Linh Ung Pagoda


Famous for its giant statue of Guanyin, the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy, Linh Ung Pagoda occupies 30 acres (12 hectares) on a hill on the Son Tra Peninsula. Opened in 2010, the relatively new pagoda complex features a mix of modern and traditional Vietnamese temple architecture, including a typical three-entrance gate.
 
According to local legend, a smaller pagoda was built on the same site during the nineteenth century, when a local villager living on the peninsula found a statue of the Buddha drifting near the beach.
 
As visitors pass through the main gate of the pagoda, they are met by 18 stone statues of the 18 Arhats, believed to be the original followers of the Buddha, whose expressions run the gamut from joy and love to anger and sadness. Towering above the grounds is the 220-foot (67-meter) Guanyin statue. Within the giant monument, visitors can ascend 17 floors, each displaying Buddha statues depicting his various aspects.

Tours

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EXPLORE 1 DAY WITH LINH UNG PAGODA - MARBLE MOUNTAIN - HOI AN
You first visit Linh Ung Pagoda or Lady Buddha, it’s 67m high, the tallest in Vietnam at Monkey mountain. Then go to Marble Mountain a cluster of 5 peaks of limestone and marble na...
Price USD $39