Da Nang has long been famous for 3 famous Linh Ung pagodas, guarded on three sides of the city. All 3 Linh Ung pagodas in Da Nang have a mysterious, ancient and attractive beauty. Perhaps that is why anyone who sets foot in Da Nang also visits one of these 3 temples.
The number of Linh Ung pagodas in Da Nang
Linh Ung Pagoda can be considered as one of the ideal places to visit in the livable city of Da Nang. When coming to this place, visitors can find a sense of peace in their souls, relaxation, and tranquility amid the hustle and bustle of the city.
In fact, in Da Nang City, there are 3 Linh Ung pagodas located in three completely different locations and are dubbed “Tam Linh Ung Tu”. During your trip to check in Da Nang, visitors can choose to visit one of these 3 addresses. Or, if you have a lot of time and want to fully explore the unique beauty of “Tam Linh Ung Tu”, visitors can allocate time to move to all 3 Linh Ung pagodas in Da Nang.
Specifically, 3 Linh Ung pagodas in Da Nang have the corresponding names as follows:
Linh Ung Bai But Pagoda has the other name that many people called Linh Ung Son Tra Pagoda
Linh Ung Pagoda Ba Na – Chua Mountain.
Linh Ung Ngu Hanh Son Pagoda Da Nang is also known by another name, Linh Ung Non Nuoc Pagoda / Outside Pagoda.
Linh Ung Son Tra Pagoda – The tallest statue of Quan Am Buddha in Vietnam
Linh Ung Pagoda on the Son Tra peninsula is one of Da Nang city’s three famous Linh Ung pagoda addresses. Not only marked by the sacred spiritual culture, but this place also reached the top of the beautiful virtual check-in places in Son Tra peninsula. Impressed by its unique architecture, Linh Ung Pagoda on Son Tra Peninsula is also located in a prime location, surrounded by the natural beauty of charming mountains. It is for such reasons that every year, Linh Ung Son Tra Pagoda attracts a large number of tourists to visit.
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The way to Linh Ung Pagoda Son Tra
Located in Bai But the area, Son Tra peninsula, Son Tra district, Da Nang city, Linh Ung Pagoda on Son Tra peninsula is about 10km north of the city center. The unique feature of this place is that the temple is located in the middle of the mountain and when viewed from afar, the shape of Linh Ung Son Tra Pagoda resembles a turtle. The front of the temple faces the vast sea, and the back leans against the cliff with a vast and immense primeval forest.
The way to Linh Ung Son Tra Pagoda is also quite simple, there are not many twisty roads. You can choose 1 of the following 2 routes to move.
If you come from the airport or the city center, you go to Duy Tan street. When you reach the roundabout, turn left onto Trung Nu Vuong Street, run towards the Dragon Bridge. After crossing the bridge, you go to the end of Vo Van Kiet street and then turn left onto Vo Nguyen Giap street. Continue going straight on Hoang Sa Street. Just like that, you will see Linh Ung Bai But pagoda.
If you choose to move from the city center bus station, turn left onto To Hieu Street. Run straight all this way, you turn right onto Phung Hung street to go to Nguyen Tat Thanh street. Continue to turn left and then cross Thuan Phuoc bridge. Go straight like that to Le Duc Tho street, then turn left onto Hoang Sa street. Run to the end of the road, look on the left-hand side, you will see the temple.
Depending on your individual needs, you can refer to the following selection of popular means of transportation to go to Linh Ung Pagoda on the Son Tra peninsula.
Motorbike: This is a convenient means of transportation favored by many tourists. You can easily rent a motorbike at car rental locations in the city center or right at your accommodation with rental prices ranging from 100,000 – 150,000 VND/day.
Taxi: If you travel in a group of 5-6 people and are not familiar with the roads in Da Nang, a taxi is a right choice for you. Taxi service prices range from 200,000 to 300,000 VND/way. You should book the city’s reputable taxi companies to avoid the situation of a “price cut”. Some taxi companies that you can refer to are Tien Sa taxi, Mai Linh taxi,…
Discover the beautiful architecture of Linh Ung Son Tra Pagoda
Although not the first Linh Ung pagoda in Da Nang, Linh Ung pagoda on Son Tra peninsula owns the largest area in the “Tam Ung Linh Tu”. Construction started in 2004, but it was not until 6 years later, ie in 2010, that Linh Ung Son Tra Pagoda was officially completed.
Linh Ung Bai But Pagoda has an area of more than 20 hectares, owns many large items in the temple, such as Post-Ancestor, Lecture Hall, phoenix, guest house, monks, Bodhisattva statue, … and several works as small as Lumbini garden, Loc Uyen garden, etc.
The items at the temple are designed in a sophisticated way to every detail. Specifically, in the roof of the main hall is roofed with curved tiles, the point of which is the flying dragon detail. Surrounded by large, very solid columns. In turn, 3 large statues of Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara are placed on the right of the main hall, Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva on the left and Shakyamuni in the middle are also carved very vividly and impressively.
In addition, when visiting the main hall, you can also admire the beauty of the four statues of the four bodies of the Dharma Protector and the 18 Arhats.
The biggest feature, leaving a deep impression on the hearts of tourists visiting this Linh Ung pagoda in Da Nang, it is impossible not to mention is the statue of Quan The Am Buddha with a height of 47m, a diameter of 35m all lotuses. UNESCO recognized the tallest statue of Avalokitesvara in Southeast Asia.
Coming to Linh Ung Son Tra Pagoda, in addition to being immersed in the delicate beauty of the temple’s architecture, visitors can also pray for peace and luck for themselves and their families. Legend has it that this temple is very powerful, and those who come here sincerely to pray will have their wishes fulfilled.
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