"Visit the 65 foot Buddha on..." Vietnam Things to Do Tip by brewjohnson

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Visit the 65 foot Buddha on the hill above Nha Trang!
This is an unbelievable sight. A huge seated Buddha overlooking the city. What made the experience even more gratifying for us is that we couldn't find the trail that led to the Buddha. Instead, some local kids who live in a shantytown that surrounds the hill that the Buddha sits on grabbed us, led us through the town and showed us the way. The kids and people in the shantytown were so friendly and welcoming (several times we were invited into peoples homes to eat and drink), it made it an unbelievable experience. Unfortunately from the pictures, you can't really make out the Buddha, but I promise you, it is an impressive sight, but it is the people that really made things great.

Address: Nha Trang

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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