La Han Temple- The new check-in point in Soc Trang

Soc Trang is a land of highly developed spiritual culture with 200 pagodas. A typical example is La Han pagoda. What is interesting about this pagoda founded by the Chinese people? let’s find out with Focus Asia Travel.

La Han Pagoda - Soc Trang is a pagoda founded by the Chinese

La Han Pagoda – Soc Trang is a pagoda founded by the Chinese

Located at 131 Dien Bien Phu, Cau Den hamlet, ward 8, Soc Trang town, La Han pagoda owns a different architecture with large space and beautiful campus. This is a great place for tourists to visit, go on pilgrimages on the Spring Festival holidays.

The pagoda is located at 131 Dien Bien Phu, Cau Den hamlet, ward 8, Soc Trang town

The pagoda is located at 131 Dien Bien Phu, Cau Den hamlet, ward 8, Soc Trang town

According to records, since the early days, La Han Soc Trang pagoda was built in 1952 as just a leaf house, with board walls. In 1956, a storm passed, causing severe damage to the temple. After that, the people rebuilt the pagoda with bricks and tiles. By 1990, residents and Buddhists everywhere contributed to rebuild a new and more spacious temple. The structure of the pagoda includes a ground floor and the campus is large and beautiful.

La Han pagoda was built in 1952

La Han pagoda was built in 1952

The temple has many unique and different architectural features

The temple has many unique and different architectural features

Beautiful as a fairy tale castle

Beautiful as a fairy tale castle

This is the check-in corner chosen by many people

This is the check-in corner chosen by many people

In which, the area upstairs is the place to worship Buddha Shakyamuni, Thai Thuong Lao Quan, Chu Bodhisattva and Thap Bat La Han. The carefully decorated Buddha statues exude the majestic beauty of the place of meditation. The lower floor area is where the temples of Thien Hau Nuong Nuong, On Than, Bach diphtheria Cong, Chu Tien Co and Tien Huu. The statues are decorated solemnly, showing the solemn and sacred inside the temple grounds.

The pagoda has two floors to worship the Buddhas

The pagoda has two floors to worship the Buddhas

Visiting La Han pagoda in Soc Trang, visitors can also take a walk in the front yard area. This is a place which is carefully cared for, with a poetic lotus pond and the image of “Long, Lan, Quy, Phung” or statues of dragons flying phoenix.

The garden of La Han Soc Trang pagoda is large and very attractive

The garden of La Han Soc Trang pagoda is large and very attractive

When visiting La Han pagoda for the first time, many visitors will be surprised by the unique beauty of this spiritual architecture. All items in the temple are superficially built, creating a sense of solidity and stability. Thanks to the stone walls, stairs and decorative miniatures made of stone, the temple is more special.

This is a great place for sightseeing and pilgrims and on holidays

This is a great place for sightseeing and pilgrims and on holidays

The architecture of La Han pagoda is distinct from the Khmer temples in Soc Trang

The architecture of La Han pagoda is distinct from the Khmer temples in Soc Trang

If you come to Soc Trang, do not forget to take the time to explore this temple

If you come to Soc Trang, do not forget to take the time to explore this temple

It can be said that La Han pagoda is a beautiful spiritual destination and has a distinct beauty compared to Khmer temples in the region. Having the opportunity to travel to Soc Trang, remember to visit the pagoda to admire and take thousands of photos.

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