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

Vien Ngoc Xanh 2 Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3844 0414

Nguyen Duc Minh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 6296 6015

Vinh Phat Hotel

Add: 24-26A Lac Long Quan St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3971 0254

Phong Phu Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3815 5747

Thai Binh Hotel

Add: 64/9 Xuan Dieu St., Dist Tan Binh

Tel: (84-28) 3845 1304

Danh Nam 2 Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 6251 8585

Hoang Dung Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 6296 8662

Modern Sai Gon Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3948 4761

Hanh Trang Hotel

Add: 113-115 Xuan Hong St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 9607

Hoang Kim Long Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3547 2625

Song Gianh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3864 0281

Hoang Mai Hotel

Add: 68 Thich Minh Nguyet St, Tan Binh Dist

Tel: (84-28) 3847 8553

Yen Ha Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3815 9518

Hoang Anh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 0736

Tan Quyen Hotel

Add: 279 Hoang Van Thu St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3847 8726

Thien Tu Hotel

Add: 248/9 Nguyen Thai Binh St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 0191

Hoang Phung Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3810 0961

Song Nhat Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3813 0213

Bel Ami Hotel

Add: 489 Ly Thuong Kiet St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3863 5210

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