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
The Thanh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3844 8755

Vien Ngoc Xanh 2 Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3844 0414

Hoang Long 2 Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3846 2023

Hoa Trang An Hotel

Add: 17 Stress C18, Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 4132

Hoang Anh Anh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3849 0756

Vinh Phat Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3971 0254

Hoang Minh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3810 0586

Cuu Kim Son Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3844 0864

Thai Binh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3845 1304

Koreana Hotel

Add: 5 Cong Hoa St., Tan Binh Dist

Tel: (84-28) 3948 3743

Hoang Thai Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 3824

Hanh Trang Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 9607

Minh Chau Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3810 2519

Hong Luc Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3949 1790

Hoang Mai Hotel

Add: 68 Thich Minh Nguyet St, Tan Binh Dist

Tel: (84-28) 3847 8553

Minh Tran K300 Hotel

Add: 2 St. B6, Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 6296 6557

Hong Mien Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3842 5269

Bel Ami Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3863 5210

Nguyen Duc Minh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 6296 6015

Loi Chau Hotel

Add: 31 Bau Cat 2 St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3949 2311

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