Long Son Pagoda, additionally nicely often known as White Buddha Temple (Behind the pagoda is a large white Buddha seated on a lotus blossom) is without doubt one of the most lovely pagoda with a powerful building in Nha Trang, based in 19th century.
The pagoda was first constructed on Trai Thuy Moutain in 1886 and named Dang Long Pagoda. In 1990, nevertheless, it was broken in a storm after which being rebuilt down the mountain to its current location on Thai Nguyen Street. Throughout a extreme storm in 1900, the pagoda was badly broken, and after the restoration of the temple, he was moved to the foot of the mountain, the place it stands to at the present time.
The temple grounds additionally features a backyard. The doorway and roofs are embellished with dragon mosaics that are constructed from glass and ceramic tiles. The principle ceremonial corridor is adorned with fashionable interpretations of classical motifs. The nasal hairs of the dragons are wrapped across the pillars on both facet of the principle altar.
From the pagoda up the stone steps to climb the mountain, the place there's a Playground with a 14-metre excessive white statue of Buddha sitting within the Lotus flower. It provides nice panoramic views of Nha Trang and close by rural areas, in flip, and the pagoda is seen from virtually all corners of the town. As you method the pagoda from the street, the 152 stone steps up from the ectrance of the pagoda, and is commonly used as a vantage level to look over the Nha Trang city. Take a while to discover off to the left, the place there’s an entrance to a different corridor of the pagoda.