Giac Vien Pagoda is located on Lac Long Quan Street in Ho Chi Minh City. It was built by Master Huong Dang in 1805 in honour of Emperor Gia Long. At first it was a thatched-roof hut used for worshipping Bodhisattva and was named Kwan-Yin. In 1850, it was renamed Giac Vien Pagoda by Chan Master Hai Tinh. The pagoda conserves more than 150 statues and engravings, most of which date from the late 19th to early 20th centuries. Giac Vien Pagoda has been classified by the State as a cultural relic and a mini-museum of wooden engravings of historical and artistic Value. For this reason, it attracts a lot of researchers and visitors all year round. Giac Vien Pagoda is near Lac Long Quan Street; is near Binh Thoi Street; is near Luy Ban Bich Street - Huong Lo 14; is near Hong Bang Street; is near 3 Thang 2 Street; is near Au Co Street; is near Le Dai Hanh Street; is near Nguyen Thi Nho Street; Giac Vien Pagoda is geographically located at latitude(10.7654 degrees) 10° 45' 55" North of the Equator and longitude (106.6411 degrees) 106° 38' 27" East of the Prime Meridian on the Map of Ho Chi Minh City.
The locations related to Giac Vien Pagoda are represented by the shortest path a radio wave would travel and may not be nearest by road. For example, Giac Vien Pagoda is located 279 metres from Dam Ser Park. Giac Vien Pagoda is located 1.6 kilometres from Giac Lam Pagoda. Giac Vien Pagoda is located 1.7 kilometres from Phu Tho Race Track. Giac Vien Pagoda is located 2.2 kilometres from Trung Vuong Hospital. Giac Vien Pagoda is located 2.2 kilometres from Binh Tay Market.
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|Giac Lam Pagoda is located 1.6 Kilometres away from Giac Vien Pagoda. Giac Lam Pagoda - 1 Photo(s) Featured.|
|Binh Tay Market is located 2.2 Kilometres away from Giac Vien Pagoda. Binh Tay Market - 2 Photo(s) Featured.|
|Phuoc An Hoi Quan Temple is located 2.4 Kilometres away from Giac Vien Pagoda. Phuoc An Hoi Quan Temple - 1 Photo(s) Featured.|
Hotel Dong Khanh 3.4km, Four Roses Hotel 4.2km, Equatorial Hotel 4.3km, are places to stay (hotel, service apartment, inn) located near Giac Vien Pagoda.
Binh Tay Market 2.2km, Dried Fish Market 2.8km, Nhat Tao Market 3km, are places to shop (shopping mall, shop houses) located near Giac Vien Pagoda.
Thich Quang Duc Memorial 5.2km, Woman Museaum 5.6km, Phu Dong Statue 5.9km, are places of interest (attraction) located near Giac Vien Pagoda.
HCMC Technical University 2.3km, Pharmacy Institute 2.7km, HCMC University 4.5km, are places of learning (school, college, university) located near Giac Vien Pagoda.
Dam Ser Park 0.3km, Le Thi Rieng Park 3.5km, Ky Hoa Park 4.2km, are parks, playgrounds, open fields or commons located near Giac Vien Pagoda.
Giac Vien Pagoda