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First Buddhist museum opens in Da Nang

by VTV401 January 2016 Last updated at 01:46 AM

VTV.vn - A Buddhist Cultural Museum was inaugurated and opened at the QuanTheAm Temple in Da Nang City on Thursday.

The museum, the first of its kind in Vietnam, displays around 200 Buddhist antiques. Artefacts include paintings, statues, and Buddhist thunder bolts with materials varying from wood, pottery, and porcelain to bronze, jade, and even amber. The antiques are sourced from throughout Southeast Asia and Japan. Apart from the exhibited, the temple has another 300 Buddhism-related objects dating back from the 7th to the beginning of the 20th century.

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