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Long Son Pagoda

207 Reviews
Liked by 12
Open Open 24 hours
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: Thai Nguyen St, Nha Trang, Vietnam
Phone: +84-258-3822558

What people are saying:

If you go for a walk up Yersin, through central Nha Trang you'll eventually find yourself at the Long Son Pagoda. Long Son is a Buddhist temple that suffered quite a bit of damage in the Vietnam war, but has since been brought back to its former glory. The temple itself can be found near the road, but for those wanting to experience some fantastic views of Nha Trang and its surrounds, take the stairs to the right (152, to be precise!) and you’ll find yourself at the foot of a massive statue of the Buddha. Keep an eye out for the young touts at the temple, as they will probably try and take you on a ‘free’ guided tour. While you’re not obliged to pay up, they WILL put the pressure on at the conclusion of the tour!

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  • DivePanther
    Sydney, Australia

    A calming retreat in Nha Trang

    It's a bit of a climb to reach the statue of Gautama Buddha, and absolutely worth it if you have time. At the base of the statue, monks and nuns who made the ultimate sacrifice during the 1950s are re...

    Reviewed on /Date(1609165300000+0800)/
  • KathieVee
    San Francisco, California

    The Salesforce Building of Nha Trang

    Actually not such an eyesore because this has charm. It looks like a peeled pink banana or a Flash Gordon spaceship. It can be seen from just about anywhere on the beach and peaking through buildings ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1584864773000+0800)/
  • TSH00000000

    Peaceful place

    Nothing special honestly if you are not interesting to get know the religion history or story. However, besides of Big Buddha locate on top of temple (will take you few minutes to hike up with some st...

    Reviewed on /Date(1583895727000+0800)/
  • Josephwong74
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Nothing special

    Nothing special about this place. Just the big Buddha at the top and a hill top view overlooking nha trang buildings. They overcharged foreigners for motorbike parking at VD10,000.. locals pay only VD...

    Reviewed on /Date(1583727080000+0800)/
  • stjameglobal

    Peaceful and quiet

    It's located in center of city, but when I enter in this pagoda, I totally can feel peaceful atmosphere. The grounds, the lying buddha statue itself and the history are all blended to make a beautiful...

    Reviewed on /Date(1583389846000+0800)/

Additional Information


Long Son Pagoda was built in the late 19th century. The gatepost couplets with Chinese characters, dragon-shaped pillars and other elements in the Pagoda reveal its Chinese culture. The attraction of Long Son Pagoda - White Buddha lies in the mountain behind it. White Buddha is 24-meter tall. From Long Son Pagoda, you can enjoy the city view of Nha Trang. If you visit during the pilgrimage ceremony, it calms you down just by watching the local believers devout the Buddha.
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