Ancient beauty of oldest pagoda in Hanoi
Hanoi's Tran Quoc Pagoda is one of the oldest pagodas in Vietnam. It is famous not only for its ancient beauty but also for its fresh and green space combined with its architecture, cultural history.
Located on an eastern island of West Lake in Hanoi, Tran Quoc Pagoda is one of the oldest pagodas in Vietnam at more than 1,500 years old
Tran Quoc Pagoda was first erected with the name “Khai Quoc” (Opening a country) during King Ly Nam De Dynasty, between year 544 and 548. Till the 15th century, during King Le Thai Tong reign, it was renamed to “An Quoc”, which means a peaceful country. People often call it 'Tran Quoc'
Xa Xia Pagoda is one of the typical tourist attractions and a cultural and religious centre of Khmer ethnic people in Ha Tien town of the southwestern province of Kien Giang.
The ongoing reconstruction of the central chamber of Quoc An Pagoda, which was listed among 153 buildings in need of preservation in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, is causing controversy over its building permit.