But Thap pagoda

But Thap pagoda (in Thuan Thanh district, Bac Ninh Province) was built in 1647.


But Thap pagoda is one of the famous pagodas with unique architecture and ancient sculptures with the most accurate scale in Vietnam. The stone 5-storey Bao Nghiem tower is regarded as the cultural symbol of Northern Vietnam.

But Thap pagoda
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In the pagoda, there are many valuable statues of Buddha and antiques such as the thousand-eye and thousand-hand Kuan Yin statue with the height of 3.7m, Tuyet Son statue, Thi Gia statue and 18 arhats.


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