Giac Lam Pagoda Tours – Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Giac Lam Pagoda
Chùa Giác Lâm


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Lac Long Quan, Tan Binh, Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh
Hours : 8:00am-5:00pm

About this place

Giac Lam Pagoda is the oldest Buddhist temple in Ho Chi Minh City built in 1744. In 1988, it was listed as an important historical site by the Vietnamese Department of Culture. The pagoda has three main buildings: the ceremonial hall, the dharma preaching hall, and the meal hall. It has 118 statues made of wood, bronze, and cement. The pagoda worships several Buddha, and some Bodhisattva. There is a beautiful garden around the pagoda with a seven storied stupa, the tallest Buddha tower in the city.

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Re: Giac Lam Pagoda

By Tran Jenny,

For the best Vietnam experience & unforgettable trip


Giac Lam pagoda is very famous in Ho chi Minh City, Vietnam.  it is on  118 Lac Long Quan street, Tan Binh district , Ho Chi Minh city.  Giac Lam Pagoda is known through the name: Cam Son, Son Can or Cam Dem. This is one of the oldest temple of the Ho Chi Minh City. Temple is the home of the Rinzai Zen sect in southern Vietnam cardboard. Be quiet and thinking back from inside yourself.
Re: Giac Lam Pagoda

By boy_quyet,

Best private tour in Viet Nam


It is one of pagoda among many beautiful pagodas in HCMC. If you have time, you could take the motorbike to visit all the pagodas.
Re: Giac Lam Pagoda

By dolcevita,

You only live once. Let's have a fantastic time!


This is the best pagoda in town. I guided many customers there and they love it. 
Though it is not as near the city centre as the other pagodas (about 20mins from district 1), it's really worth your time
The view is amazing with big temples and statues and brillant atmosphere. 
It's relaxing to come there to feel the fresh air and pray.
You are free to take photos there.

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