Tu Van Pagoda
The temple was built in 1968, because it was built from snail shells and coral, so the place has another name, Oc Pagoda. Thanks to its unique architecture and sacredness, Tu Van has become not only a place to visit Buddha but also a familiar check-in place for tourists and Buddhist followers.
At Tu Van Pagoda, there is a 39 m high Bao Tich Tower located in the temple grounds, which is the highest recorded in Vietnam. The tower has a sophisticated structure with 49 pyramidal sub-towers on the outside, in each sub-tower there is a statue of Buddha with thousand hands and thousand eyes. The eight doors represent the “Eighth Path”. To get that unique work, it took the monks in the temple 5 years to make. The shells and corals are tinged with time, creating a rough appearance but very ancient and peaceful.
Location: located on 3/4 street, Cam Ranh city, Khanh Hoa.
Suoi Do Pagoda
The temple is located on a 200m high mountain, in the west of Hoang Nguu range, about 30 km from Nha Trang city. This is the place associated with the famous legend of curing diseases in Khanh Hoa. The space at Suoi Do Pagoda is a blend of mountains, forests, lakes, waterfalls combining to create a majestic natural scene. Streams murmuring through each rock crevice, mixed with the sound of birds create a peaceful and pure space.
Located in Suoi Do campus, Quan Am is one of the most sacred works. In the middle of the yard is a statue of Quan Am Buddha wearing a brocade shirt. The main hall is painted with gilded vermilion, the two sides are the shrine to worship Thien Y An Na and the solemn Ngu Mau temple.
Every year, the Suoi Do festival attracts hundreds of tourists to visit and attend the ceremony around the 8th, 18th, and 28th days of the first lunar month (also known as Ba’s day), locals and tourists. Visitors from all over the world will eagerly come to Ba Suoi Do pagoda to pray for luck and peace.
Location: Dien Toan commune, Dien Khanh district, Khanh Hoa.
3. Truc Lam Tinh Vien
If the foggy city is famous for Truc Lam Zen Monastery, Nha Trang is famous for Truc Lam Tinh Vien pagoda. Located on Hon Tre Island, the largest island in Nha Trang Bay, with its back leaning against the mountain, facing the East Sea. This place attracts visitors by the landscape, peace and architecture of the word “National” typical of the Northern pagodas with the entire pattern of four spirits made of ironwood, Ninh Binh stone steps and statues. worship, diaphragm with wooden couplets painted with gold paint..
The pagoda is located on a high mountain on the island, where the trees are green all year round. Moving up to the bell tower, visitors can see the whole majestic scenery of Nha Trang island. The temple was inaugurated in 2008, once recognized by the Vietnam Record Book Center as the largest island temple in the country in 2009. Visitors can travel by cable car, speedboat or canoe from the city. this.
Location: located on Hon Tre Island
4. Long Son Pagoda
Long Son is a hundred-year-old ancient temple, owning the largest outdoor Buddha statue in Vietnam. Another name of the pagoda is White Buddha, located on October 23rd, at the foot of Trai Thuy hill. Long Son was built in 1886, underwent many times of restoration, and is now a famous sightseeing spot with an area of more than 3,000 m2.
The main hall is more than 1,500 square meters. The place requires visitors to wear long pants to visit, in order to keep the majesty of the Buddha’s door. On the top of Trai Thuy hill is a statue of Buddha Kim Than Buddha (also known as the white Buddha) sitting 24m high, built in 1963. The statue was recognized by the Vietnam Record Book Center as “Buddhist statue” Vietnam’s largest outdoor”.
Location: No. 22, October 23, Phuong Son ward, City. Nha Trang
In addition to the extremely famous destinations above, when traveling to Khanh Hoa, visitors can visit many other equally beautiful and attractive places such as Hai An Tu Pagoda, Lam Lo Son Pagoda, Quan Am Nam Hai Pagoda. . Besides sea and island tourism, discovering the beauty of the temples in Khanh Hoa is a great experience to help visitors have interesting journeys of discovery.