The Giac Vien Pagoda is located within a recreation Park called the Dam Sen Park. The nearby Tower tomb is famous for its unique architecture. It is the finest example of pagodas designed during the Nguyen Dynasty.
The Giac Vien Pagoda was built by a Buddhist monk in 1789 as a small pavilion for his daily prayers. In 1850, during the reign of King Du Tuc, it was rebuilt and called the Giac Vien Pagoda. The builders of the modern tourist park, the Dam Sen or Lotus Pond Park, recognized the... view more