Du Anh Pagoda

Du Anh Pagoda (or  Thong pagoda) was built at foot of rocky ramp in the west of Xuan Dai Mountain, 4.5 km from Citadel of the Ho Dynasty in Southwest, belongs to territory of Vinh Ninh Commune.

Du Anh Pagoda

Legend has it that Princess Du Anh (Tran dynasty) went sightseeing, she realized mountain, river charming landscape so she ordered to build the pagoda in 1270 and took her name to give name to pagoda. At present time, many valuable things under Tran dynasty (14th century) are kept in the pagoda such as: rocky lion, rocky lion’s whelp, and rocky elephant. Especially 4-side stone stele carved from integral native rock prepared by Bung first doctoral candidate Phung Khac Khoan recording pagoda restoration in 1606 under Le Kinh Tong dynasty. The Pagoda was classified as a historical – cultural heritage site at National level in 2009.

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