Work starts on pagoda in Cao Bang province
Update: Jun 17, 2013
Construction of the Phat Tich Truc Lam Ban Gioc pagoda started in Dam Thuy commue, Trung Khanh district in the northern border province of Cao Bang on June 15.
Lying on the side of Phia Nham mountain, the pagoda covers an area of 2 hectares at the Ban Gioc waterfall resort.

The traditional Vietnamese pagoda has an investment of 18 billion VND from social contributions.

The pagoda does not only serve religious followers, but also plays an important role in the development of the Ban Gioc waterfall resort.

The pagoda's construction is scheduled to be completed by 2014.