Tran Quoc Pagoda

Situated in the middle of the picturesque West Lake and connected to the mainland by a causeway, it is no wonder why the Tran Quoc Pagoda is one of Hanoi’s most striking attractions. The pagoda consists of six sides that signify the stages in the life of Buddha and consists of eleven floors. Inside the pagoda, you will find various artifacts such as the statue of the Sakyamuni Buddha’s Parinirvana that is red lac with gold trimmings. Ancient steles contain records of the history of the Tran Quoc Pagoda, with the oldest one dating back to 1639.

Situated in the middle of the picturesque West Lake and connected to the mainland by a causeway, it is no wonder why the Tran Quoc Pagoda is one of Hanoi’s most striking attractions. The pagoda consists of six sides that signify the stages in the life of Buddha and consists of eleven floors. Inside the pagoda, you will find various artifacts such as the statue of the Sakyamuni Buddha’s Parinirvana that is red lac with gold trimmings. Ancient steles contain records of the history of the Tran Quoc Pagoda, with the oldest one dating back to 1639.

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