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One Pillar Pagoda

Ong Ich Khiem St | Ngoc Ha, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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The One Pillar Pagoda (Vietnamese: Chua Mot Cot, formally Dien Huu tu 延祐寺 or Lien Hoa Dai 蓮花臺) is a historic Buddhist temple in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. It is regarded alongside the Perfume Temple, as one of Vietnam's two most iconic temples.
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Ong Ich Khiem St | Ngoc Ha, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited this one of a kind Pagoda while on a tour at the Ho Chi Minh Memorial. It is very different from other pagoda's visited. Even the Buddha representation inside is unique. A must visit

Thank AlexanderF85
Reviewed 5 days ago

Worth the visit. It is beautifully restored and you can climb the stairs to see the statue of Budha. It is still used today.

Thank Barnsey44
Reviewed 1 week ago

This pagoda is really look like a beautiful picture. It locate in the middle of the lotus lake with the special architecture for one pillar. this is also famous for people come to pray and offer to god.

Thank cmike1786
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a nice, quick, stop if you're in the area, but not worth going out of your way for. There are a few other things nearby you can walk to too, so pick a couple to check out at once.

Thank wildparadox
Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple was built about 1000 years ago. It resembles lotus flower which represents purity in Buddhism. It was destroyed by french and then rebuilt afterward.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The one pillar pagoda is within the Presidential palace complex and is quite picturesque. There is a sign about attire which says no shorts and as I had a knee length skirt on I thought I would be able to climb the steps up to...More

Thank Catkin31
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The name is way cooler than it really is. There is also a line to get up to it. Don't wait in line. Just take a picture from anywhere and that is sufficient. The inside is very small and looks like every other temple. It...More

Thank mfair5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me preface this by saying this is my personal view and it depends a lot on personal tastes. I found this Pagoda to be very small and not interesting at all. I could see many who went there to offer prayers. So perhaps for...More

Thank Mun Onn L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was, for us anyway, simply a photo opp while walking through the HCM palace gardens. If you are there anyway, definitely go buy and take a picture.

Thank JanaK123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went there expecting something big or unique. But the pagoda didn't impress me at all. It looked very basic to me. But then, this might be due to my high expectations. You won't miss much if you skip this one.

Thank Guna R
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Response from Traveler-O-World | Reviewed this property |
The Ngoc ha market comprises of shops along the streets.