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.
Yen Tu, Huong and Bai Dinh pagodas in northern Vietnam are popular destinations for spring pilgrimages.
VOV.VN - Huong (Perfume) Pagoda on the outskirts of Hanoi is popular with tourists because of its spiritual dimension. The pagoda, located inside Huong Tich cave, which has been called the best cave in Vietnam, could become a highlight of the heritage trail in Vietnam’s northern region.
Travel companies are busy with rising demand for religious tours during springtime.
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.
Yen Tu, Huong and Bai Dinh pagodas and Den Tran Temple are popular destinations for spring pilgrimages.
The Hanoi Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has officially announced a hotline to receive reports from residents and localities about activities related to cultural festivals as well as difficulties in organising and managing festivals in Hanoi from 2019.
Going on a pilgrimage to the Buddhist land of Huong Pagoda, visitors can feel like they are travelling in a paradise with endless mountains in the clouds.
VOV.VN - Magnificent purple water lilies are in bloom along the Yen stream that leads to the Huong (Perfumed) pagoda in the southwest of the capital city of Hanoi.
In the first month of the Lunar New Year, there are many traditional cultural festivities in different parts of the country. Following are some notable festivals in the northern region.
VOV.VN - During the early days of the new lunar year, Vietnamese people often visit a pagoda to pray for good luck and happiness. These days, temples and pagodas are filled with crowds of pilgrims.
VOV.VN - Despite the drizzly weather, thousands of pilgrims and tourists flocked to Huong Pagoda in My Duc district, Hanoi, on the first day of its Festival on February 21.
VOV.VN - In Vietnamese belief, the 4 sacred animals - the dragon, the unicorn, the tortoise and the phoenix - symbolize luck and success. A traditional dance choreographed with the moves of these animals has formed an indispensable part of spring festivals in many regions.
Huong Pagoda festival is the longest and biggest festival in Vietnam.
The festival of Huong Pagoda, one of the biggest traditional festivals in Vietnam, kicked off in Huong Son commune of My Duc district, Hanoi, on February 2 (the sixth day of the Lunar New Year).
VOV.VN - Thousands of pilgrims and tourists throughout the country flocked to Huong (Perfume) Pagoda before the opening day - the sixth day of Lunar New Year (February 2) to pray for peace, good weather, happiness and prosperity during the year.
Fees to visit Huong (Perfume) Pagoda, will increase 50% from VND49,000 (US$2.2) to VND78,000 (US$3.4) from the beginning of 2017, according to latest announcement from the Management Board of Huong Pagoda.
The Huong or Perfume Pagoda in Hanoi is an autumn venue for photographers because of the lily blooming season on the Yen stream.
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.