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A visit to the Porcelain Bowl Pagoda

Update: March, 30/2018 - 09:00
Chén Kiểu Pagoda in Sóc Trăng Province. — File Photo
Viet Nam News

MEKONG DELTA — Chén Kiểu (Porcelain Bowls) Pagoda is a Khmer pagoda in the Mekong province of Sóc Trăng.

Built in 1815 Chén Kiều was damaged during the war and underwent restoration in 1969.

Due to a shortage of funds, its monks came up with the idea of soliciting donations of used chinaware/bowls to redecorate the pagoda.

The pagoda, situated 10km from Sóc Trăng town, was acknowledged as a national cultural relic since 2012. — VNS

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