The coming of spring is the occasion when family members invite each other to go to pagodas and pray for a peaceful and lucky new year.
Tet is not only an opportunity for children living far from home to return to reunite with their families, but also a time for people to plan new projects for the whole year. Everyone hopes to start the year with lots of luck, blessings, and peace. That’s why every New Year’s Eve, many people choose to go to pagodas to refresh themselves and at the same time pray for good things for their loved ones and family.
Especially young people today are also eagerly looking forward to those spring trips and going to pagodas to pray for good luck at the beginning of the year has become a typical culture of Vietnamese people. This activity is not only for us to wish for an exciting new year but also an opportunity to immerse ourselves in the charming and pure scenery of heaven and earth.
Sacred Mountain Yen Tu, Quang Ninh
Yen Tu sacred peak has always been famous as one of the most beautiful and famous spiritual tourist areas in Vietnam. This place not only owns a large and sacred temple complex. It also makes visitors fall in love with the majestic natural scenery. Therefore, this coordinate attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world every year, especially on the occasion of the Lunar New Year.
Although it is possible to visit Yen Tu at any time of the year. However, the most ideal time to explore this place is from January to March of the lunar calendar every year. This is the time in Yen Tu to take place extremely special festivals, attracting thousands of tourists from all over the country to visit and worship.
Yen Tu mountain has an altitude of more than 1000 meters above sea level. Visitors here can choose to climb or take the cable car to reach the sacred peak of Yen Tu or Dong Pagoda. If walking from the foot of the mountain to the top with a distance of about 6km and will take about 6 to 8 hours. For young people who love to explore, climbing Yen Tu mountain is always an interesting experience.
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If you do not have enough strength to climb a lot, you can choose to take the cable car which will be more leisurely and faster. Yen Tu cable car route is about 1.2 km long and 450 meters high. However, during Tet, it will also be quite crowded and you will still have to climb a long way to reach the top of the temple.
Exploring the sacred peak of Yen Tu is definitely an extremely memorable experience in the early spring of this new year. Besides, this place also has countless virtual living corners with majestic mountain views, especially on sunny days with clouds hovering over the top of the mountain creating an extremely good photo background.
Cai Bau Pagoda, Quang Ninh
Cai Bau Pagoda in Quang Ninh is also one of the top spiritual tourist attractions worth experiencing in the mining land. Cai Bau Pagoda, also known as Truc Lam Giac Tam Zen Monastery, is located on Bai Dai, Van Don district and about 65km from the center of Ha Long city (Quang Ninh).
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Although newly established in 2009, this temple has now attracted many visitors from all over the country. The pagoda was built on an area of about 20 hectares. With the advantage of a prime location, the front facing the immense sea, the back is like a massive mountain and located far away from the residential area, so the temple looks more pure and majestic. From a height of nearly 100m on the Zen Monastery yard, visitors can zoom out to see Bai Tu Long Bay with rolling rocky mountains.
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Every year from January to March of the lunar calendar, the festive atmosphere at Cai Bau Pagoda is very exciting, making many tourists from all over the world come to visit the festival.
Tam Chuc Pagoda, Ha Nam
Tam Chuc is the largest pagoda in Vietnam, located in Kim Bang district, Ha Nam province, about 60km from the center of Hanoi. This is one of the spiritual tourist destinations that attracts a lot of tourists to visit and pilgrimage to ask for fortune.
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Tam Chuc Pagoda has a very special position, with its face facing Luc Ngan lake, its back leaning against That Tinh mountain. The whole Tam Chuc is surrounded by majestic limestone mountains that make this place even more magnificent. Therefore, every year, especially on the occasion of Tet to spring, Tam Chuc welcomes thousands of tourists to come here to admire the charming natural scenery and pray for luck and peace.
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Tam Chuc Pagoda’s spiritual tourism complex is very large, divided into 4 areas: the reception area, the spiritual area and the experience area and the nature reserve. Like other spiritual places, the ideal time to visit Tam Chuc pagoda is the most beautiful in autumn and spring because of the cool climate. Therefore, this Lunar New Year 2023, Tam Chuc Pagoda is a place not to be missed.
Jizhong Fei Lai Temple, Henan
Phi Lai Tu Dia Tang Pagoda, whose Nom name is Dung pagoda, is located in Ninh Trung village, Liem Son commune, Thanh Liem district, Ha Nam province. Not surrounded by thousands of mountains, the pagoda with mossy tiled roofs is hidden in the immense pine forest, yet this place is visited by many tourists as a highlight in the spiritual tourism complex in Hanoi. Male.
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The first impression of visitors when arriving at this sacred place is that the courtyard and walkway are paved with white gravel, instead of red brick like other temples. The 12 circles in front of the Ancestral Road area drawn on a gravel background represent 12 predestined relationships.
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From Jizhong Phi Lai Tu Pagoda, you can also climb mountains, explore the jungle, breathe in the fresh air and let your soul drift with the clouds. Surely everyone will feel the peace in the soul, people’s hearts seem to calm down in the quiet and peaceful scenery of a green and blue area. This coordinate is also the place to give birth to countless photos to welcome the new year full of peace and luck.
Bai Dinh Pagoda, Ninh Binh
Bai Dinh is known as a large temple complex with many Vietnamese and international records such as the largest gilded bronze Buddha in Asia, the longest Arhat corridor in Asia, the largest bronze Maitreya statue in the East. South Asia…
Bai Dinh is located on a mountainside, in the middle of a vast valley of lakes and rocky mountains. This place is located at the western gateway to the ancient capital of Hoa Lu, close to the famous Trang An scenic spot. With four sides of rare beautiful scenery and sacredness, Bai Dinh is increasingly becoming the most chosen place by many people during the Lunar New Year to travel to spring and worship Buddha.
From January to March of the lunar calendar in the spring, the weather here is extremely warm, which is also the best time to go to Bai Dinh Trang An. At this time, there are also many major festivals taking place here. Coming here, walking along the quiet yard, feeling the quiet space, our souls suddenly become lighter to start a new year full of peace and luck.
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