Linh Ung Pagoda
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Linh Ung Pagoda

Linh Ung Pagoda is a very famous spiritual tourist destination in Da Nang. This place is famous for its sacred spiritual culture, accompanied by the charming beauty of the country, which makes tourists fall in love every time they visit. Coming here, you can relax and find peace in this pure sacred place. Let’s explore the beauty of Linh Ung pagodas with Origin Vietnam.

1. Where is Linh Ung Pagoda?

In fact, in Da Nang today there are 3 pagodas with the same name Linh Ung Pagoda. The address of Linh Ung Pagoda in Da Nang is located at locations, such as: Ngu Hanh Son, Ba Na – Chua Mountain and Bai But – Son Tra Peninsula. With the following names:

  • Linh Ung Pagoda in Bai But – Son Tra Peninsula, also known as Linh Ung Pagoda Son Tra.
  • Linh Ung Pagoda in Ngu Hanh Son Mountain, also known as Linh Ung Non Nuoc Pagoda – Ngoai Pagoda.
  • Anh the last one is Linh Ung Pagoda Ba Na – Nui Chua. You can refer to the road map here.
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2. How is Linh Ung pagodas unique?

Linh Ung Pagoda is the most sacred place here, where everyone can come and pray for a peaceful and happy life.

The 3 Linh Ung pagodas in Da Nang are famous spiritual tourist destinations. Besides, you can also admire the beauty of nature, heaven and earth here and pray for a happy life and fortune.

3. When is the best time to visit Linh Ung Pagoda?

Summer is the most suitable time for you to visit Linh Ung Pagoda in particular and visit Da Nang tourist attractions in general. More specifically, people can start their exploration journey between March and September every year when the weather is clear and dry. Because most of the temple’s impressive architectural works are located within the premises. Thus, good weather conditions will contribute to making your spiritual trip complete.

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4. Discovering the beauty of each Linh Ung pagoda in Da Nang

4.1 Linh Ung Pagoda Son Tra – Place with the tallest statue of Guan Yin Buddha in Vietnam

  • Address: Son Tra Peninsula, Tho Quang Ward, Son Tra District, Da Nang City
  • Opening hours: 6:00 – 21:00

4.1.1 Road to Linh Ung Pagoda Bai But Son Tra

Linh Ung Pagoda Da Nang on Son Tra peninsula about 10km from the city center. This is a temple that possesses the most beautiful natural scenery that you should not miss when traveling to Da Nang. The pagoda leans back on the peninsula, facing the East Sea, surrounded by Cu Lao Cham island, and in the distance is the wonderful scenery of Hai Van Pass.

The most convenient direction of travel, visitors can refer to as follows:

  • Departing from Da Nang bus station: From here, you turn left onto Highway 1A, go straight along To Hieu street, then turn left and go straight to Phung Hung street, continue to turn left and move to Nguyen Tat Thanh street . At this time, visitors can move in the direction of Thuan Phuoc bridge. After crossing the bridge, follow Le Duc Tho street. When you meet the intersection with Hoang Sa street, you can turn left. Then go straight to Linh Ung Pagoda in Da Nang on Son Tra peninsula.
  • Departing from Dragon Bridge – Da Nang: You can search for the address of Linh Ung Pagoda Da Nang on Google Maps to locate the location and determine the nearest route. From here, you can follow Vo Van Kiet street leading to the beach. At this time, you turn left along Vo Nguyen Giap street, go straight on Hoang Sa street to reach the pagoda.

To get to Linh Ung Pagoda in Da Nang, you can choose many different means of transportation such as taxi, car, motorbike… Especially when traveling by taxi

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4.1.2 The beauty of Linh Ung Pagoda on Son Tra peninsula

Linh Ung Pagoda Son Tra is located on a large area of land up to 12 hectares of Son Tra mountain.

What makes the impression of Son Tra Peninsula tourist destination Linh Ung Pagoda is the tallest statue of Guan Yin Buddha in our country today. This statue is placed on a hill more than 100m high, with a lotus diameter of up to 35m, a diameter of the statue’s heart of 17m and a height equivalent to 17 floors. Each floor has an altar to the statue of “Buddhist Buddha” with a total of about 21 statues. The overall height of this statue is up to 67m.

In addition, the unique architectural style also makes this temple an interesting attraction for tourists. The scenery of Linh Ung Pagoda on Son Tra peninsula is like a beautiful picture. It is also a place of harmony between sacred beauty, elegance and the attraction of nature, earth and sky.

From this address, you can also easily visit many other tourist attractions, such as: Bai But, Ban Co peak, thousand-year-old banyan tree,…Visiting Linh Ung Pagoda will make your journey interesting. and full of experience.

4.2 Linh Ung Pagoda Ngu Hanh Son – The oldest pagoda in “Tam Linh Ung Pagoda”

  • Address: Hon Thuy Son, Hoa Hai, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang.
  • Opening hours: 6:30 – 17:30

Linh Ung Ngu Hanh Son Pagoda is located on Thuy Son mountain – this is the most beautiful and largest mountain in Da Nang’s Ngu Hanh Son landscape. This is an ancient temple with nostalgic and sacred beauty, a place that attracts a large number of tourists from all over to visit and worship every year.

4.2.1 Directions to Linh Ung Ngu Hanh Son Pagoda

Linh Ung Ngu Hanh Son Pagoda is only about 10 km southeast of the city center. Therefore, moving to this tourist destination does not take too much time. In addition, you can also choose for yourself many different means of transportation such as taxis, renting self-driving motorbikes…

To get to Linh Ung Ngu Hanh Son Pagoda, you can refer to the following two routes:

  • First Route: Start from Dragon Bridge, then go to Vo Van Kiet street. Next, turn left onto Ngo Quyen street to go to Tran Thi Ly roundabout. From here, you go straight to Ngu Hanh Son.
  • Second Route: Starting from Dragon Bridge, tourists follow September 2 road, then continue to move to CMT8 road – Hoa Xuan Bridge – Nguyen Phuoc Lan street – Trung Luong bridge – Mai Dang Chon street . Then moving along Le Van Hien street to reach the Ngu Hanh Son tourist destination.

From other starting points in the city, you can also use Google Maps to locate their location and choose the fastest direction to Linh Ung Pagoda at Ngu Hanh Son Mountain.

4.2.2 Means of visiting Linh Ung Ngu Hanh Son Pagoda

To serve the sightseeing needs of tourists, Linh Ung Ngu Hanh Son Pagoda has currently deployed many sightseeing facilities to help you make your trip more convenient. Specifically, you can choose to walk to see the sights or travel by elevator to save time.

  • Walking to visit Linh Ung Pagoda in Da Nang: This form is chosen by many tourists because it helps you comfortably admire the beautiful scenery here. You can go west to Tam Thai Pagoda, then go down from the East to visit Linh Ung Pagoda. This form can help you relax and breathe fresh air.
  • Using the elevator to Linh Ung Pagoda: The elevator system here is designed with a height of up to 43m, including 2 parallel cabins to serve visitors up and down. Each lift can accommodate up to 1 passenger. This is a convenient form of sightseeing if you are not fit enough to walk. The cost of the elevator is also very cheap, only from 15,000 VND/way/person.

4.2.3 Exploring the beauty of Linh Ung Ngu Hanh Son Pagoda

The three Linh Ung pagodas in Da Nang all carry spiritual values and are outstanding works of architecture and history. As for Linh Ung Ngu Hanh Son Pagoda, you can admire the unique Nhat-shaped architectural work. In addition, the more you explore every detail inside the temple, the more interesting it becomes and shows many vivid points.

Specifically, the exterior architecture is attracted by the white, majestic Buddha statue. This statue is 10 meters high. The statue leans back against the mountain, facing the temple, creating solemnity. In addition, the system of trees and nature arranged around also helps the outside space become airier and more intimate.

Besides, one of the prominent images of Linh Ung Ngu Hanh Son Pagoda is the Xa Loi Tower. This project was built in 1997. The tower’s height reaches 28m, includes 7 floors with 200 statues of Buddha, Bodhisattva, and Arhat worshiped inside. Until now, this is also the structure in Vietnam that worships the most stone statues.

4.3 Linh Ung Pagoda Ba Na – Nui Chua

  • Address: Belongs to Ba Na – Suoi Mo ecotourism area, An Loi village, Hoa Ninh commune, Hoa Vang district, Da Nang.
  • Opening hours: 8:00 – 17:30

One of the Linh Ung pagodas in Da Nang that is no less famous for its landscape and sacredness is Linh Ung Pagoda Ba Na – Nui Chua. This is a tourist attraction located in the Ba Na Hills tourist complex, you can witness firsthand the poetic beauty of the tourist destination 1500m above sea level.

This is also one of the three “Linh Ung Tu” known to many tourists in Da Nang and is one of the two “stool positions” that create three legs to support Da Nang.

4.3.1 Admiring the peaceful and beautiful natural scenery

Linh Ung Pagoda Ba Na – Nui Chua is located in an extremely favorable location, which is a mountainside with an altitude of 1500m above sea level. From here, you can admire the vast and vast natural landscape. A harmonious, picturesque beauty with the combination of mountains, nature, and air. That’s why any visitor coming here feels relaxed and peaceful.

4.3.2 Learning about the impressive architecture of Linh Ung Pagoda Ba Na

Linh Ung Pagoda in Ba Na is also a work with unique architecture. This project was built from 1999 to 2017 and was officially completed. Built in the Northern School, you can easily recognize that this project has a similar design to Tam Thai Pagoda at Ngu Hanh Son Mountain.

The entire courtyard area in front of the temple is paved with white stone. The entire worship area of the pagoda is designed according to the symbol of the wheel of dharma, with a curved roof. In addition, the rooftop is in the shape of two dragons flanking the moon, accompanied by four unique dragon head-shaped roof tiles. Every interior detail of this temple is designed extremely meticulously. This is also a factor that helps the space inside the temple become majestic and sacred.

4.3.3 The majestic Buddha statue of Master Shakyamuni stands tall at Linh Ung Pagoda Ba Na

Coming to visit Linh Ung Pagoda Ba Na, you will be surprised by the statue of Shakyamuni Buddha – also famous as the Buddha statue of Master Shakyamuni, the founder of Buddhism.

This statue has a height of 27m and is made entirely of white stone. The diameter of the statue is up to 14m. The statue is designed in a meditating position on a lotus. Below are 8 carved reliefs with many meanings about the life of Buddha.

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5. Dining experience when visiting Linh Ung pagoda in Da Nang

According to Linh Ung Pagoda travel experience in Da Nang. Linh Ung Pagoda has no regulations prohibiting tourists from bringing food and water. But you should remember to only prepare some fruit cakes and bottled water. You absolutely must not bring salty foods, you must choose a suitable place to eat and place your trash in the right place. Besides, within the temple grounds there is also a counter selling cakes, ice cream, soft drinks, fresh coconuts, etc. to serve you.

When you finish visiting Linh Ung Pagoda, you can go to restaurants to enjoy specialty dishes in Da Nang. Such as:

5.1 Noodles

When mentioning Da Nang, you cannot ignore Mi Quang – a typical dish of Central Vietnamese people. Unlike regular noodle and pho dishes, Quang noodles are made quite large and thick, served with pork, chicken, shrimp, fish,…And are only served with a little broth made from stewed bones instead of a bowl full of water. You can eat it with grilled rice paper which is also quite interesting.

5.2 Nam O fish salad

Nam O fish salad is a delicious Da Nang dish that impresses many tourists thanks to its strange taste. The salad is made from herring in Nam O fishing village and richly marinated. Enjoying this dish with raw vegetables, rolled with rice paper and dipped in rich fish sauce for an irresistible delicious taste.

5.3 Da Nang Banh Canh

Banh Canh is a popular dish that is not difficult to find in other provinces. But it has a more outstanding taste thanks to the rich broth from meat bones, thick and chewy noodles creating a unique flavor.

5.4 Banh Xeo and Nui spring rolls

Banh Xeo and Nui spring rolls are two dishes that everyone traveling to Da Nang must try once. Golden pancakes, crispy on the outside, soft and moist on the inside combined with fragrant grilled spring rolls create a delicious and attractive dish. In particular, the rich, peanut-flavored dipping sauce also contributes to the delicious taste of this dish.

5.5 Pha Lau

Pha Lau is often served with bread and a broth rich in coconut milk flavor, making everyone who has tried it praise it. For those who cannot eat offal, this dish may be quite scary. But for those who have tried it once, they will definitely be “addicted” to this rich flavor.

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6. Accommodation when traveling to Linh Ung Pagoda in Da Nang

Linh Ung Pagodas in Da Nang is not too far from the center and can be reached within a day. Therefore, accommodation in Da Nang city will be the most ideal place to spend the night. You can conveniently move between destinations and enjoy the amenities at your accommodation.

6.1 Resorts:

  • Da Nang Marriott Resort & Spa. Address: No. 7 Truong Sa Street, Hoa Hai Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang.
  • Premier Village Danang Resort. Address: 99 Vo Nguyen Giap, My An Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang City.
  • KOI Resort & Residence Da Nang. Address: No. 11 Truong Sa Street, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang City.
  • Danang Marriott Resort & Spa, Non Nuoc Beach Villas. Address: No. 23 Truong Sa Street, Hoa Hai Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang.
  • Meliá Danang Beach Resort. Address: 19 Truong Sa, Hoa Hai, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang.
  • Hyatt Regency Danang Resort & Spa. Address: Truong Sa Street, Hoa Hai Street, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang City.
  • Furama Resort Danang. Address: Location: 105 Vo Nguyen Giap, Ngu Hanh Son.

6.2 Hotels:

  • Muong Thanh Luxury. Address: Location: 270 Vo Nguyen Giap, Son Tra, Da Nang.
  • InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort. Address: Location: Bai Bac, Son Tra, Da Nang.
  • Danang Golden Bay. Address: Location: Le Van Duyet, Son Tra, Da Nang.
  • Mangala Zen Garden & Luxury Apartments. Address: Location: J02 The Ocean Villas, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang.
  • Vinpearl Luxury Da Nang. Address: Location: 7 Truong Sa, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang.
  • Risemount Resort Danang. Address: Location: Nguyen Van Thoai, Bac My An, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang.
  • Sel de Mer Hotel & Suites. Address: Location: 92 Vo Nguyen Giap, Man Thai Ward, Son Tra District.
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7. Some important notes when visiting Linh Ung pagoda in Da Nang

The 3 Linh Ung Pagodas in Da Nang are all spiritual tourist places, places to worship sacred Buddha statues. So you also need to pay attention when visiting and worshiping at this location. Specifically:

  • When visiting spiritual tourist destinations such as Linh Ung pagoda in Da Nang, you should choose discreet, polite clothing. Avoid choosing clothes such as shorts, revealing shirts, etc. that are offensive when visiting relics.
  • Avoid noisy gatherings, talking too loudly inside the temple, walk quietly and be conscious of protecting public property at temple sites.
  • Linh Ung pagodas in Da Nang are often located in the mountains. To have the most convenient visit, you should equip a pair of soft and low-soled shoes for easy movement instead of choosing high heels.
  • Prepare necessary items such as: Sunscreen, wide-brimmed hat, umbrella, sunscreen, soft drinks, etc.
  • If you choose to travel by self-driving motorbike, you should check the vehicle carefully when moving, especially the brakes. Because the road to visit Linh Ung Pagoda in Da Nang often has many dangerous turns.
  • There is a taboo that you are not allowed to take photos in solemn places, during worship or ceremonies in temples, etc.IMG 2678

Thanks to its prime location, grandeur in architecture and sacredness, Linh Ung pagodas in Da Nang have become a spiritual tourist destination. You can not miss it when coming to this city. Coming here, you can admire the panoramic view of the city and sincerely pray for peace and luck, which is also an interesting experience, isn’t it?

Hopefully after reading the article sharing about Linh Ung pagodas in Da Nang by Origin Vietnam – a professional tour operator. You will keep many useful experiences on your Da Nang tour to explore these sacred and beautiful pagoda in Da Nang city, Vietnam.

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