But Thap Pagoda  
Đình Bút Tháp  
 Known as:   Chùa Bút Tháp    
 Description:   But Thap Pagoda as known as Ninh Phuc Tu, It is one of the most beautiful ancient pagodas in the Northern of Vietnam which is preserved relatively intact until today. It is located about 30km far from Ha Noi and 3 km from Dau pagoda. The temple is on the riverbank of Duong River, in But Thap hamlet, DinhToi commune, Thuan Thanh district, Bac Ninh province
But Thap pagoda was built in XIII century, under Tran Thanh Tong dynasty. Over time, the pagoda has restored and renovated many times. But the biggest renovated was at the beginning of XVII century, during the Le - Trinh period. At that time, the abbot of the pagoda was the monk Chuyet Chuyet and his disciple Minh Hạnh restored the whole pagoda with the great contribution of money, land by the Queen - Dieu Vien, Trinh Thi Ngoc, Princess Le Thi Ngoc Duyen and Princess Trinh Thi Ngoc Co. All of them have been worshiped and their statues placed in But Thap pagoda until today. This restoration lasts from 1644 to 1647 pagodas were completed and the name was "Ninh Phuc Tu”.
 Province   Bac Ninh  Direction:      
 District   Thuận Thành    
 City   But Thap  Comments:    Official Web:    
 Genre   Temple      Related links:    
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 Entry fee   N/A     GPS :   21.06083, 106.02219  
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