ma (White Horse) Temple, found at 76 Hang Buom Street, Hanoi. Bach Ma Temple was assembled in the ninth century to worship Long Do (Dragon's Abdomen) - a patron saint of Hanoi.