Thien Mu Pagoda, Hue

4.3
Originally established in the 17th century, Thien Mu Pagoda remains one of nation's oldest and best-preserved religious buildings. Situated on the Perfume River, the temple rises in seven tiers, each dedicated to human forms taken by Buddha during his road to Enlightenment. Upon your arrival, notice the wooden temple guardians with real human hair as beards near the entrance. Inside the compound, you can visit the monastic buildings, a large cemetery, and a beautifully maintained garden of pine trees. Make Thien Mu Pagoda part of your personalized Hue itinerary using our Hue trip builder site .
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  • A really iconic place in Hue that should be included in your itenary. I'd recommend to go there with a tour / guide to get the full information of the place as it is worthy. There is also a living are...  more »
  • I read somewhere that you haven’t been in Hue if you didn’t visit this pagoda, at it may be true. Not only is the pagoda worth seeing, you get great city views  more »
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  • Very picturesque temple nearly overlooking the Perfume river Walled landscaped gardens, Could be quite a peaceful place if there were no tourists (myself included). No entrance fee, no hawkers chasing you to buy things. A few very well presented young monks walking around adding some serene ambiance to the whole experience. An enjoyable trip by Dragon Boat along the Perfume river to visit.
  • Popular place with free entry. I felt that the serenity of the place was very much disrupted by the flocks of tourists coming by buses. If only we knew to be a little more considerate of the monks who spend their lives there :)
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