Holidays in Tran Quoc Pagoda

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Tran Quoc Pagoda featuring a fountain, a park and a temple or place of worship

Vietnam’s Buddhist symbol is revered for its age and location. Admire centuries-old architecture, enjoy landscaped gardens and relax in the tranquil atmosphere.

At nearly 1,500 years old, Tran Quoc Pagoda is one of the oldest pagodas in Hanoi. Admire Buddhist statues and shrines, a tall stupa, Vietnamese art and historic stelae (honorary inscriptions).

Constructed between 544 and 548 during the Ly dynasty, the pagoda was originally called the “Khai Quoc.” The detailed building is exquisite and constructed according to the rules of Buddhist architecture. This includes three houses named “Tiền Đường” and a structure for incense burning. Walk through the connected rooms, which are in the shape of a Công script. View the 1639 inscription noting the pagoda’s history and the gold sculpture of the Sakyamouni Buddha's Parinirvana.

Walk through the gardens to the bodhi tree and see its heart-shaped leaves. In 1959, Indian Prime Minister Rajendra Prasad, gave the tree as a gift to the pagoda. It is believed to be a graft from the holy tree under which Gautama Siddhartha achieved enlightenment. Visitors and pilgrims from all over the world come here to honor the site.

The tall stupa, which can be seen from afar, was built in 1998 and is aligned with the bodhi tree. At just over 49 feet (15 meters) tall, the stupa has 11 floors. On each floor, six doors are guarded by a statue of Amitabha. Look for the large sculpted lotus flower at the top. The lotus symbolizes Buddha himself and the tree represents ultimate knowledge.

While the museum inside is small in size, it is well worth exploring. View engraved statues and fascinating antiques ranging from hundreds to thousands of years old. Visit at sunset when the pink and orange colors reflect on the horizon behind the pagoda and the stupa.

Tran Quoc Pagoda is located on an island in the West Lake, accessible by a causeway. It is open daily and has no entrance fee. Day tours can be organized through operators in Hanoi. Wear respectful clothing to visit this spiritual location.

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Aira Boutique Hanoi Hotel & Spa
Aira Boutique Hanoi Hotel & Spa
4.5 out of 5
38A Tran Phu St., Ba Dinh Dist, Hanoi
The price is AU$40 per night from 12 Dec. to 12 Dec.
This family-friendly Hanoi hotel is located near the airport, within a 5-minute walk of Train Street, Lenin Park and Flag Tower of Hanoi. Imperial Citadel of ...
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InterContinental Hanoi Westlake, an IHG Hotel
InterContinental Hanoi Westlake, an IHG Hotel
5 out of 5
5 Tu Hoa, Hanoi
The price is AU$171 per night from 3 Jan. to 3 Jan.
Located in Quảng An, this luxury hotel is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Syrena Shopping Center and within 3 miles (5 km) of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Imperial Citadel ...
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"Disappointed how run down this once a 5 star hotel was. During this covid time guests were mainly local Vietnamese with loud manners using health clubs as well as room next door."

Reviewed on 5 Jan. 2021

InterContinental Hanoi Westlake, an IHG Hotel
Pan Pacific Hanoi
Pan Pacific Hanoi
5 out of 5
1 Thanh Nien Road, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi
The price is AU$128 per night from 2 Jan. to 2 Jan.
This family-friendly Hanoi hotel is located in the historical district, within a 15-minute walk of Tran Quoc Pagoda and Quan Thanh Temple. Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (791 reviews)
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Reviewed on 11 Mar. 2020

Pan Pacific Hanoi
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Aira Boutique Hanoi Hotel & Spa
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