Giac Lam Pagoda in Tan Binh district
The temple is the oldest pagoda in HCMC, was built in 1744. The structure of Giac Lam pagoda consists of three main buildings: the main ceremonial hall, the preaching hall and the dining hall.
In front of the pagoda are a seven-storey high stupa and a big bodhi tree which was a gift from the Sri Lankan monk Narada planted in 1953.
Giac Vien Pagoda in Tan Binh district
Giac Vien Pagoda (Ho Dat Pagoda) located in Lac Long Quan street, Tan Binh District. The Giac Vien’s architecture is similar to that of Giac Lam Pagoda.
The pagoda has 153 Buddhist statues, mostly made of wood.
Lady Thiên Hậu
The Lady Thiên Hậu temple located in District 5 was built in 1760.
The construction design of the pagoda was influenced by Chinese architecture with four connecting buildings. The festival of worshipping Thiên Hậu Lady is on the 23rd day of the 3rd month of lunar year.
Phung Son Pagoda
Phung Son Pagoda located in District 11 was established by Zen Master Liễu Thông in the early 19th century.
About 40 Buddhist statues are worshiped at the pagoda.
Sung Duc Pagoda
Sung Duc Pagoda in Thu Duc District was built in 1806.
The pagoda boasts many antiques, such as a statue of Shakyamuni Buddha, an ancient drum and a great bell…