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Address: 608 Trần Phú, phường 5, Vũng Tàu, Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu, Việt Nam
Thich Ca Phật Đài is a Buddhist temple in Vietnam
. It is located in the southern part of the country, in the city of Vũng Tàu
. It covers a area of 5 ha, together with the Zen monastery built here in 1957. Thich Ca Phật Đài was built between 1961 and 1963. Along the way to the temple, visitors can see several statues depicting major events from the life of Gautama Buddha, as well as statues of dragons and lions. The octagonal tower is 19 m high, while the main statue of the seated Buddha is 10.2 m high.
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Last update: Oct 19, 2012 7:20:15 PM