Located on Son Tra Peninsula, Buu Dai Son Pagoda is a worth-visiting destination in your journey to Danang (Da Nang). The pagoda has a stunning sea view, which enables visitors to enjoy the fresh air as well as purifying their mind.
Especially visiting this pagoda is totally free of charge. In other words, you do not need to pay any sightseeing fee during your trip, a sincere heart is enough. As a result, it is not only admired by local visitors but also attracts various travellers from other provinces.
- Location: 31 Hoang Sa, Tho Quang, Son Tra, Da Nang city
I. Highlights of Buu Dai Son Pagoda
Buu Dai Son Pagoda is a stop commonly chosen by tourists before coming to Son Tra Mountain (Monkey Mountain). Owning an ancient architecture with an extensive range of colorful Buddha statues, this pagoda has become a beloved space for cultural and religious activities.
What make this pagoda so attractive are its curved tiled roofs and small towers featured in Buddhist style. In addition, there is a huge Buddha statue in Marquee Budai style placed at the entrance of Buu Dai Son Pagoda.
When visiting this destination, it is well worth wandering around to witness amazing statues of 16 arhats and 4 guardians of the directions, besides discovering all sorts of statues hidden in the garden.
II. What is the Best Time to Visit Buu Dai Son Pagoda?
As a spiritual place, Buu Dai Son Pagoda opens all year round to welcome worldwide travellers. However, the most appropriate time to visit this pagoda is on the 1st or 15th day of each month. You can also visit it on special occasions like Tet holiday to experience its cozy ambiance.
III. What to See and Do in Buu Dai Son Pagoda?
At Buu Dai Son Pagoda, tourists often pray for family and friends’ health, wealth and peace. Being referred to as a quiet place, not as noisy as other pagodas, you can savor the most tranquil moments and refresh your soul while being surrounded by trees and cool breezes from the ocean.
IV. How to Get to Buu Dai Son Pagoda?
Buu Dai Son Pagoda is situated about 7 km from the center of Da Nang City, so it is easily accessible by bus or motorbike. From Dragon Bridge, you have to go straight onto Vo Van Kiet Street, then turn left onto Vo Nguyen Giap Street and go straight ahead onto Hoang Sa Street. Upon your arrival at the beginning of Hoang Sa Street, you can find Buu Dai Son Pagoda without challenge.
With solemn statues, colorful dragons and a lot of greenery, Buu Dai Son Pagoda is a must-see place if you are a temple lover. When coming here, you can learn about both Vietnamese and Chinese architecture, so why not pay a visit to this pagoda?