A museum featuring thousands of antiques related to Buddhist
culture and nationality in Van Hanh Zen Monastery in Da Lat City is regarded as
the largest valuable private museum in the central highlands province of Lam
The museum displays more than 10,000 ancient objects from different eras which
were collected by Buddhist monk Thich Vien Thanh during 40 years.
The artifacts include production tools and household items presenting the
ancient rice civilization and daily activities of ethnic minority groups on the
There is an area of statues of Buddha and great men, and invaluable worship
Buddhist monk Thich Vien Thanh hoped the relevant department would help to
systematize the collections, making objects to stay in the scientific archive.
Van Hanh Buddhist temple located at 39 Phu Dong Thien Vuong Street in Ward 8 in
Da Lat resort town is one of the largest monasteries. The Zen Monastery is also
the popular attractions, luring many visitors.