One-Pillar Pagoda Frame (40x40cm)
+ Item No: TR-CMC4040
+ Size: 40x40cm
Located in Chua Mot Cot street, next to Ba Dinh square and Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum complex.
One Pillar Pagoda is also known as some other names such as Mat Pagoda, Dien Huu Pagoda or Lotus Pagoda.
One Pillar Pagoda was built by King Ly Thai Tong in the winter of 1049. The old legend is said that the King dreamed about Guan Yin Buddha sitting on a huge bright lotus.
Then the pagoda was built immediately with the architecture based on the lotus on the dream. Therefore, a pagoda with a unique pillar structure, which looks like a lotus blooming in the center of Linh Chieu pond.
The Asian Record Organization has announced that the One Pillar Pagoda is “The most unique pagoda in Asia” in 2012.