10.12.2020, 06:48

The beauty of Tam Chuc pagoda

Tam Chuc is the largest pagoda in Vietnam, located in Ba Sao town and Kha Phong commune, Kim Bang district, Ha Nam province. The pagoda is about 60 km from the center of Hanoi. (Photo: VN Express)
The beauty of Tam Chuc pagoda
To move from the parking lot to the pagoda, visitors can choose to go by boat or tram. The boat ticket price is 200,000 VND (9 USD)/ person, the electric scooter is 90,000 VND (4 USD)/ person. (Photo: VN Express)
If traveling by boat, visitors can enjoy the majestic landscape of the region. The boat journey usually takes about 50 minutes. If visiting in the time frame from 16:30 - 18:30, you can enjoy a tea party and watch the sunset on the boat. (Photo: VN Express)
Tam Chuc temple and pagoda worship King Dinh Tien Hoang, and Queen Duong Thi Nguyet, and the White Horse god. According to the region's folk, in the war to conquer the 12 warlords, King Dinh Bo Linh came here to recruit soldiers. When the king won the battle, he built a temple here. (Photo: VN Express)
Tam Chuc communal house is linked with Tam Chuc pagoda by a bridge across Luc Ngan lake. This is also the check-in point that many young people love. (Photo: VN Express)
Usually, it takes about 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours to tour the entire temple and pagoda complex. (Photo: VN Express)
The pillar garden is the remake version of the national treasures of Nhat Tru pagoda in Hoa Lu ancient capital, Ninh Binh. There are 32 stone pillars of about 13.5 m high, 2 m wide, weighing about 200 tons. (Photo: VN Express)
Quan Am temple - the first structure in the complex, has a statue of Quan Am Bo Tat (Avalokiteśvara Bodhisattvamade) of monolithic bronze weighing 100 tons. (Photo: VN Express)
The inner wall of the palaces at Tam Chuc is built with stone reliefs depicting the Buddha's stories. (Photo: VN Express)
Tam The Palace is 39 m high, 5,400 m2 wide, wide enough for 5,000 Buddhists to worship at the same time. In the palace, there are 3 bronze Buddha statues repưresenting "The past, the present, and the future". Each statue weighs more than 200 tons, behind each statue is a lotus petal inlaid with gold. (Photo: VN Express)
At night, the complex of Tam Chuc puts on a magical beauty when the lights are all turned on. (Photo: VN Express)