Vietnam has many temples and pagodas with unique architecture, attracting many tourists to worship as well as visit. Most recently, Phuc Lam temple located in La Mat village, Phu Ung commune, An Thi district, Hung Yen province is attracting the attention of many people thanks to its unique design and above all, inlaid with gold.
Phuc Lam Pagoda has existed for a long time and is always crowded with people to visit. Since the “great restoration” closest to the “golden-plated” temple, it has attracted more and more young people who are passionate about traveling to discover and admire the impressive beauty of this place. After gilding the temple, many people think of the Golden Temple Wat Traimit of Thailand or Shwedagon of Myanmar.
Going to Phuc Lam Pagoda, we still encounter the typical features of Vietnamese temple architecture such as yin and yang tiles, lotus flowers, and even dragons and phoenix decorations on the trusses and columns, but it is much more fancy when being decorated. gilded. After being restored, combining the characteristics of Vietnamese temple architecture and Indian temple architecture, Phuc Lam Pagoda made many people admire its splendor.
Phuc Lam Pagoda is more than 4 hectares wide. In particular, the campus area alone is very impressive with the white stone Maitreya Bodhisattva statue, 4 bodhisattva towers and many Arhat statues. It is known that the statues as well as decorative details and carvings here are elaborately crafted by Hue artisans.
Phuc Lam Pagoda is a destination for people to pray for fortune and peace every Tet holiday. At the same time with the impressive color, this is also a must-see check-in place for young people, simply because with this color, many people go to the sacred golden temples of Thailand and Myanmar.
To get to Phuc Lam Pagoda, you can travel by many means such as motorbikes, buses or passenger cars… are quite easy. If you choose to ride a motorbike, just go along the direction from Chuong Duong bridge running down Highway 5. If you take a bus, you can leave from Gia Lam bus station, choose a bus station and go down at An Thi intersection (Hung Yen), the fare ranges from 50,000 to 60,000 VND/way.
However, remember that this is a spiritual place, so you also need to pay attention to how to dress politely, discreetly, pay attention to maintaining general hygiene and comply with the regulations of the temple!