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
Huong Hotel

Add: 586/4 Cong Hoa St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3812 3159

Quynh Giang Hotel

Add: 16/4 Hoang Viet St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3844 9857

Vuon Thien Thai Hotel

Add: 701 Truong Chinh St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3810 0042

Thien Phuoc Hotel

Add: 2/2/6A Thien Phuoc St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 6265 0047

Giang Phuoc Hung Hotel

Add: 220/15A Au Co St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 6296 4988

Hoa Trang An Hotel

Add: 17 Stress C18, Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 4132

Hoang Anh Hotel

Add: 44 Nguyen Thai Binh St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 0736

Rose Hotel

Add: 464 Cong Hoa St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3810 0338

Tan Dat My 2 Hotel

Add: 268A Au Co St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3975 6709

Huong Duong Hotel

Add: 161 Cong Hoa, Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3948 2319

Sao Dem Hotel

Add: 1262 Lac Long Quan St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3971 6658/ 3971 6659

Thinh Loi Hotel

Add: 16-18 Be Van Dan St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3949 1488

Bau Cat Hotel

Add: 24-26-28 Bau Cat 7, Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3849 3207

Hoang Anh Anh Hotel

Add: 17-19 Bau Cat 7 St.,Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3849 0756

Quang Hoa Hotel

Add: 79-81 Tran Quoc Hoan St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 6296 1953

Huy Phung Hotel

Add: 31 Bau Cat 6 St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3842 8382

Number 7 Hotel

Add: 40-42 Bau Cat St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3849 1937

Thinh Van Hotel

Add: 487 Cong Hoa St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3842 5495

Thy Thy Van Hotel

Add: 228/5-228/7-228/9 Nguyen Hong Dao St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3849 4715

Cuu Kim Son Hotel

Add: 305/8 Le Van Sy St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3844 0864

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