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Thien Mu Pagoda

On the bank of the Perfume River, Hue, Vietnam
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Hue City Sightseeing Including Imperial City...
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Ranked #4 of 33 Attractions in Hue
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: Possibly Hue’s most recognizable landmark, this pagoda contains numerous living and working buildings for its resident monks, a bell tower and a seven-tiered monument in front.
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Beautiful surrounding gardens. Pagoda is splendid. Research the story behind its constuction before or have a guide. Steep steps on entrance which are tricky when wet. Beware manic mopeds as you cross road on blind corner.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Thien Mu pagoda is be located on the bank of the Perfume River. It have a architecture very beautiful and ancient, Thien Mu pagado temple is called the most beauty pagoda in Hue. Phuoc Duyen tower is a symbol associated with Thien Mu Pagoda. It high 21 m, consists of 7 floors, built in front of the pagoda in 1844..... More

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Quezon City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Thien Mu was included in the tour to the royal tombs. It was a great stop to explore and experience calmness in. I was impressed with the structure and loved walking around the pagoda.

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telford
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

I think this was my fave out of the ones I saw in vietnam lovely pagoda and beautiful gardens to the rear boat trip from hoi an takes 30-40 mins and is a good way to getbthere

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Wellington, New Zealand
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I wouldn't go out of my way to see it but still a nice stop. You can't actually get into or look into the pagoda. That being said it is free to enter the grounds.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

From the moment we stood on the roadside at the base of the Thien Mu Pagoda, I loved it. It rose to the sky like an intricate tiered birthday cake. It is seven storeys high and is built on a hillock overlooking the Perfume River. It is old, and very beautiful. Walk up steep steps and enter the lovely gardens... More

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Otley West Yorkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

Quite impressed with the Pagoda. The stairs leading to the entrance and beyond you can see the 7 storey tower. Unfortunately with the crowds it's difficult to get a decent picture. There's no entry into the tower which is a shame but is understandable. Inside the buildings there are huge bells, a giant statue of a turtle. The grounds are... More

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Whilst it is a large pagoda, when you compare this to others in SE Asia and China, it was a little disappointing

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This place is about a 15 minute bike ride (3km) from the Citadel and is worth a visit. Impressive buildings throughout the surprising large site. If time it right you may even get to see the monks praying inside the main pagoda !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This was one of the places we most wanted to visit during our trip to Vietnam, & it didn't disappoint. It's ever bit as impressive as its photos suggest it will be. Don't miss it!

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