Everything you need to know about One Pillar Pagoda
- July 28, 2017
Related in Ha noi capital, many people think of Guom Lake, Ngoc Son temple, The Huc Bridge, Temple of the Jade mountain, Turtle Tower, Tran Quoc pagoda, Long Bien Bridge, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Hanoi Opera House, Ba Dinh Square, Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, windy West Lake, or The Temple of Literature with traditional fondness for learning. However, One Pillar Pagoda is a symbol lots of people have reminded when imagining about Hanoi, Vietnam.
One Pillar Pagoda became a symbol from many other materials such as pictures on the papers, or incised images by copper, or souvenirs by wooden and stone or sewing pictures…. especially, it became a symbol of Vietnamese coins. Moreover, its special architecture is that the pagoda is placed on a stone column at a lake with almost lotus-trees living there.
1. One Pillar Pagoda address or how to get Pillar Pagoda
Located in Ba Dinh District, Ha Noi capital, and on the west of Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, so it is easy to you to visit the pagoda by any locations and public vehicles from the inner city of Hanoi.
2. One Pillar Pagoda entrance fee
In fact, the entrance fee is completely free.
3. One Pillar Pagoda opening hours
The pagoda opens all days in the summer. However, it closes in every Monday and every Friday in the Winter.
4. One Pillar Pagoda architecture
Known as Dien Huu, the pagoda is like a giant lotus-flower at the middle of the lake. It consists of the pagoda and the block like a chalice of the lotus.
- The block like a chalice of the lotus: All pagoda is put on a stone column at a lake with almost lotus-trees living.
- Tam Quan Gate:
- Ficus religiosa: It was a gift which the president Ho Chi Minh visit to India.
5. One Pillar Pagoda dress code
Actually, it is respectful to wear clothing that covers your shoulders, chest and legs. I think it’s always useful just to carry a scarf in my bag just in case! But generally, as long as you look decently dressed, you will be allowed access to most of the Pagodas. The Vietnamese are amongst some of the friendliest people I’ve ever met!
Finally, one Pillar Pagoda is not only a pagoda having this architecture, but built earliest at the age of the King Ly Thai Tong, in 1028-1054.