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Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda

Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda is a sacred land visited by many Buddhist followers as well as tourists in every year. In particular, this is a pagoda hidden in the middle of a green tea hill, considered a fairyland, possessing the harmonious beauty of architecture with mountain and forest nature. In the article below, Origin Vietnam would like to share with you this pagoda travel guide.

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1. Where is Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda?

Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda is located in the suburbs about more than 2 hours by car from Da Lat city. Located at hill 45, Loc Thanh commune, Bao Lam district, Lam Dong, Vietnam.

Besides, this is the intersection of Bao Loc and Di Linh districts, about 113 km from Da Lat city center in the direction of Highway 20. And about 230 km northeast of Ho Chi Minh City.

2. How is Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda unique?

More than 15 years ago, Linh Quy Mountain was just a pristine land, with very few people living and mainly growing tea and coffee. At that time, a shaman accidentally passed by this beautiful land and was impressed with the pure, charming scenery.

This trip was the opportunity for him to decide to become a monk. He chose Linh Quy mountain as the place to build the pagoda and named it Linh Quy Phap An. After more than a decade of renovation and improvement, the pagoda has become a beautiful landscape painting. Currently, Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda in Bao Loc is the place of worship for many monks in Lam Dong and neighboring provinces.

It can be said that, Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda is one of the most beautiful pagodas in Da Lat and receives the attention of many tourists. Located amidst natural scenery, majestic mountains and forests seem to add mystery and sacredness to this pilgrimage land.

3. When is the best time to visit Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda?

You can go to Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda any time of the year. However, to fully admire the beauty of the temple, you should come during the following 3 times:

  • January to March: Spring in Bao Loc is beautiful everywhere. Although the weather this season is still cold, there will be some warmth from the sun, creating a very pleasant feeling for you to explore the beautiful scenery at the pagoda as well as visit other places such as Tam Chau Bao Loc Tea Hill.
  • March to May: This is the Bao Loc rainy season but the rainfall is not much and not continuous. This time is extremely suitable for you to participate in outdoor tourism activities.
  • November to December: These are dry months after continuous rainy days. At this time, the trees are green, flowers are blooming, and the sky is clear, promising to bring you many interesting experiences.

In particular, you should choose to visit the temple in the early morning or late afternoon. In the morning you can come here to hunt clouds, catch the sunrise and breathe the fresh air of the morning. When the sun is about to go down the mountain, you can also fully enjoy the beautiful view of the sunset.

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4. How to get to Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda?

4.1 Moving to Da Lat

To get to Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda, you can first use a plane, car, bus or motorbike to travel from where you live to Da Lat depending on your personal cost.

4.2 Moving to Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda

Previously, the road to the temple was quite difficult to navigate. However, after many renovations, traffic has become more convenient. From Da Lat city, you can travel here by many types of means such as passenger cars, cars, motorbikes…

The temple is located on a cliffside. Tourists who want to go to the temple need to go through 2 roads. Specifically:

  • First route: From Da Lat city, you go through Prenn Pass, Highway 20 to Bao Loc district. Then, visitors turn onto Highway 55, go through Tran Phu street to Dai Binh intersection, then turn into Loc Thanh market and then cross Da Trang bridge. Tourists go through Nirvana Pagoda for a while. At the first intersection, turn right. Continue a bit and you will see a small path leading to the pagoda.
  • Second route: The small road leading to the temple is quite steep and difficult to walk. You can only travel by motorbike or on foot. However, this road is only suitable for tourists with strong steering wheels. If you are not confident about your driving skills, you can hire local people to take you to the temple.
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5. Activities and Experiences in Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda

5.1 Hunting clouds and admiring the amazingly beautiful sunrise and sunset

The most beautiful time at Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda’s heaven gate is sunrise and sunset, when the sunlight glimmers behind the curtain of clouds. It can be said that the natural scenery created during sunset and sunrise here is like a landscape painting, depicting charming mountains and water, making visitors fascinated and unforgettable.

5.2 Experiencing participating in retreats and meditation

If you want to temporarily escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, perhaps joining a retreat or simply visiting and meditating at a temple will make you feel calm and peaceful. .

When you come to Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda, try the feeling of meditating here, letting your soul into the vast nature will be a wonderful feeling and a memorable experience.

Breathe fresh air, calm your mind, close your eyes, listen to the breath of nature to find yourself, and solve the troubles in life. The most suitable time for this is probably early in the morning, the air is cool, the space is quiet.

5.3 Learning about the unique architecture of Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda

Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda has extremely unique architecture, the pagoda space is divided into many different sections. The central area is the main hall of the pagoda, with an extremely solemn space combined with classic sculptural lines, giving the pagoda its own ancient character. Right on the temple grounds, near the main hall, there is an extremely massive and majestic statue of Shakyamuni Buddha’s face.

In addition, the pagoda also has subdivisions such as: Lecture hall, Phap An am, Contemplation hall, Library, Phap An am, Tam Giai Phong gate, or on the road on the mountainside there are also many scattered quiet rooms. The most special area that everyone will probably remember is the campus and the sky gate below the main hall.

Furthermore, the sky gate is considered a special part that creates a unique impression of the temple, designed with an architectural style like the Japanese Torii sky gate, which is very unique and new. There are 3 heavenly gates arranged in 3 different directions, one in the center, two on both sides creating a balance between the scenery. It helps this place blend into the vast space between vast mountains and hills.

When coming to Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda, you will feel the beauty of this place, which is likened to heaven’s gate, a place like a fairyland. Many tourists wish to come here once to admire the scenery, check in and save memorable moments.

5.4 Heaven’s Gate at Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda

Heaven’s Gate at Linh Quy Phap An pagoda is considered the root of virtual life, magic for believers who like virtual life. Looking from the sky gate you will see the vast space of mountains, clouds and sky.

When standing here, you will feel like you are standing in the middle of the intersection between nature and humans. Before your eyes will be a picture of mountains and water, depicting charming mountains and water. Every corner at Heaven’s Gate exudes a mysterious beauty that makes everyone feel fluttered.

5.5 Walking around the pagoda

The road to the temple is about 1 km. Besides traveling by car, you can walk to the temple. You can both admire the mountain scenery and take check-in photos and enjoy the fresh air. The road to the top of the mountain has tea and coffee hills, an extremely poetic space.

6. Culinary locations when traveling to Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda

  • Thong Dong Lu Quan: When coming here, you will enjoy coffee, green tea and admire the charming beauty of the hills and mountains. The restaurant’s address is Ta Ngao, Bao Lam, Lam Dong.
  • Hong Toi Cafe: you can visit the shop to enjoy a delicious cup of hot coffee with the flavors of the mountains and forests. Close to Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda about 260m.
  • Huu Duyen Vegetarian Restaurant: This is a famous vegetarian restaurant located on Highway 55, in Loc Thanh commune, Da Lat. About 4km from the temple.
  • Restaurant 89 Loc: also close to the above vegetarian restaurant. When coming here, you can enjoy Vietnamese dishes with rich flavors of national identity.

7. Accommodation when traveling to Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda

  • Hoang Dinh Homestay. Address: 400 Phan Dinh Phung, Loc Tho, Bao Loc, Lam Dong.
  • Friendly Homestay. Address: 59 Nguyen Chi Thanh, Dambri, Bao Loc, Lam Dong.
  • Nhat Quang Hotel. Address: 199 Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Ward 1, Bao Loc, Lam Dong.
  • Linh Phuong Hotel. Address: 463 Tran Phu, Loc Son, Bao Loc, Lam Dong.
  • Gia Hao Hotel 1. Address: 97 Phan Boi Chau, Ward 1, Bao Loc, Lam Dong.
  • Thanh Van Hotel 1. Address: 65 Le Hong Phong, Ward 1, Bao Loc, Lam Dong.
  • Huong Tra Hotel. Address: 70 Pham Ngoc Thach, Loc Phat, Bao Loc, Lam Dong.
  • Hoang Dinh Bungalow. Address: 400 Phan Dinh Phung Street, Bao Loc City, Lam Dong.
  • Bungalow B’lao Corner. Address: Loc Chau Ward, Bao Loc City, Lam Dong.
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8. Some tourist attractions near Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda

At the end of the journey to explore Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda, visitors can visit some Da Lat tourist attractions near the pagoda to have more new experiences. Famous landmarks near the temple that are worth experiencing include:

  • Maple Leaf tourist area: located at 45 Dang Thai Than, Ward 3, Da Lat, is a tourist area designed in Japanese style with more than 2000 Maple leaf trees with a lifespan of more than 10 years.
  • Datanla waterfall tourist area: located about 5km from the city center in Da Lat city, here you will experience the clear water stream area and many attractive adventure games.
  • Prenn waterfall tourist area: located at 20 Lien Khuong – Prenn highway. Coming here, you will enjoy the sound of the waterfall and see unique moving patterns.
  • Lien Khuong Waterfall: is a tourist destination ranked as a national monument, associated with mystical legends of the Central Highlands.
  • Pongour Waterfall: is a waterfall with cascading water, extremely majestic. Popular with many tourists and an ideal place to organize sightseeing tours.

9. Some important notes when visiting Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda

Some other issues you need to keep in mind when coming to this temple include:

  • When visiting the temple, you must bring polite clothes.
  • Always keep the environment clean and beautiful, do not litter at the temple.
  • You should take off your sandals and only walk barefoot up the steps and temple gate area.
  • Keep order and do not make noise to affect the sacred space here.
  • In the temple, you are not allowed to step on the white stone beach of the temple.
  • Protecting the landscape and interior objects within the temple grounds.
  • Staying polite and speaking respectfully to others. Speak seriously and do not use profanity or swearing in the temple.

Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda is an impressive destination for many tourists who love the peaceful spiritual space amidst the vast greenery. Hopefully Origin Vietnam’s sharing will help on the Da Lat tour to discover this unique temple. Please pick up the phone and call us if you are planning your trip to Bao Loc here.

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