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Thien Vien Truc Lam

Near Tuyen Lam Lake, Da Lat 61000, Vietnam
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Peace and beauty

The monastery is very peaceful and beautiful. If it is possible to go by motorbike, the way to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore
Nothing special

Absolutely dissapointing. The view was not spectacular at all (I don't know if you can even call... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Near Tuyen Lam Lake, Da Lat 61000, Vietnam

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The monastery is very peaceful and beautiful. If it is possible to go by motorbike, the way to the monastery is very cool and beautiful. After leaving the monastery you can go along the scenic Tuyen Lam lake, or eat. One side is pine forest,...More

1  Thank CKM15960
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely dissapointing. The view was not spectacular at all (I don't know if you can even call this a 'view').. would not recommend this place at all.

Thank Renate S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the cable car and so cheap .The ride was breathtaking ,so tranquil and amazing views .The temple complex was one of the best I have seen .The surrounding gardens were beautiful and the sense of peace there was something I will always remember .

Thank thepipefishfans
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In Da Lat we were staying within walking distance of the cable car entrance so decided to do a day trip. Bad idea - it was TET and the line up to get on was probably 2 1/2 to 3 hours, so decided to go...More

Thank SirandMommie
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We had an excellent time. Cable car ride was great after initial fear. Temple gardens made the trip worthwhile.

Thank muz1968
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We visited this temple and lake as part of our Easy Riders Vietnam day trip (these guys are awesome and I would highly recommend their day tour). The temple is a working monastery with monks going about their daily business as you walk around. We...More

Thank Taar411
Reviewed 15 April 2017

nice temple ofn the top of the hill and then a walk down to the lake the cable car was over the pine forests and the views were beautiful.

Thank brit-us-sports
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Returning after 12 years, it was a disappointing experience. It has gotten too big for its own good. The landscaping overdone simply reduces the quietness sanctity of the place.

Thank terravisum
Reviewed 1 April 2017

My rider dropped me off at the cable car station to meet me at the other end where the Truc Lam temple is. I LOVED every minute of this experience: 1) The cable car ride offered a breathtaking view of the mountainous landscape. 2) The...More

2  Thank Dventures
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

The lengthy scenic cable car journey over the tree filled hills & valleys did not suggest the beauty & tranquility as to what awaited for us at our journeys end. As you leave the cable car terminal it is just a short walk to the...More

1  Thank John-Beverley-UK
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Mary Kathleen H
Is Thien Vien Truc Lam a full day activity or can it be done in less time?
19 September 2016|
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Response from kentley626 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely less time..
Ryan C
Is there a cafe or restaurant at the bottom of cable car, or at the top near the pagoda? Also, how long does the cable car ride itself take?
22 August 2016|
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Response from Sigita G | Reviewed this property |
It takes about 7-10 minutes one way and the same back :) It is important to mention that we have been there in May, so it wasn't the high season and we didn't have to wait in the queue. You can buy some souvenirs and snacks... More