Long Tien Pagoda

The pagoda has original and unique architectural style of the Nguyen Dynasty. Atop the three-gate entrance stands a statue of Buddha in a sitting position. Below is a bell tower, featuring three words Long Tien Tu (Long Tien Pagoda), flanked by two parallel panels. The main altar is dedicated to Buddha. The altar on the right worships generals of the Tran Dynasty, while the altar on the left is dedicated to the Holy Mother of Three Palaces.

It is very convenient for tourists to come there as the pagoda lies in the heart of Halong City. In the past, the festival of Long Tien Pagoda opened on the 24th day of the third lunar month. At present, every day is a festival. Tourists and Buddhist followers from near and far visit the pagoda for sightseeing, or presenting their offerings to Buddha. The pagoda gets extremely crowed on the 1st and the 15th day of each month and during Tet traditional holiday.

Long Tien Pagoda | Things to Do | Pagodas

  • The pagoda is seated of Bai Tho (Poem) mountain

    The pagoda is seated of Bai Tho (Poem) mountain
    The Long Tien pagoda was built quite recently, 1941 and is the largest pagoda in Halong city . The pagoda is seated of Bai Tho (Poem) mountain. Some locals say that every night is a festive day at the Long Tien pagoda . Foreign and domestic tourists arrive for sight-seeing, while faithful burn incense and recite prayers to Buddha. But it is on the 1st and 15th days of each lunar month... [+]
  • The biggest pagoda and a well-known historical place

    The biggest pagoda and a well-known historical place
    Built in 1941, Long Tien is the biggest pagoda and a well-known historical place in Ha Long City . The pagoda is situated at the foot of Bai Tho Mount in the Chua Long Tien street, near Ha Long Market. The pagoda has original and unique architectural style of the Nguyen Dynasty. Atop the three-gate entrance stands a statue of Buddha in a sitting position. Below is a bell tower, featuring... [+]
Long Tien Pagoda
The pagoda has original and unique architectural style of the Nguyen Dynasty. Atop the three-gate entrance stands a statue of Buddha in a sitting position....

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