Suoi Do Pagoda
Visit the Suoi Do Pagoda — a breathtaking landmark set atop a mountain in Suoi Hiep Commune. It boasts of scenic sights, a serene atmosphere, and a rich history that you can explore and delve in.
The Suoi Do Pagoda is a 50-year old Buddhist temple that was built in honour of Quan Am, the Chinese Goddess of Mercy. Locals believe that young girl saw the goddess at a stream that runs down from the mountain, and soon after, the Pagoda was built near the area, where it continues to serve and accept the local Buddhist community up to this day. Aside from visiting and taking in the temple sights, guests are also treated to beautiful panoramic views of the Cai River Valley, plantations, paddy fields, and neighbouring hills.
The Suoi Do Pagoda is located at the Suoi Hiep Commune, Dien Khanh District, Nha Trang.
Opening Days and Hours
The temple is open daily, from 06:00 to 18:00.
Entry Fee and Bookings
There are no entrance fees to visit the temple.
How to Get There
- Fly into Nha Trang from Hanoi, Da Nang, or Ho Chi Minh via Vietnam Airlines or Jetstar Pacific.
- From the airport, hire a taxi going to the city centre.
- From the city centre, hire a taxi or vehicle and drive for around 30 minutes going to the pagoda. You can also opt to join a tour, as the temple’s location is a bit hidden.
- Backpackers/solo travelers
- Group of friends
Time to Spend
The average time spent on this attraction is around 1 to 2 hours.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
You can visit the pagoda any time of the day, but do note that it is packed with worshippers every 15th of the lunar month.
There are no restaurants located near the temple, so you need to pack enough snacks that you might need for the trip. The nearest dining places are located around 10 kilometres away, which include Kiwami, LivinCollective, Alpaca Homestyle Cafe, and Swiss House La Casserole.
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The nearest accommodation options are located around 10 kilometres away from the temple, which includes Praywish Hotel, Royal Lotus Resort & Spa, Ken Hotel, and Copac Hotel. Prices range from USD 12 to USD 108 per night.