Image beam: The beauty of deserted monastery in Sapa

Curated by BuffaloTripSeptember 11, 2015 Viewed: 1617

After more than half a abandoned century, monastery of Ta Phin now put on a beauty of mystery, mystical and extraordinary absorbing.

Located on the way to temple of Ta Phin commune, Sa Pa District, Lao Cai Province, Ta Phin monastery is wrecking French colonial popular architecture in the Northwest.

This monastery was started to construct in May 10/1942, but the construction has stopped due to the political upheaval in 1945. It became abandoned since then.

In short operating time, this monastery was used to be the practice of 12 nuns ascetic stream of church parish Kito wandering to Lao Cai of colonial Indochina.

At Ta Phin monastery, the sisters have been many contributions to the study and dissemination of farming and crop varieties temperate climate fit and soil in Sapa as vegetables, potatoes sweet and fresh fruits such as grapes, apples, peaches ... techniques.

After more than half a abandoned century, monastery of Ta Phin now put on a beauty of mystery, mystical and extraordinary absorbing.

Built according to French architecture, the monastery is a 5-building, three floors mansion, including a basement under the ground - as accommodation, activities for sisters. Right side of the building is an extended space, may be it was the kitchen or storage warehouse storage of food, utensils...

The entire of this building is no longer roof section now.

We could feel the imprint of time through old patchy moss walls.

The high arches were intersecting to impress on the suction depth of space.

The wild ancestor weeds overrun on the bedroom floor, made feeling lonely.

Walls covered with red moss species that atmosphere tinged looks mysterious.

Mist and fog covered the air made abandoned monastery became more mystical.

Haunting beauty of Ta Phin monastery became an attractive destination for adventurous travelers.

 

Written by buffalotrip.com staff.