Tram Gian Pagoda (One hundred compartment pagoda) is considered to be the oldest pagodas in Hanoi. The site attracts numerous tourists with its impressive spiritual values. The temple is just 20 kilometers from Hanoi City Center. It houses 104 compartments, built on the great number of wooden pillars. On coming inside, you can see 153 statues mostly made of wood, clay red lacquered and trimmed with gold. There the statues of two Guardian Spirits, the Good-encouraging Spirit and the Bad-punishing Spirit, preside and the Thien Huong, or Celestial Perfume)Seat, and in the inner part of the second house two Thuong Dien , or Upper Altars, for the praise of Buddha. A four curved-cornered and columned roof shelters a 1-metre wide drum, and an equally large gong, both dating from the 10th Year of Canh Hung (1750).Tram Gian Pagoda is architecturally and spiritually unique – as much a place of pilgrimage for design students captured by its design and construction. Thanks to its extremely unique design, Tram Gian Pagoda has long become one of the famous pagodas in Hanoi attracting numerous tourists on their trip to Vietnam.
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Address: Tien Lu Village, Tien Phuong Commune, Chuong My District, Hanoi