Tran Quoc Pagoda in Vietnamese “Chùa Trấn Quốc”. It is located in Small Island of Hanoi West Lake & on the most beautiful street – Thanh Nien Street. It is very near Truc Bac Lake & Quan Thanh Temple.
According to Vietnam Culture Directory (Hanoi, 1993), The pagoda’s first name is Khai Quoc Pagoda, it was built in (544 – 548) under Ly Nam De dynasty. It was located in Yen Hoa village where is very close to Red River’s bank. It was moved inside the red river bank in 1615 then building to worship Buddhism.
Coming Tran Quoc pagoda, traveler will visit a lot of Buddhist statues that has great value of Vietnam’s religion & culture.
Tran Quoc Pagoda was grown Bo De tree by India President Ragiang Do Ra Brusat that tree is symbol of Buddhism, originated from India.
The pagoda was recognized national cultural, historical vestige site in 1962, nowadays Tran Quoc pagoda become one of most attractive visiting place in Hanoi, Vietnam. There are ten thousands of Buddhist followers, domestic & international tourists who coming to admire the beauty of pagoda’s science & pray for good luck.
What to see & do in Tran Quoc pagoda:
- Taking photo pictures of Tran Quoc Pagoda
- Going sightseeing of Tran Quoc Pagoda & around West Lake
- Learning about Buddhism in Vietnam
- Knowing about Vietnam’s history & culture
Map & Location:
Tran Quoc Pagoda in Hanoi
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