Traveling to Hue, tourists not only attracted by the quiet, ancient beauty of historical places, landscapes but also the pure spiritual space of beautiful pagodas in Hue. Below are the Top 4 most beautiful and sacred pagodas in Hue that you need to ‘save’ when planning a vacation to Hue.
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TOP 4 BEAUTIFUL AND SACRED HUE PAGODAS YOU MUST VISIT
1. Thien Mu Pagoda- The holy pagoda in Hue
Mention about Hue, we always think about Thien Mu pagoda, an over 400 years old pagoda built by the lord Nguyen Hoang in 1601. Not only a working pagoda but also a Unesco World Heritage following the great Fengshui. Standing on Ha Khe hills faces to the Perfume River. Visiting Hue city, you must visit Thien Mu Pagoda to explore the beautiful views, great ancient architecture as well as the mysterious stories told by locals. Well, don’t forget to make a wish at Thien Mu pagoda Hue, who knows? maybe it will come true.
Address: Ha Khe Hill, Huong Long commune, Hue city.
2. Tu Dam Pagoda
Referring to the beautiful pagodas in Hue, we can not ignore Tu Dam Pagoda. A unique pagoda combining harmony between new and ancient art, between solemn and tall architecture. Nearby Tu Dam pagoda are Phan Boi Chau, Linh Quang, and Thien Minh pagodas.
So far, Tu Dam Pagoda is the headquarters of Thua Thien Hue Buddhist council; which takes place the important Buddhist ceremony, the pilgrimage site of scholars, intellectuals, Buddhists, domestic and foreign tourists. Tourists come here not only to learn about the pagoda’s history but also to admire the landscape and architectural beauty of Tu Dam.
Tu Dam pagoda is at 01 Su Lieu Quan road, Truong An Ward, Hue city.
3. Tu Hieu Pagoda
Tu Hieu Pagoda one of the famous pagodas in Hue, built on the filial piety of the monk for his mother. The pagoda is nestled behind a vast pine forest, in which there are beautiful small lotus and water lily ponds. Coming to Tu Hieu Pagoda, you will enjoy the harmonious combination between nature and architecture. The rustic scene makes people feel lost in the world half-real half-dreaming. In addition to the wonderful scenery, Tu Hieu Pagoda is also home to many graves of eunuchs under the Nguyen Dynasty.
Address: Duong Xuan Thuong III, Thuy Xuan Ward, Hue city.
4. Huyen Khong Son Thuong Pagoda
Huyen Khong Son Thuong Pagoda Hue is a zen pagoda with a holy atmosphere and unique architecture. Surrounded by lush green pine forests, in harmony with a small stream full of purple lilies. A lot of pots of orchids, beautiful bonsai and old trees, some of them are thousands of years old. All bring visitors a peaceful space, enjoy yourself with nature.
With unique architecture and mysterious wild features, Huyen Khong Son Thuong Pagoda becomes a famous spiritual tourist destination of Hue. Huyen Khong Son Thuong Pagoda Hue is at Dong Cham village, Huong Ho commune, Huong Tra district.
All of the Pagodas in Hue are free entrance and the open time is from 7 am to 7 pm. The best time to visit a pagoda is early in the morning so it’s not too crowded. And if you travel to Hue, visit Hue pagodas especially on special holidays such as Tet, they are more beautiful with flowers and fruit decoration, offerings.
Please notice that you should dress appropriately when entering into pagodas. Don’t wear shorts, short skirts and you should keep quiet in the area of the pagoda.
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