Tam Thai Pagoda

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Located in the west of Thuy Son mountain looking through the West, the pagoda was built in 17th century (1630) and was restored 3 times in Minh Mang and Thanh Thai dynasty and in 1970.In the reign of Minh Mang, the daughter of Gia Long King wanted to be a nun in this pagoda.

It was said that the King established the palace here to relax and to enjoy the beautiful landscapes of Marble Mountain. On this occasion he named the grottoes. The pagoda was given the name of national pagoda. Inside the Main Hall, Di Lac Buddha statue sitting on a lotus are worshiped, two sides are Quan Thanh and Bo Tat. Hung Lien who was the teacher of the prince used to reside at this pagoda as a Buddhist dignitary. There have been 18 Buddhist dignitaries since its foundation day.

Source: www.guidetovietnam.com

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