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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

This is the most famous pagoda in Vietnam. The enterring is free. With the unique architecture was built in many years ago, this pagoda is the one of symbols to present Vietnam Capital. Its free for visit. The place is near HoChiMinh's Mausoleum

Thank Thảo Vy N
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is an interesting cultural site in the Ho Chi Min complex. Not good enough to go out of your way for, but close to the House on Stilts, the Ho chi Min museum, the presidential palace, and the associated temples. There is a good...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 6 days ago

A site that was included in our tour. Our guide told us about its history; very interesting and well preserved

Thank MarLyn007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a pretty attraction because of its uniqueness. It is actually a temple so anyone who wants to visit must wear modest clothes. No entrance fees needed.

Thank moshiyana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice pagoda in a very tranquil setting, the pond around it is filled with poi fish, A beautiful Buddhist pagoda.

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Old pagoda next to Ho Chi Minh museum and around the corner from presidential palace. Not much to look at really, small. No info boards around to tell you. One wall around the little lake it's in has fully collapsed and no sign of repairing...More

Thank katie2686
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited as part of a full day Hanoi tour. Interesting architecture and very photogenic. It is essential to wear modest clothing to visit the pagoda.

Thank khm2412
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is a must visit, but please make sure you are decently dressed. Wearing shorts are not allowed. The place can be easily reached and since it is near the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum it is heavily guarded.

Thank Iara Errika P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My guide also said that this is an icon of Vietnam. Not much to discover as it sits on its own and you can get much of the information of this temple from a Google search.

Thank john59perth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The accessibility and centrality of this particular Pagoda is its real attraction. As the name suggests it lacks the complexity of many other pagodas. It is also in a busy tourist part of Hanoi and captures the essence of the vast array of pagodas to...More

Thank Patsykennedy57
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Response from Traveler-O-World | Reviewed this property |
The Ngoc ha market comprises of shops along the streets.