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Bai Dinh Pagoda

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Address: Gia Sinh Commune, Gia Vien District, Ninh Binh 40000, Vietnam
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Nice complex

If you like to spend some time visiting nice temples, buddha etc, you should definitely go here. We went by scooter, parking costs 15.000. Free entrance, to go to the top of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Guusandleona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This temple is so incredible beautiful, I don't have enough words to describe this temple area. You have to see this place! When you go just for one day skip something and go to this place!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like to spend some time visiting nice temples, buddha etc, you should definitely go here. We went by scooter, parking costs 15.000. Free entrance, to go to the top of the pagode you have to pay 50.000, but it is worth it. We arrived at 4 pm which is actually too late, however now we had the possibility... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great setting.easy access.You can stay in Tam Coc and bicycle around to a lot of places.T he Pagoda is close,also a Buddhist Temple.Tam Coc is small and stress free.A good place to recharge your self.Great food , friendly locals

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Hoboken, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super big not so old pagoda compound. Park your bike and take the electric car wich is available. If you want to be Dutch or atletic can walk up also, just think once inside there is a lot of walking available also. Bring snack or some wather, there is a bar all the way at the top. But when we... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived at the bottom entrance but it was closed. I had to drive up to the top entrance to find that they are selling transport tickets back down to the entrance. wth? You can still do this without buying the transport but that would be hiking down and back up. You need to pay to enter the pagoda, but... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place. Much more impressive than Hoa Lu. Be sure to take your time though :) and do not skip the tower!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1. Bai Dinh Temple (It is very difficult for me to express my opinion about Bai Dinh Temple. My vocabulary in Buddhism to describe Bai Dinh's architecture and structure is not rich enough). This place is better for Buddhist, I felt peace in mind when I was there. It is quite clean, and there are not many shops there. You... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is free but you are charged to take bus to the base of the site, they charge in each direction, so don't be caught short as it's a long walk. you'll be doing plenty of walking too and stairs, lots of stairs, but along the way there are Buddahs at least 500, each one unique. the temple up top... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there thinking we would see a traditional old chinese pagoda, just to find out that this is just for tourists (mostly chinese) and it was built at 2010. I cannot say that the architecture is bad, or the temples and buddhas are not nice, but it is not what I expected. Also they say it's free entrance. But... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Impressive sculptures. Albeit 600+ stairs to the top, it was an easy walk with different halls to stop at midway.

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