Built on a southern peninsula of West Lake, Tran Quoc Pagoda is one of the oldest pagodas in Hanoi.

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Tran Quoc Pagoda by night.

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Since its construction in the sixth century, Tran Quoc Pagoda was moved several times and given different names.

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Visiting Tran Quoc pagoda travelers have a chance to enjoy intricate architecture in the harmony of surrounding green trees, emerald lake, forming a beautiful landscape.

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Tran Quoc pagoda was built in 541 and completed in 545 under the reign of King Ly Nam De with the original name is Khai Quoc (Founding Nation).

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Buddha in Stupa at Tran Quoc Pagoda

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From Tran Quoc pagoda you could take a leisurely walk to the nearby Quan Thanh temple, West lake and Truc Bach lake.

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Tran Quoc Pagoda is one of the most ancient pagoda in Hanoi, Vietnam. This famous pagoda is located in a peninsula to the south of West Lake, at the end of Thanh Nien Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi. The pagoda has been ever the Buddhist center of  Thang Long old capital and Tran dynasty. With the historical and architectural values, Tran Quoc pagoda is a very sacred place and attract a lot of Buddhist faithfuls, the tourist and the domestic and foreign tourism.

Tran Quoc Pagoda was built under Ly Nam De dynasty (541 – 547) and called with the first name is Khai Quoc Pagoda, then it was changed with the new name under Le Thai Tong dynasty (1440 – 1442) is An Quoc Pagoda, under Kinh Le Kinh Tong (1600 – 1618) is called Kim Ngu Pagoda, under Ly Hy Tong dynasty this ancient pagoda has changed and called Tran Quoc Pagoda, until 1842 King Thien Tri visited this pagoda and changed the name is Tran Bac Pagoda, however people still has called Tran Quoc Pagoda so far.

Under Hai Ba Trung (40 – 43) period, there were not many people to live around this pagoda, it still has many different caves and a lot of the big trees that covered Tran Quoc Pagoda, even there were some valuable animals at here at this time. To be one of the most sacred pagoda with very beautiful sightseeing Tran Quoc Pagoda was the place for the kings arriving to take sightseeing and pray in the fifteenth days of the lunar months, festivals, New Year. Specially, under Ly and Tran dynasty there were a lot of palaces to be built to serve for the relaxing of kings.

Arrival to Tran Quoc Pagoda, the tourist not only pray but also you are wallowed in the space of the art and nature, you will feel very pleasant. Also like other pagodas, this pagoda also must follow the steps very strictly by Buddhist principles. With the historical and architectural values, Tran Quoc Pagoda was considered as one of the National historical and cultural relic since 1989. Now a day, Tran Quoc pagoda is not only a sacred place but also there are a lot of tourist to arrival to take sightseeing and pray, so your trip to Hanoi or your Hanoi city tour should not be missed this famous destination.

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