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Visit the sacred temples and pagodas in Lao Cai

Temples and pagodas in Lao Cai are not only famous for their sacredness and mystery, but with impressive design and peaceful natural landscape that have attracted the attention of many people. And if you are interested in the spiritual locations here, do not miss the addresses that Vinlove share below.

Address the most famous temples and pagodas in Lao Cai

1. Lao Cai Forbidden Temple

Among the spiritual tourist spots in Lao Cai , the Cam Temple is an ancient temple, receiving the most attention of many tourists. This temple was built for a long time, from the years of the sixteenth century up to now, it has been restored and expanded, but still retains the beauty of the inherent ancient architecture. Visitors to the Forbidden Temple, in addition to the pilgrimage to the ceremony, explore the unique architecture here, you also learn about events, legends, or historical information. associated with the development of the country as well.

Visit the sacred temples and pagodas in Lao Cai
The ritual is performed during the festival at the Forbidden Temple

In addition, if you want to have a more complete experience, you can come here on the occasion of the Forbidden Temple festival, held on the day of the seventh month (lunar calendar) every year. At this time, the people of Lao Cai contributed rice and meat together to organize and the ceremony took place solemnly. Along with that, there are many entertainment activities taking place here such as boating, swallowing, throwing,…. Therefore, the Forbidden Temple is also one of the temples / pagodas in Lao Cai that you must visit.

Address of Cam Temple: Located in group 3, Pho Moi Ward, Lao Cai.

2. Mau Temple of Lao Cai

Where to go, what to play when coming to Lao Cai ? The next suggestion for you is Mau Temple – The temple in Lao Caiwith the most impressive and unique design. With its location near the border gate, a large number of tourists come here, mainly from cross-country tourists, coming to celebrate incense offering and sightseeing tours. The temple was built in the eighteenth century, so far it has been restored, opened up 9 worshiping rooms and classified as a national historic site (2011). 

It is known that the main temple is Lieu Hanh Cong Chua, but around there are still worshiping many other gods such as Ngoc Hoang God, Mrs. De Nhi Son Trang, Quan Lon Thu Den,…. Stepping into the temple, you will be amazed at the statues painted with impressive golden lipstick, bringing a dangerous look. Surrounding the temple are green trees, creating a green, fresh space, helping your spirit always feel extraordinarily relaxed and comfortable.

The pure space of Mau Temple in Lao Cai

Temple’s address: Located in the Vietnam-China border landmark No. 102, Lao Cai.

3. Bao Ha Temple

Lao Cai tourism should go to any temple or temple? The next stop for you is Bao Ha Temple – A famous temple, becoming a national historical and cultural relic. The main place of worship here is the guardian Hoang Bay – a national hero, expelling the enemy from the North, preserving peace for the people of Lao Cai. Visitors coming here will be on pilgrimage to celebrate the ceremony, ask for luck, do business, and promote career. Besides, you also have the opportunity to learn about interesting stories and stories related to Mr. Hoang Bay.

Visiting Bao Ha Temple

Address of Bao Ha Temple: Located at the foot of Cam hill, Bao Ha commune, Bao Yen, Lao Cai (about 60km from the city center).

4. Thuong Temple

Referring to the most sacred temples in Lao Cai , no one is ignorant of Thuong Temple. This temple is also known with another name is Thanh Tran Tu, built quite a long time from the Le dynasty, the Chinh Hoa dynasty (Around 1680 – 1705). Previously, this temple used to be a place of fire for soldiers and later used to worship Hung Dao Dai Vuong Tran Quoc Tuan. By 1996, Thuong Temple was officially recognized by all levels as a national-level historical and cultural monument.

Admire the image of a multi-heritage tree at Thuong Lao Cai Temple

Thuong Temple was built with a unique design, in the style of ancient architecture in the shape of a peacock. In the middle is the main hall and the two sides are left and right. And behind the temple is an engraved stone stele, where information and achievements are recorded, along with the merits of Hung Dao Dai King Tran Quoc Tuan. Visitors coming here can consider at the time of 20-8 lunar year each year, to be immersed in the heat of Thuong Temple. At the same time, this is also the main death anniversary of Tran Quoc Tuan.

Address of Thuong Temple: Located in the area of ​​Lao Cai ward.

5. Tan Bao Pagoda

Tan Bao pagoda, also known as Le Loi pagoda, is also in the address list of famous temples in Lao Cai . The work was built with an area of ​​1,500 square meters and the pagoda belongs to the Bac Tong sect. Visitors coming here not only enjoy the Buddha’s ceremony, visit the unique architecture of the temple, but also immerse themselves in a pure space to relax. The pagoda is located near the border gate, so visitors from all directions come here to visit a lot, especially on holidays, at the end of the year.

The space outside Tan Bao pagoda

Address of Tan Bao Pagoda: Located in group 7, Lao Cai ward, Lao Cai town, Lao Cai province (bordering Vietnam – China).

With the above information, please save the addresses of these temples and pagodas in Lao Cai right away in your travel itinerary. Surely your trip will have many wonderful feelings and memorable experiences. Have fun!

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