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Linh Son Pagoda

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Address: Da Lat, Vietnam

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Quiet, Pretty Pagoda

Within easy walking distance from the Central Market Lin Son Pagoda is a peaceful assemblage of hillside gardens and lovely religious buildings. No tour buses. A very nice place... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 January 2017
Wendell D
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Within easy walking distance from the Central Market Lin Son Pagoda is a peaceful assemblage of hillside gardens and lovely religious buildings. No tour buses. A very nice place to relax and wind down.

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Pinhal Novo, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Vietnam is not about what you can see, it´s about what you try to find behind teh obvious. This is a quiet retreat despite being in the middle of Dalat. The grounds around back are lovely and well worth visitng. Free entrance.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Area is quiet. Stunding view next to Elephants Fall. The music, budha's smell if the rain on the leaves and flowers just a very tranquile environment. Loved it

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

This small temple is a little neglected, but still quite beautiful. When we visited, there were no other tourists and only one local, so it is a peaceful place to sit for a while. It is easy to walk to from the market area... around 10 minutes.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Small Buddhist temple and tall pagoda witch is a combination of many style. There are many building in the same area. some part are not for tourist.

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Nha Trang, Vietnam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is not a major tourist hotspot. As a result this is a great location to meditate. The architecture is nice, but simple. This is not a temple I'd recommend just as a tourist destination, but if your looking for a nice alternative for a place to find peace. This is a good option.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

This is one of those pagodas that are a must see, but that you can see in 20 minutes. Really beautiful, and if you are into meditation you can use their main meditation hall for free. Monks walk around the pagoda, and its usually not very crowded with tourists.

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Brentwood, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Beautiful pagoda to visit, it is where the locals go to worship. Not a touristy pagoda. It was welcoming with stunning architect and some fabulous bonsai lovingly tended by the monks. This was my second visit and it is wonderful to go and imbibe the calmness and spirituality of the place by sitting for a few minutes in the pagoda... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Despite of its simplicity, other aspects of its as historical and elegant make it one of the main holy and pictureque sight of Dalat. Worth to visit if you are a Buddhist or just simply a religious architecture lover. It's one among 4 well-known holiest pagodas in Dalat, including Linh Son, Linh Phuoc, Linh Phong and Thien Vuong Co Sat.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

This little pagoda is located not too far from our hotel; therefore it was easy to visit. Upon arrival, we were greeted by… a beggar who asked for money. This was the first time we saw a beggar in Vietnam. The territory of the temple was nice, interesting architecture, but the territory and the buildings are not well maintained. We... More 

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