Soc Son Temple and Temple relic (Soc Temple)
Soc temple relic site was ranked as a historical and cultural relic by the state in 1962, built from the Tien Le Dynasty (in 980), including 6 constructions, each of which has historical and artistic value. individual. The focal point of this collection of relics is Thuong Temple – a place to worship Saint Giong with a massive scale, mallet-style architecture, outside the temple consists of five compartments and two left, inside is the harem. The layout in the temple, the arrangement of the worshiping objects, the gas … create the sanctity of the place of worshiping the gods. Legend has it that after defeating the An enemy with the help of Saint Giong, King Hung ordered to build a temple to remember the merits of Saint Giong. The king conferred the title of god as Phu Dong Thien Vuong. Thuong Temple is the first temple to worship Saint Giong.
Out Upper Temple This relic site also has the Mother Temple to worship the mother of Saint Giong, Dai Bi Pagoda; Ha Temple (Temple of Trinh) worships the land god (the gods who govern Soc mountain). On the right side of the temple is backward, on the middle of the mountain there is an 8-sided stele telling the story of Saint Giong dating from the first Duong Duc (1672); Non Nuoc Pagoda (literal name is Soc Thien Vuong Thien Tu) is the place where the largest bronze Buddha statue of Tathagata is located in Vietnam. The statue weighs 30 tons, is 6,50m high; The statue of Saint Giong with a height of 9,9m, a width of 13,5m and a weight of more than 60 tons, is cast in bronze depicting the image of Saint Giong riding an iron horse to heaven from the top of the mountain. Standing on the top of the mountain, looking out as far as the eye can see, is a vast space with vast fields of fields, green forests and more importantly, visitors have overcome a really long and arduous climb to get to the top of the mountain. understand more, feel more deeply about the heroic tradition of the nation.
Address: Phu Linh Commune, Soc Son District, Hanoi.
Huong pagoda As one of the famous scenic spots of the old Ha Tay province, now on the outskirts of Hanoi, this is one of the spiritual tourist destinations we cannot fail to mention when we intend to make the journey. Spiritual tourism at the beginning of the year, especially for young people. Going to Perfume Pagoda, visitors can both participate in a spiritual and cultural journey, while admiring the green and blue scenery of the population of dozens of temples and pagodas imbued with agricultural culture and beliefs. Currently, Perfume Pagoda is known as “Nam Thien De Nhat Dong”Because this place gathers many caves and pagodas in a combination of both nature and man-made including: Nam Thien Mon, Thien Tru pagoda, Tien Son cave, Giai Oan stream, Huong Tich cave… Huong deserves to be the most worthy temple to visit in the early spring journey.
Interesting point when coming to Huong pagoda Visitors can sit on a boat down the romantic Yen stream. On Yen stream, water lilies bloom brilliantly, reflecting in the clear water, looking down you will see both dense moss interspersed, on both sides of the stream are rolling mountains. When the boat docks, you will have to climb a long distance to reach Huong Tich cave, if you are tired you can go by cable car to reach the top. Every year, every spring, Perfume Pagoda is crowded with Buddhist pilgrims to the Buddha land to offer fragrant flowers and sweet fruits, praying for a peaceful and smooth year.
Address: Huong Son Commune, My Duc District, Hanoi.
Dien Phuc Temple
Dien Phuc Temple This is a temple with a history of more than 1000 years, this is a temple that has made its mark in history books where Mrs. Pham Thi – mother of King Ly Cong Uan – lived and listened to teachings for a long time. where the kings of the Ly Dynasty often came to pay their respects to the Holy Mother… This is an ancient temple, the birth of the temple is associated with the development of the Ly dynasty, a very prosperous dynasty spanning more than 125 years. 8 mighty kings. The Ly dynasty was also one of the dynasties where Buddhism flourished, Buddhism became the State religion.
Currently, the temple still preserves many precious artifacts such as bells, Quan Am statue, Duc Thanh Tran statue and more than 2.000 different sets of sutras. Before Dien Phuc Pagoda has a large architectural scale and is a famous scenic spot in the region. Experiencing many ups and downs with history, with the destruction, weathering of the climate and time has made the architecture of the temple shrink. Currently, the pagoda’s architecture consists of four horizontal and vertical folds forming. These parts are planned around a small square brick yard: the front street is located in the front, Thuong Dien is located in the back yard, the Mother Church and the Ancestor house are located along a straight axis behind Thuong Dien, Quan Am Lau is located in parallel. parallel to Tien Duong and in front of the Ancestral house.
Address: Thai Binh Village, Mai Lam Commune, Dong Anh District, Hanoi.
Cluster of relics Temple – Ba Chua Tam Temple
According to history books and folk legends, temple complex – Ba Tam pagoda built during the Ly Dynasty. The birth of the relic is associated with Nguyen Phi, Empress Dowager Ỷ Lan – an outstanding figure of the Ly dynasty. According to the old history, the former consort Ỷ Lan was good at governing the country (twice regent), making people’s hearts and minds harmonious, the country was peaceful, folk worshiped Buddha, and worshiped her as Buddha Ba Quan Am. The myths and legends of Ba cover a cultural and historical area of the ancient North Kinh land. She is known as Mrs. Tam – the embodiment of tolerance, virtue and good things. The cluster of pagodas – Ba Tam temple was originally built on a high and wide mound, located on the right bank of the famous Thien Duc river (on the left bank is Bao An pagoda in the Tran dynasty, associated with the monk’s life. King Tran Nhan Tong). Over the course of its existence, the site of the monument has changed a lot, there are also pagodas, temples and model churches and a number of adjacent architectural units.
Currently, in Ba Chua Tam Temple It also preserves many precious relics, reflecting the history and existence, the restoration and repair of monuments… Most notably, 2 lion statues (altars), very large size, 1 The famous decorative crocodile, phoenix, and chrysanthemum decorative steps are known to many researchers, and the terracotta relics that decorate the architecture of the Ly Dynasty are being kept. In addition, there are many stone steles and many other relics of the Le – Nguyen dynasties. Realizing the hidden historical – cultural values here, in the archaeological research program to celebrate the 1000th anniversary of Thang Long – Hanoi, the Vietnam History Museum in collaboration with the Ha Noi Department of Culture and Information. Noi, VP. The Steering Committee for the 1000th Anniversary of Thang Long – Hanoi has conducted archaeological investigations, surveys and excavations at this relic cluster.
Address: Duong Xa Commune, Gia Lam District, Hanoi.
Sugar Pagoda – Duong Lam Ancient Village
Mia Pagoda As a temple located in the relic of Duong Lam Ancient Village, if Hanoi Old Quarter and Hoi An Ancient Town are “Museums of Urban Lifestyle”, Duong Lam Ancient Village is considered as “Museums of Rural Lifestyle”. industry” because this place especially attracts visitors in its simple rustic beauty with “country style” with the edge of the lotus pond at the top of the village, green grass fields and traditional house architectures. Over thousands of years of history, this land still preserves many historical relics of cultural value such as: Ben Ma archaeological site (Temple of Van Mieu) belonging to the Neolithic era, relics of the times of heroes. ethnic minorities, communal house of Bo Cai Dai Vuong Phung Hung, Ngo Quyen temple and mausoleum, Tham Hoa Giang Van Minh church…
Mia Pagoda Named the temple that keeps the most artistic statues in Vietnam, announced by the Vietnam Record Book Center. On the statues, each of them looks different, but they all exude a majestic and pure look like the Nam Hai Quan Am Cave is a rare statue, rarely seen in temples in the North as well as in the whole country; the statue of Quan Am Tuong Tu, commonly known as the statue of Mrs. Thi Kinh, is 0,76 m high; 18 Arhat statues are created with different faces, many faces but all with a state of compassion and kindness; In addition, there is also a 13-meter-high stupa of Nine Products Lien Hoa that worships the Buddha’s relics. With its unique architecture and valuable sculptures, Mia Pagoda is ranked by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism as a national architectural and artistic relic.
Address: Duong Lam Commune, Son Tay, Hanoi.
Tu Khoat Temple
Tu Khoat Temple The name is Hung Phuc Tu, located in Tu Khoat village, Ngu Hiep commune, Thanh Tri district, Hanoi city. In 1988, the Ministry of Culture and Information recognized the pagoda as a national historical and cultural relic. According to legend, under the Ly dynasty, there were two princess sisters, Tu Thuc and Tu Huy, who left home to practice at Dong Phu Am, both in the Ngu Hiep region. The two women divided the land to the poor and helped them with capital to grow rice, grow mulberries, open a smithy… When their father called to the court to marry the land of the border region, the two women refused to obey the order. The king was angry and burned the am am to destroy the refuge of his children, but the two women were picked up by the villagers of Tu Khoat, rebuilt it on Truc Linh mound, and then expanded it into a pagoda, so it was called Tu Khoat pagoda (open pagoda). wide). The two women turned on the 15th day of the third lunar month.
Tu Khoat Temple has undergone many large and small restorations in 1830, 1865, 1907, 1939, 1995 and more recently, so the appearance is completely in the architectural art style of the late Nguyen Dynasty. Tu Khoat Pagoda faces south, overlooking a square lotus pond. From the village road, there is a wide path to the newly opened alley gate on the right side of the three gates. Tu Khoat Pagoda currently keeps 2 stone dragons in front of the door, 52 round statues, 1 bell, 3 stone steles, many diaphragms, couplets, palanquins, long thrones, incense bowls, etc. From the inside out, there are statues of Tam The, Amitabha, Tam Ton, Shakyamuni Buddha, Maitreya, newborn Shakyamuni (Cuu Long) with Nam Tao and Bac Dau on both sides. In addition to the front street, close to the back wall and on both sides are the statues of Tuyet Son, Quan Am to kill, Khuyen Thien, and Cheng Evil. On both sides of the space next to the wall, there are statues of Giam Trai, Monsignor and the back altar. The incense crematorium displays a set of statues of the Ten Palaces of Hell. Most of the artifacts have features of the art of the Le Trung Hung and Nguyen dynasties.
Address: Tu Khoat Hamlet, Ngu Hiep Commune, Thanh Tri District, Hanoi.
Co Loa Citadel relic site
Co Loa Citadel is a famous historical relic located on the territory of Dong Anh district, about 17 km northwest of Hanoi center, is a large citadel, a physical vestige of military architecture and a rare ancient citadel. more than 2 millennia. This is the second capital of Vietnam, after Phong Chau (present-day Phu Tho province – the capital of the Hung Kings’ founding period). Co Loa citadel is associated with the story of An Duong Vuong and Au Lac State at the end of Hung King’s reign. Despite having to bear witness to a sad story about being caught off guard to let the country fall into the hands of the enemy, over time, Co Loa citadel has always been the pride of Vietnamese people about the history of fighting against foreign invaders.
According to the legend Co Loa communal house/temple Built on the old foundation of the imperial palace, the place where the court officials used to be, inside the communal house there is a horizontal plate “Ngu Dynasty di Quy”. Next to the communal house is Am Ba Chua, which is the shrine to Princess My Chau, nestled under the old banyan tree. The temple is as small as the short life of the poor princess, “the heart is in the wrong place to go to the head”. In the am, there is a rock in the shape of a man without a head. Everyone said it was the statue of My Chau. Go through My Chau am to Thuong temple (ie An Duong Vuong temple), in the temple there is An Duong Vuong statue. In front of the temple is Ngoc well, legend is that it is the place where Trong Thuy committed suicide because of regret, according to folklore, if the water from this well is washed, the pearl will be brighter.
Address: Co Loa Commune, Dong Anh District, Hanoi.
Thay Pagoda along with the beauty of the natural landscape and the cultural and historical values really create an attractive tourist destination. On the majestic mountain scenery of Sai Son, Thay Pagoda appears in the quiet, under the misty mist or in the busy lines of people going to the temple. Located about 20km from the center of Hanoi city, Thay Pagoda is located at the foot of Sai Son mountain, also known as Thay mountain, Phat Tich mountain, in Sai Son commune, Quoc Oai district, old Ha Tay. In the space of majestic mountains and hills, Thay Pagoda looks peaceful and quiet. This temple is associated with Zen master Tu Dao Hanh, who has great merit in teaching and curing people and founded water puppetry.
The ancient pagoda with curved tile roof was built quite spaciously with the unique architectural style of Tam script including Ha pagoda, Trung pagoda and Thuong pagoda parallel to each other. Covering the temple is an open space with a clear blue lake with blooming flowers, a water house, a place for water puppetry and two small bridges, namely Nhat Tien Kieu looking at the Tam Phu Temple, and Nguyet Tien Kieu connecting to the way up. Mountain. The Lower Pagoda is the place of worship for Buddhist monks and nuns and the teaching place of the monks, while the Trung Pagoda is the place to worship the Tam Bao. The biggest and biggest is Thuong Pagoda – where three reincarnated statues of Zen master Tu Dao Hanh are located. In the middle is a massive palace decorated magnificently. Above is placed the sacred royal coffin of the Zen master. Thay Pagoda They also worship statues of Zen master Tu Dao Hanh’s parents, Mr. Tu Vinh and Ms. Tang Thi Loan, and two close friends of Zen master Minh Khong and Zen master Giac Hai. On both sides of the pagoda is a long corridor to worship eighteen Arhats, behind is a bell tower and a drum tower.
Address: Da Phuc hamlet and Thuy Khue village, Quoc Oai district, Hanoi.
Cluster of relics of Ba La Khe communal house, pagoda and stele
On the first days of the new year, thousands of tourists from all over the world flock to Bia Ba Pagoda (Ha Dong, Hanoi) to burn incense to pray for wealth and good fortune with the concept “If you pray for luck, go to Ha pagoda, if you pray for fortune, go to Ha pagoda. Beer Ba”. La Khe relic cluster includes La Khe communal house, Dien Khanh pagoda and Duc Thanh Ba templeIn which, the Temple of Notre Dame is famous for those who want to pray for fortune and fortune. This place worships Mrs. Tran Thi Hien, the daughter of the great athlete, Duke Tran Chan. She is the second concubine, wife of King Mac Dang Doanh. Currently, La Khe communal house keeps a lot of precious relics, in which there are valuable relics that are elaborately and meticulously crafted such as the judgment of the river, the incense, the kieu, the diaphragm, the couplets, the long throne, and the throne. . In the communal house (Central Palace) there are two dragon thrones, tablets of Monsignor and Notre Dame. There is also a stele to worship 10 Patriarchs of the weaving profession. The communal house was ordained by the dynasties from the Le dynasties to the Nguyen dynasties. The Nguyen Dynasty has bestowed 28 ancestor of the profession as “Duc Bao respecting god”.
La Khe is also famous for the folk belief address of Notre Dame Beer – the place to worship Mrs. Tran Thi Hien, the daughter of the great emperor, the Duke of Tran Chan. She is the second concubine, wife of King Mac Dang Doanh. She was both beautiful, gentle, and dignified. When she was alive, she often helped the poor, taught people how to do business, expanded the weaving industry… Before she died, she handed over all of her fields, gardens, and properties to the people. Come to La Khe relic clusterTourists can not only admire the historical and cultural relics of the locality but also have interesting experiences in the pilgrimage to the past. The ancient solemnity of Bia Ba communal house and the inspiration of the prayer for prosperity have attracted many people here. In 1998, Bia Ba – La Khe communal house was ranked as an architectural and artistic relic by the Ministry of Culture and Information.
Address: Former La Khe village, now La Khe ward, Ha Dong district, Hanoi.
Temple area of Nguyen Trai
Nguyen Trai is a world cultural celebrity, politician, military man, diplomat, poet and writer of the Le Dynasty (XNUMXth century). Temple of Nguyen Trai (also known as Ong Khai Quoc Temple), in Nhi Khe commune, Thuong Tin district has long been a red address for people in the capital to visit and visit every spring and New Year. This place not only preserves the cultural and historical values of the World’s hero and cultural celebrity Nguyen Trai, but also serves as a place of traditional education for the young generation about the good traditions of the heroic history of their father. he once. The current, Nguyen Trai relic complex including many items such as To To Tomb, which is said to have been moved by a forefather of the Thien Di family from Chi Ngai, Chi Linh, Hai Duong, located in a prime place, the site of the history of science, Trai Guai – Ao Hue is said to be the place where Nguyen Phi Khanh opened a teaching school from 1387 to 1400. Literature area, where the stele is located to register the village’s academics, including the names and titles of the father and son Nguyen Trai, Nguyen Phi Khanh.
The temple was built by King Le Thanh Tong after his vindication to worship and commemorate Nguyen Trai, the relic was decided by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to rank a national monument. Coming here, visitors can admire Monument Nguyen Trai, Statue of Nguyen Trai right hand holding a pen, left hand holding a book… full of dignity but no less close and familiar, The house exhibits Nguyen Trai’s life and career… Especially, in the middle of the temple is a plate Son Son sea is engraved with Chinese characters, titled “Uc Trai’s heart is on the top of Quang Khue algae” by King Le Thanh Tong (the fifth year of Quang Thuan – 1464) given to Nguyen Trai when he vindicates him in 1442. The temple’s harem has a foot picture. The large temple worships Nguyen Trai, a hero of national liberation, a world cultural celebrity, a shining symbol of patriotism.
Address: Nhi Khe Commune, Thuong Tin District, Hanoi.
Temple of Hai Ba Trung relic site
With the principle of “Drink water, remember the source” after Hai Ba Trung died, people in many places built temples to remember the merits of Hai Ba. Out of 103 places to worship Hai Ba Trung and generals in 9 provinces and cities across the country. In there, Hai Ba Trung Temple in Ha Loi village, Me Linh commune is the most important because it is not only a place to save the sacred mark of the two heroines in childhood and at birth, but also a place to commemorate the process of standardization. suffered the Hai Ba Trung uprising of the nation in the beginning of the Common Era, the place where he proclaimed himself a king and established the capital after defeating foreign invaders.
In the Vietnamese mind, image of Hai Ba Trung Riding an elephant to lead the army in battle, defeating the Han army to gain independence for the nation after more than two centuries of foreign feudal domination is a miracle in the history of the Vietnamese nation. History books are full of praise for Hai Ba. The Vietnamese consider Hai Ba as the national hero, so they have built temples in many places. Hai Ba Trung Temple is a sacred cultural and historical relic not only of the people of Me Linh but also of the people of the whole country. This is a testament to the patriotic and indomitable spirit of Vietnamese women. The festival is an activity to commemorate the merits of Hai Ba, as well as a practical activity to educate the patriotism of the young generation.
Address: Me Linh Commune, Me Linh District, Hanoi.
Boi Khe Pagoda
Boi Khe is one of the oldest pagodas in the North, dating back 600 years, preserving many unique features. Legend has it that the pagoda was built in 1338 under the Tran dynasty. The temple worships Buddha, Tam Toa Thanh Mau, worships Saint Boi Nguyen Dinh An – who had merit in fighting the northern invaders, and also preserves many religious vestiges of Truc Lam sect, Taoism, and Confucianism. The pagoda was built on a fairly spacious area, with a separate gate from the outside, through a brick bridge and a road before entering the temple. The gate of the pagoda is also a five-door – five-door (five-door), different from the usual three-door gate, the top has an attic and has an entrance. The bridge spans a small moat, which is said to be part of the Do Dong River.
Built in the early 14th century, Boi Khe pagoda underwent eight major restorations in the Le So, Mac, Le Trung Hung and Nguyen dynasties. Currently, the architecture and most of the carvings of the pagoda have the appearance of the Nguyen Dynasty. It can be said that the pagoda converges many typical architectural and artistic features of many periods, partly due to the restoration factor that retains the materials of the previous period to take advantage of. The front steps of the upper hall still retain traces of bricks in both the Mac and Le dynasties, with the embossed decorative patterns and mascots still almost intact. The wooden carvings of the pagoda are mostly from the Nguyen Dynasty. These carvings are unique in that, instead of familiar motifs such as pine, chrysanthemum, bamboo, apricot, lotus, dragon, phoenix, or fairy…
Address: Tam Hung Commune, Thanh Oai District, Hanoi.