Clay Temple

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Soc Trang Clay Pagoda is located in the city center, with the more official name Buu Son Tu.

From the outside, the pagoda is more like a house than a pagoda, without columns or wooden planks like typical pagoda architecture.
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Like Tan Long Stork Garden, Clay Pagoda is another privately owned attraction. Mr. Ngo Kim Tong has spent the past 42 years building 1901 Buddha statues, 200 animal statues, and other worship items from clay and his Ngo family will surprise you with many more stories during your visit. . You will soon learn that the temple also keeps very special candles, each of which can weigh up to 200kg and be up to 1.6m tall. The temple patrolman said that each candle will take about 70 years to burn.

Useful information

  • Location: Clay Temple

  • Best for: All Visitors

  • Free admission

  • Hours: Recommended to visit during the day

  • Distance to city center: 1.4km (0.9 mi)

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