Pagodas in Mekong Delta
At first, the pagodas in Mekong Delta are one of the many tourist attractions. Why do so many people like to go to pagodas here? BOMT will answer your questions. Pagodas in Mekong Delta
PHUOC KIEN PAGODA OR LOTUS LEAVES PAGODA IN DONG THAP
Phuoc Kien Pagoda established before King Thieu Tri. This is a place of revolutionary activity in the two French and American wars. Despite the two wars, the pagoda has a very close name, “Lotus King Pagoda”. Lotus leaves in the pagoda are quite big, can carry people sitting on it.
Referring to lotus flowers, many people will think of small lotus flowers with pure beauty. But the lotus leaves in this temple are famous for its huge size, people can sit on without sinking. This attracts a lot of tourists to visit the pagoda.
Xiem Can Pagoda – Pagodas in Mekong Delta
Xiem Can pagoda locates in Hiep Thanh commune, about 10km far from Bac Lieu. It is also quite close to Bac Lieu’s famous longan orchard. Moreover, this pagoda is one of the Khmer pagodas lists as the largest, most beautiful and most magnificent in the Khmer pagoda system in Southern Vietnam. The architecture of this temple is extremely unique, which is also one of the reasons for attracting tourists here.
Ghositaram Pagoda (Cu Lao Pagoda)
The pagoda built from 1860, with an establishment of more than a hundred years. With special and sustainable materials, this temple retains the uniqueness of Theravada. The pagoda locates in Vinh Loi district, Bac Lieu city. The main hall is always in the east-west direction with a strong triangle-shaped roof.
Last but not least, this pagoda has the spiritual meaning that we must mention the roof. As for the exterior and the main hall, it can be said as a cultural and religious museum of the Khmer – Pagodas in Mekong Delta
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