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
Ha Do Sai Gon Airport Hotel

Add: 2 Hong Ha St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3848 5556

Hoa Trang An Hotel

Add: 17 Stress C18, Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 4132

Nhat Phuong Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 6296 6658

Hoang Anh Anh Hotel

Add: 17-19 Bau Cat 7 St.,Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3849 0756

Khuong Khuong Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3846 0587

Vien Ngoc Xanh 2 Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3844 0414

Hoang Kim Long Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3547 2625

Cat Phuc Hotel

Add: 26 Bau Cat 2 St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3849 4121

Hong Luc Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3949 1790

Ngoc Hoa Mai Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3849 3134

Hoang Dung Hotel

Add: 63 Bach Dang St.,Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 6296 8662

Phi Long Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3844 5833

Vinh Phat Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3971 0254

Sao Dem Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3971 6658

Cat Phuc Hotel

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

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

Hong Mien Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3842 5269

Phung Long Hotel

Add: C5A Huynh Lan Khang St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3997 0744

Quynh Giang Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3844 9857

Thai Binh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3845 1304

Thien Lac Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3849 0238

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