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Buddhist pagoda reflects unique culture of ethnic Khmer people

For Khmer people living in this border area, the Kà Ốt Pagoda in Tay Ninh Province not only is a sacred place where they conduct Buddhist practices but also their spiritual and cultural centre.

Porcelain paintings in Da Nang’s famous temple set record

The Quan The Am Pagoda in Ngu Hanh Son District in Da Nang has a set of 16 porcelain paintings that have been recognized as setting a Vietnamese record.

Admiring the tranquil beauty of the holy land

Located in Chuong My District of Hanoi, the ancient Tram Gian Pagoda has been known far and wide for its long history and beauty.

Spiritual milestones affirm Vietnam’s sovereignty in the sea

Nine pagodas formed from shrines or small Buddha statues erected a long time ago in the Truong Sa archipelago by Vietnamese fishermen are not only places of religious and belief activities but also the country’s sovereignty milestones on the sea.

Soc Trang’s Khmer pagoda features giant Buddha statue

With the long-standing bonds of the Kinh, Khmer, and Hoa ethnic groups, Soc Trang boasts a special cultural identity that makes it an outstanding spiritual destination for tourists and Buddhist followers from far and wide.

Nom Pagoda - a treasure from the past

Aside from the antique and solemn landscape, Nom Pagoda is also preserving valuable objects which are old statues dating back centuries.

Admiring three Vietnamese pagodas hidden in caves

Bich Dong pagoda in northern Ninh Binh province, Hang pagoda on Ly Son Island, and Phuoc Dien pagoda in southern An Giang province are considered the most beautiful worship sites hidden in caves nationwide.

One Pillar Pagoda: a symbol of Hanoi's millennial culture

The iconic pagoda, which is regarded as a unique architecture in Vietnam and Asia, is a spiritual destination representing the thousand-year-old culture of the capital city.

Hung Ky Pagoda showcases unique ceramic architecture

The ancient beauty, special decorations and statues at the pagoda surprise many visitors, showcasing the talent and skill of Vietnamese artisans in the early 20th century.

Loi Am Pagoda – a must-see spiritual landmark in Quang Ninh

Lesser known and less crowded than Yen Tu or Ba Vang pagodas, Loi Am Pagoda is one of the most sacred spiritual sites in the province.

The 'green treasures' in an 800-year-old pagoda

Pho Minh Pagoda - a famous pagoda in Nam Dinh province - is the home to "priceless green treasures".

Dong Ngo Pagoda: A special museum housing stone tools

Dong Ngo Pagoda in Tien Tien commune in Hai Duong city, Hai Duong province, has become a storage and display space for thousands of old agricultural stone tools and objects and is considered a unique museum in Vietnam.

Discover Thang Long Tu Tran - the four most sacred temples in Hanoi

Visiting sacred temples on the occasion of the New Year is a sincere way for Hanoians to remember the past and pay respects to their predecessors.

The legend of the old temple near the cu chi tree in Long An

Phuoc Dinh Temple is not as spacious or large as other old temples in the area, but it is well known for interesting anecdotes associated with its origin.

Excavation work at three pagodas in Hai Duong approved

Archaeological exploration and excavation work at three ancient pagodas in the northern province of Hai Duong has been licensed by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Hanoi orders closure of streetside stalls, religious sites

The capital city of Hanoi has ordered the closure of streetside stalls, monuments, temples and pagodas from February 16 to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

26 temple antiques in Hanoi stolen in one month

There have been 26 antiques stolen from four communal houses and pagodas in Hanoi during the past month.

Worshipping places in Hanoi deserted due to COVID-19

Worshipping places in Hanoi have turned empty as Hanoians are practising physical distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Stolen ancient bell returned to relic

Local police in Huong Thuy Town, the central province of Thua Thien Hue, have just returned a 19th century bronze bell to Nguyen Phuc's family.


A ringing endorsement of sovereignty

VietNamNet Bridge – The imposing pagodas on the Truong Sa (Spratly) Islands not only contribute to asserting the sovereignty of Viet Nam, but also act as a "spiritual fulcrum" for the soldiers and residents of the islands.