Buddhist Culture Museum in Da Nang City is the first Buddhist museum in Vietnam. This museum has been opened since January 2016. It is inside the area of 700m2 of Quan The Am Pagoda belonging to the Marble Mountains.
The museum displays hundreds of ancient Buddhist relics. This becomes one of famous tourist attractions in Da Nang, Vietnam.
Buddhist Culture Museum
- Address: 48 Su Van Hanh Street, Ngu Hanh Son District, Danang City
- The price to visit the museum is free.
- Opening hours to visit: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
- Estimated time to visit: 1 hour
What to see at the 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 ancient objects which are unique Buddhist statues, other 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 the Quan Yin Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Lady Buddha Statue). She is 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.