12 famous temples in Vung Tau – a fairytale place in the middle of life

The famous temples in Vung Tau such as Linh Son Buu Thien Tu, Hai Van pagoda, Thich Ca Phat Dai, Nirvana Tinh Xa, … are religious works that attract many visitors for their sacred reputation. again located in an area with beautiful scenery.

Visit 12 famous temples in Vung Tau

For a long time, Vung Tau is no longer a strange destination for tourists, especially young people who are passionate about moving. Anyone who has come here can easily memorize the check-in points from the classy to the popular, the delicious restaurant is eagerly reviewed positively on social networks.12 famous pagodas in Vung Tau - beautiful and famous for sacrednessVung Tau is a land with many beautiful and famous sacred temples. Photo @ _pyndoan22

This coastal city is not only a land of windswept beaches with many beautiful photos and countless delicious dishes, but also has many famous spiritual places. Among them, it is impossible not to mention 12 famous Vung Tau temples that once attracted many tourists such as Linh Son Buu Thien Tu, Linh Son Co Tu, Thich Ca Phat Dai, Quan The Am Bodhisattva, Nirvana Tinh Xa , Dinh Co, Hai Van pagoda, Mieu Ba island, Phat Quang pagoda, …

Let’s join Luhanhvietnam to explore these 12 sacred temples in this famous tourist city located right near Saigon.

1. Shakyamuni Buddha

Shakyamuni Buddha is not only a famous religious and spiritual site of Vung Tau coastal city but also a famous tourist destination. This is a large Buddhist architectural complex located on the slopes of Big Mountain. From a distance, the temple stands out with a statue of Thich Ca Mau Ni lying in the middle of the mountain.12 famous temples in Vung Tau - Statue of Thich Ca Mau NiStatue of Shakyamuni sits in meditation on a lotus flower at Thich Ca Phat Dai Temple. Photo: tripu.vn

These religious works in Vung Tau famous temples have a harmonious combination between religious architecture and natural landscape. Because the temple is surrounded by the lush green of flowers and leaves amidst admirable tranquility and many well-arranged main works. In the pagoda there is a 17m high Xa Loi stupa, inside there is also a box containing 13 relics of the monks. Under the foot of the tower, there are 4 large peaks, it is said that inside there are holdings of sacred soil taken from the place where Buddha was born. If you have the opportunity to travel to Vung Tau, do not forget to visit Thich Ca Phat Dai, to be immersed in the scenery of a peaceful place, temporarily forgetting all worries of daily life.

Address: 608 Tran Phu, Thang Nhi, Vung Tau

2. Quan The Am Bodhisattva Temple

Quan The Am Bo Tat Pagoda is one of 12 famous pagodas in Vung Tau , attracting a lot of pilgrims to visit, especially at the beginning of the year. Famous as a sacred temple, visitors enjoy visiting the temple to pray for peace for themselves and their families.12 famous temples in Vung Tau - The full name of the pagoda is Pho Da Son Quan Am Bo TatThe pagoda has the full name of Pho Da Son Quan Am Bo Tat. Photo: @batsauce

The first impression of visitors when entering the pagoda is the 16m-high statue of Bodhisattva with a compassionate face facing the sea, holding a Cam Lo vase to save sentient beings. According to many locals, Quan The Am Bo Tat Pagoda is one of the temples that appeared very early and preserved to this day.

Address: Quan The Am Bo Tat Pagoda is located in the roundabout of Big mountain, 500m from Dau beach, on Tran Phu street, Vung Tau.

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3. Dinh Co

Dinh Co is considered the most sacred temple in Vung Tau. Many tourists also tell each other that coming to this coastal city, they must definitely visit Dinh Co. This is a place to worship Co – a native girl in Binh Dinh. Legend has it that in one time she passed by here, met with strong winds and waves, so she died and drifted into Hon Son. After that, she was buried and worshiped by the people here. She always helps seafarers to sail smoothly and also informs the bad luck in advance and shields fishermen at sea.12 famous pagodas in Vung Tau - Dinh Co is considered sacredDinh Co is considered the most sacred and famous pagoda in Vung Tau. Photo: @Vinh Ngo

In addition to the main hall, the local people also set up the altar of God Ngoc Nuong Nuong, Cuu Thien Huyen Mau and the temples to worship Quan Thanh De Quan, Hoa Tinh Thanh Mau, Quan The Am Bodhisattva. It can be said that Dinh Co is a relic bearing the Vietnamese folklore and cultural identity. Nghinh Co Long Hai Festival is held in the first days of the year, specifically on February 10, 11 and 12 of the lunar calendar. The festival takes place very solemnly according to traditional rituals to pray for the peace of the nation, good rain and wind. This is also one of the biggest festivals in the South, attracting a lot of tourists to join.

Address: Long Hai, Long Dien, Vung Tau.

4. Chan Nguyen Truc Lam Zen Monastery

As one of the most popular religious and tourist destinations in Vung Tau on the list of famous temples in the coastal city located right near Saigon, Chan Nguyen Forest Monastery has almost the same architecture as Zen. Truc Lam Da Lat Institute .12 famous pagodas in Vung Tau - Chan Nguyen Truc Lam Zen MonasteryChan Nguyen Truc Lam Zen Monastery is also known as the monkey temple. Photo: vntrip

This place also owns a large open space, surrounded by stretching green trees. Another interesting thing is that this temple has a lot of monkeys coming to live and play. Tourists come here extremely excited and also call the Zen Monastery by another name as the monkey pagoda or ‘Hoa Qua Son’ Vung Tau version.12 famous pagodas in Vung Tau - The architecture is similar to Truc Lam Da Lat Zen Monastery,The architecture is almost similar to Truc Lam Dalat Zen Monastery, Truc Lam Chan Nguyen Zen. Photo: chudu24

The temple is located at the foot of Ky Van mountain and is considered by many Buddhists as a place to pray for peace, listen to famous lectures in Vung Tau city. To reach Chan Nguyen Truc Lam Zen Monastery, you go from the city center to the Sweet Water Pass . Then go straight along the coastal road to Phuoc Hai – Loc An – Ho Tram about more than 1km, you will see a quite detailed signboard. Now you just need to follow the instructions to reach the monastery.

Address: Phuoc Hai, Dat Do, Vung Tau12 famous temples in Vung Tau - Chan Nguyen Zen MonasteryChan Nguyen Zen Monastery is located in the middle of majestic mountains and hills. Photo: dulichvang

5. Tibetan Temple – Bat Nha Duong

At Nui Lon mountain, there is an ancient temple named itself Bo De Pagoda – one of the  famous temples in Vung Tau . This place is also known as the Tibetan temple – Bat Nha Duong. For a long time, it has been a familiar destination for tourists when coming to this windy city.12 famous temples in Vung Tau - Tibetan Temple - Bat Nha Duong The Tibetan Temple – Bat Nha Duong has the real name of the pagoda is Bo De Pagoda. Photo: tripu.vn

As soon as you step into the temple, you will immediately feel the unexpected silence thanks to the space and layout here. If you are a believer who checks in and loves to take pictures, after visiting the pagoda and praying for security, you should go to the small road leading to the entrance to the temple to take some beautiful photos to save as a souvenir. quite photogenic.12 famous temples in Vung Tau - The pagoda is known as 'Little Tibet' The pagoda was dubbed the ‘Little Tibet’ in Vung Tau. Photo: halotravel

Note to visitors that Tibetan temples are not open very often. Opening hours are usually around 8am and 4pm. So if you plan to visit the temple, please arrange it accordingly.

Address: No. 23 Vi Ba, Ward 1, Vung Tau

6. Linh Son Co Tu Pagoda

Linh Son Pagoda does not have an open campus like Phat Quang Ba Ria Pagoda but is the oldest ancient temple in Vung Tau. In the main area of ​​the pagoda, there is an ancient statue of Shakyamuni Buddha made of 1.2m high sandstone with gold spread on the outside, skillfully sculpted, especially the head of the statue, making a gentle and very lively face. . According to many local elders, the statue has existed for 1600 years, created by the Champa.12 famous pagodas in Vung Tau - Ancient Linh Son is the sacred temple of Vung TauAncient Linh Son is the most famous and oldest sacred pagoda in Vung Tau. Photo: @ ridofu692

Linh Son Co Tu attracts many visitors not because of its unique architecture or large space but in the peaceful and sacred beauty of the practice place. Indeed, as soon as you step into the temple grounds, visitors will feel like you are in a miniature garden with a lotus pond, a large porcelain root emitting a fragrance.

Address: 104 Hoang Hoa Tham, Thang Tam ward, Vung Tau

7. Chon Khong Monastery

Chon Khong Monastery – one of 12 famous temples in Vung Tau , is also an ideal place for those who are looking for peace, want to temporarily forget the worries of daily life. The monastery is located on a slope over 80m high in Nui Nho. This religious work has a unique architecture with the ancestral tower, the main hall, the bell tower, the meditation hall, the monks and nuns, the guest house … in which the most impressive is probably the pine hill in front of the meditation The institute creates an extremely poetic and quiet scene.12 famous temples in Vung Tau - Entrance to Chon Khong Zen MonasteryEntrance to Chon Khong Monastery. Photo: dulichvang

Built in 1969, the sacred temple in Vung Tau is an attractive destination for Buddhists from near and far and from all directions. To reach the Zen Monastery, you have to go through a rather steep and high road. But in return, the space on both sides of the road with rows of green trees and tranquil scenery makes the picture of a quiet and peaceful landscape to help you feel relaxed.

Address: Ward 1, Vung Tau City

8. Hai Van Pagoda

Hai Van Pagoda is a spiritual destination chosen by many tourists from near and far when having the opportunity to visit the coastal city of Vung Tau. The pagoda is located right on a mountain slope with a view overlooking the immense mountain waves. This work is also considered to be the largest temple of Quan Am currently in Ba Ria – Vung Tau province.12 famous temples in Vung Tau - landscape overlooking the immense countryThe temple is located on a mountain slope, with a landscape overlooking the immense mountain country. Photo: chudu24

The interior space of the temple is carved with delicate motifs and meaningful Buddha teachings. That is 53 poems summarizing 53 times of studying Buddhism by Dong Tu Thien Tai and is based on the main idea of ​​the Enter the Dharma realm of the Hoa Nghiem sutra. In the Quan The Am temple of Hai Van pagoda, there is also a statue of Bodhisattva up to 10m high.12 famous pagodas in Vung Tau - Hai Van pagoda stands out with 53 poemsHai Van pagoda stands out with 53 poems, the content summarizing the 53 times of Dong Tu Thien Tai study of Buddhism. Photo: @ red.phoenix2212

If you have the opportunity to travel to Vung Tau and visit Hai Van pagoda, do not forget to see the beautiful scenery of Dau beach and the bustling coastal city of the early morning from the temple yard.

Address: 74 Ha Long Street, Ward 2, Vung Tau

9. Hon Ba Temple

Hon Ba Temple is considered by tourists as one of the sacred destinations in Vung Tau. From past to present, this place has been visited by people in the area and tourists from all directions to visit incense and pray for peace for their families and relatives.12 famous pagodas in Vung Tau - Overview of Hon Ba Temple in Vung TauOverview of Hon Ba Temple in Vung Tau. Photo: cattour.vn

Not only a famous temple, Hon Ba Temple is also a unique Vung Tau tourist destination because the journey to here gives you lots of new emotions. When the water comes up, you will travel by boat, but if you are lucky enough to come here on the right time of the sprint, you will again walk on the road through the open sea, which is very romantic and interesting. After visiting and burning incense at the shrine, remember to check in to save some beautiful and unique photos here.

Address: Thuy Van street, Vung Tau city12 famous pagodas in Vung Tau - Hon Ba Temple viewed from aboveHon Ba Temple viewed from above. Photo: dulichvang

10. Nirvana Pure Land

Nirvana Tinh Xa is considered one of the  famous temples in Vung Tau and is a frequent destination for people and tourists from all directions, especially on the occasion of the full moon, holidays or Tet.12 famous temples in Vung Tau - a harmonious combination between tradition and presentArchitecture of Nirvana Tinh Xa has a harmonious combination between tradition and present. Photo: Hieu Ricky

Tinh Xa has an area of ​​up to 10,000m2 and is one of the most beautiful temples in the coastal city. The architecture of the temple has a harmonious combination between traditional and modern features. This place also calls visitors to call by another name is the Temple of the Reclining Buddha because in the main hall there is a statue of Buddha entered Nirvana about 12 meters long, placed in a 2.5 m high altar and engraved with pictures The Buddha’s disciples were witnessing the moment when he entered Nirvana.

Address: Tinh Xa is located on Nui Nho in Ha Long Street, Ward 2, Vung Tau12 famous temples in Vung Tau - Nirvana Tinh Xa are located in Nui NhoNirvana Pure Land is located in Little Mountain, also Tau city. Photo: @spinrath
12 famous temples in Vung Tau - Nirvana Tinh Xa also known as Buddhist TempleNirvana Tinh Xa also known as Buddhist Temple. Photo: VNtrip

11. Linh Son Buu Thien Tu

Not only a famous sacred temple in Vung Tau, Linh Son Buu Thien Tu is loved by the team because there is a sky gate of Linh Quy Phap with the original copy in Lam Dong.

Thien Tu Temple is located right on Thi Vai mountain and in Phu My commune, Tan Thanh district, Ba Ria – Vung Tau province. This is also one of the ancient temples with a unique architecture, with a Japanese style different from many other Buddhist works.12 famous pagodas in Vung Tau - Linh Son Buu Thien TuLinh Son Buu Thien Tu makes Team love Vung Tau to be dumbfounded with the sky gate Linh Quy Phap An is the original copy. Photo: @ meoluoi.ngo0201

In addition to the famous Heaven Gate check-in place, the pagoda also has many unique natural scenes such as the cave where the Patriarch stayed for a monk, Tien well, Buddha’s door, Ong Ho well, Gio cave and so on. many other caves, which the ancient people chose for retreat.12 famous temples in Vung Tau - Pagoda is located on Thi Vai mountainThe pagoda is located on Thi Vai mountain, in Phu My commune, Tan Thanh district, Vung Tau. Photo: @mi_satara

12. Phat Quang Pagoda

Phat Quang pagoda is  also known as Thien Ton Phat Quang, Vung Tau . In the midst of immense and immense forests, visitors will see a glimpse of the pagoda’s roof hidden under the forest canopies, behind a long path consisting of long and steep passes.12 famous temples in Vung Tau - Buddha statue of Sakyamuni, Phat Quang pagodaStatue of Buddha Shakyamuni sitting in meditation in the full lotus position, his face calm and peaceful. Photo dulichvietnam

The temple space is full of unspoiled nature, overgrown trees create a cool landscape and make visitors feel peaceful and relaxed. Each stone block has all shapes in the campus, the sound of the stream flowing on the rocky rapids behind the foot of the mountain will make people’s hearts calm down and relieve all concerns.

Address: Xe To Mount Dinh, Tan Hoa Ward, Ba Ria City, Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province.

So you already have a list of  12 famous temples in Vung Tau . Immediately plan to come to the land of the sea and mountains located right near Saigon to find yourself a peaceful place, temporarily forget your worries. And do not forget to save a lot of beautiful pictures in these ancient houses.