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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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An interesting historical spot to visit. One pillar pagoda seems to be a small Buddhist temple on top of a pond. People climb the stair to reach its altar and pray. There are several benches in the surrounding quiet park. But the most interesting place...More
The pagoda is in the grounds of the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum so the visit is not a waste of time, but really 5 mins is plenty for most people.The site is very uninspiring. The pagoda is small, rebuilt (so not old at all) and...More
This Pagoda is in the precinct of the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. It is obviously of importance to the Vietnamese people but as a tourist attraction it is really disappointing.
The original architecture is spoilt by what appears to be a modern concrete pier on...More
This one pillar Pagoda stands in the Mausoleum complex. As the story goes the King built the Pagoda as Thanksgiving for birth of his son after a long time. Hence it is associated with fertility. Tourists offer flowers and incense stick praying for fertility.
The pagoda is close to the presidential residence and Mausoleum and was built between 1028 and 1054 during kung My Thai Tong with prayers to have a child. The Pagoda is like giant lotus flower in bloom in the middle of a pond and supported...More