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“Well worth the time”

Linh Son Truong Tho pagoda
Ranked #5 of 69 things to do in Phan Thiet
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 1 September 2013

Stunning Buddah resting in a tranquil location. With a stunning cable car trip thrown in for good measure.

Thank Caroline S
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Reviewed 27 July 2013 via mobile

Having travelled extensively in Asia I found the site a bit disappointing and requiring significant maintenance. I mean the pagoda has been replaced by corrugated iron boards ! hopefully temporarily. The ride from the phan thiet hotels is a pleasant 45 minutes through the countryside and dragon fruit plantations. The site is well organized and the entry ticket buys you a ride to the cable car station and the cable car ride. There is not a single sign in English nor does anyone speak English but the place is so small and straightforward that it can easily be navigated.

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Reviewed 14 May 2013 via mobile

A cable car takes you up the mountain and you still have a few hundred steps to walk. So you need a reasonable fitness level or just rest when you are tired.
But it is so worth the climb when you get to the top. The reclining Buddha is a sight to behold. I can't imagine the effort that went into the construction of this huge statue.
This is a holy site and must be visited by thousands of people. Very impressive.

1  Thank Peter B
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Reviewed 16 March 2013

We did this independently, but it might be better to go as part of an organised trip, as our driver wasn't sure where he was going and by the time we arrived we had to really hoof it. The last cable car returns at 5pm and we managed to just get the last one up. The statue is amazing and set in a peaceful wooded area with other smaller statues and temples on the way. It is a very beautiful spiritual place, although the many steps make it virtually impossible for older or less able people to climb. There was a lot of building going on when we visited, but it didn't detract from the visit. Go see this - you won't regret it.

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Reviewed 11 November 2012

We had a very informative guide, he spoke many languages: French and English perfectly. Very friendly and professional.

Thank KarolinChicago
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