Linh Phuoc Pagoda – the most beautiful and unique temple in Da Lat, is becoming a super hot spiritual address for visitors to stop. Let Kha Tran share with you all information about it: location, history, architecture and experience of visiting the temple.
Linh Phuoc location
Linh Phuoc Pagoda Dalat is located at 120 Tu Phuoc, Ward 11, Dalat city, 8 km from the city center.
With this prime location, you can just visit Linh Phuoc Pagoda and visit Trai Mat- one of the most attractive destinations in Dalat.
How to get to Linh Phuoc pagoda?
To go to the temple you can follow the following instructions:
From Dalat market, you cross Ong Dao bridge to Tran Quoc Toan street, turn right at Ho Tung Mau street. Then continue going straight Tran Hung Dao Street, then Hung Vuong Street. Follow Highway 20 down the slope in Camp Mat, go about 800 m to the right to see the picture of Buddha Di Lac image. At about 70m you will see a strange temple made up of millions of bottles. This is your destination.
Linh Phuoc Pagoda Google Map:
- Linh Phuoc pagoda opening hours:
It opens daily from 8 a.m to 17 p.m. You should master the time not to lose the opportunity to visit this strange temple. In my opinion, you should visit the temple early in the morning, because now the weather is very beautiful and you have time to visit all the famous places of the Buddhist shrine.
History of Linh Phuoc pagoda
Linh Phuoc Pagoda is also known with the familiar name “Ve Chai pagoda”, because the pagoda was built from pieces of glass, ceramics through the hands of talented people. The pagoda is the most remarkable structure built in 1949 and completed in 1952. Over many stages of restoration, until 1990, under the abbot of Monk Thich Tam Vi, the pagoda was rebuilt and restored to this day. This is a unique architectural mosaic architecture in Da Lat, attracting many tourists and Buddhists to visit each year.
Impressive and unique architecture of Linh Phuoc pagoda
The first impression when you arrive at the temple is the yard with the image of a dragon flying with a length of 49 m, made up of 12,000 glass bottles looking very beautiful.
Next, you will be overwhelmed by the beauty of the main hall, where there are 2 rows of pebble mosaic mosaics and many intricate mosaic reliefs with the history of the Lotus Sutra and Shakyamuni. The top is the 27 meters high stupa.
In the central position inside the main hall is the statue of Buddha Shakyamuni made of concrete painted with a gold card of 4.9 meters high. Behind this statue is a bas-relief of Bodhi tree.
Next to the Main Hall is Long Hoa Vien with a picture of 49 meters long dragon winding around Maitreya Buddha image, dragon fins decorated from 12,000 bottles. Besides the landscape is small lake, rockery.
Another typical project of Linh Phuoc Pagoda is the 7-storey Linh tower. The tower has a height of 37 meters and is considered the tallest bell tower in Vietnam.
A unique project not to be missed when visiting Linh Phuoc Pagoda is the Bodhisattva statue made from immortal flowers. This Buddha image is made of 700,000 immortal flowers (2 tons of flowers) 17 meters high, completed on the occasion of Dalat Flower Festival 2010.
In addition to the unique works, at Linh Phuoc pagoda Dalat, there is also an area for displaying gemstones, antique ceramics and fine art wooden furniture. Especially, there are tables and chairs made of stump wood with 12 star signs recognized the largest in the country.
With unique architecture, it will leave you unforgettable impression.
Other famous Dalat pagoda
Truc Lam Meditation Park
Location: Tran Thanh Tong street, ward 10, Dalat city. The monastery is located on Phung Hoang Mountain, next to Prenn Pass.
The pagoda is one of the most solemn and majestic spiritual destinations in the Central Highlands region. Located on Phung Hoang Mountain, next to Tuyen Lam Lake, which is green all year round, Truc Lam Zen Monastery brings a lot of strong impressions in the hearts of visitors by the majestic beauty of Buddhist architecture intermingled with sacred space.
Linh An Pagoda
- Location: Voi waterfall landscape, Nam Ban town, Lam Ha district, Lam Dong province.
Located next to the Elephant Falls, again covered with four trees, Linh An Pagoda in Da Lat is like a gem hidden in the middle of nature. Entering the pagoda, you will find peace feeling beside the verses, the deep bass. To keep the mind calm, visitors from the cross will clearly hear the sound of the waterfall and birds singing like a piece of music by the ear.
Van Hanh Dalat Monastery
- Location: 39 Phu Dong Thien Vuong Street, Ward 8, Da Lat
Van Hanh Dalat Monastery is one of the places with the largest Buddha image in Lam Dong. Come to Van Hanh Zen Monastery, you will also feel the peaceful, free and tranquil atmosphere here.
Linh Phuoc Pagoda – a sacred and beautiful temple that Kha Tran has introduced to you. Hopefully these shares will help you to have a complete tour of this peaceful temple. Kha Tran always accompanies you on trips to discover the beauty of the foggy city. Please contact us if required. Hotline: Hotline: (+84) 91 509 02 01 – (+84) 91 651 02 01 (Katharine) or Email: email@example.com – firstname.lastname@example.org
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