Top 10 attractive places for spiritual tourism in Vietnam

If you are interested in spiritual tourism, explore the 10 most attractive spiritual places to visit in the list below.

Top 10 attractive places for spiritual tourism in Vietnam

1. One Pillar Pagoda
One Pillar Pagoda is the most attractive destination for foreign tourists. It is located on the site of Ho Chi Minh Relic Complex. It has only one compartment located on a stone pillar in the middle of the lake with lotus flowers around. According to legend, the pagoda was built based on the dream of Ly Thai Tong King, with nearly 1000 years of age. The unique architecture has created for visitors a special impression.
 
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2. Perfume Pagoda (Hanoi)
Perfume Pagoda or Huong Son is a Vietnamese cultural and religious complex, including dozens of Buddhist temples, several temples to worship the gods, and temples to worship agricultural beliefs. The pagoda was built on a large scale around the end of the 17th century, then destroyed during the anti-French resistance war in 1947, and restored in 1988. The Perfume Pagoda Festival takes place from January 6 to the end of the lunar March every year is one of the biggest festivals in the North of Vietnam.
 
3. Yen Tu (Quang Ninh)
Yen Tu Mountain is a high mountain range in the Northeast of Vietnam with rich and diverse flora and fauna system recognized by the State as a nature reserve. Yen Tu mountain still retains a system of cultural and historical relics associated with the birth, formation and development of Truc Lam Yen Tu Zen. Yen Tu Festival takes place from January 10 to the end of the lunar March. Coming here, visitors not only learn about Buddhist culture, but also admire the beautiful mountain scenery.
 
4. Bai Dinh pagoda (Ninh Binh)
Bai Dinh Temple is in Ninh Binh Province, the largest temple in Southeast Asia. Every year, the temple opens in the early spring, welcoming millions of visitors from all over the world to come and visit. Bai Dinh Pagoda is a large temple complex known for many records such as the largest temple in Vietnam, the temple with the largest gold-plated Buddha statue in Asia, the temple has the longest Arhant corridor in Asia.
 
5. Thien Mu Pagoda (Hue)
Thien Mu is the oldest temple, the most massive architecture and also the most beautiful temple of Hue. This is a place not to be missed when visiting Hue city. Many Nguyen kings restored, renovated and embellished the majestic appearance of Thien Mu Pagoda.
 
6. Truc Lam Temple (Da Lat)
Along with Truc Lam Yen Tu in Quang Ninh and Truc Lam Tay Thien in Vinh Phuc, Truc Lam Temple in Da Lat is one of the three largest temples in the country of Truc Lam Zen. Truc Lam Temple in Da Lat is located on Phung Hoang Mountain, about 5 km from the city center, amidst thousands of green pine trees, and beside Tuyen Lam lake. With a beautiful location, this is not only a place of worship but also an attraction for many domestic and foreign tourists.
 
7. Statue of Jesus (Vung Tau)
The statue of Christ or the statue of God with his arms outstretched is a statue of Jesus standing on a small mountain top of Vung Tau city, built in 1974. This statue is 32m high, standing on a height of 170m overlooking the sea, inside there is a staircase of 133 steps up to the hands of the statue. The statue can be seen as a similar version in the city of Rio de Janeiro of Brazil. Compared to the statue of Brazil, this statue in Vung Tau is over 2m high. However, the God statue in Brazil stands on a mountain higher than 700m, while the statue of God in Vung Tau stands on an altitude of more than 100m of a small mountain. In addition, the pedestal in Brazil is 7m high, while the pedestal in Vung Tau is about 4m high.
 
8. The spiritual tourist area of Ba Den Mountain (Tay Ninh)
The complex of Ba Den mountain formed by 3 mountains is Mount Heo - Mount Phung - Mount Ba Den. Coming here, besides admiring a majestic mountainous area, gaining a view of a peaceful corner of Tay Ninh province, visitors also have the opportunity to admire the system of Dien Ba pagoda including Ha, Trung, Thuong and Hang pagodas, discover the beauty and mysticism of the Thanh Long cave, Ong Ho cave, Ba Co cave, Ba Tuan cave, Thien Thai cave, Ong Ta cave..., as well as hear about the legend of Ly Thi Thien Huong – the beautiful girl of this land.
 
9. Cao Dai Holy See (Tay Ninh)
Tay Ninh Holy See is a famous architectural work and the administrative center of Cao Dai religion in Tay Ninh, located in an area of about 1 km, surrounded by fences. In the sanctuary, there are many shrines, houses, houses. Featured in the architectural complex is the Holy Temple, following the architecture of the Catholic church with a length of 100m with two tall towers. The architecture of the sanctuary from outside to inside shows the harmony between Eastern and Western architectural art.
 

10. Ba Chua Xu Temple (Chau Doc - An Giang)
Mrs. Xu is a legendary person worshiped in Sam mountain (Chau Doc, An Giang). Every year, this monument attracts nearly two million people to worship and visit. Pilgrims and tourists not only come from neighboring provinces but also from remote provinces such as the East and the Central, creating a vibrant and crowded festive season in Sam Mountain for months.