The first Buddhist museum in Vietnam is located in the 700m2 campus of Quan The Am Pagoda, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang City, where hundreds of ancient Buddhist artifacts are kept and become a tourist attraction. new in the journey of Discovery: Ngu Hanh Son since January 2016.
Currently, the museum displays about more than 200 artifacts that crystallize unique cultural values, including: Statue of Bodhisattva Guan Yin, Bodhisattva Guan Yin riding a dragon fish, many sets of ancient idols such as Shakyamuni, Medicine Master, etc. Maitreya, Bodhisattva Tantric Buddha, Quan Am, Champa, Amitabha, bronze bells, eight-way staff, etc. Besides, the pagoda is also keeping many artifacts such as Buddha statues, woodblocks of Buddhist scriptures, etc. Ancient contemporaries, worshiping objects, … dating from the VII century, to the end of the 19th and 20th centuries”.
One of the unique and unique antiquities that cannot be missed in the collection displayed here is the Bodhisattva Quan Am, sitting on a dragon’s head with a fish body, which was accidentally dug by people and was given to the temple a few years ago. The statue is nearly 50cm high, weighs about 7kg, made of bronze cast in the late 19th century.
Address: 48 Su Van Hanh, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang City
Opening time: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Visiting time: 01h:00
Best time: 9:00am
Good for travel: First visit
Average spend: Free
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