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Unique national treasure kept in Giam pagoda
Giam pagoda

Giam Pagoda (Nghiem Quang temple) located in Cam Son commune, Cam Giang district, Hai Duong province currently preserves a wooden tower called Cuu Pham Lien Hoa (nine-storey lotus tower).

Nine-storey lotus tower

Giam pagoda is also a place worshipping Zen Master Tuệ Tĩnh, a well-known physician in Vietnamese traditional medicine. Built during the Ly dynasty, the pagoda was restored in the 14th century by Tuệ Tĩnh.

The pagoda was rebuilt on a large scale from the late 17th century to the early 18th century and was classified as a national relic in 1974.

Especially, the pagoda has a hexagonal Cuu Pham Lien Hoa tower that can be turned round with intact ancient architecture. There are 144 Buddhist statutes in 54 lotus petals. This is one of three nine-storey wood towers dating from the 17th century in the country.

The nine–storey lotus tower of Giam Pagoda was recognized as National Treasure in 2016.

PH (toquoc.vn)

Unique national treasure kept in Giam pagodaNine-storey lotus tower Giam pagoda is also a place worshipping Zen Master Tuệ Tĩnh, a well-known physician in Vietnamese traditional medicine. Built during the Ly dynasty, the pagoda was restored in the 14th century by Tuệ Tĩnh. The pagoda was
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