The Thay Pagoda

Hanoi – Thay Pagoda – Tay Phuong Pagoda - 1/2 Day

Join Paradissa on a half a day tour to the Thay and Tay Phuong Pagodas to know more about Buddhism in Vietnam, the fine wood carving arts and the ancient Vietnamese architecture.

The two pagodas are in the former Ha Tay Province, which is one of the oldest lands in Vietnam and which is home to many well preserved traditions and traditional handicrafts.

What to expect from this trip?

  • Understanding of Buddhism in Vietnam;
  • Understanding of religious architecture in Vietnam;
  • Getting to know Vietnamese spiritual life and daily life;
  • Peaceful and idyllic countryside with fresh atmosphere.

 

The Thay Pagoda (Master Pagoda) in Ha Tay
The Thay Pagoda (Master Pagoda) in Ha Tay

We travel 30 km( 45 minutes) from Hanoi to Tay Phuong Pagoda which was built in the 17th century, and is very famous for the 18 statues of La Han coated with lacquer paint. After that we visit Thay Pagoda which was first built in 11 century. This one is located at the base of Thay mountain and has a neat setting. In here, you'll have a chance to see the oldest stage for performing water puppet right in the village lake.

The Tay Phuong Pagoda
The Tay Phuong Pagoda

What's included
English-speaking tour guide;
Private transportation by car or van as indicated in the program;
All admission fees in the program;

What is not included
Insurance of any types;
Food, drinks or personal expenses;
Others not clearly specified in the inclusions;