Tran Quoc pagoda - Hanoi tours

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Tran Quoc Pagoda is one of the oldest temples in Vietnam, located on a peninsula south of West Lake, near the bottom of the Thanh Nien Road, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi. Tran Quoc Pagoda was built in the Ly Nam De (541-547) near the Red River, in 1615, was moved into place today. Tran Quoc Pagoda is one of the most scenic spots in Thang Long Le Dynasty. Temple tower garden neck tumors president, many Buddha value, especially objects Shakyamuni entered Nirvana. April / 1962, Tran Quoc Pagoda is classified by the State Historic national culture.

Tran Quoc Pagoda

According to the legend, the temple was built during the pre-Ly Nam De (541-547) in Yen Hoa village, near the Red River, called the “Founding Fathers” (ie, open water). King Le Thai Tong (1434-1442), the king renamed An Quoc Pagoda. Each year, the Red River to to do foot river erosion. So, in 1615 King Le Kinh Tong, displaced villagers Yen temple mound Taurus (goldfish).

King Le Hy Tong dating Chinh Hoa (1681-1705), was renamed Tran Quoc Pagoda. Picture horizontal “Tran Quoc Tu” hanging at the time of worship today are made from it. In 1821, King Minh Mang to visit the temple, the 20 ounces of silver to repair. In 1842, King Thieu Tri to visit the temple, the first gold coins and 200 cash, renamed the pagoda Tran Bac. But Tran Quoc Pagoda name from King Le Hy Tong People have been known to the present day.

Famous sacred is the most scenic periods, the ancient Tran Quoc Pagoda is usually where the king dwells current price to the scene and ritual on the full moon day, holidays. In particular, in the Ly and Tran, many palaces were built here, such as supply Thuy Hoa, Nguyen function for the rest and relaxation of the king. Undergone a lot of restoration phase, the appearance of the temple there are many changes. Song architectural scale and also keep up to date the results of the restoration in 1815 with a large area of over 3.000m2, including a garden facade tower, curators, guest house, two corridors description organic and electricity.

This ancient temple is preserved many valuable artifacts such as statues in the upper hall. These statues are meticulously artifacts, to refine and bring its own unique beauty. Most remarkable is the statue of Shakyamuni entered Nirvana is considered beautiful statue Nirvana in Vietnam.

In nostalgic same space garden low undulating tower, smaller to words echoed between nothingness, heard in delicious sour tamarind, larvae are heaving breath at the foot of the tower full of moisture mist lake, listening to the crunch in the wind On prayer is spoken of in Sac Sac No. Front yard, dropping visibility into vast waves specifically, you stand under the Bodhi native from West Architecture to bring the mystery of Zen, 1959 by the President of India awarded the President’s official visit in Vietnam South. Each heart-shaped leaves, stems small, thin piece of, only euphoria waving wind was wonky rustling. Tran Quoc Pagoda, outside the sincere Buddhist ceremony was to take a short bit of traveling, visiting a serene beauty emerging between noisy streets, busy. Solitary in the middle of the city, the precious worth multiplied again.

With the value of history and architecture, Tran Quoc Pagoda is famous today not only the sacred feet of the Buddha, attracted many Buddhists to worship but also the attraction of visitors, tourists travel and foreign travel to Hanoi.

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