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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 4 weeks ago

This Pagoda was a little underwhelming when compared with other Pagoda's and Temple's in Hanoi. When we visited the lotus ponds had been emptied. Apparently it is stunning when these ponds are in place

Thank SidneyFace
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being one of the main attractions in Hanoi, I was surprised to see that maintenance was lacking in the compound. One stretch of the wall surrounding the pond has collapsed and that part sealed off with raffia string. The pond water was brownish-green and the...More

Thank lbhcys
Reviewed 14 June 2017

A must see for tourists to Hanoi. Close to the mausoleum and Ho Chi Minh museum. Pagodas are a very traditional sight in Vietnam and they are all over the place. This one is the only one built on one pillar. Pretty gardens around.

Thank Mel B
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Excellent view of the one pillar pagoda. It was surrounded by a water pond full of lotus plants with blooming pink colour flowers. Very nice relaxing environment.There were some Buddha flags and statues I have seen inside.

Thank NathaPushpa d
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This unique Pagoda is part of the Ho Chi Minh complex and is worth visiting as part of your trip to the Mausoleum. There is not much to see otehr than its unique construction. My wife was able to go up to the alter, unlike...More

1  Thank Nigel R
Reviewed 4 June 2017

found it hard to locate once inside complex, not a lot of english signage etc. heaps of people there on day i visited

Thank grampsxpress
Reviewed 1 June 2017

as most of the guide books say - this is really dopey - its a small pagoda sitting on a pillar of cement - clearly not the original - but tis adjacent to the Ho Chi Mien Museum and Mausoleum so stop by

Thank vttraveler41
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Fantastic place to wander around and take photos. You can sense the place is full of culture and history. Recommended!

Thank Monika W
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Very unusual pagoda, which was built on only one pillar! Located in a very quiet & serene beautiful location, it is a great place to visit and enjoy!

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 25 May 2017

It's a small temple but built 1000 years back and people have lot of faith in the shrine but nothing spectacular and can omit if short of time

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