Visiting Thang Tam Communal House

Published:  01:50 Saturday - December 31, 2011 Thang Tam communal house has an unique architect and express the cultural characteristics of coastal fishermen, but it still remains the general characteristics of Vietnam village. Thang Tam communal house has unique feature in both worship and cultural activities.

 

In 3 forerunner villages of Vung Tau, there 3 communal house, including Spirit Communal House, Ba Ngu Hanh Temple and Ong Nam Hai Royal Tomb. Thang Tam communal house is a special cultural feature of the sea fishermen. It has both common features of Vietnamese communal houses and particular features in culture - reserves worship activities. According to historic records, this communal house was built in Minh Mang (1882-1840). This communal house still reserves ̣2 titles conferred by Nguyen dynasty to the spirits worshipped at the communal house.

 

Thang Tam Spirit communal house has Tam Quan Gate, Tien Hien House, the Hall and Dinh Trung Throne, performance stage for fighting art. In the house, there are a lot of offerings which are engraved tactfully and red-lacquered gloriously. Thang Tam Spirit communal house has serial architecture, consisting of a house terrace with four houses connected together by a side pathway.

Besides historical and cultural value, Thang Tam spirit communal house is also the place of many folk traditional festivals. Visiting Thang Tam spirit communal house on these occasions, visitors will have interesting memories.

Dong Cuong Temple

Dong Cuong Temple

Dong Cuong Temple is one of two largest temples in the upper reaches of the Red River in Yen Bai...
The elegant combination of Phat Diem Cathedral

The elegant combination of Phat Diem Cathedral

Phat Diem Cathedral is a harmonious combination of traditional pagoda architecture of Vietnam mixed with the Gothic style of Christian...
Phat Tich Pagoda - The cradle of Vietnamese Buddhism

Phat Tich Pagoda - The cradle of Vietnamese Buddhism

Phat Tich is an ancient pagoda at the foot of Phat Tich Mountain. Coming here, tourists can get a glimpse...
Bai Dinh - the largest pagoda in Southeast Asia

Bai Dinh - the largest pagoda in Southeast Asia

Bai Dinh Pagoda is famous for its great size and imposingness. The pagoda will be also set more record for...
Perfume Pagoda (Chùa Hương) – “the first ranking Southern grotto”

Perfume Pagoda (Chùa Hương) – “the first ranking Southern grotto”

“Perfume Mount is an ever wish/ With mountains, water, and clouds/ People always ask if this is the top-ranking cavern…”...
Vinh Nghiem Pagoda

Vinh Nghiem Pagoda

Inaugurated in 1971, Vinh Nghiem Pagoda is the biggest pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City. Built in modern style, but...
Ly Quoc Su Pagoda

Ly Quoc Su Pagoda

Ly Quoc Su Pagoda worships a Buddhist Monk of the Ly Dynasty (the 10th - 12th centuries). This Monk, whose...
Van Hanh Monastery

Van Hanh Monastery

It includes the imposing Tam Quan (three-entrance gate), the main court hall, Vietnam Buddhism Higher College office, the Institute of...
Tran Hung Dao Temple

Tran Hung Dao Temple

It was first erected in 1932 as a Buddhist pagoda bearing the name of Van An. In 1958, it was...
Phung Son Pagoda

Phung Son Pagoda

Phung Son Pagoda was established in the early 19th century by Bonze Lieu Thong. Since then, it has undergone two...
Giac Vien Pagoda

Giac Vien Pagoda

Giac Vien Pagoda is located on Lac Long Quan Street in Ho Chi Minh City, about 10km south-west of downtown...
Giac Lam Pagoda

Giac Lam Pagoda

Giac Lam Pagoda was built in 1744, under the reign of Lord Nguyen Phuc Khoat. Unlike many other local religious...
We appreciate your comments. Should you have any feedback or thoughts on how to improve VIETNAMTOURISM.ORG.VN , please contact us at: info@vietnamtourism.org.vn
Việt nam tourism Chuyên cung cấp website du lịch và dich vụ tour du lịch VIETNAMTOURISM.ORG.VN Xếp hạng 9.5/10 4999 Bình chọn