Buddhist Culture Museum in Da Nang Vietnam
Address: 48 Su Van Hanh Street, Ngu Hanh Son District, Danang City
Price to visit the museum is free.
Opening hours to visit: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Estimated time to visit: 1 hour
Overview of Buddhist Culture Museum in Da Nang Vietnam
Buddhist Culture Museum in Da Nang is the first Buddhist museum in Vietnam. The museum has been opened since January 2016. It has the area of 700m2 of Quan The Am Pagoda, at Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang City. The museum displays hundreds of ancient relics which are relative with the Buddhism. This becomes a tourist attraction in Da Nang Vietnam.
What to see at Buddhist culture museum in Da Nang
At present, the museum displays over 200 artifacts crystallizing unique cultural values. They include Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara statue, Avalokiteshvara riding a carp, many ancient statues such as Thich Ca, Duoc Su, Bodhisattva, Quan Yin, Champa, Amitabha, the bells of bronze, the eight octaves… Besides, the temple is also preserving many objects which are old Buddhist statues, old statues for worshipping, dating from the seventh century to the late nineteenth century and XX.
One of the unique artifacts that can not be ignored in the collection is displayed here, that is the Quan Yin Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Lady Buddha Statue) riding a carp with the dragon head. This statue was accidentally dug and gave to the temple a few years ago. The statue is nearly 50cm high, weighing about 7kg, made of brass in the late nineteenth century.
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