Long Tien Pagoda Festival takes place on the 24th day of the third lunar month, at the foot of Bai Tho Mountain, Ha Long City, Quang Ninh Province.
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 merits 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.
Assisting to the Long Tien Pagoda festival, you will have the chance to join several traditional folk games including Chinese chess, wrestling, chau van singing, cheo performance…