Friday, June 25, 2010

Just Photos - Largest Temple In Vietnam

Bai Dinh Pagoda complex is located behind a range of limestone mountains in Gia Sinh commune, Gia Vien District in Ninh Bihn Province, Vietnam. The complex which covers an area of 80ha is not fully completed yet and contructions works are still being carried out. When completed, it will be the largest temple in Vietnam.

The pier at the temple's side. Boats ferry passengers across the river for 80,000 dong per person

Panoramic view of Bai Dinh Temple

The three storey bell tower is 22m in height and 17m in diameter

This giant bell inside the bell tower weighs a whopping 36 tonnes

This Buddha statue weighing 80 tonnes and standing at 9.57m is the largest in Vietnam