This is the largest pagoda of Da Nang with more than 20 hectare area. Located in Son Tra peninsula tourist area, Linh Ung pagoda was built by a harmony combination of modern and traditional Vietnamese pagoda features. Recently, it becomes a popular tourist attraction of Da Nang.
Quan Yin status with the height of 67m, approximately to 30 floor building and 35 m in diameter lotus is considered as the highest Buddha statue in Vietnam.
Linh Ung Pagoda Bai But faces the vast South China Sea. Its left is Cham Island; its right is Hai Van Mountain with poetic Han River. Son Tra Peninsula is a combination of mountains and sea.
It was told that under King Minh Mang period, coastal fishermen here found a Buddha statue on the beach and built a small pagoda here. From that, Quan Yin appeared and rescued local people and brought a peaceful life. That’s the reason why this beach called Bai But (Buddha beach).
In addition to monumental scale, Bai But Linh Ung Pagoda is also recognized as a prominent architectural temple. This pagoda is a combination of modern and traditional Vietnamese pagoda features with curved rooftop and strong pillars sophisticatedly decorated by dragons.
Bai But Linh Ung Pagoda was built in a new tourist area – the best location. It has become a popular place for worshiping, living and learning of monks, Buddhists, as well as a spiritual tourist attraction of Da Nang city.