44 Notable Architectures to explore in Vietnam
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Bà Chúa Xứ is a prosperity goddess of southern Vietnam's Thanism. She is a tutelary of business, health, and a protector of the Vietnamese border which was located in the top of the Sam mountain. It is one of the example of the Vietnamese architecture and this temple has a historical significance in the growth of the Vietnam.
With 68 floors above ground and three basements, the building has a height of 262.5 meters (861 ft), making it the second tallest building in the Hoh Chi Minh City, fifth tallest in Vietnam, and the 263rd tallest in the world, as of the beginning of 2018.
Clay tunnel Dalat, also known as sculpture tunnel is one of the most famous architectural works in Dalat city. Each model of this sculpture park has been handcrafted from clay. The models range in content from reimagining the history of Da Lat, to oversized scooters and animals.
Hằng Nga guesthouse, popularly known as the “Crazy House”, is an unconventional building designed and constructed by Vietnamese architect Đặng Việt Nga in Đà Lạt, Vietnam. The building's overall design resembles a giant tree, incorporating sculptured design elements representing natural forms such as animals, mushrooms, spider webs, and caves. Its architecture comprises of complex, organic, non-rectilinear shapes.
The Cua Ong Temple dedicated to Tran Quoc Tang, the third son of Tran Hung Dao, many generals of Tran Dynasty and Hoang Cau – a local general who fought bravely against invaders. Cua Ong Temple is more beautiful at its festival time. The Cua Ong Temple Festival is held from the 2nd day of the first lunar month to the 30th day of the third lunar month.
Gia Long Tomb (also called Thien Tho Tomb) is the tomb of Emperor Gia Long (1762 – 1820) – the founder of the Nguyen Dynasty which was recognized as one of UNESCO World Heritages. The tomb is considered as a complex including many other tombs of the King’s relatives.
Hon Chen Temple located on Ngoc Tran Mountain, Thua Thien Hue Province, is one of the most reputable relics attracting tourists to experience historical value here. Hon Chen Temple is not only a historical and religious monument but also a scenic spot with a unique cultural attraction.
Christ the King, of Vũng Tàu is a statue of Jesus, standing on Mount Nhỏ in Vũng Tàu, Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu Province, Đông Nam Bộ, Vietnam. The statue is the largest Christian statue across Asia since 2012,, and since its restoration of 1993, it has been a major pilgrim destination for Christians across Vietnam as well as Christian vacationers.
Kien An Cung , also known as Mr. Quach pagoda , is a temple located in the center of Sa Dec city , opposite the Cai Son canal. The temple was built from 1924 to 1927 by the Chinese from Fujian . The pagoda is characterized by Chinese architecture with a unique traditional culture, Kien An Cung has been recognized by the Ministry of Culture and Information as a national-level historical-cultural relic on April 27- 1990.