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
Hoa Lu Hotel

Add: 13 Nguyen Thai Binh St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 0278

Rose Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3810 0338

Van Ha Hotel

Add: 440 Cong Hoa St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3810 7788

Hoang Anh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 0736

Thien Lac Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3849 0238

Thien Vu Hotel

Add: 333/12/4 Le Van Sy St., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3842 1341

Hoa Ban Hotel

Add: 248/6 Nguyen Thai Binh Str., Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 5269

Quang Hoa Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 6296 1953

Xuan Truong Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 4179

Hoa Trang An Hotel

Add: 17 Stress C18, Tan Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-28) 3811 4132

Chau Thien Tu Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 4177

Hoang Anh Anh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3849 0756

Chau Thien Tu Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 6452

Cuu Kim Son Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3844 0864

Chau Thien Tu Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3847 6361

Hoang Long 2 Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3846 2023

Vien Ngoc Xanh 2 Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3844 0414

Chau Thien Tu Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3811 0191

Hoang Minh Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3810 0586

Vinh Phat Hotel

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

Tel: (84-28) 3971 0254

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