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Top 6 religious places to ring in New Year

Top 6 religious places to ring in New Year

VOV.VN - Typically, in Vietnam, whenever we start the new year, visiting a pagoda to seek blessings is a must. What better way to usher in the Year of the Monkey than by travelling to one these top six religious places:

Spring in Vietnam is the season of a thousand festivals

Spring in Vietnam is the season of a thousand festivals

It is often said that the first month of the lunar calendar in Vietnam is the month of celebrations. There is a myriad of cultural, historical and religious events to be held after the Tet Lunar New Year holiday.

Pilgrims flock to Perfume Pagoda on Tet holidays

Pilgrims flock to Perfume Pagoda on Tet holidays

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.

Peace at Huong Pagoda

Peace at Huong Pagoda

After a two-hour bus ride from central Hanoi, we arrived at Huong Pagoda area in Huong Son Commune, My Duc District, about 70 kilometers southwest of Hanoi.

Yen stream in water lilies blooming season

Yen stream in water lilies blooming season

(VOV) - In late autumn and early winter, Yen stream in the Huong (Perfume) Pagoda tourist site becomes an inspiration for poetry with water lilies blooming.

Spring Festivals during Tet

Spring Festivals during Tet

(VOV) - January and February are the most exciting months of the year in Vietnam with a variety of festivals organized throughout the nation on the occasion paying homage to Buddha, ancestors and praying for good fortune.

Pilgrims flock to spring festivals nationwide

Pilgrims flock to spring festivals nationwide

Tens of thousands of monks, nuns, Buddhists and tourists from Vietnam and abroad have flocked to pagodas and Spring festivals at the beginning of the Year of the Snake, wishing for peace, good weather, happiness and prosperity.

Huong Pagoda Festival to be biggest ever

Huong Pagoda Festival to be biggest ever

People living in the Hong (Red) River Delta are preparing to celebrate the Huong Pagoda festival 2013, which a local official has promised will be the biggest ever.

Huong Pagoda Festival kicks off

Huong Pagoda Festival kicks off

The Huong (Perfume) pagoda in Hanoi’s suburban district of My Duc opened on the sixth day of the Lunar New Year (January 28), attracting tens of thousands of people from across the country.