The pagoda that sent its monks and nuns to fight for their country

Last update 21:47 | 13/08/2017

VietNamNet Bridge – Among the thousands of pagodas in Viet Nam, Co Le Pagoda in the northeastern province of Nam Dinh stands out. For centuries, inhabitants have cited three strange aspects of the edifice: its architectural mix of occident and orient, its bell, and its courageous monks and nuns who joined armies to fight against invaders. 

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Authentic touch: Dragon carvings on the pagoda roof.

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