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
Chau Thien Tu Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 0191

Cat Phuc Hotel

Add: 35-37 Bau Cat 4 St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3849 2340/ 3849 2482

Thy Thy Van Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3849 4715

Dang Phi Hotel

Add: Lô 11 Pham Van Hai St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3991 6664

Uyen Anh Hotel

Add: 43-45 Yen The St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3848 6355

Tan Quyen Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3847 8726

Ha Mai Hotel

Add: 2/1 Quach Van Tuan St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3845 1256

Van Ha Hotel

Add: 440 Cong Hoa St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3810 7788

Thien Tu Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 0191

Ha Ngo Hotel

Add: 4 C1 St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3849 8321

Thien Trang Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 6180

Khuong Khuong Hotel

Add: 1101 Tu Lap St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3846 0587

Hoang Gia Hotel

Add: 471A Cong Hoa St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3812 3871

Thien Vu Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3849 4320

Phi Long Hotel

Add: 295 Le Van Sy St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3844 5833

Thuan Thien Hung Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3810 3251

Ngoc Thinh Hotel

Add: 2B Cong Hoa St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 8415

Quynh Giang Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3844 9857

Vo Thanh Binh Hotel

Add: 210 Cong Hoa St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 0194

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