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.

ALBUM
NEARBY DESTINATIONS
Nguyen Hue Walking Street

Ho Chi Minh City

Koi Fish Park

Ho Chi Minh City

Cu Chi Tunnels

Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City

WHERE TO STAY
Hoang Thai Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 3824

Parkroyal Saigon Hotel

Add: 309B-311 Nguyen Van Troi St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3842 1111

Xuan Truong Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 4179

Tan Minh Trung Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3845 8841

Hoang Thanh Thuy Hotel

Add: 9 Nguyen Minh Hoang, Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 2429

Hong Luc Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3949 1790

First Hotel

Add: 18 Hoang Viet St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3844 1199/ 3844 1175

Chau Thien Tu Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 4177

Thanh Hong Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3844 1775

Hung Huong Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 7678

Hung Thanh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 7537

Hong Mien Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3842 5269

TTC Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3844 0599

Chau Thien Tu Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 6452

Thanh Huyen Hotel

Add: 8 - 9 Tran Quoc Hoan St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3842 8028

Iris Hotel

Add: 9-9A Truong Son St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3948 3988

Loi Chau Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3949 2311

Pearl Palace Hotel

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

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

Chau Thien Tu Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3847 6361

Thanh Tai Hotel

Add: 17 Tran Thai Tong St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 6290 6555

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