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
Ha Long DC Hotel

Add: 8, 24 Thang 5 St., Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3618 606

Paradise Suites Hotel Halong

Add: Tuan Chau Island, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3815 088

Ha Long Harbour Hotel

Add: Tuan Chau Island, Ha Long City

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

Hai Ha Hotel

Add: 83 Vuon Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 590

Song Loc Luxury Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3625 888

Binh Minh 1 Hotel

Add: 16 Vuon Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 151

Thon Vi Hotel

Add: 106 Vuon Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 463

Golden Lotus Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3626 668

Binh Minh 2 Hotel

Add: 117 Vuon Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3844 315

Ngoc Mai Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3846 123

Hotel Eden Ha Long

Add: Hamlet 2, Tam Dao Town, Tam Dao

Hoang Ha Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3844 844

79 Luxury Ha Long Hotel

Add: 152 - 156 Bai Chay St., Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3848 798

Entity Hotel

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

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

Mithrin Hotel Ha Long

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

Tel: (84-203) 3848 090

Viet Nhat Hotel

Add: 66 Vuon Dao St., Bai Chay, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 175

Truong Giang Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3844 908

Ga Trong Vang (Le Coq) Hotel

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

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

Morning Star Hotel

Add: Tuan Chau Island, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3842 350/ 3842 359

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