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
Rose Hotel

Add: 464 Cong Hoa St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3810 0338

Number 7 Hotel

Add: 40-42 Bau Cat St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3849 1937

Thai Binh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3845 1304

Thien Phuoc Hotel

Add: 2/2/6A Thien Phuoc St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 6265 0047

Cuu Kim Son Hotel

Add: 305/8 Le Van Sy St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3844 0864

Tuan Anh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3814 3951

Trang Linh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3949 0366

Tay Ho Hotel

Add: 406-408 Pham Van Hai St., Tan Binh Dist

Tel: (84-28) 38420254

Hanh Trang Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 9607

Bau Cat Hotel

Add: 24-26-28 Bau Cat 7, Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3849 3207

Phuong Linh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 7734

Tu Ngoc Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 0097

Minh Nhu Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 6297 2368

Tu Phuong Hotel

Add: 31/11-13 Pham Phu Thu St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3869 1690

The Thanh Hotel

Add: 216 Bui Thi Xuan St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3844 8755

Hoang Mai Hotel

Add: 68 Thich Minh Nguyet St, Tan Binh Dist

Tel: (84-28) 3847 8553

Thy Thy Van Hotel

Add: 228/5-228/7-228/9 Nguyen Hong Dao St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3849 4715

Binh Hung Hotel

Add: 9A-9B Nguyen Thai Binh St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3948 2515

Bel Ami Hotel

Add: 489 Ly Thuong Kiet St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3863 5210

Uyen Anh Hotel

Add: 43-45 Yen The St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3848 6355

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