An insight into a beautiful Buddhist Shrine in Da Lat

Renowned as one of the most famous scenic spots of Da Lat City in the Central Highland province of Lam Dong, Linh Phuoc Pagoda features unique architecture that attracts many visitors each day.

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An insight into a beautiful Buddhist Shrine in Da Lat
The pagoda is located approximately eight km from the centre of the resort city of Da Lat.
An insight into a beautiful Buddhist Shrine in Da Lat
Construction on the pagoda originally began in 1949 before being finished in 1952 when it was subsequently managed by four Buddhist monks. Since 1985, Thich Tam Vi has presided over the site, overseeing its restoration in 1990.
An insight into a beautiful Buddhist Shrine in Da Lat
A Buddha statue of Shakyamuni sits inside the main hall area.
An insight into a beautiful Buddhist Shrine in Da Lat
Linh Phuoc Pagoda is also known as Ve Chai Pagoda as it was built from fragments of plastic bottles, chinaware, and colourful crockery items.
An insight into a beautiful Buddhist Shrine in Da Lat
An insight into a beautiful Buddhist Shrine in Da Lat
An insight into a beautiful Buddhist Shrine in Da Lat
The place of worship is home to a great bell built in 1999 that is 2.34m in diameter, 4.38m in height, and 8.500kg in weight. It is widely considered to be the largest bell in the country.
An insight into a beautiful Buddhist Shrine in Da Lat
Da Bao Tower can be found in front of the sanctum, with the seven-tiered-27-metre-tall-tower made from thousands of pieces of broken bowls, with a bell and drum found on the two sides of the structure.
An insight into a beautiful Buddhist Shrine in Da Lat
A view of the inside of the pagoda.
 
An insight into a beautiful Buddhist Shrine in Da Lat
A 36m-high tower featuring seven layers is situated in front of the garden. The building is the highest pagoda tower in Da Lat and is a place of worship for Buddhists, whilst also serving as a museum.
An insight into a beautiful Buddhist Shrine in Da Lat
An insight into a beautiful Buddhist Shrine in Da Lat
An insight into a beautiful Buddhist Shrine in Da Lat
The 17-metre-high strawflower-made Goddess of Mercy statue sat on the seven-storey bell tower of Linh Phuoc Pagoda is mounted from 650,000 strawflowers, a feat that was recognised as a world record by the World Record Union in 2017.
An insight into a beautiful Buddhist Shrine in Da Lat
The unique architectural style of the pagoda leaves visitors in awe of the site.
An insight into a beautiful Buddhist Shrine in Da Lat
A look at the pagoda from above.

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