20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Tran Quoc Pagoda, Hanoi

Chùa Trấn Quốc (Tran Quoc Pagoda), is the oldest pagoda in Hanoi built in the sixth century during the reign of Emperor Lý Nam Đế. The pagoda was sited near the banks of Red River, but was relocated in 1615 to Kim Ngu (Golden Fish) island, Ho Tay (West Lake).

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
Camera: ILCE-7M2
Copyright: © Catalin Chitu