Long Tien Pagoda Festival

Time: The 24th day of the third lunar month.
Place: Long Tien Pagoda, at the foot of Bai Tho Mountain, Ha Long City, Quang Ninh Province.
Objects of worship: Tran Hung Dao.
Characteristics: Procession of ancestral tablet of Duc Ong palanquin.

Long Tien Pagoda is situated at the foot of Bai Tho Mountain, built in 1941 to worship Buddha and generals of Tran Dynasty who had marits of the country. The pagoda has unique architectural style. The tam quan (three-entrance gate) includes 3 doors: Huu, Vu and Dai. Atop of the three-entrance gate stands a statue of A Di Da, bellow it is a bell-tower. Outside of the three-entrance gate stands statue of Bo De Dat Ma, the Patriarch of Chinese and Vietnamese Zen. In bai duong and the main altar of the pagoda stand worshipping statues.



The festival involves palanquin procession which starts from Long Tien Pagoda, then Duc Ong Temple to An Duong Vuong Temple and return.

Traditional folk games in the festival: Chinese chess, wrestling, chau van singing, cheo performance.

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Ha Long Bay

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WHERE TO STAY
Thien Trang Hotel

Add: 19 Vuon Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3844 634

Seaside Tuan Chau Hotel

Add: Tuan Chau International Cruise Ship Terminal, Ha Long

Tel: (84-203) 842 988

Ngoc Phuong Hotel

Add: 59 Anh Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 653

Ha Long Harbour Hotel

Add: Tuan Chau Island, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3818 838/3844 158

Suoi May Hotel

Add: 8 Anh Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 473

Rong Bien Hotel

Add: 30 Vuon Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 142

Ha Long Diamond Hotel

Add: 42 Hau Can Str., Group 5, Zone 4, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3850 189

Hoa Phuong Hotel

Add: 68 Vuon Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 743

Song Loc Luxury Hotel

Add: Lot KS11 Tien Ong St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3625 888

Hoang Gia Hotel

Add: 1A Anh Dao, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 451

Quang Linh Hotel

Add: 63 Anh Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 379

Sen Ha Long Hotel

Add: Halong Str, Dong Ga Ha Long Zone, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 678

Kim Cuong Hotel

Add: 46 - 48 Anh Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 808

Golden Lotus Hotel

Add: Group 1, zone 2, Bai Chay, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3626 668

Hoang Long Hotel

Add: Hung Vuong St., Ka Long Ward, Mong Cai City

Tel: (84-203) 3881 011

Hai Yen Hotel

Add: 57 Vuon Dao, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 126

Vietnam Trade Union Hotel

Add: Bai Chay, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3844 740

Quoc Cuong Hotel

Add: 48 Vuon Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 743

Nu Hoang Hotel

Add: 70 Le Thanh Tong St., Hon Gai Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3826 383/ 3826 193

Ho Tay Hotel

Add: 2 Anh Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 620

WHERE TO EAT
Bien Mo Floating Restaurant

Add: 35 Ben Tau St., Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3828 951

Nang Tam Vegetarian Restaurant

Add: Yen Tu's telpher station, Uong Bi City

Tel: (84-203) 3661 027

Hong Kong Restaurant

Add: Ha Long St., Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3847 591

Thien Trang Restaurant

Add: 7 Tran Phu St., Cam Pha City

Tel: (84-203) 3862 467

Tuyet Tuyet Restaurant

Add: Khu 8, Cai Rong Townlet, Van Don Dist.

Tel: (84-203) 3874 256

Quan Hai Lau Restaurant

Add: Bai Chay St., Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3847 037

Cong Doan Restaurant

Add: Bai Chay Tourist Centre, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 780

Bien Xanh Restaurant

Add: 8 Le Thanh Tong St., Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3825 112

Anh Duong Restaurant

Add: Group 6, Yet Kieu Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 6293 666

Ha Long Wonder Restaurant

Add: 98 Ben tau Hon Gai St., Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3811 279

Phu Dong Restaurant

Add: 6A Le Thanh Tong St., Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3656 339