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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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before i visit one pillar Pagoda i had this imagination that it should be a kind of master art or a wonder, but it is just a very small Pagoda in the middle of a pond with no attraction. but any way, it is the...More

Thank shiraziwine
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is located in Ba Dinh Square & next to Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts. It is a Buddhist temple & one of Vietnam’s most iconic temples. The pagoda was built in 1049 during the reign of Emperor Ly Thai Tong of the Ly...More

Thank Wildcat7400
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One Pillar Pagoda, in front of Ho Chi Minh Museum (Bao Tang Ho Chi Minh)by walking distance. Is free, no ticket needed. Small, 5 minutes can finish visit here. The coconut water here super nice.

Thank Vincea S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a Buddhist temple surrounded by a pond located in the Ho Chi Minh complex. You can go up the stairs and make an offering or take photos. Would only spend about 10 mins here but worth a visit if visiting the complex.

Thank alanmary16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a walk by , not very impressive but when combined with the surrounding historical structures it’s worthy. Very small in size. That leads to the unimpressed thoughts

Thank george60898
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A Buddhist temple surrounded by a pond near the Ho Chi Minh complex. You can go up the stairs and make an offering or take photos.

Thank RakeshK2377
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a tiny Buddhist temple standing on one pillar set in the centre of a small pond. A single flight of steps lead up to the temple. This seems a very popular temple and there are crowds of worshipers and tourists here. Dress modestly...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

One Pillar Pagoda is in the same location as Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum; and sit right beside a building, not sure what's called. Quite a unique site to visit. The place is open to everybody, but please be reminded it is a sacred ground. There's...More

Thank DannyT2071
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Local legend tells the story of an ancient Vietnamese emperor who dreamt of having his first son, which was subsequently born resting on a lotus flower. Following the birth the king commissioned this small pagoda, which is shaped like a lotus flower. True or not,...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Worth a look if you are round here,the pagoda is very small set in a small concrete pond with only one small set of steps up to view insideI"m sure the pond looks better at parts of the year when it"s full of water lilies,but...More

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The Ngoc ha market comprises of shops along the streets.
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