Long Son pagoda is one of the beauties of Nha Trang. As the largest pagoda in the city, Long Son pagoda attracts many tourists to worship and admire the scenery.
Introduction about Long Son pagoda
Located on Trai Thuy hill, Long Son pagoda is also known as White Buddha pagoda and was previously named Dang Long pagoda. Built in the 19th century, with many renovations, Long Son pagoda features the art of architecture and sculpture bearing the modern imprint.
Long Son pagoda
Over hundreds of years of existence, Long Son pagoda has become the most massive temple among the remaining ones in Khanh Hoa province, creating a famous beauty spot of the coastal city of Nha Trang.
On the 1st and 15th of the lunar month, many tourists come to Long Son pagoda to worship or seek peace and tranquility in the soul.
What to explore
Reclining Buddha statue
On the way to the top of Trai Thuy hill, at the 44th step, you will admire the reclining Buddha statue made of marble on a finely carved background, depicting the scene of 49 disciples of the Buddha converging on the day Buddha passed away.
The scenery in the pagoda
The second stop is a bell tower with the "Dai Hong Chung" (a kind of bells) weighing 1,500kg donated by Buddhists in Hue in 2002. The sound echoes in the middle of the vast forest, making the human heart more in-depth and the scenery more quiet in the solemn, peaceful space.
Giant white Buddha statue
After climbing 193 steps to reach the top of the hill, you will finally be able to admire the white statue of the Buddha sitting between the vast blue sky as a symbol of Nha Trang. It is placed on a large and prominent lotus in the middle of Long Son pagoda space.
The giant Budhha temple
Long Son pagoda architecture
In addition to the giant white Buddha statue, Long Son pagoda also has a unique architecture with sophisticated and exquisite carved details on the temple roof. The harmony between the unique architectural works and the surrounding natural landscape of the lush green gardens, the high mountains have made visitors feel incredibly fresh and cool.
Above this ideal height, you can easily see the beautiful panorama of Nha Trang city, from the sea to the vast natural forest, all collapsed into the eye. In the middle of the holy place, there is the gentle breeze spreading the taste of heaven and earth.