Top 10 sacred pagodas in Da Nang
Da Nang has become a big magnet for tourists from all over the world. Come to Da Nang, and travellers will have time experiencing beach activities, visiting landscapes, unique bridges, having fun in entertainment venues, and wandering around the bustling streets. Especially, there are many sacred pagodas in Da Nang. Today, we are going to share with you guys the top 10 most famous sacred pagodas in the city.
1.Linh Ung – Bai But Pagoda
This is the most famed pagoda in Da Nang that welcomes hundreds of visitors each day. Tourists come here to pray for a thriving career, while Linh Ung – Ngu Hanh Son for love and Linh Ung – Ba Na for safety and security.
Linh Ung – Bai But was built on Son Tra Peninsula – the pearl of Da Nang. The highest statue of Bodhisattva stands there, which people can see from every position in Da Nang City. All the way of getting there is very beautiful and poetic. Visitors come here not only for its fame of sacredness but also for the idyllic surroundings.
2.Linh Ung – Ngu Hanh Son – Marble mountains
Linh Ung Pagoda, as known as Ngoai Pagoda, lies on the east of Thuy Son islet, the complex of the Marble Mountains – a famed landscape of Da Nang. The pagoda is recognized by the Ministry of Culture as a historical and national monument. Each year, Linh Ung – Ngu Hanh Son Pagoda welcomes thousands of visitors. Currently, the pagoda is keeping 2 rare gold-leafed wooden signs. One of which reads “Ngự chế ưng chơn tự Minh Mạng lục niên” (conferred to be a national pagoda of the country in the 6th year of Emperor Minh Mang) and the other “Cải Tử” (change its name into Linh Ung). Here, visitors can immerse themselves in the vibe of forests and mountains and find their inner peace.
3.Linh Ung – Ba Na Hills
Located in Ba Na Hills, there are hundreds of people who pay a visit to Linh Ung – Ba Na Pagoda every day. Though it’s newly built, this pagoda stills uphold ancient features that are bold in Vietnam’s tradition. It’s one of the series of Linh Ung Pagoda in Da Nang City. Like a cross between earth and sky, yin and yang, it’s a perfect combination of modernity and tradition. This is a very famous Da Nang tourist destination that any tourist should come once setting their foot on the land.
4.Quan The Am Pagoda
Quan, The Am Pagoda, lies at the foot of Kim Son Mountain, one of 5 mountains in the complex of the Marble Mountains complex. This place is called the Holy land of Buddhism in Da Nang. The pagoda was founded by the Buddhist monk Thich Phap Nhan who dreamt of Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva’s appearance in his place. After that, he found a nature-made statue of Bodhisattva inside a cave. Since then, he founded a pagoda and named it Quan The Am Pagoda (Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva Pagoda).
Built among the majestic natural cave system, the pagoda is hemmed in forests and mountains. Most visitors come here praying for safety and security, breathing fresh air, and submerging in the hill vibe.
5.Pho Da Pagoda
As a very well-known pagoda in Central Vietnam, Pho Da greets hundreds of guests each year. Constructed in 1915, the pagoda stands on Phan Chu Trinh Street and witnesses the operation of 2 Buddhist Monks. This destination is situated in the heart of Da Nang city and also the School of Basic Buddhism Study in Da Nang headed by Monk Thich Tu Man.
Many droves of guests get to the pagoda for offering incense on the 1st and 15th day of the Lunar Calendar every month. They request for living in security and good health as well as calming their heart after hard working days.
6.Tam Bao – Pagodas in Da Nang
Although lying in Da Nang City centre, a modern and bustling place, Tam Bao boasts its antique and taciturn beauty with a heroic history. This is exactly an ideal location, which is placed on Phan Chu Trinh Street, for tourists. The pagoda was built in Asian style and the simple, gentle features of Vietnam. The place stores some holy, precious statues along with the set of altars and Buddhist meditation chairs made of rare wood.
Tam Bao bears the religious beauty of Da Nang people. This is an extremely important pagoda in the Central region and a holy place for people from all parts of the country to make pilgrimages and worship.
7.Nam Son Pagoda
Not only is it for Buddhists to make pilgrimages and worship, but Nam Son Pagoda is also a spot for both domestic and foreign tourists to go sightseeing when they are around in Da Nang. Nam Son is in Cam Nam Village, Hoa Chau Commune, Hoa Nam District, Da Nang. Presenting in the pagoda, it’s sure that you will feel like being lost in a fairyland. Sightseers will have time to admire a serene, large space where stand several solemn and unique architectural constructions. This landscape, without dispute, offers many nice backdrops for snapping some shots to save the moment alongside your loved ones. Plenty of guests do not only get there for making pilgrimages but also for savouring artistic references of the pagoda.
8.Tam Thai Pagoda – The most ancient pagoda in Da Nang
As the most ancient pagoda in Da Nang, Tam Thai pagoda is a must-visit location for a great number of travellers.
Made in 1630, the pagoda named Tamm Tai. Until 1825 that it was rebuilt and recognized as a national pagoda. Placed in the complex of Marble Mountains, there are long lines of viators come for visiting the pagoda.
Tam Thai’s original architecture is also worth your arrival, which is bold in the Nguyen Dynasty’s signature. From there, you can view the whole immerse blue sky and popular rivers of the coastal city.
9.Bat Nha – Pagodas in Da Nang
This is not a popular site among travellers, but it’s a spirit spot for the locals. Positioned on Trieu Nu Vuong Street, Bat Nha reflects an antique charm in the middle of the modern city.
Most prayer activities in Da Nang take place here regularly. Ceremonial prayers are often held solemnly with the gathering of thousands of Buddhists from all over the world. While the citizens usually come here requesting safety and security in the early year. If you want to find a holy place in Da Nang where is not too touristy, Bat Nha is the right site for you.
10.Khong Ten (No name) Pagoda
It’s the name of the place intrigues viators. This pagoda was placed in a very special position – on a slope in Da Son quarry. According to some residents, there was a statue of Bodhisattva that existed amid nature in the past regardless of war and time without any changes. Beyond dispute, you will be stunned by the elegance of the pagoda, which is as beautiful as a water-colour painting.
The above are the top 10 most sacred pagodas in Da Nang that Hanami Beach Hotel Danang wants to share with you. Let’s get to those destinations to for pilgrimages, requesting peace, and enjoying the scenic setting as well.