Thien Mu PagodaSeptember 5, 2018 in Vietnam ⋅ ☀️ 35 °C
Built in 1601 between a river and a pine forest the Thien Mu Pagoda "Heavenly Lady Pagoda" is one of the oldest and prettiest religious buildings in the country.
The Thien Mu Pagoda has its roots in a local legend. An old woman once appeared on the hill and said that a Lord would come and build a Buddhist pagoda for the country's prosperity. Hearing of this, Lord Nguyen Hoang ordered the construction of the pagoda of the "Heavenly Lady" Thien Mu.
The pagoda was heavily damaged in the war in 1943, but was then fully renovated.Read more