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    Southeast Asia's largest Buddha statue in Hanoi to be completed soon

    Construction of a giant Buddha statue officially kicked started at Khai Nguyen pagoda in Son Tay district, Hanoi in early 2015. Measured at 72 meters high, the Buddha statue at Khai Nguyen pagoda in Son Tay district, Hanoi, Vietnam will become one of the biggest Buddha statues in Southeast Asia when its construction is finished.

    Work on the giant Buddha statue began at Khai Nguyen pagoda in Son Tay district, Hanoi in early 2015 and is slated to be completed five years after.

    Southeast Asia's largest Buddha statue in Hanoi to be completed soon
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    Inside the giant Buddha statue there are 13 floors, of which 12 floors are used for visitors. Scaffolding and a construction crane have been erected behind the statue’s head.

    Khai Nguyen Pagoda is located at Son Dong commune, Son Tay district, 50km from the center of Hanoi. The pagoda is appreciated for its beautiful and serene landscapes. In particular, over the past two years, it has opened classes to students to help them experience life of monks during several days per month.

    Besides a giant Buddha statue in Son Tay district, Hanoi, large Buddha statues have been erected everywhere today in Vietnam including the tallest bronze Buddha statue, located in the spiritual tourism complex on the Fansipan mountain peak in Lao Cai province.

    Most prominent among them is the Great Amitabha Buddha statue with a height of 21.5m, cast in bronze using a method never done before in Vietnam by placing small pieces of 5mm thick copper over an iron frame with a volume of nearly 1000cu.m.

    Visit Khai Nguyen Pagoda in Son Tay District, Hanoi City you can combine with a one-day trip to Duong Lam Ancient Village of Vietnam Typical Tours. Every trip with Vietnam Typical Tours is excellent and perfect.
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