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Da Trang Pagoda

Da Trang pagoda,also called Tu Quang pagoda is one of the most famous pagodas in Phu Yen. There is a treacherous road paved with stepping-stones leading to the gate of the pagoda. Surrounding the pagoda is an ancient green garden of mango trees. Tourists in Vietnam travel coming there will have chance to enjoy the Da Trang mango, a special product of Phu Yen province.

Da Trang pagoda, one of the most well-known pagodas in  Phu Yen province, is located on the slopes of Da Trang Mountain in An Dan Commune, Tuy An District, 20km north of Tuy Hoa City. The pagoda was built in 1797, under King Quang Toan of the Tay Son Dynasty. 

Founded by Buddhist monk Huy Phap Chuyen of the Lam Te faction, the pagoda is currently run by the tenth generation of Lam Te Buddhist monks. 

Da Trang Pagoda

Facing the Cai River, it stands on an area approximately 100m high, which was once the capital of Phu Yen Province in the 17th century. There is a treacherous road paved with stepping-stones leading to the gate of the pagoda. The pagoda was honoured by the emperor in 1889, and burnt to a cinder in 1929. It was then rebuilt with funds raised by numerous Buddhists from provinces throughout central Vietnam. In 1988, the sanctum of the Da Trang Pagoda was restored. 

Behind the sanctum is a tower yard and a worshipping house for ancestors. The towers are carved with ornamental images, including the four sacred animals (dragon, unicorn, turtle, and phoenix).

Surrounding the pagoda is an ancient green garden of mango trees. The Da Trang mango is famous for its sweet smell and delicious taste. Visiting Da Trang Pagoda in Vietnam travel, you will have chance to enjoy this special product of Phu Yen Province.

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