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
Vuong Quang Hotel

Add: 146 Bui Thi Xuan St., Dist. Tan Binh

Tel: (84-28) 3842 1010

Hoang Kim Long Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3547 2625

Hoang Long Hotel

Add: 1/16-1/18 Hoang Viet St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3845 7242

Hoang Phung Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3810 0961

Tan Minh Trung Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3845 8841

Vuon Thien Thai Hotel

Add: 701 Truong Chinh St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3810 0042

Lam Son Hotel

Add: 333/5 Le Van Sy St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3844 5459

Yen Ha Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3815 9518

Hoang Long 2 Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3846 2023

Hoang Thanh Thuy Hotel

Add: 9 Nguyen Minh Hoang, Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 2429

Hoang Minh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3810 0586

Hung Huong Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 7678

Thanh Hong Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3844 1775

Thinh Loi Hotel

Add: 16-18 Be Van Dan St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3949 1488

Sao Dem Hotel

Add: 1262 Lac Long Quan St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3971 6658

Lilly Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3949 3139

Hung Anh Hotel

Add: 35 Thep Moi St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 6281 6184

Vien Ngoc Xanh 2 Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3844 0414

Hoang Thai Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 3824

Hung Thanh Hotel

Add: 87 Nguyen Thai Binh St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 7537

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