Giac Lam Pagoda

Location: Giac Lam Pagoda is located at 565 Lac Long Quan Street, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City.
Characteristic: It is one of the city's oldest pagodas with many Buddha statues made of brass and precious timber.

Buitl in 1744, the pagoda has the architecture in the shape of Han Character 三 (Tam), including sanctum, preaching hall, dining house. Of which, the sanctum is built according to the traditional architecture with one compartment and two lean-toes, columns carved parallel sentences, red lacquered and trimmed with gold. The sanctum houses 113 Buddha statues made of brass and precious timber.

 

 

 

The 7-floor hexagon tower keeping Buddhist relics exists in the front of the pagoda. The pagoda’s yard has Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva statue under the sacred Bodhi tree. This Bodhi tree has been brought from Sri Lanka by Venerable Narada since 1953.

 

The scenery around the pagoda is picturesque and many people come here to write or recite poetry. The pagoda is open from 6.00am to 9.00pm.

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WHERE TO STAY
Koreana Hotel

Add: 5 Cong Hoa St., Tan Binh Dist

Tel: (84-28) 3948 3743

Hoang Long 2 Hotel

Add: 16/8 Hoang Viet St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3846 2023

Xuan Truong Hotel

Add: 232 Cong Hoa St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 4179

Hung Thanh Hotel

Add: 87 Nguyen Thai Binh St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 7537

Minh Chau Hotel

Add: 8/5 Nui Thanh, Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3810 2519

Hoang Minh Hotel

Add: 201 Cong Hoa St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3810 0586

Chau Thien Tu Hotel

Add: 1101-36/6 Tu Lap St.,Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 4177

Iris Hotel

Add: 9-9A Truong Son St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3948 3988

Khanh Thuy Hotel

Add: 102-104 Binh Gia St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3812 4652

Minh Tran K300 Hotel

Add: 2 St. B6, Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 6296 6557

Hoang Thai Hotel

Add: 2 Nguyen Minh Hoang St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 3824

Mi Linh Hotel

Add: B38A Bach Dang St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3547 4139

Chau Thien Tu Hotel

Add: E44-45 Xuan Hong St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 6452

Nguyen Duc Minh Hotel

Add: 23/2 Hoang Viet St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 6296 6015

Hong Luc Hotel

Add: 750-740/1 Au Co St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3949 1790

Minh Loi Hotel

Add: 586/1-2 Cong Hoa St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3812 0220

Chau Thien Tu Hotel

Add: 236/1D Nguyen Thai Binh St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3847 6361

Phong Phu Hotel

Add: 361 Tan Son St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3815 5747

Hong Mien Hotel

Add: 46 Binh Gia St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3842 5269

Vien Ngoc Xanh 2 Hotel

Add: 285-287 Hoang Van Thu St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3844 0414

WHERE TO EAT
Arirang KaTun Restaurant

Add: 17 Hoang Viet St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3844 6023

Jollibee Restaurant

Add: A43 Truong Son St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3848 6585

Hong Phat Restaurant

Add: 475-477 Hoang Van Thu St., Ward 4, Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 5841