The oldest pagoda in Hanoi

Last update at 09/15/2011 23:11. By Hanoi Local Guide.
The oldest pagoda in Hanoi

The oldest pagoda in Hanoi
By Hanoi Local Guide


This Pagoda is situated on an island at West Lake, and is the.......OLDEST PAGODA IN HANOI, having being built between 544 - 588AD.

There is a Bell Tower, Two corridors, Visitors Hall and quite a few Statues. Outside in the courtyard are burial stupas, these are from the Zen Buddhist groups from North Vietnam. The Pagoda is linked by a bridge which is linked to a causeway. It has not always been here, it was moved from Red River to its current position in the 17th century.

In 1959, the visiting Indian Prime Minister offered the Pagoda a gift of a Bohdi Tree. The plant was grafted from the Holy Bohdi tree and is now growing well in the Pagoda's yard.

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Sightseeing Tran Quoc pagoda

Sightseeing Tran Quoc pagoda

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Something about the Tran Quoc pagoda

Something about the Tran Quoc pagoda

This pagoda is situated on an island linked by a bridge to the causeway between West Lake and Tran Bach Lake....

Worth a short visit

Worth a short visit

We expressed an interest to a Vietnamese colleague to visit a Buddhist temple in Hanoi. She took us to Tran Quoc...

Good to see

Good to see

Visiting some tamples and pagoda like Tran Quoc or Quan Thanh temple is close to West Lake and One pillar Pagada for...

A place when travel to vietnam

A place when travel to vietnam

This is a old pagoda, its very beautiful. I recommend you visit there when you travel to vietnam.

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Tran Quoc pagoda
Location Hanoi
Basin countries Vietnam

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