Linh Ung Pagoda is located on a hill between mountains of Son Tra Peninsula, facing the sea, and leaning on the primeval forests with wild species.
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.