Buu Son Tu Pagoda

Location: Buu Son Pagoda also called Dat Set (Clay) Pagoda is located at 286 Ton Duc Thang St., Soc Trang City, Soc Trang Province, almost 2km from centre of Soc Trang City.

Characteristics: The pagoda is famous for thousands of clay statues and 8 big candles.

(TITC) - The pagoda’s roof is propped up by 24 pillars, each pillar is decorated with winding dragon shape made from clay.

 

Currently, the pagoda preserves nearly 2,000 clay statues, typically Amida Buddha, Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva, Shakyamuni Buddha, Confucius, Lao Tzu, etc. and many valuable clay artifacts, especially the two towers of Da Bao and Bao Toa. Da Bao Tower has 13 floors with the height of 4.5m, including 156 dragons and 208 doors, each door houses a Buddha statue. Bao Toa Tower is 2m high with 1,000 petal lotus throne at the top, each petal houses a Buddha statue.

 

 

In addition, the pagodas also has 3 large incense sticks, 1.5m high and 50kg weigh each; a six-dragon lamp; 8 big candles, 6 of which are intact with 200kg weight and 2.6m height each, estimated to be able to fire continuously for 70 years, the 2 remaining candles, each weighs about 100kg, lit since the 15th day of the seventh lunar month of 1970.

 

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NEARBY DESTINATIONS
WHERE TO STAY
Ngoc Lan Hotel

Add: 182 Le Hong Phong St., Soc Trang city

Tel: (84-299) 3622 696

Net Viet Hotel

Add: 172 Truong Cong Dinh St., Soc Trang City

Tel: (84-299) 3624 510/ 3614 510

Khanh Hung Hotel

Add: 17 Tran Hung Dao St., Soc Trang City

Tel: (84-299) 3821 026/ 3821 027

Tien Dinh Hotel

Add: 256, D15 Residence zone Hung Thinh, Ward 7, Soc Trang City

Tel: (84-299) 3623 016

Phu Qui Hotel

Add: 19-21 Phan Chu Trinh St., Soc Trang City

Tel: (84-299) 3611 911/ 3611 811

Que Huong Hotel

Add: 128 Nguyen Trung Truc St., Soc Trang City

Tel: (84-299) 3616 615/ 3616 617

Phong Lan 1 Hotel

Add: 136 Dong Khoi St., Soc Trang City

Tel: (84-299) 3821 619/ 3824 229

Phong Lan 2 Hotel

Add: 133 Nguyen Chi Thanh St., Soc Trang City

Tel: (84-299) 3821 757

Cong Doan Guest House

Add: 04 Tran Van Sac St., Soc Trang City

Tel: (84-299) 3826 984

Thanh Nhan Hotel

Add: 479 Highway No.1, Soc Trang City

Tel: (84-299) 3619 619

Bao Ngoc Hotel

Add: 1 Highway No.1, Kim Xang St., Soc Trang City

Tel: (84-299) 3616222

Hong Cuc Hotel

Add: 84B Group 3, Hightway 1, Soc Trang City

Tel: (84-299) 3621 803

WHERE TO EAT
Hung I Restaurant

Add: 28/48 Hung Vuong St., Soc Trang City

Tel: (84-299) 3824 376

Khanh Hung Restaurant

Add: 17 Tran Hung Dao St., Soc Trang City

Tel: (84-299) 3821 027

Phong Lan 1 Restaurant

Add: 124 Dong Khoi St., Soc Trang City

Tel: (84-299) 3821 619

Phong Lan 2 Restaurant

Add: 133 Nguyen Chi Thanh St., Soc Trang City

Tel: (84-299) 3821 757

Thien Truc Restaurant

Add: 2 Hung Vuong St., Soc Trang City

Tel: (84-299) 3610 831

Thanh Thao Restaurant

Add: 204 Phu Loi St., Soc Trang City

Tel: (84-299) 3611 119

Hang Ky Restaurant

Add: 67 Yet Kieu St., Soc Trang City

Tel: (84-299) 3820 034