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But Thap, Dinh to, Bac Ninh Province, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

What a fabulous place - here is where Buddhism was first introduced to Vietnam-so much history and so many ancient relics and religious statues -including one extremely large Buddha currently being restored. Don't miss visiting - we did when returning from Halong Bay to Ha...More

Thank Theresa M
Reviewed 21 May 2017

The history of this Pagoda is nearly 700 years ago but it was completely finished building in 17th century, which is more than 400 years ago. In short, you will love the Pagoda if you are an ancient architect addicted like me. The story is...More

Thank Daty L
Reviewed 26 December 2015

I've been here with my friends quite often. It is very old pagoda, nice traditional construction from Vietnamese people. Very impressive! If you have time please go here. It takes you around 40 minutes by taxi to get here from Hanoi. I recommend you spend...More

Thank Hannahthuy
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Chua But Thap is hidden away in a very seclusive and rural part of the Bac Ninh province. I don't think the temple is currently active because I don't see any sign of monks and worshipers, but rather is displaced as a living museum. Regardless,...More

Thank pqphan
Reviewed 2 September 2015

This is apparently the oldest pagoda in vietnam. It has an amazing history so best go with a guide to tell you all about it. Many people were there praying and leaving offerings. Right on the river, so a bonus was catching a breeze whilst...More

Thank Jeanette O
Reviewed 27 February 2015

Situated on the dike of the Duong River, Dinh To Commune, Thuan Thanh District, Bac Ninh Province.The pagoda was built in 17th century, according to "Noi Cong Ngoai Quoc" architectural style and includes 10 buildings spread over 100m, from the three-entrance gate to the bell-tower...More

Thank NguyenLuyen
Reviewed 28 January 2015

Bút Tháp Pagoda is a quite untouched pagoda and it has a big architecture scale of North Delta.the architecture of the pagoda is mainly the internal attack with outside support style. All the monuments face the South, traditional architecture of the Vietnamese. The pagoda is...More

1  Thank Leo D
Reviewed 5 November 2014

The ancient Pagoda features unique highlights of vietnamese architecture; one of few pagodas that still remain the original appearance during highs and lows of the history. You can contact the Hanoi Bicycle Couchsurfing, as they sometimes organize bike trip to the Pagoda: you will track...More

1  Thank Jeff J
Reviewed 16 October 2014

Very impress for you. I bet it will not waste your valuable time To go to Bac Ninh, you can catch bus no.10 or no.54 from Long Bien bus station in hanoi

2  Thank linhvu9x
Reviewed 19 April 2014

this is one of the historical destination in hanoi that you should definitely see.very famous among hanoian

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