72 Buddhist Temples 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.
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.
Bo Da Pagoda was built in the 11th century during the Ly Dynasty, the golden age of Buddhism in Vietnam. The pagoda, which has survived several wars and been renovated many times throughout the centuries, now demonstrates the architectural style of the Nguyen Dynasty . It is now one of the main attractions in Vietnam.
Bút Tháp Temple is a Buddhist temple located near the dyke of the Đuống River, Bắc Ninh Province, Vietnam. The temple is also popularly called Nhan Thap Temple. The temple was built in the 13th century. The temple houses the biggest Avalokiteśvara statue with one thousand eyes and a thousand arms. It was one of the most famous pagodas in Viet Nam. Inside, there are various valuable ancient objects and statues, which are considered to be Vietnamese masterpieces of 17th-century wood carving.
Cao Linh Pagoda Hai Phong – A temple with a mixed architecture between Eastern traditions and Western modernity. This architecture has made Cao Linh pagoda both majestic and different from other temples. This is also a spiritual destination that attracts the most tourists in Hai Phong.
Giong Thanh Pagoda is one of the relics in An Giang, which was recognized by the State and ranked as a national in 1986. From the outside, the pagoda has an Indian architectural appearance with a two-storey funnel-shaped tower, decorated with many elegant motifs, but in general, Giong Thanh Pagoda is a harmonious architectural block in Asian style - Europe with a building in the shape of a "double happiness".
Hoang Phuc Pagoda is one of the oldest places in Quang Binh. According to the tradition, in 1301, the Buddha preached and preached ethics at this temple, so Hoang Phuc Pagoda is very sacred, up to now, Hoang Phuc Pagoda has a long history of over 715 years and is one of the oldest temples in the Central.
Mount Tà Cú Pagoda is a temple on Tà Cú mountain, Hàm Thuận Nam District, Bình Thuận Province, Vietnam. The statue of Reclining Buddha of Tà Cú is the longest reclining Buddha statue in Vietnam, and depicts the Buddha entering paranirvana. It is forty-nine metres long and eleven metres tall. The statue was begun in 1963, being finally completed in 1966, and has become a favourite hotspot for tourists. It is located in Linh Sơn Trường Thọ pagoda,
one of the famous pagoda which was notable with its great architecture and its historical significance. Thanh Mai Pagoda is a famous place in Hoang Hoa Tham commune, Chi Linh town, Hai Duong province, Vietnam. The pagoda was built by Phap Loa Zen monk in about 1329 associated with his life and career, the second ancestor of Truc Lam Yen Tu sect.
Co Trach Temple is dedicated to Hung Dao Dai Vuong-Tran Quoc Tuan who was a commander-in-chief of Vietnam who fought off the Mongols in their multiple invasions of Vietnam in the 13th century. The temple was located in a beautiful area and the surroundings of the temple attracts a lot of people to this place.