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Thien Mu Pagoda, Hue

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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Originally established in the 17th century, Thien Mu Pagoda remains one of nation's oldest and best-preserved religious buildings. Situated on the Perfume River, the temple rises in seven tiers, each dedicated to human forms taken by Buddha during his road to Enlightenment. Upon your arrival, notice the wooden temple guardians with real human hair as beards near the entrance. Inside the compound, you can visit the monastic buildings, a large cemetery, and a beautifully maintained garden of pine trees. Arrange to visit Thien Mu Pagoda and other attractions in Hue using our Hue tour planner.
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  • It was a warm day but visually stunning. The architecture was fantastic. We did the tour which included other temples, but this is a must see. 
  • Pagoda. Monks chanting. Locals all dressed up and taking photos. Catch a glimpse of local life at the pagoda. 
  • We really enjoyed walking around this pagoda. Very pretty parts of it and the gardens are lovely. Great view over the river from the steps. Very photogenic place so remember your camera. 
  • Great place to visit, walking there is fun as well. Thich Quan Duchs car is here, interesting buildings
  • Nice stop and free entrance. Intersting to spend around 30 minutes. There is a monastary behind the site as well.
  • Well worth a visit if you're in Hué for more than a day. Much more convenient than the tombs, albeit less impressive. Free!
  • Was built in 1601 under Nguyen Hoang lord. The oldest Pagoda in Hue city. Beautiful views of Huong river from the tower.
  • The best pagoda and attraction in Hue. It looks like you are in Japan, the place is magical, super clean with lots of flowers. A must see!!!
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