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Giac Lam Pagoda

565 Lạc Long Quân, Phường 10, Tân Bình, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh 70000, Vietnam

Buddhist Temples

About Giac Lam Pagoda

A historic Buddhist pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City. Built in 1744, it is one of the oldest temples in the city. The bodhi tree present in the garden was brought to Vietnam from Sri Lanka by the 20th Sinhalese Theravada Buddhist monk Narada.


Attractions near Giac Lam Pagoda

Đầm Sen Cultural Park1.81km from Giac Lam Pagoda

The park has an area of 50 hectares, of which 20% comprises lakes and 60% trees and gardens. The park comprises 30 different themed areas.

Six floors with 18 exhibition rooms showcasing traditional Vietnamese medicine.

Ba Thien Hau Pagoda3.1km from Giac Lam Pagoda

Located right on busy Nguyen Trai Street, it can be accessed by entering through an iron gate and crossing a small courtyard. The roof is decorated with small delicately fashioned porcelain figurines expressing themes from Chinese legends. Lanterns and wooden models of Chinese theaters hang over the entrance.

South-Vietnamese Women Museum4.26km from Giac Lam Pagoda

A museum showcasing the female heroes of the fight for Vietnamese freedom. A part of it also exhibits clothing, pictures & artifacts.

War Remnants Museum4.72km from Giac Lam Pagoda

It contains exhibits relating to the Vietnam War and the First Indochina War. The main exhibits include artillery and armor collections, photographs from the war and of the chemical weapons used.

Craig Thomas Gallery4.77km from Giac Lam Pagoda

Represents numerous award-winning contemporary Vietnamese artists working in painting, sculpture and mixed media.

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Ho Chi Minh City, also known by its former name of Saigon is the most populous city in Vietnam with a population of 8.4 million. It is the financial centre of Vietnam and a major air travel gateway to Vietnam.