Ba Ria Vung Tau Temple and Pagoda


Ba Ria Vung Tau Temple and Pagoda

Quan The Am Bo Tat Pagoda (Avalokitecvara Pagoda)

Ba Ria Vung Tau Temple and Pagoda

Quan The Am Bo Tat Pagoda

Ba Ria Vung Tau Temple and Pagoda

Sakyamuni Pagoda

Vung Tau is a city in southern Vietnam. Its population in 2005 was 240,000. The city area is 140 km² (54 square miles) including 13 urban wards and one village.

Quan The Am Bo Tat Pagoda was built in 1976, near Large Mountain, 500m from Mulberry Beach (Bai Dau). In the middle of this small pagoda, there is a while statue of Avalokitecvara standing on a lotus shaped consrete in the shape of a woman looking towards the sea and holding a holy water urn in her hands.

Linh Son Co Tu (Linh Son Pagoda)

Ba Ria Vung Tau Temple and Pagoda

Linh Son Pagoda

Ba Ria Vung Tau Temple and Pagoda

Linh Son Pagoda

Linh Son Pagoda, which is a small pagoda on Hoang Hoa Tham Street is the oldest pagoda in Vung Tau. In the main sanctuary, there is a Statue of Buddha made of stone and gilded with gold. The statue is cleverly benevolence of Budha.

Thich Ca Phat Dai (Sakyamuni Pagoda)

Ba Ria Vung Tau Temple and Pagoda

Sakyamuni Pagoda

Ba Ria Vung Tau Temple and Pagoda

Sakyamuni Pagoda

Thich Ca Phat Dai is large pagoda that is located at 25 Tran Phu Street in Vung Tau, 3km from the city centre. This pagoda was built in 1961 and was conpleted in 1963, on a 6ha area on the eastern slope of Large Mountain.

Construction of Niet Ban Tinh Xa started in 1969 and was complete in 1974. The pagoda faces the sea on the western side of Small (Nho) Mountain and houses a giant statue of a reclinning Buddha made of reinforrced concrete and covered with marble (from the marble Mountains in Da Nang). Niet Ban Tinh Xa is famous fot irs 5,000kg bronze bell.

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