Hoang Phap Pagoda
Hoang Phap Pagoda Located in Hoc Mon district, Ho Chi Minh City has existed for more than half a century. The temple has undergone many stages of reconstruction and upgrading. Currently, there is a large campus with many tall trees that are shady all year round. From outside the entrance gate, there are three gates with the words “Hoang Phap Pagoda”, two gates with two subtitles “Compassion” and “Wisdom”. The words and the couplets are all engraved in Vietnamese.
The temple is famous as a place to attract Buddhist followers to visit and participate in Buddhist retreats. In particular, the temple has a summer retreat that attracts thousands of students to participate. This is definitely a healthy spiritual environment, helping people to balance their material and spiritual lives.
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Location: Tan Hiep Commune, Hoc Mon, Ho Chi Minh City
Giac Lam Pagoda – the “oldest” temple in Saigon
Giac Lam Pagoda located at Lac Long Quan, Tan Binh, Ho Chi Minh City. Giac Lam is one of the earliest temples built in Gia Dinh – Saigon that still exists today.
Giac Lam Pagoda It is a place containing many precious documents on history, culture, architectural art and religious sculpture. On spring day, this place welcomes thousands of visitors from all over the world and international tourists to worship Buddha and admire the ancient and majestic features of the pagoda.
Location: 118, Lac Long Quan, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh
Business hours: 8.00 – 21.00 hours
Jade Emperor Pagoda – The most famous “for children” pagoda in Saigon
Temple of the Jade Emperor or Phuoc Hai Tu wears a mysterious sacred beauty that no one can explain. This is the temple that former President Obama visited during his return to Vietnam in April 4.
Featuring ancient architecture, yin and yang tiled roofs, this temple was once ranked as an “artistic architectural monument” at the national level in 1994. Jade Emperor Pagoda is about 2.300m2 wide, designed in a three-chambered architecture. worshiped with the main hall of the Buddha, the Jade Emperor. Temple of Kim Thoa Thanh Mau, Mr. To Mrs. Nguyet and 12 Mrs. Mu are located on the left hand side. Inside is the shrine to the god of wealth, fame and career.
Location: 73, Mai Thi Luu, Da Kao, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Business hours: 8.00 – 17.00 hours
Buu Long Pagoda
Buu Long Pagoda Also known as Buu Long Temple, is located in Long Binh Ward, District 9. The pagoda has an area of over 11 hectares, more than 20km from the center of Ho Chi Minh City. The temple is famous for its Gotama Cetiya stupa with splendid and beautiful architecture that has attracted many visitors from near and far to visit and worship. The stupa of Buu Long pagoda has the largest scale in Vietnam, with three floors 56 meters high and four surrounding towers with the names: Dan Sinh tower, Thanh Dao tower, Phap Luan tower, Nirvana tower. Standing on the stupa, visitors will see Dong Nai river full of sunshine and wind,
create a feeling of relaxation, dispelling the troubles in life. After visiting, visitors can enjoy vegetarian dishes at the temple.
Buu Long Pagoda has both monumental and modern architecture, bold ancient features typical of temples in Southeast Asia. In particular, this is the largest smoke-free temple in Saigon.
Location: 81, Nguyen Xien, Long Binh, District 9, Ho Chi Minh City
Business hours: 9.00 – 21.00 hours
Vinh Nghiem Pagoda
Vinh Nghiem Pagoda is a scenic spot, located in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City. Stone tower at Vinh Nghiem pagoda Recorded as the tallest and most elaborate stone tower in Vietnam with 7 floors, up to 14m high.
This special tower was built with dense, elaborate stone carving art with covered sculptural patterns and motifs… in the Ly – Tran cultural style.
Vinh Nghiem Pagoda It is the largest and famous temple of the city. HCM. The road in front of the pagoda used to be the place to mark the last battle of hero Nguyen Van Troi in 1964.
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Location: 339, Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City
Business hours: 8.00 – 18.00 hours
The strange and sacred Minh Huong Pagoda in the heart of the city
Minh Huong Pagoda (Ong Pagoda or Quan De Thanh Pagoda) is located in the center of District 5, Ho Chi Minh City, nestled in the middle of a busy commercial urban area. The pagoda is the spiritual address of the Chinese and Vietnamese communities who come to pray every day. Not superficial, but the spiritual space of majesty, escapism, plus sacred stories often happen, making the temple always wear a mysterious and attractive shirt.
Especially on every New Year’s Eve, at the beginning of Spring, people invite each other to go to the temple to worship and pray to Buddha. This is a place for couples who love each other to pray for a predestined relationship, hoping for a happy and fulfilling outcome.
Location: 184 Hong Bang, Ward 12, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City
Pho Quang Pagoda
Pho Quang Pagoda The construction was started by the monk Nguyen Viet Tao (legal name Thanh Canh) in 1952 with the original architecture being quite simple. Experiencing many ups and downs, Pho Quang Pagoda still retains its original poetic beauty. The curved roofs of the pagoda under the rays of the afternoon sun mixed with the wind create a peaceful, out-of-the-way landscape. The current temple campus is more than XNUMX square meters with shady trees in front of the temple yard, the main hall.
This is a famous old temple in Tan Binh district, in the midst of the bustling daily life of the city, Pho Quang Pagoda is like a place of paradise, imbued with magic, bringing a lonely atmosphere to anyone. anyone as soon as they arrive.
Location: 64, Huynh Lan Khanh, Ward 2, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City
Business hours: 6.00 – 20.00 hours
Sung Duc Pagoda
Sung Duc Pagoda located at 50, street 3, Truong Tho ward, Thu Duc district, Ho Chi Minh city. The pagoda was built in 1806, after more than 200 years, the pagoda still retains the style and design of the ancient temple with the style of four wooden pillars, yin and yang tile roof, built in the shape of the letter triangle as before.
The pagoda still preserves many precious antiques and other artefacts of artistic value that are meticulously sculpted and carved by artisans.
Location: 50, Truong Tho Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City
Van Duc Pagoda
Van Duc Pagoda The temple has the highest main hall today, 43,5 m, looks like a nine-storey tower and two five-story towers, inside there are two main floors.
In addition, the pagoda also has a bas-relief of the Bodhi tree covered with cement on the wall, surrounded by images of the guardian deities… It took 2 years for more than 60 builders to complete this work. In addition to its aesthetic value, the building is also a model for the visual arts of modern architecture.
Location: April 23, To Ngoc Van, Tam Phu Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City
Business hours: 7.00 – 19.00 hours
Xa Loi Pagoda
Xa Loi Pagoda is a large temple known to many people as having the highest bell tower in Vietnam, the bell tower has 7 floors, 32m high. On the top floor of Xa Loi pagoda Hanging a great red bell weighing up to 2 tons.
With beautiful architecture and landscape, Xa Loi pagoda is the place imprinted in the memory of Saigon people, the first temple of the city built according to the new architecture.
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Location: 89B, Ba Huyen Thanh Quan, Ward 7, District 3, Ho Chi Minh
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Ba India Temple – Confiding with the stone statue
Mariamman Temple right next to Ben Thanh market, is one of the oldest and most famous temples of this land. In the temple worshiping the Rain God Mariamman, the sacred goddess of the Hindus, there are stone walls. , the stone pillar is quite strange, capable of “talking” with humans. Accordingly, anyone with any concerns, especially about illness, children, and safety can put their head down to talk to the stone wall and receive the sounds of peace and serenity for themselves. myself.
The temple has Indian-style architecture and is run by Vietnamese of Indian descent. This is not only the legacy of the Indians who used to live in this land, but also where the Indians far from their homeland have a spiritual place during their time in Saigon.
Location: 45 Truong Dinh, Ben Thanh, District 1, Ho Chi Minh