Thien Vien Truc Lam
The beautiful, tranquil, and reverent scenery that's boasted by Thien Vien Truc Lam make it as one of the go-to places in Da Lat for total relaxation and quick escape from city vistas.
Known for Zen Buddhism, Thien Vien Truc Lam Monastery — also known as the Truc Lam Pagoda — is the place to go especially for tourists who like to meditate. This two storey building — designed and constructed with prominent details from traditional Buddhist architecture — is an active temple where you can have a glimpse of the monastic life free from the noise of insistent vendors. Experience a one-of-a-kind cable car ride going to the peak of the pagoda — on the way, tourists get to see majestic views lush greenery and impressive landscapes.
Thien Vien Truc Lam is located at Tuyen Lam Lake, Ward 3, Da Lat.
Opening Days and Hours
Opens daily from 7:00 to 16:30.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Admission is free.
How to Get There
- Fly to Da Lat via Vietnam Airlines.
- From Lien Khuong Airport, board a taxi or a shuttle bus to Da Lat city proper.
- Board a taxi or a xo em to the cable car station.
- Board a cable car to Thien Vien Truc Lam.
- Solo travelers/backpackers
Time to Spend
Suggested duration in this attraction is 1 to 2 hours.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
The best time to visit Thien Vien Truc Lam is between 8:00 and 11:00.
Phu Dong Restaurant, Ngo BBQ Restaurant, Dalat Train Cafe, AX Restaurant, Ga Len Mam, and Leo’s Kitchen are some of the dining options near Thien Vien Truc Lam.
- Truc Lam Temple
- Lin Phuoc Pagoda
- Da Lat Flower Park
Accommodations can be availed in nearby hotels such as La Sapinette Hotel, Ngoc Lan, Sammy Hotel, TTC Hotel Premium, Terracotta Hotel and Resort, Note Dalat Hostel, and River Prince Hotel Dalat. Rates range from USD 24 to USD 95.