Vietnamese Temple

Pilgrimage

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Distance (From Bodhgaya Bus Stand): 1 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins

Place Location: Near Kalachakra Maidan

Transportation Options: Walk/Trek

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 500 m from Mahabodhi Temple, 1 km from Bodh Gaya Bus Station, and 1 km from Wat Thai Buddhagaya, Vietnam Temple is a Buddhist temple in Bodhgaya, Bihar. Situated near Kalachakra Maidan, it is one of the prominent places to visit in Bodhgaya.

Bodh Gaya is considered as one of the greatest pilgrimage site in Bihar as this is the place where Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment under the Bodhi Tree and also the birthplace of Buddhism. This sacred city has temples of great beauty and heritage and makes it one of the most desired spiritual destinations in India. And, the Vietnamese Temple is among the most recent additions to Bodhgaya.

The Vietnam Temple in Bodh Gaya was constructed by the Vietnamese government in the year 2002 to revive Buddhism in India. Built-in Vietnamese architectural style, the temple, amidst serene surroundings and scenic locales, is a stunning attraction in the town that attracts a number of tourists to the complex. The most popular attraction of the temple is the smiling statue of Buddha known as the Avalokiteswara statue which exudes a calming aura and appears to be smiling.

Timings: 7 AM - 7 PM

Entry: Free