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:
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.
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.
Free wifi service will be available for tourists during Huong Pagoda Festival, which is scheduled to open on February 13.
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.
(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.
(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.
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.
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.
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.