Location: Situated in Mia
Village, Duong Lam Commune, Son Tay Town, Hatay Province, Vietnam.
Characteristics: The pagoda was built during the Tran Dynasty (1225-1406) and still preserves many ancient artifacts.
Mia Pagoda is also initially
called Sung Nghiem Tu. Several years later, Lady Nguyen Thi Dong, also called
Lady Mia, had the pagoda rebuilt and renamed.
The pagoda has 287 statues of all sizes, among which are famous sculptures such as the statue of Buddha in the Himalayas and the statues of the Eight Vajra Deities. The largest one is the sculpture of Bat Bo Kim Cang located in the upper sanctuary.
The pagoda preserves many ancient artifacts such as the great red bell made in 1743, the bronze gong (1846), and the Lady Mia stone tables, set up in 1632.
Source: Vietnam Administration of Tourism