USD

Tran Quoc Pagoda Hanoi

Hanoi Attractions

Tran Quoc Pagoda is the oldest of its kind in Hanoi, dating back to the 6th century during the reign of Emperor Ly Nam De Dynasty (544 - 548). The Buddhist shrine has undergone several changes throughout the years, particularly its renaming from An Quoc to Tran Quoc (protecting the country) by Emperor Le Huy Tong in the 17th century.

Although it’s now set on an islet within West Lake, the pagoda was originally located on banks of Red River before it’s relocated in 1615due to the river’s encroachment. Surrounded by lush greenery, Tran Quoc Pagoda was a favourite amongst the kings and royal families for festivals, full moons, and Tet Festival.

Read More

Standing at 15 metres, the main pagoda is made up of eleven levels, while its surrounding buildings include an incense burning house and a museum housing historic relics.You can also see intricately carved statues dating to 1639, each of which bear unique facial feature.

Open daily from 07:30 onwards, Tran Quoc Pagoda is free to enter all year long, though it gets packed with devotees during annual festivities such as Tet and Buddha’s Birthday. As it’s a place of worship, visitors are advised to dress conservatively out of respect for the monks and locals.

Tran Quoc Pagoda

  • Opening Hours: Daily 07:30 – 18:00
  • Location: Thanh Nien, Truc Bach, Ba Dình, Hanoi
  • Tel: +84 4 3829 3869
Hide Map Show Map
Rate This Place: ( votes)

Related Pages

  • Lotte Center Hanoi

    Lotte Center Hanoi offers a broad range of approximately 250 fashion and lifestyle brands. This one-stop shopping spot Read More»

  • Hanoi West Lake

    Hanoi’s largest freshwater lake, West Lake has a circumference of 17km and houses many of the city’s historic places of Read More»

  • 10 Best Affordable Hotels in Ho Chi Minh

    The best affordable hotels in Ho Chi Minh face stiff competition due to the sheer amount of accommodation available in Read More»

  • Marvel Spa & Massage at Hanoi Marvellous Hotel & Spa

    Marvel Spa & Massage is a luxurious retreat within the four-star Hanoi Marvellous Hotel & Spa, where you can

    Its Read More»

  • Fairy Stream

    Fairy Stream is a photography hotspot in Phan Thiet and Mui Ne due to its dramatic landscape of reds, whites, oranges Read More»

  • Top 10 Hotels in Hoi An

    The best hotels in Hoi An are found right in the heart of this beautiful historic city on Vietnam’s south central coast. Read More»

We try to provide free information that is as up-to-date and accurate as possible. However, if you are planning to travel it's a good idea to double check specific dates and information to avoid surprises.

Hotels.com
Loading...