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
Minh Tran K300 Hotel

Add: 2 St. B6, Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 6296 6557

Phi Phung Hotel

Add: 297 Le Van Sy St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3842 3484

Huong Duong Hotel

Add: 161 Cong Hoa, Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3948 2319

Huy Phung Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3842 8382

Nguyen Duc Minh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 6296 6015

Hung Miami Hotel

Add: 160-162 Bau Cat Doi, Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3842 7163

Mi Linh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3547 4139

Phong Phu Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3815 5747

Anh Minh Ha Noi Green Hotel

Add: 19/1 Hoang Viet St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 9800

Chau Thien Tu Hotel

Add: 9-10 Tran Van Hoang St.,Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3868 8600

Minh Loi Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3812 0220

Modern Sai Gon Hotel

Add: 16Bis - 18 - 20 Ba Vi St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3948 4761

Danh Nam Hotel

Add: 93-95 Lam Son St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 6251 8686

Ha Do Sai Gon Airport Hotel

Add: 2 Hong Ha St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3848 5556

Song Gianh Hotel

Add: 11/18 Pham Phu Thu St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3864 0281

Mimosa Hotel

Add: 21 Bach Dang St.,Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3547 0404

Thien Phu Hotel

Add: 78 Phan Huy Ich St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 7308 7878

Song Nhat Hotel

Add: 20/19 Nui Thanh St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3813 0213

Tan Dat My 2 Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3975 6709

Hoa De Nhat Hotel

Add: 4/1/9-4/1/11 Hoang Viet St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 5711

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