Explore Nam Son Pagoda – Da Nang has many famous and sacred temples, but perhaps few people know about Nam Son Pagoda – an architecture with the beauty of a fairyland.
Let’s explore this mysterious temple with WDLDN. Discovering Nam Son Pagoda, Da Nang is known as the ‘fairytale place’ in the heart of the coastal city
Where is Nam Son Pagoda located?
Nam Son Pagoda is located in Cam Nam in Hoa Chau commune, Hoa Vang district, Da Nang city. Because of its location quite far from the center, this place is not known by many tourists. Thanks to that, the scenery here is always peaceful, giving visitors a feeling of purity and the space is likened to a small China in the heart of Da Thanh.
Nam Son Pagoda – a fairyland in the heart of Da Thanh
Although Da Nang is not as bustling as Saigon, to find a temple that is both peaceful, quiet and has a beautiful scene like a fairyland is only at Nam Son Pagoda . The pagoda was built in 1962 by fellow monk Nguyen Van Chau and his disciples.
Right from the moment you step into the temple gate, visitors will be attracted by the bright red lanterns decorated like an ancient architecture in ancient China. The more you go inside, the larger space will open up before your eyes, along with the massive and majestic works with ancient Vietnamese architecture mixed with a bit of ancient Chinese architecture.
With a total construction area of more than 10,000m2, the pagoda is planned to include many areas such as Zen Monastery, hall, Pho Sanh lake, Chanh Dien, welcoming house, parking lot, etc. This is built in the form of a traditional horizontal house of Vietnam with the dominant red tile roof. It can be said that the main colors of the entire Nam Son pagoda are red and white. The red color of roof tiles, bricks, communal columns, red lanterns, the white color of painted walls.
Besides, a unique feature of the pagoda is the extremely sophisticated decorative and sculptural details. From the motifs on the roof tiles to the decoration on the brick walls, all show meticulousness and elaborateness. Overall, you will see that Nam Son Pagoda is like a majestic and ancient royal palace.
The garden space at Nam Son pagoda is also very pure and poetic. Pho Sanh Lake here is very large, above the lake surface is also built a corridor for tourists to scatter. Come here to listen to the murmuring water, breathe in the fresh air, enjoy the peace to dispel all fatigue and sadness in life.
In the temple you can take pictures in the outside areas but when entering the main hall, you will not be able to take pictures. However, just the outside scenery is enough for you to bring back thousands of beautiful shimmering virtual living corners.