Temple & pagoda

Temple & pagoda

Vietnam, experiencing a long history of thousands of years with the strong influence of Chinese feudal system, is well-known for the diversity of ancient civilization of deep-root traditions like worshiping. The existence of pagodas and temples plays an important role in the spiritual life of Vietnamese people. It is clear that Tet holiday, the most traditional and biggest festival of the year, is the best time for Vietnamese people to visit pagodas and temples to pay respect to their ancestors, religious institutions and take part in a wide range of interesting activities. If your visit to Hanoi coincides with the Lunar New Year celebrations, you should spend time visiting famous temples or pagodas to get the taste of Vietnamese New Year atmosphere.

Quan Thanh temple, formerly known as Tran Vu Temple, is located at the crossroad of Thanh Nien and Quan Thanh Streets, near West Lake. Built during the reign of King Ly Thai To in...

Quan Su Temple is a Buddhist temple located at 73 Quan Su Street, Hanoi, Vietnam. Quan Su is one of the most important temples in the country. Constructed in the 15th century along with...

In the heart of the Old Quarter, the small Bach Ma or White Horse Temple is said to be the oldest temple in the city. It was originally built in the 11th century by...

Phu Tay Ho (Tay Ho Temple) is located on a peninsula that just in the middle of the West Lake shore in Hanoi. It is a popular destination, especially on the first and 15th...

Located on a small peninsula on the East side of Hanoi West Lake, Tran Quoc Pagoda is regarded as the most ancient pagoda in Hanoi with its history line of more than 1,500 years....

Voi Phuc Temple is located inside the precinct of Thu Le Zoological Garden in Ngoc Khanh Ward, Ba Dinh District. The 11th century temple is dedicated to the son of King Ly Thanh Tong,...

Kim Lien Pagoda (also known as Dai Bi Tu, Dong Long Pagoda) is situated in Nghi Tam village, Tay Ho District, Hanoi. In the 13th century in the Tran Dynasty, the pagoda was constructed...

The One Pillar Pagoda is a historic Buddhist temple in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. It is almost a thousand years old. In another in a long line of despicable pointless destructive acts committed by...

Temple of the Jade Mountain (Normal name: Ngoc Son temple Viet Nam) is located on Hoàn Kiếm Lake in central Hanoi, Vietnam. Being built on the Jade Islet and dedicated to Confucian and Taoist philosophers...

The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (or Lang Chu tich Ho Chi Minh) is a large memorial in Hanoi, Vietnam. Located in the center of Ba Dinh Square (the place where the great leader of...

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