Chùa Tàu - Thiên Vương Cổ Sát, Da Lat

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Climb to the top of the hill to get a bit closer to a nirvana at Chùa Tàu - Thiên Vương Cổ Sát. Observe the small pond with lotus flowers and frogs as you walk among the Pines behind the pagoda to reach the solid white Buddha statue. Absorb the serene atmosphere within the temple where monks and visitors pray together in silence. Light a candle for Buddha at any of the 4 statues in the complex or just sit down for a meditation session. Buy organic produce from locals available on the small market in front of the temple. Arrange your visit to Chùa Tàu - Thiên Vương Cổ Sát and discover more family-friendly attractions in Da Lat using our Da Lat itinerary builder.
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  • August 18, 2017
    Even if we had seen plenty of temples by then the gardens were fantastic and as far as temples go this was quite good with the monks performing ceremonies at the time.  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    Lovely place to start our honeymoon, amazing temple and gardens, definitely worth taking a stroll through surroundings, very peaceful area and lots of opportunities to take a lot of photos. Also a won...  more »
  • August 3, 2017
    Every time upon arrival in Dalat, visit this temple. It was created by the love and surround by this time seen immediately ... What beautiful flowers of trees and flower beds and greenhouses. Nice on a hot day to sit in the shade, and reflect on the beauty and the meaning of life ... Yes and ride a cable car to him too much pleasure, such beauty open-no words, just described, it is a must see for yourself, be sure to visit this temple, make a wish Bell wants and it will come true.
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  • June 15, 2017
    An should visit place for me, everytime I visit Dalat
  • November 10, 2016
    Chua Tau - Thien Vuong Co Sat also have the name Chinese Pagoda, this old pagoda in Dalat city. 5km from dalat city. You can see big statue Buddha on the top of the hill behind main hall. You also see Magic Table inside!
  • June 30, 2017
    ok
  • March 25, 2017
    So beautiful pagoda and very famous with yogurt cheese
  • July 29, 2016
    Nice, small temple! Feeling peace here...

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