20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
The giant reclining Buddha statue

One of the best highlight destinations to see and visit in Soc Trang city, Viet Nam is The Patum Wongsa Som Rong pagoda and the giant reclining Buddha statue inside this pagoda. This giant reclining Buddha statue is considered as the largest reclining Buddha statue in Vietnam, located at The Som Rong Pagoda which was originally as one Khmer pagoda in 1785 in Mekong Delta Viet Nam. The giant reclining statue is 63 meters long and 22.5 meters high. Below the statue, there are also large spaces used for living, meeting and studying scriptures of many monks and monks

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2022
Date Uploaded: 10.2022
Photo Location: Vietnam
Camera: DSC-RX100M7
Copyright: © Huynh Thanh Huy