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Bai Dinh Pagoda, Gia Sinh

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Explore Bai Dinh Pagoda, the largest temple complex in Vietnam, completed in 2010. Everything is built on a grand scale in the spacious, 700 hectare (1,729 acre) compound. View the temple's massive collection of over 500 statues, take in the spiritual atmosphere, and ascend over 300 steps to the top of the imposing tower to enjoy expansive views of the area. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Gia Sinh holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Bai Dinh Pagoda and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • We booked a night tour to see the pagoda at night and it was far beyond expectation. We were the only ones in the pagoda and it was magical to see all the beautiful Buddha statues and towers 
    We booked a night tour to see the pagoda at night and it was far beyond expectation. We were the only ones in the pagoda and it was magical to see all the beautiful Buddha statues and towers  more »
  • The temple was resplete with Vietnamese history and was a great place to take in the sights and culture of the region. 
    The temple was resplete with Vietnamese history and was a great place to take in the sights and culture of the region.  more »
  • Whenever you switch up all you notice is tourists everywhere and you're experiencing somewhat love in a traveler factory but largely for Vietnamese. For information, one particular period with the... 
    Whenever you switch up all you notice is tourists everywhere and you're experiencing somewhat love in a traveler factory but largely for Vietnamese. For information, one particular period with the...  more »
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  • Absolutely huge pagoda complex. The enormity and amount of sites are just mind boggling. It will take at least 6 hours to walk through. Took us 3 hours to see the main attractions. My favorite are the thousands of statues each depicting a monk with uniquely crafted characteristics. I hope you are fit if you want to explore this place. There are also electric cars going around to make it easier. I would recommend visiting in the morning when you still have energy and then doing the Trang An boat tour the afternoon. We explored this complex in the afternoon, so we were already tired when we got here and couldn't fully enjoy this beautiful place. You need loads of energy to see this magnificent area.
  • A very interesting and huge place to visit. Make sure you get the electric car ticket that allows you rides to all the different sites within the area. The views from the top of the Pagoda are the best in the region and allow for great photo opportunities.
  • Best ticket in my opinion, is the return ticket with the boa daph (tower) (no electric car). We could Enjoy the walk around here, very calming place. But other than walking around, there is not much else to do.
  • Beautiful pagoda. We paid 150.000 dong each to visit the main sites and have electric buggy (not private tour). Definitely give yourself at least 2 hours here, we didn’t realise how big it was.
  • Lovely new home stay. Set at the foot of large limestone cliffs. Rooms are tastefully decorated and the staff are very welcoming and friendly.

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