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
Sao Mai Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3846 256

Muong Thanh Ha Long Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3812 468

Van Hai II Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3848 834

Thuong Mai Hotel

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

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

Bai Chay Villa Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3847 781

Royal Hotel and Villas

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

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

Ha Long Palace Hotel

Add: 1 Block 20 Dong Hung Thang Zone, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3619 819

Blue Sky Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3647 647

Bin Bop Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3627 686

Thuong Trang Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3846 137

Tuan Chau Resort

Add: Tuan Chau Island, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3842 999

Ha Long DC Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3618 606

Sao Bien Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3844 448

Duc Ngan Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3826 959

Linh Dan Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3846 025

Van Long Hotel

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Tel: (84-203) 3846 331

CityBay Palace Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3621 838

Paradise Suites Hotel Halong

Add: Tuan Chau Island, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3815 088

Thanh Binh Hotel

Add: Group 9- Zone 4A, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3847 592

Sao Mai Hotel

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

Tel: (84-203) 3825 216

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