Living in HCMC | 2019-09-30← Back
Aside from churches and temples, Saigon is known for its beautiful pagodas and finding them should be a breeze, regardless if you’re an expat who wants to do a bit of exploring or a local who just wants to rediscover your city. If you’re looking to find the most famous ones that are definitely worth visiting, you can choose from one of the following:
Chùa Giác Lâm – 565 Lac Long Quan, Tan Binh District. Built in 1744, this historical Buddhist site features a beautiful garden with a large statue of the Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara under a tall Bodhi tree, a seven-storey hexagonal stupa, and a chamber full of photos and shrines dedicated to former monks of the temple.
Chùa Ngọc Hoàng (Jade Emperor Pagoda): 73 Mai Thi Luu, D1
Chùa Quan Âm: 12 Lao Tu, D5
Chùa Vĩnh Nghiêm: 339 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, D3
Chùa Xá Lợi: 89B Ba Huyen Thanh Quan, D3.
Chùa Hoằng Pháp: 8 Le Loi, Tan Hiep, Hoc Mon
Việt Nam Quốc Tự: 244 Ba Thang Hai, D10