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1 Apr 2018
“So Calming”
12 Nov 2017
“Statues in a holly place”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Dai Dinh, Tam Dao, Vietnam
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

A beautiful Buddhist temple and so peaceful and serene overlooking Tyen Lam Lake. In the words of our tour guide "You do not come here to laugh, joke or smile. You come here to enjoy yourself!"

2  Thank Alan B
Reviewed November 12, 2017

You may walk through a lot of steps to reach the Monastery but after that, you will be amazed by the statues and feel peaceful in your mind.

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Reviewed June 4, 2017

Located over the new touristic city of Tam Dao, this Pagoda is a pilgrimage destination and has to be visited either early morning or late afternoon

Thank Michel C
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

My Easy Rider motorcycle guide Moh told me to climb up the path to the Truc Lam Monastery from the lake dam. He would meet me at the 'parking lot' afterwards. Once at the top of the hill, I started to climb the very last...More

1  Thank Federico G
Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Buddhist temples are a part of life in VN. If there is a temple, do your part as a respectful tourist and show some acknowledgment. It will bring you closer to locals and their customs. The walk is long and uphill but this is part...More

Thank TIE T
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Nice and quiet temple in a beautiful setting up in the mountains. Lots of flowers and don't forget to visit the lake through the forrest. Easily combined with the Dalat cable car.

1  Thank KelmirNL
Reviewed June 22, 2016

We thought this was an interesting temple complex, different than the typical Vietnamese temples. There was a Thai-style reclining Buddha, Tibetan prayer flags, a Burmese-style Buddha, Sri Lankan Buddha, the Chinese "Happy Buddha," and several temples on the grounds with Vietnamese-style Buddhas and deities. The...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed out time here and our fresh sugar cane juice when we left. There is an option to also climb steps to get to the highest point in Tan Dao. It is a long long long way and there is nothing at the top...not...More

Thank Suesuetonge
Reviewed January 4, 2015

Paying a visit for Trúc Lâm Zen Monastery and Tay Thien – Land of Vietnamese Buddism, you will have chance to experience life of Buddists, daily life’s activities of monks and nuns: chanting, repentance, meditation, listen to Dharma talk (in Vietnamese) ... as well as...More

6  Thank PhongVuTuan
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