Tran Quoc Pagoda

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Tran Quoc Pagoda is one of Vietnam's oldest Buddhist temples, located on a peninsula south of West Lake, near the end of Thanh Nien Road, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi.

Tran Quoc Pagoda was built during the Ly Nam De King (541-547) near the Red River. In 1615, it was moved into place up to now. Tran Quoc Pagoda is one of the most scenic in Thang Long, Le dynasty. In pagoda, there are many Buddhas value, especially Thap Ca Nhap Niet Ban's statue. April 1962, the Tran Quoc Pagoda is classified by the State Historic national culture.

According to legend, the temple was built during the Ly Nam De dynasty (541-547 years) in Yen Hoa village, near the Red River, called "Khai Quoc" By the reign of King Le Thai Tong (1434-1442 years), the king renamed the pagoda temple , called” An Quoc”. Each year, the Red River up to river bank erosion to landslides. So, Yen Phu village moved into the temple “Kim Nguu” (goldfish).To the reign of Le Hy Tong King (1681-1705), the temple was renamed Tran Quoc up to now

This ancient temple is preserved many valuable artifacts as objects of worship in the upper house. These are artifacts statue meticulous, polished and bring distinctive beauty. Worth mentioning is Thich Ca Nhap Niet Ban's statue is considered beautiful statue in Vietnam.

With the value of the history and architecture, Tran Quoc Pagoda today is not only famous Buddhist sacred place door, attracted many Buddhist devotees come to worship but also the attraction of visitors, tourists domestic and foreign tourist travel to Hanoi.

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