Monks at the Hang Pagoda in Tra Vinh
Monks at the Hang Pagoda in Tra Vinh

Hang Pagoda - Tra Vinh

Hang Pagoda (Cave Pagoda or Tunnel Pagoda) also called Kompom Chray Pagoda is 5km from Tra Vinh Town. The area of over 2 hecta of Hang Pagoda is completely covered in green forest. Hang Pagoda is also home to hundreds if not thousands of birds and storks. Visiting the Hang Pagoda, you will have to be careful not to be bombarded by their droppings which are like rain drops in late afternoon.

 

Gate to the Hang Pagoda
Gate to the Hang Pagoda which looks like a cave which earns its name the Hang Pagoda or the Cave Pagoda
 
 
 
 
Monks in the front yard of the Hang Pagoda
Monks in saffron robes in the front yard of the Hang Pagoda
 
 
 
 
The main building of the Hang Pagoda
The main building of the Hang Pagoda
 
 
 
 
 Monks coming into the main hall for afternoon meditation
 Monks coming into the main hall for the afternoon meditation
 
 
 
 
 In late afternoon, the birds come back to the Hang Pagoda
In late afternoon, the birds come back to the Hang Pagoda to roost