Discover the most sacred famous pagodas in Ca Mau

Not only owning beaches but the beautiful eco-tourism area of Dat Mui is also famous for its sacred temples and unique architecture. Let’s find out the famous temples in Ca Mau that are most visited by tourists below.

Top famous temples in Ca Mau

Here are the famous temples in Ca Mau that you can refer to for your upcoming trip:


1. Thien Lam Temple

– Address: Hamlet 3, ward, Ca Mau city, Ca Mau

Referring to the most beautiful pagodas in Ca Mau, we must mention Thien Lam pagoda with the address in cluster 3, Tan Thanh ward. This temple was built in 1810 and has undergone many renovations to have the appearance it is today. Thien Lam Pagoda has become an attractive destination for tourists and Buddhist followers to worship on Tet holidays. When visiting Thien Lam pagoda, visitors will be overwhelmed with the splendid beauty of Tam Quan gate. The gate is very wide and high, with a majestically carved dragon roof above. The entire design at Thien Lam Pagoda is extremely sophisticated, along with the typical curved roof of Chinese Buddhism.
 Famous temples in Ca Mau - Thien Lam pagodaThien Lam Pagoda has a spacious space


Thien Lam Pagoda is about 8km from the center of Ca Mau, so you can move to this temple very conveniently. From the center of Ca Mau city, you go in the direction of National Highway 1A through the city about 8km, you will see a signpost directing to Thien Lam Pagoda.
 Famous pagodas in Ca Mau - famous Thien Lam pagodaBuddha statue in Thien Lam pagoda


2. Monivongsa BoPharam . Temple

– Address: Ca Mau Bridge, Ward 1, Ca Mau City, Ca Mau

Monivongsa BoPharam is one of the famous temples in Ca Mau with unique Khmer architecture. Monivongsa BoPharam Pagoda is designed with 2 rows of large columns, the roof of the temple has many floors that are stacked on top of each other and the peak is soaring. This temple is impressive with typical Khmer motifs, which are walls, columns, and domes.Famous temples in Ca Mau -Monivongsa BoPharam . TempleMonivongsa BoPharam Pagoda has unique Khmer architecture. (Photo: @baoohoang)


Inside the pagoda, there is the main hall, a house for monks, a sala, a tower for bones, an am… In addition, there are typical Buddhist architectures of the Khmer people. The main hall of Monivongsa BoPharam temple worships Buddha and many statues. Every year on August 30 and September 1 of the lunar calendar, the temple organizes a festival that attracts a large number of visitors from near and far.
 Famous temples in Ca Mau - Famous Monivongsa BoPharam TempleBeautiful virtual living corner at Monivongsa BoPharam temple. (Photo: @huysieupham)


3. Kim Son Pagoda

– Address: 559M+7GJ, Ward 6, Ca Mau City, Ca Mau

The next temple in Ca Mau must be Kim Son Pagoda, also known as Kim Son Co Tu, which is a very famous ancient monastery in Dat Mui. Kim Son Pagoda is designed with a complex of Buddhist architecture including the main hall in the middle and surrounded by Buddha Shakyamuni, Buddha Avalokitesvara, Buddha Arhat…Famous temples in Ca Mau -Kim Son PagodaKim Son Pagoda Ca Mau


In front of Kim Son Pagoda is an ancient Bodhi tree planted since the establishment of this temple. Kim Son Pagoda is more than 100 years old, built-in 1910. Over hundreds of years, Kim Son Pagoda was repaired and has a spacious appearance like today. This is also one of the temples with the most beautiful architecture in the Western region.
 Famous temples in Ca Mau -Kim Son Pagoda Kim Son Pagoda regularly has courses


4. Ancient Guanyin

– Address: Ward 4, Ca Mau city

One of the famous pagodas in Ca Mau , also known as Phat To Pagoda, is located in Ward 4, Ca Mau City. This temple was built in 1937 and was designed with the typical roof of the Southern communal house in the past. This is the first place to transmit Buddhism in Ca Mau, becoming a destination for Buddhist monks and nuns and tourists from near and far.Famous pagodas in Ca Mau - Quan Am ancient pagodaQuan Am ancient Ca Mau. (Photo: trieu.vobrand)


The main hall of Quan Am Co Tu has a high pedestal, including the altar of the monk Thich Tri Tam. This is considered the most impressive worship work of this temple. Besides, there is also a stele carved in Chinese by King Thieu Tri. Currently, the temple has just built a new Zen hall to welcome visitors. On the occasion of the festival, Vu Lan Phat To Pagoda attracts a large number of tourists to worship.
 Famous pagodas in Ca Mau - ancient Quan Yin architectureThe architecture of Quan Am Ancient Temple


5. Ong Bon Pagoda

– Address: Truong Phung Xuan, Ward 8, Ca Mau City, Ca Mau

This is a sacred temple in Ca Mau attracting tourists to visit. Ong Bon Pagoda was built by the Chinese who migrated to Ca Mau. Inside the pagoda is an altar to Ong Bon also known as Trinh – eunuch under the Minh Trieu Dynasty. The Chinese community living in Ca Mau built the temple with the purpose of remembering his great merits.Famous pagodas in Ca Mau - Ong Bon pagodaOng Bon Pagoda in Ca Mau. Photo: thamhiemmekong


Besides, Ong Bon Pagoda is also a meeting place and holds traditional ceremonies. If you have the opportunity to come to Ca Mau around March 29 of the lunar calendar, visitors will be able to participate in the worshiping festival of Ong, attracting a large number of tourists from all over the world to pray for peace.
 Famous pagodas in Ca Mau - Ong Bon pagodaArchitecture inside Ong Bon pagoda


6. Ba Thien Hau Temple

– Address: 68 Le Loi, Ward 2, Ca Mau City, Ca Mau

Referring to the famous pagodas in Ca Mau that attract tourists cannot ignore Ba Thien Hau pagoda , located at 68 Le Loi, Ward 2. This is a temple with the unique architecture of the Chinese people living in Ca. Quickly. Ba Pagoda was built in the early 19th century, lived by the Chinese in Phuoc Kien to Ca Mau. Initially, the pagoda was a small temple of the Chinese performing traditional rituals. Then, it was built with today’s architecture and worshiped Ba Thien Hau.Famous pagodas in Ca Mau - Thien Hau templeBa Thien Hau Pagoda has typical Chinese architecture


Ba Thien Hau Pagoda is known as one of the most beautiful pagodas in Ca Mau. The pagoda was built according to the temple architecture, with a curved tile roof and a skylight in the middle of the shrine. To move to Ba Thien Hau temple to visit, visitors have to go through the skylight. On the 23rd day of the 3rd lunar month every year, the festival is held to attract Buddhist monks and nuns and tourists to attend.
 Famous temples in Ca Mau - famous Thien Hau templeVisiting the inside of Ba Thien Hau pagoda


Above are the most famous temples in Ca Mau, the most sacred , hoping to help you choose for yourself the most suitable spiritual tourist destination in Dat Mui. Don’t forget to “pocket” the detailed Ca Mau travel experience .

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