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
Phuong Dung Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3828 952

Sao Mai Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3846 256

Ha Long Harbour Hotel

Add: Tuan Chau Island, Ha Long City

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

Bong Lai Hotel

Add: Group 6- Zone 2, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3845 658

Thai Binh Duong Hotel

Add: Group 8- Zone 9, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3844 469

Royal Hotel and Villas

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

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

Song Loc Luxury Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3625 888

Tommy Hotel

Add: Group 3- Zone 2A, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 834

Ha Long Hotel

Add: 80 Le Thanh Tong St., Hon Gai Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3826 509

Tuan Chau Resort

Add: Tuan Chau Island, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3842 999

Golden Lotus Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3626 668

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

Tuan Thanh Hotel

Add: Group 11- Zone 4B, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 477

Huong Lien Hotel

Add: 283 Le Thanh Tong St., Hon Gai Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3826 608

CityBay Palace Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3621 838

Huong Ha Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3846 308

Van Xuan Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3844 626

Thanh Hue Hotel

Add: Group 9- Zone 3, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3847 612

Hoa Thuy Tien Hotel

Add: 193 Le Thanh Tong St., Hon Gai Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3826 297

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