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
Vien Ngoc Xanh 2 Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3844 0414

Chau Thien Tu Hotel

Add: E44-45 Xuan Hong St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 6452

Tuan Anh Hotel

Add: 97A Tran Thai Tong, Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3814 3951

TTC Hotel

Add: 315 Hoang Van Thu St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3844 0599

Thuan Thien Hung Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3810 3251

Vinh Phat Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3971 0254

Chau Thien Tu Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3847 6361

Phuong Linh Hotel

Add: 27-27A Nguyen Thai Binh St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 7734

Pearl Palace Hotel

Add: 278-280 Cong Hoa St., Dist. Tan Binh

Tel: (84-28) 6292 2140/ 6292 2141

Trang Linh Hotel

Add: 72 Bau Cat 6 St.,Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3849 2498

Trang Linh Hotel

Add: 63-65-67 Bau Cat 7 St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3949 0366

Thai Binh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3845 1304

Chau Thien Tu Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 0191

Minh Nhu Hotel

Add: 56 Dong Xoai St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 6297 2368

Tan Minh Trung Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3845 8841

Vuong Quang Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3842 1010

Tu Ngoc Hotel

Add: 12-14 Le Duy Nhuan St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 0097

Hanh Trang Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 9607

Thanh Hong Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3844 1775

Hoang Long Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3845 7242

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