VOV.VN - As the nation’s largest festival of its kind the Huong Pagoda Festival is scheduled to last for three months in Huong Son commune of My Duc district in Hanoi, with crowds of visitors attending the event’s opening on January 30.
VOV.VN - Thousands of Buddhists and festival goers nationwide have been flocking to My Duc district in Hanoi to take part in celebrations for the Huong Pagoda Festival.
The three-month Huong Pagoda Festival, the largest of its kind in Vietnam, kicked off in Huong Son commune, Hanoi’s outlying district of My Duc on February 10 (the sixth day of the lunar new year), attracting numerous visitors with less congestion than previous years.
VOV.VN - Three days before the official opening of the Huong Pagoda Festival in Hanoi’s My Duc district, pilgrims and other visitors arrive at Yen stream at dawn on the third day of the lunar New Year to catch a boat to Huong pagoda.
Huong Pagoda festival is the longest and biggest festival in Vietnam.
This year’s Huong Pagoda Festival in the suburban area of Hanoi welcomed approximately 1.4 million tourists, up 6,000 from the same period last year and including about 7,800 foreign visitors, according to the People’s Committee of My Duc district.
The 3-month Huong Pagoda Festival, the largest in Vietnam, officially opened in Hanoi’s My Duc district on February 13 or the sixth day of the lunar New Year, with the attendance of about 50,000 pilgrims.
VOV.VN - Thousands of domestic and international pilgrims and tourists are visiting Huong (Perfume) Pagoda at the beginning of the Year of the Monkey, wishing for peace, good weather, happiness and prosperity.