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Tu Dam Pagoda, Hue

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See the statue of Ton Thich on lotus, and witness incredible architecture of Tu Dam Pagoda. Built in 17th century, the temple used to be a meeting space for Buddhist monks. Stand in front of it to see yin and yang roof decorated with dragons. Firstly go through the forecourt, then continue to central chamber, and lastly see the ancient area. The pagoda stands for freedom of religion, and played important role in developing Buddhism. Walk around the garden, and take the time to appreciate the holiness of the site. Add Tu Dam Pagoda to your Hue travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Hue trip generator.
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  • Easy to get to on a moped, you have to pay 10,000vnd to park your bike but the pagoda is free. Really easy to walk around and get good photos of pagoda and perfume river. No-one is pushy but there are...  more »
  • Probably the best pagoda we have seen in Vietnam. It has a nice garden at the back. Plan 30min to visit.  more »
  • Excellent scupture work by ancestors of vietnamese people. Take some water with you and also umbrella and mosquito repelants essential in rainy season.  more »