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
Danh Nam 2 Hotel

Add: 83 Lam Son St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 6251 8585

Thien Lac Hotel

Add: 3-5 Be Van Dan St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3849 0238

The Thanh Hotel

Add: 216 Bui Thi Xuan St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3844 8755

Cuu Kim Son Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3844 0864

Hoang Dung Hotel

Add: 63 Bach Dang St.,Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 6296 8662

Thien Vu Hotel

Add: 333/12/4 Le Van Sy St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3842 1341

Hoang Kim Long Hotel

Add: 7-9-11 Bach Dang St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3547 2625

Xuan Truong Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 4179

Thien Trang Hotel

Add: 200 Nguyen Thai Binh St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 6180

Hoang Phung Hotel

Add: 4 Ngo Be St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3810 0961

Chau Thien Tu Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 4177

Thien Vu Hotel

Add: Eb11-12 Bau Cat 7 St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3849 4320

Hoang Thanh Thuy Hotel

Add: 9 Nguyen Minh Hoang, Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 2429

Chau Thien Tu Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 6452

Thuan Thien Hung Hotel

Add: 634C Cong Hoa St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3810 3251

Yen Ha Hotel

Add: 66/7 - 66/9 Phan Huy Ich St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3815 9518

Lilly Hotel

Add: 32 Bau Cat 1 St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3949 3139

Hung Huong Hotel

Add: 321 Nguyen Thai Binh St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 7678

Chau Thien Tu Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3847 6361

Trang Linh Hotel

Add: 72 Bau Cat 6 St.,Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3849 2498

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