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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WHERE TO STAY
Grand Ha Long Hotel

Add: 138 Ha Long St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3844 041/ 3844 043

Ga Trong Vang (Le Coq) Hotel

Add: Hau Can St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3844 146/ 3844 148

Van Hai II Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3848 834

Hoang Lan Hotel

Add: 15 - 17 Vuon Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 504

Duc Ngan Hotel

Add: 35 Tran Quoc Toan St., Hon Gai Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3826 959

Sao Mai Hotel

Add: 88 Vuon Dao St., Bai Chay, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 256

Sao Mai Hotel

Add: 74 Le Thanh Tong St., Hon Gai Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3825 216

Royal Hotel and Villas

Add: Ha Long St., Bai Chay, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3848 777/ 3847 209

Thai Ha Hotel

Add: 58 Anh Dao, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 851

Blue Sky Hotel

Add: Dong Hung Thang St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3647 647

Bac Long Hotel

Add: 34 Vuon Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 167

Phuong Dung Hotel

Add: 78 Le Thanh Tong St., Hon Gai Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3828 952

Tuan Chau Resort

Add: Tuan Chau Island, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3842 999

Bai Chay Villa Hotel

Add: Hau Can St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3847 781

Sao Bien Hotel

Add: Group 19- Zone 4, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3844 448

Hoang Ha Hotel

Add: Hau Can St., Hon Gai Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3844 844

Huong Ha Hotel

Add: 22 Vuon Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 308

Viet Tien Hotel

Add: 32 Vuon Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 978

CityBay Palace Hotel

Add: 156 Le Thanh Tong St., Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3621 838

Thuong Trang Hotel

Add: Group 12- Zone 4B, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 137

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