Discover the 5 Most Famous and Sacred Pagodas in Hue City
Famous for the sacred pray of peace, grace and beautiful scenery, many temples in Hue are destinations of numerous tourists inside and outside the province. Hue temples usually have large space, beautiful and very sacred scenery, so it is a destination of many tourists on the occasion of the spring of the new year. Here are 5 famous sacred temples in Hue attracting a large number of tourists to visit:
1. Thien Mu Pagoda:
About 5km to the west of Hue city, Thien Mu Pagoda is Hue's oldest pagoda, located on the hill of Ha Khe, on the left bank of the Perfume River. Every visitor who has ever come here will spend time finding the place of belief - this dream to calm, admire and sightseeing.
Thien Mu Pagoda is one of the most beautiful landscapes of Hue ancient capital. The pagoda was built on the top of a high hill right on the banks of the Perfume River opposite to Long Tho land. Thien Mu is the oldest temple, the most massive architecture and also the most beautiful temple of Hue. King Thieu Tri listed Thien Mu Pagoda in one of the 20 landscapes of the nerve in the poem entitled Thien Mu Chung Thanh.
With the rare natural beauty and after many expansions and embellishment, Thien Mu pagoda has become a famous and praying pagoda, a peaceful bridge ... famous in the near and far, getting into poetry, lyrics of art doctor. If you have the opportunity to come to Hue on spring, do not miss praying at this sacred and ancient temple.
2. Tu Dam Pagoda:
Tu Dam Pagoda is a famous ancient temple in Hue. This temple is located at Su Lieu Quan Street, Truong An Ward, about 2 km from Hue city. The temple is an architectural harmony between old and new, between tall and ancient stately.
This temple is old but not ancient, ancient history of it, pagoda was painted in the mid-17th century. Otherwise ancient architecture is of stature here, the temple has three architecture. compartment with two wings and two sides with bell and empty floors. To the right of the temple is a guest house and a rising room, in front of a flower garden. Coming here, you will feel the impure style of this sacred Buddha land.
The temple is an architectural harmony between old and new, between tall and ancient stately. Every year, on the occasion of Tet holidays, this temple is very crowded with tourists, visiting and praying for wishes, good luck, good luck, etc.
3. Tu Hieu Pagoda:
Tu Hieu Pagoda is located in Thuy Xuan ward, TP. Hue (Thua Thien - Hue province). Hidden behind a vast pine forest, this is a temple associated with the story of the filial piety of the old mother and the unique temple that is now the resting place of the eunuchs of the dynasty. Nguyen.
Tu Hieu Pagoda was originally just a Thao Am with the name Am Am Duong, founded by O Sensei Nhat Dinh. He was the former cang of Giac Hoang pagoda in the palace, after the old man came to the forest to nurture his old mother and practice spiritually. (According to: Quoc To Bao)
Not only is the temple associated with the heartwarming religious story, Tu Hieu Pagoda is also highlighted by the harmonious combination of architecture and poetic natural scenery that makes many people feel like they are lost in the semi-real world of the dream. the green pine forests. This is also one of the highlights of temples in Hue, always immersed in the natural scenery.
Tu Hieu Pagoda is always crowded with good men and women who go to the temple to worship Buddha, pray for the health of their parents, grandparents, and especially the fortune-gathering activities at the beginning of the year, making the temple famous in Hue.
In the quietness, the gloom of the past interwoven with the cool space of the aquarium, with the gentle murmur of green bamboo, in that place, we quiet ourselves ... In that place, my soul became calm.
4. Thien Lam Pagoda:
Established by Ho Nhan Zen master in 1960, Thien Lam Pagoda today is a temple with unique architecture of Hue. Thien Lam Pagoda also calls the temple "Buddha standing - Buddha lying". The pagoda is a complex of many beautiful constructions such as Buddha towers, tombs, monks' houses, statues, ... Thien Lam Pagoda The pagoda is located on Quang Te hill, Thuong 2 hamlet, Thuy Xuan commune, Hue city, Thua Thien - Hue province, where the pure atmosphere is one of the three pagodas of Hue pagoda.
The architectural style and pattern of Thien Lam Pagoda are characterized by Theravada Buddhism so it is considered the "Indian" temple in Hue. The Venerable Ho Nhan built two large Buddha statues, one of which is the Buddha The Ton Nirvana with a lying posture to show peace and the other two are standing Buddha statues, holding alms bowls on the hill. Different from the temples of Bac Tong Buddhism with the three-gate gate leading to the Zen garden, the Zen temple has an entrance with a gentle Nam Tong Buddhist style. However, the quality of meditation is still evident in space and in the architectural works at the temple.
With a beautiful natural location, cool natural scenery, many tall trees, many beautiful buildings, good living environment, a place to find peace and holiness, therefore Zen temple Lam is always an attraction for many cross-tourists, Buddhists of the world to visit.
5. Bao Quoc Pagoda:
The pagoda is located on Ham Long hill, located in Phuong Duc ward, bordering on Dien Bien Phu street in the east, adjacent to Lich Doi village in the west, adjacent to Truong Giang hamlet in the south, Hue station in the north.
The pagoda was built in the style of "Khau" in a 2 hectare campus. In the yard of the temple, there is a lot of pine trees and a variety of other ornamental plants. Especially, in the front of the temple, there are 4 floating dragon pillars, there are also two dragons, two walls decorated with elaborate crockery.
Every year a lot of local Buddhists and visitors from all over Vietnam come to visit and pray for peace and good luck for the friends and family.
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