Hue City is not only famous as a land of many beautiful landscapes but also is a spiritual land for people to feel peaceful. If you come to Hue, you should not overlook the temples, which are very popular with Hue people and tourists.
Popular pagodas in Hue City to visit
Thien Mu Pagoda
Photo by Hoan Vu
Mention to the pagoda in Hue City, people immediately think of Thien Mu Pagoda. As its name, Thien Mu Pagoda is sacred with a long history. It is also a place with the romantic natural scenery. From the view of the pagoda, visitors can see the charming and romantic country scene.
Tu Dam Pagoda
Photo by Nguyen Ngoc Tuan
One of the famous temples of Hue and many others are known as Tu Dam Pagoda. Entering the temple, you will be amazed by the unique architecture and the worship of the sanctuary temple. Coming to Tu Dam Pagoda, you will feel your soul is peaceful different from the life out of it.
Bao Quoc Pagoda
The temple is located on Ham Long hill, close to Lich Doi hamlet. The temple was discovered by a Chinese monk in the late 17th century with the name of Ham Long Tu. After that, the pagoda was renamed as Bao Quoc Pagoda by military leader Nguyen Phuc Khoat. Especially, at the bottom of the hill, there is a famous well called Ham Long well, because it is said that the water of the well is a source originating from the dragon rock. Many people come to Ham Long well to ask for the luck.
Tu Hieu Pagoda
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The temple is located in a green pine forest in Thuy Xuan Commune, Hue city. The campus of the temple is very wide, there are small ravines streams flowing through the night to make the scene becomes dreaming and peaceful.
Thien Lam Pagoda
In the famous temples of Hue, there is a special temple with two sacred Buddha statues is Thien Lam Pagoda. The pagoda was built in the 1960’s by a male patriarch Ho Nhan.
Huyen Khong Pagoda
Built in the early 70 decades, Huyen Khong Pagoda is considered as a scenic spot of Hue. This is a man Buddhist temple, descendants of Huyen Khong Pagoda in Lang Co, Phu Loc. The pagoda has unique architecture. The space around the pagoda is quiet with flower garden, pots ornamental plants.
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