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
Halong Dream Hotel

Add: 10 Ha Long St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3849 009/ 3844 288

Hoang Gia Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3846 451

Thuong Mai Hotel

Add: 269 Le Thanh Tong St., Hon Gai Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3827 258/ 3827 760

Ha Long Pearl Hotel

Add: 162 Ha Long St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3640 888

Hoang Long Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3881 011

Bin Bop Hotel

Add: Group 10- Zone 1, Tran Hung Dao St., Hon Gai Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3627 686

Hoang Lan Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3846 504

Van Hai II Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3848 834

Hoang Ha Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3844 844

Nu Hoang Hotel

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

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

Duc Ngan Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3826 959

Bac Long Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3846 167

Blue Sky Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3647 647

Entity Hotel

Add: 45 Hau Can St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3848 127/ 3640 268

Phuong Nam Hotel

Add: 11 Le Thanh Tong St., Hon Gai Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3827 242

Sao Mai Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3825 216

Phuong Dung Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3828 952

Huong Ha Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3846 308

Sao Bien Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3844 448

Viet Hai Hotel

Add: 30 Anh Dao, Bai Chay, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3844 699

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