Saturday, July 20, 2019

Temple of Literature

Temple of Confucius, the first national university in Vietnam, constructed in 1070. Temple contains many precious relics. Location, GPS coordinates: 21.0290 N 105.8359 E Categories: Other contemporary shrines,...

Phát Diệm Cathedral

Ornate cathedral, built in 1891 in traditional Vietnamese style borrowing some elements from the European churches. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.0569 N 106.0406 E Categories: Churches Values: Architecture Rating: Where is located? Asia, Vietnam,...

Po Nagar

Ornate Hindu temple built by Cham people before 781 AD. Main tower is some 25 m high. Site of legends about the goddess of...

Po Klong Garai Temple

Impressive, very ornate Cham temple. Build time is unknown but most likely the temple was built in the 11th century. Location, GPS coordinates: 11.6018 N 108.9464...

Mỹ Sơn

Ruins of a group of more than 70 Hindu temples built in the times of Champa Empire between the 4th and 14th century AD....

Dương Long towers

The tallest historical Hindu temple in Vietnam, built by the people belonging to Cham culture in the 12th century. Towers are located in the...

One Pillar Pagoda

Small, unusual pagoda, built in the first half of the 11th century. Pagoda stands on a large pillar in the middle of pond. Location, GPS...

Dâu Pagoda

The oldest Buddhist pagoda in Vietnam, built between 187 and 226. Pagoda has unique architecture and has influenced the later development of Vietnamese architecture. Location,...

Bút Tháp Temple

The best example of classic Vietnamese Buddhist architecture and art. This temple was built in the 17th century and has 10 buildings with numerous...

Tây Ninh Holy See

Centre of Cao Đài religion, ornate building built in 1933 - 1955. Location, GPS coordinates: 11.3039 N 106.1332 E Categories: Other contemporary shrines Values: Architecture Rating: Where is located? Asia, Vietnam, Southeast, centre...