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
Song Gianh Hotel

Add: 11/18 Pham Phu Thu St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3864 0281

Hoang Thanh Thuy Hotel

Add: 9 Nguyen Minh Hoang, Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 2429

Trung Mai Hotel

Add: 236/4A Nguyen Thai Binh St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 6257 1888

Chau Thien Tu Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 0191

Song Nhat Hotel

Add: 20/19 Nui Thanh St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3813 0213

Hung Huong Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 7678

Nui Thanh Hotel

Add: 3A Nui Thanh St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3810 9668

Tuan Anh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3814 3951

Hoang Long 2 Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3846 2023

Tan Dat My 2 Hotel

Add: 268A Au Co St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3975 6709

Hung Thanh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 7537

Hoang Anh Hotel

Add: 44 Nguyen Thai Binh St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 0736

Quang Hoa Hotel

Add: 79-81 Tran Quoc Hoan St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 6296 1953

Phuong Linh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 7734

Hoang Minh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3810 0586

Iris Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3948 3988

Khanh Thuy Hotel

Add: 102-104 Binh Gia St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3812 4652

Minh Nhu Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 6297 2368

Chau Thien Tu Hotel

Add: 9-10 Tran Van Hoang St.,Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3868 8600

Yen Ha Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3815 9518

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