Lang Pagoda or “Chieu Thien Pagoda) is considered to be the first pagoda in the west of Thang Long Imperial City. The pagoda has a large harmonious symmetrical architectural complex with an airy space and has 100 compartments.In general, it has a three-door gate, large brick-paved path, an octagonal house, the main part of the pagoda, a bell house, a guest house, an ancestor-worshiping house, a mother-worshiping house and a garden of tomb towers. There are a couple of unique stone dragons on the two sides of the stairs leading to the forecourt. The stone stele erected in 1656 was carved with the image of two fairies with their wings spread.Every year, on the 7th of lunar March (the birthday of Monk Tu Dao Hanh), the Lang Pagoda’s Festival is held jubilantly with traditional unique rites imbued with cultural features of the old Thang Long Citadel. Therefore, when arranging your Vietnam Tour Packages, you can consider time in order to attend this festival.
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Address: No 100, Chua Lang street, Dong Da District, Hanoi