Tran Quoc Pagoda: You Must Visit When Travelling to Hanoi
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Tran Quoc Pagoda: You Must Visit When Travelling to Hanoi

Viet Nam has the diversity of landscapes and cultural tradition as well. Follow the writing below to explore the terrific destination in the tour Ha Noi City Tour: Tran Quoc Pagoda

Each city in Vietnam has their own monument that shows their characteristics. There are some places that indicate the culture, the landscape. While the others reflect the art or symbol of the city. The more you experience, the more multicultural knowledge you get. For Ha Noi, a part of their identity with spiritual tourism.

The Vietnam capital is home to many sacred temples and pagodas. These places will bring you an unforgettable memory. The following article will introduce you to the most prestigious pagoda in Ha Noi: Tran Quoc pagoda.

Tran Quoc Pagoda - Oldest pagoda in Hanoi

The general information about Tran Quoc Pagoda

Tran Quoc Pagoda resides at Thanh Nien street. It is located on an island at the East of the West Lake, in Tay Ho district. It is considered the most ancient pagoda in Ha Noi. It has a history of over 1500 years. It is a harmonic work of architecture and cultural. Its majestic and tranquil beauty stands out next to the stealth and silent large lake. Proudly, this pagoda was the central Buddhism of Thang Long capital city under the Ly and Tran Dynasty.

Tran Quoc pagoda holds many historical and architectural values. It is well-known for the holy Buddhist temple. So that it attracts many Buddhist believers, both Vietnamese and foreign tourists. It is one of the must-go places of the tour Hanoi 1 day.

The history of Tran Quoc pagoda

According to the remaining Vietnamese cultural dictionary, Tran Quoc Pagoda has its original name as Khai Quoc Pagoda. It was built under the Tien Ly era near the Hong river bank. Tran Quoc Pagoda had been continuously built and restored in 1624, 1628, and 1639. In the early Nguyen era, it was again restored. This time people cast a buzzer. And the pagoda was also covered with statues. In 1821, Ming Mang King dropped in the pagoda and promulgated 20 silver bars with a view to restoring it.

In 1842 Thieu Tri emperor visited the pagoda, promulgated a gold coin and 200 coins. Then he changed the name of the pagoda into Tran Bac one. However, people had got acquainted with the name Tran Quoc Pagoda (named under Le Hy Tong King Dynasty) until today.

The landscape of Tran Quoc Pagoda

Seen from afar Tran Quoc Pagoda resembles a precious stone that rises on a dark blue island. here, it is not difficult for you to have a panorama view of the city. You can catch amazing moment to take some photos to remember this wonderful vacation spots in Vietnam. The next thing may make you surprise is a wide range of century-old trees such as the fir-tree, the banyan tree, and so on.

The architecture of Tran Quoc Pagoda

The architecture of Tran Quoc Pagoda

Tran Quoc Pagoda is an indispensable destination in Ha Noi when you travel to Viet Nam. It had gone through restoring many times over the years. So that its countenance had changed and become a mix of many architecture styles. Its present dimension and architecture is the result of the great restoring process in 1815.

Its total area is about over 3000m2 including the tower garden, the upper palace. The pagoda belongs to the school of the North. With the structure and architecture based on the austere rule of Buddhism. It has passed and witnessed many crucial events of the country.

Why should you go visit Tran Quoc Pagoda?

Tran Quoc Pagoda is the place where everyone comes to pray for safety and peacefulness. People come here to pray for a free and easy life.

Sunset at Tran Quoc Pagoda

Interestingly, Tran Quoc Pagoda is always standing remarkably in the busy and crowded city. This is the place to choose if you want tranquility and simplicity. This is where you can relax and cogitate about your life stories. On the other hand, many people in the city dropped in to find peace. They find this pagoda a place to reduce stress and sadness. Coming here, everyone seems to be cozy, peaceful and comfortable. Everyone can quickly forget a rough day.

You can come Tran Quoc pagoda every time you want but the best time is at dawn. You can see the panorama of the pagoda. And at dawn the pagoda brings a special feeling of peace that no one can forget.

Tran Quoc Pagoda is a perfect destination for a great Vietnam tour. You can enjoy great architecture. As well as learn about the culture of Ha Noi people. And restore your energy and find peace for yourself. If you want to know more about Tran Quoc pagoda, you can contact Orign Travel. Wish you get the most memorable moment here.

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