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Linh Son Truong Tho pagoda

Phan Thiet, Vietnam
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Ranked #1 of 17 attractions in Phan Thiet
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
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Munich, Germany
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The budda is located in a mountain and is 43 m. Is a fantastic atmosphere to be there ...go early in the morning if you want to feel the spirit of meditation. After 10 a.m . is everything in russian hands.

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Lagi, null, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Very beautiful place to visit in Phan Thiet, Buddha statue here is the biggest one in Asia. on the way to come here, many strange things symbol for Viet Nam's countryside: dragon trees, birds, monkeys, etc... Climbing up Takou Mountain, beside looking at the beauty of forests and bowing to Buddha, visitors can also contemplate the giant "Sakyamuni statue entering... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

A quiet trip to break from the regular bustle - It is a nice drive through the countryside from Mui Ne to get there – The cable car may be a bit scary for those not comfortable with heights – I am usually not to bad but the swaying had me gripping onto my seat. Up the top it is... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Stunning Buddah resting in a tranquil location. With a stunning cable car trip thrown in for good measure.

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Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013 via mobile

Having travelled extensively in Asia I found the site a bit disappointing and requiring significant maintenance. I mean the pagoda has been replaced by corrugated iron boards ! hopefully temporarily. The ride from the phan thiet hotels is a pleasant 45 minutes through the countryside and dragon fruit plantations. The site is well organized and the entry ticket buys you... More

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Bunbury, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013 via mobile

A cable car takes you up the mountain and you still have a few hundred steps to walk. So you need a reasonable fitness level or just rest when you are tired. But it is so worth the climb when you get to the top. The reclining Buddha is a sight to behold. I can't imagine the effort that went... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

We did this independently, but it might be better to go as part of an organised trip, as our driver wasn't sure where he was going and by the time we arrived we had to really hoof it. The last cable car returns at 5pm and we managed to just get the last one up. The statue is amazing and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

We had a very informative guide, he spoke many languages: French and English perfectly. Very friendly and professional.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012 via mobile

I went there on my own with a rented bike...You have to take cablecar ride to the top (don't remember the price but it was cheap)....nice views......and an impresive white sleeping buda sorrounded by jungle kind of vegetation.......great pictures!......big lanscape views and very piecefull....... I was there in 2011 and the temple was under construction.....don't know if you can visit... More

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