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Address: Ong Ich Khiem St | Ngoc Ha, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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The One Pillar Pagoda (Vietnamese: Chua Mot Cot, formally Dien Huu tu 延祐寺...

The One Pillar Pagoda (Vietnamese: Chua Mot Cot, formally Dien Huu tu 延祐寺 or Lien Hoa Dai 蓮花臺) is a historic Buddhist temple in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. It is regarded alongside the Perfume Temple, as one of Vietnam's two most iconic temples.

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A pagoda different form the others

the area where the one pillar pagode is has different pagodas and places to see, the locals and the tourists are all over these places

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Lisbon, Portugal
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

the area where the one pillar pagode is has different pagodas and places to see, the locals and the tourists are all over these places

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

worth the visit - beautifully situated in grounds with wonderful statues - you can climb the stairs to see the interior - tiny but beautiful

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We wouldn't say it's a must see but if your going to the mausoleum area then it's worth a look ---it's within the grounds. It's only very small with a stairway to go up and see inside --- though it does feel intrusive when people are praying, there is a small moat that runs round it but it was very... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This pagoda was part of our overall complex tour. It is unique architecturally, supposedly. Our guide said it was the only pagoda known to be built on one pillar. I didn't think it look aesthetically that appealing situated on a big ole pillar like it is. Not worth a separate trip, but see it in passing as you are seeing... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were disappointed with this Pagoda since we were expecting a higher pagoda. But the One Pillar Pagoda was accentuate on the foundation only.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This one pillar pagoda ios exactly what it says. It is a wonderful pagoda and a great setting to take a photo. Well worth the visit.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Not much to make of it as it seems to be a temple where locals do pay respect. Ok for a quick visit as it is along the way out from the mausoleum.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just worth a photo while you are in the area. Compared to other pagodas, this one is really not special, but worth a very quick visit if you are visiting the Presidential Palace and Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice place to see, even if not so exciting If you are travelling in South-East Asia, you will see full of Pagodas, so this one is nothing special, in our opinion

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

But so what? LOL. It's a tourist attraction. Near the Ho Chi Minh residence. Kind of boring. It's the kind of thing that once you've seen it, you don't need to see it again.

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