Must-Visit Pagodas/Temples


Many of Vietnam’s pagodas and temples boast well-preserved architecture and intricate details. Here are the pagodas and temples you cannot miss.

Con Dao

• Van Son Pagoda

Da Lat

• Lam Ty Ni Pagoda (Mad Monk Temple)
• Linh An Pagoda
• Linh Phuoc Pagoda
• Linh Son Pagoda
• Thien Vuong Pagoda
• Truc Lam Pagoda
• Van Hanh Zen Pagoda (Golden Buddha Pagoda)

Da Nang

• Linh Ung Pagoda
• Phap Lam Pagoda


• Bo De Pagoda
• But Thap Pagoda
• Dau Pagoda
• Ngoc Son Temple
• One Pillar Pagoda
• Perfume Pagoda
• Phat Tich Pagoda
• Quan Su Temple
• Quan Thanh Temple
• Temple of Literature
• Thay Pagoda
• Tay Phuong Pagoda
• Tran Quoc Pagoda

Hanoi’s oldest pagoda, Tran Quoc Pagoda is located on a small island on the east side of West Lake
Photo: Jimmy Tran/Shutterstock

Ho Chi Minh City

• Ba Thien Hau Temple
• Buu Long Temple
• Cao Dai Temple

The colourful Cao Dai Temple is a house of worship for followers of Cao Daism which blends the teachings of Buddhism, Confucianism and Taoism along with some influences from Christianity and Islam
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• Giac Lam Pagoda
• Jade Emperor Pagoda
• Mariamman Hindu Temple
• Nam Thien Nhat Tru Pagoda (Southern One Pillar Pagoda – replica of the one in Hanoi)
• Phuoc An Hoi Quan Pagoda
• Tam Son Hoi Quan Pagoda
• Thien Hau Temple
• Vinh Nghiem Pagoda

Hoi An

• Chuc Thanh Pagoda
• Quan Cong Temple
• Van Duc Pagoda


• Hon Chen Temple
• Huyen Tran Princess Temple
• Thien Mu Pagoda
• To Mieu Temple
• Tu Hieu Pagoda

Mui Ne

• Van Thuy Tu Temple

Nha Trang

• Long Son Pagoda
• Po Nagar Cham Towers
• Suoi Do Pagoda

Ninh Binh

• Bai Dinh Pagoda

Phan Thiet

• Linh Son Truong Tho Pagoda

Phuc Quoc Island

• Cao Dai Temple
• Ho Quoc Pagoda
• Su Muon Pagoda
• Sung Hung Pagoda

Thai Binh

• Keo Pagoda

Vung Tau Island

• Niet Ban Tinh Xa Pagoda
• Quan The Am Bo Tat Pagoda (Pagoda of Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva)
• Thich Ca Phat Dai Pagoda