Ho Chi Minh Vietnam Historical & Cultural Vestiges Xa Loi Pagoda

Xa Loi Pagoda

Location: Xa Loi Pagoda is situated at 89 Ba Huyen Thanh Quan Street, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City.
Characteristic: The altar on the first floor, dedicated to Sakyamauni Buddha, is soberly decorated. The Sakyamuni Buddha statue is an excellent work of art made by Le Van Mau in 1954.

 

Its construction was initiated in August 1956, according to the design of architects Tran Van Duong and Do Ba Vinh. The opening ceremony was held in May 1958. The South Vietnam Association of Buddhist Study built the pagoda to worship the remains of Buddha. The pagoda is open daily from 7 to 11 am and from 2 to 5 pm.

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