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
Thien Lac Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3849 0238

Koreana Hotel

Add: 5 Cong Hoa St., Tan Binh Dist

Tel: (84-28) 3948 3743

San Phung Hotel

Add: 207 Nguyen Hong Dao St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3849 3045

Thien Vu Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3842 1341

Minh Chau Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3810 2519

Phuoc Thanh Hotel

Add: 91A/17 Pham Van Hai St, Tan Binh Dist

Tel: (84-28) 3991 2526/ 3846 1254

Tan Minh Trung Hotel

Add: 38-38B Nguyen Thai Binh St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3845 8841

Xuan Truong Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 4179

Mi Linh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3547 4139

Hoang Anh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 0736

Minh Tran K300 Hotel

Add: 2 St. B6, Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 6296 6557

Rose Hotel

Add: 464 Cong Hoa St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3810 0338

Ngoc Thinh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 8415

Nhat Phuong Hotel

Add: E10 K300 Cong Hoa St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 6296 6658

Thanh Hong Hotel

Add: 64/19 Xuan Dieu St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3844 1775

Chau Thien Tu Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 4177

Minh Loi Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3812 0220

Quang Hoa Hotel

Add: 79-81 Tran Quoc Hoan St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 6296 1953

Nguyen Duc Minh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 6296 6015

Ngoc Hoa Mai Hotel

Add: 27 Bau Cat 2 St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3849 3134

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