The statue of Amida Buddha in the Phat Tich Pagoda (built in 1057) was one of the first works of Buddhist sculpture in the north. A monument found at the Dam Pagoda (built in 1086) is derived from the Cham symbols of Linga and Yoni. At 5.4m high, this is an imposing work.
What is the arts and crafts of Vietnam?
A particularly Vietnamese tradition is the ‘craft village’, small communities where the inhabitants work together to manufacture particular products such as knives, rush mats, bamboo birdcages, ceramics, rice wine, and dozens of other commonplace and unusual articles.
How many Vietnam monuments are there?
15 Monuments and Statues in Vietnam: Map, Photos, + Reviews.
What influenced the sculpture of Vietnam?
The art of Northern Vietnam was strongly influenced by Chinese domination (111 BCE—939 CE), reflecting Confucian and Mahayana Buddhist traditions.