Nam Nha Pagoda

Nam Nha Pagoda is famous not only because of the beauty of the architecture and quiet but also by the historical and cultural. So it became a popular place for tourists in Can Tho.

Nam Nha Pagoda is located in the northern residential area about 200 meters from the Hau River, in front of the family Binh Thuy, the south is the street of Le Hong Phong. The pagoda was recognized as the historic national culture in 1991.

Nam Nha Pagoda was created by Nguyen Giac Nguyen in 1890. He gave up the drug store North and build a temple called Nam Nha Tang. This time only 3 temples, wooden pillars, doors, and a simple tiled roof is composed of the main power between the east and west sides. The late nineteenth century and early twentieth century the temple was chosen as the place of the revolutionary activities of the patriotic scholar Nguyen Than Hien Cuong, Nguyen Giac Nguyen.

inside Nam Nha Pagoda

inside Nam Nha Pagoda

In 1917, Nguyen Giac Duyen and Nguyen Giac Cung and children, and all the temple committee composed Duong Van Dat (teacher she died), Mai Thi Furniture, Bui Huu Sanh (son valedictorian Bui Huu Nghia) joints build a three security concerns. By the year 1923, the temple was restored, finishing one more time and huge scale as today.

Yard, surrounded by a large garden stretching out to take waterfront Binh Thuy, Between Bon Sai garden is above 2m is placed in a tub of blue water ships dark red brick, pine trees planted in the garden, plant monitoring, and other trees. Interwoven under this tree are valuable ornamental plants, nearly 100 years old are cut meticulously bending.

Nam Nha Pagoda Can Tho

Nam Nha Pagoda Can Tho

In the middle is a large house 5 times, tiled roofing, painting on shaped European dragons. Ministry for roof truss pattern set on seven pillars round, square. Under each column has a stone base. The central area of the main hall is decorated solemnly where the altar used as a tool Professor Nguyen Giac Nguyen, Quan Quan Noble, and Calendar Great Patriarch. Facing the altar three religions is a shrine town guardian herd poet Bui Huu Sanh and Bui Huu Nghia. Behind the temple is a garden of fruit trees, evergreens, actualised season, typical for the Mekong Delta.