VINH TRANG PAGODA – MY THO


When mentioning to tourism in Mekong delta region in general, people normally think about cruising along Mekong river to some villages and tropical fruits gardens. However, if you are interested in religion and truly want to enjoy the unique experience, you should not miss Vinh Trang pagoda, an ancient architecture in Tien Giang province.

The splendid but simple features of this Buddhist construction are a result of the harmonious fusion of Asian and European architectural styles. The pagoda has Renaissance-style patterns, Roman-style arches, and Japanese enamelled tiles. However, the pagoda’s internal architecture is also imbued Vietnamese traditional sculpture art.

The pagoda stores over 60 precious statues made of wood, bronze, terracotta, of which a collection of 18 Arhats sculpted in 1907. These works of art represent the pinnacle of sculpture in the Mekong River Delta. Besides, there are three big Buddha statues in the pagoda’s campus, including 18m-high Amida Buddha statue, 20m-high Maitreya Buddha statue, and Shakyamuni Buddha statue. The pagoda also has a 150kg-weigh bell cast in 1854, more than valuable 20 landscape paintings, horizontal lacquered boards, parallel sentences.

Tours

10
Day
10 DAYS 9 NIGHTS CLASSIC VIETNAM TOUR FROM SOUTH TO NORTH
Just as the name implies, this tour over time is considered to be of the top of its class. You will have the full spectrum of Vietnam’s wonderful variety, in culture, cuisine, and ...
Price USD $525
10
Day
10 DAYS A GLIMPSE OF VIETNAM & LAOS
North, South, and Central Vietnam, you’ll get a quick visit all across the country of Vietnam getting to sample all three regions of the country. Then skip over the Laos border to ...
Price USD $930
10
Day
10 DAYS VIETNAM CLASSIC CULINARY TOUR
Just as the name implies, this tour over time is considered to be of the top of its class. You will have the full spectrum of Vietnam’s wonderful variety, in culture, cuisine, and ...
Price USD $509
11
Day
11 DAYS REAL TASTE OF VIETNAM TOUR
This 11 day tour will leave you with a very well rounded impression of vietnam and it’s culinary variety. You’ll get to see and few different regions of Vietnam, each one different...
Price USD $600
12
Day
12 DAYS CULTURE TREASURE & CULINARY VIETNAM
The north, the center, and the south, this tour covers the entire span of the long coastal country of Vietnam. From the mountainous peaks just a few kilometers from the borders of ...
Price USD $638
12
Day
12 days discover treasure on Vietnam
The north, the center and the south, this tour covers the entire span of the long coastal country of Vietnam. From the mountainous peaks just a few kilometers from the borders of C...
Price USD $600