Tran Quoc pagoda (Source:

According to, Tran Quoc ranked third among 10 pagodas with beautiful scenes. About Tran Quoc pagoda, this website wrote “Located on a small peninsula on the east side of West lake, Tit is the oldest pagoda in Hanoi. It is over 1,500 years old and was recently voted the most beautiful pagoda in the world.”

The wpage described “The pagoda’s lakeside setting is particularly enchanting and visitors are given incense to burn at the various shrines within the complex. Keep an eye out for the Bodhi tree. It grew from a cutting taken from the original tree in Boh Gaya in India, under which the Buddha sat and achieved enlightenment.”

Earlier, the UK's second best-selling daily newspaper Daily Mail named Tran Quoc among the top 16 most mesmerising pagodas across the world./.

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