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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Sung Sot Grotto

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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

Seaside Tuan Chau Hotel

Add: Tuan Chau International Cruise Ship Terminal, Ha Long

Tel: (84-203) 842 988

Kim Cuong Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3846 808

Hoang Lan Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3846 504

Bac Long Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3846 167

Ha Long Diamond Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3850 189

Quoc Cuong Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3846 743

Huong Ha Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3846 308

Golden Hotel

Add: Dong Hung Thang St., Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3511 098

Sen Ha Long Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3846 678

The Ky Moi Hotel

Add: 27 Vuon Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3848 688

Viet Tien Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3846 978

Novotel Ha Long Bay

Add: Ha Long Road, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3848 108

Vietnam Trade Union Hotel

Add: Bai Chay, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3844 740

Thuy Duong Hotel

Add: 20 Ha Long St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 137

Hoa Cuong Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3640 646

Nang Huong Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3845 400

Hoang Ha Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3844 844

Giao Te Quang Ninh Hotel

Add: Km4 Ha Long St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3845 999

Muong Thanh Ha Long Hotel

Add: 7 Block 20 Dong Hung Thang Zone, Bai Chay Ward, Halong City

Tel: (84-203) 3812 468

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