Van Nien Pagoda is one of the most famous pagodas in Hanoi. This is considered a sacred temple of Thang Long - Hanoi, there are many interesting mysteries that are recorded.

Van Nien Pagoda is located in the West of West Lake, in Xuan La Ward, Tay Ho District, Hanoi City, built from the second Thuan Thien year (1011) after King Ly Cong Uan left the capital for Thang Long; The original name is Van Tue Pagoda, and then changed to Van Nien.

Van Nien Pagoda

As a Buddhist architecture, the pagoda was created by a wooden artwork with both native and patterned motifs and receiving Eastern culture. The folds of houses are built in the east according to the layout of the premises, including the three main pagodas, the main pagoda temple (Lieu Hanh pagoda), the rising house and the auxiliary house. Surrounding the architecture is an ancient garden which adorns beauty and creates tranquility and tranquility in the door of meditation, making a whole of unique and harmonious cultural and artistic relics.

At the moment, the pagoda also holds the precious ancient relics, including more than 40 round statues and 10 excellent monks of the Le and Tay Son periods. There was an article on the bronze bell "Van Nien Tu Chung" cast in Gia Long's time. Over 1000 years of history with the changes of the times, the pagoda has been repaired many times, especially since 1992, the pagoda has been renovated and renovated. Many famous Vietnamese monks have been based here such as Lam Tue Sinh, Ly Thao Duong, Thich Vien Thanh and so on.

Van Nien Pagoda

In 2010, on the occasion of the 1000th anniversary of Thang Long - Hanoi, Van Nien Pagoda celebrated the inauguration of the Emerald Buddha Temple. The Buddha image is carved by a rare natural jade from Myanmar with a height of 1.3m, weighs 600 km. The unique sacred Buddha statue in Vietnam has created an attraction of the ancient temple.

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