Attraction Thiền Viện Trúc Lâm - Chùa Hộ Quốc, Dương Tơ, tp. Phú Quốc, tỉnh Kiên Giang, Vietnam Published on: 13-11-2015
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Why Ho Quoc Pagoda is special ?
Ho Quoc Pagoda also know Chua Ho Quoc or Truc Lam Thien Vien. Ho Quoc Pagoda is the ideal point of tourists every occasion to visit the emerald island. Because of its beautiful scenery and cool climate, where daily should attract a lot of tourists and monks, Buddhists to visit and Buddhist ceremonies. Locals and tourists come here offering incense in the holidays and relaxing retreat after hours of labor tension.
Ho Quoc Pagoda is the new temple, which was opened in 2012, is located on a high mountain, overlooking the sea. The projects include: Great hero home electrical protection, a group of temples made of wood and stone primitive integrity valuable use of 700-1000 years ... With unspoiled scenery, quiet, Truc Lam Monastery.
Explore the Pagoda built by the ancient architecture, with tile, wall tile, high thresholds, wooden door. You will feel all created familiarity, intimacy, and old, whether entirely new buildings.
What to explore at Ho Quoc Pagoda?
This temple has various Buddha statues, statue of the “Goddess of Mercy”, and a giant bell.
Sunrise: Get here around 5:30am and watch the sun rise from behind mainland Vietnam. Ho Quoc Pagoda is one of the best places to watch the sunrise in Phu Quoc.
Monkeys: Behind the temple complex is a very lush mountain rich with wildlife. If you are lucky you may see macaques.
How to get to Ho Quoc Pagoda?
From Duong Dong Town head south on National Highway 46 towards Bai Sao Beach, Khem Beach, and An Thoi Town. When you reach the Phu Son Ha Noi Resort, make a left. This side road that takes you to the Phu Son Ha Noi bungalows. Travel down this road for about 2kms and you will reach Ho Quoc Pagoda. Parking is free at the base of the pagoda.
- Great view of Phu Quoc Island
- The ideal location of the peace
- Buddha between earthly place
- Best place to see whole Phu Quoc Island
- Wonderful combination of mountains and sea
Thiền Viện Trúc Lâm - Chùa Hộ Quốc, Dương Tơ, tp. Phú Quốc, tỉnh Kiên Giang, Vietnam
Tips for you
Ho Quoc Pagoda gives me a pleasant and peaceful welcome to a sunny summer morning, after to Phu Quoc Island for my first-ever visit. But to me, this pagoda has something special and worthy of my visit. And i completed the process of burning incense, praying under the big Buddha statues and donating money to the pagoda. And We had chance to see the front face has the way to the sea with the architecture of Ly – Tran Dynasty; the roofs are made by the tiles; the pillars are made of ironwood. Beside, this pagoda also have lush mountain rich with wildlife for more explore. It is nice place for you to visit. It is not far from the center of Duong Dong Town. From the Pagoda you can see whole Phu Quoc Island and take nice picture.