72 Buddhist Temples in Vietnam that you should visit - With photos & details

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72 Buddhist Temples to explore in Vietnam

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Angkorajaborey PagodaLương Hòa, Châu Thành District, Trà Vinh Province, Tra Vinh, Vietnam

Angkorajaborey Pagoda, also called Ang Pagoda, is located in the Ba Om Pond area of Tra Vinh. It is one of the types in the system of 141 pagodas of the Khmer in Tra Vinh province.

Ba Chua Kho TempleCổ Mễ, P. Đáp Cầu, Bắc Ninh, 790000, Vietnam

Bà Chúa Kho is a goddess of Vietnamese folk religion, with her temple in Bắc Ninh. She is one of the new popular goddess-like Bà Chúa Xứ, Lady of the Realm. It is now one of the famous Buddhist temples in Bac Ninh province.

Bà Chúa Xứ Temple - On The top of Sam MountainP. Núi Sam, Châu Đốc, An Giang, Vietnam

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.

Ba Thien Hau Pagoda4 Nguyễn Du, Phú Cường, Thủ Dầu Một, Bình Dương 75000, Vietnam

The Thien Hau Temple, officially the Ba Thien Hau Pagoda, is a Chinese-style temple of the Chinese sea goddess Mazu on Nguyễn Trãi Street in the Cho Lon of District 5 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. It is one of the examples of the chinese architecture in Vietnam .

Ba Thien Hau Pagoda710 Nguyễn Trãi, Phường 11, Quận 5, Hồ Chí Minh 70000, 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.

Bai Dinh PagodaXã, Gia Sinh, Gia Viễn, Ninh Bình, Vietnam

Bai Dinh Pagoda is a religious complex covering a total area of 539 hectares, with both the ancient and the newly renovated Bai Dinh pagoda, parks, and lake system. The pagoda belongs to Ninh Binh province, known as the ancient capital of Vietnam.

Bao Quoc Temple28, 17 Bảo Quốc, Phường Đúc, Thành phố Huế, Thừa Thiên Huế, Vietnam

The temple is located on a small hill called Hàm Long in the historic city of Huế in central Vietnam. From the historic point of view, Bao Quoc Temple was considered as the three national pagodas of the city during the time of the Nguyễn Dynasty.

Black Virgin MountainBlack Virgin Mountain, Thạnh Tân, Tây Ninh Province, Vietnam

The mountain is famed for its beautiful views and temples. Visitors may hike up trails but many people take the Núi Bà Đen gondola lift to the top of the temple complex. Many of the trails up the mountain are dangerous when wet.

Bo Da PagodaĐường đê, Tiên Sơn, Việt Yên, Bắc Giang 220000, Vietnam

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.

But Thap Pagodathôn, Bút Tháp, Thuận Thành, Bắc Ninh 790000, 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 PagodaQL10, Bắc Sơn, An Dương, Hải Phòng, Vietnam

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.

Chu Van An templeCộng Hòa, Chí Linh District, Hai Duong, Vietnam

This is a Buddhist temple in the name of Chu Văn An, a Confucian, teacher, physician and high-ranking mandarin of the Trần Dynasty in Đại Việt. This temple was notable with its architecture and its historical significance.

Chùa DâuThanh Khương, Thuận Thành, Bac Ninh Province 790000, Vietnam

Dau Pagoda, located in Thuan Thanh district, Bac Ninh province, is considered the oldest Buddhist pagoda in Vietnam according to researchers. It is very famous for its architectural intelligence and its historical significance.

Chùa Giồng ThànhXã Long Sơn, Thị Xã Tân Châu, Long Sơn, Phú Tân, An Giang, Vietnam

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".

Chùa Hoằng PhúcMỹ Thuỷ, Lệ Thủy District, Quang Binh Province, Vietnam

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.

Chùa Linh Sơn Trường ThọXã Tân Lập, Huyện Hàm Thuận Nam, Tỉnh Bình Thuận, Tân Lập, Hàm Thuận Nam, Bình Thuận, Vietnam

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,

Chùa Thái LạcXã Lạc Hồng,, Lạc Hồng, Văn Lâm, Hưng Yên, Vietnam

Thai Lac Pagoda is in Lac Hong commune, Van Lam district, Hung Yen province. The pagoda belongs to Tu Phap Pagoda system, worshiping Buddha and Phap Van. The pagoda is famous for its sculptures from the Tran dynasty.

Chùa Thanh MaiHoàng Hoa Thám, Chí Linh District, Hai Duong, Vietnam

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.

Chùa Tiên ChâuẤp Bình Lương, An Bình, Long Hồ, Vĩnh Long, Vietnam

Tien Chau pagoda is the most ancient pagoda in Vinh Long province. Inside the shrine, there are a lot of delicate statues to see, from Bodhisattva to Ngoc Hoang, Bac Dau, Minh Vuong, etc.

Cố Trạch TempleTrần Thừa, Lộc Vượng, TP. Nam Định, Nam Định, Vietnam

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.