10 Interesting Facts About Bai Dinh Pagoda

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Facts About Bai Dinh Pagoda

Facts About Bai Dinh Pagoda

  • The New Bai Đính Temple encompasses an area of 700 hectares, located on Ba Rau hills, near the Hoang Long River.
  • Bái Đính Temple or Bái Đính Temple Spiritual and Cultural Complex is a complex of Buddhist temples on Bai Dinh Mountain in Gia Viễn District, Ninh Bình Province, Vietnam.
  • The largest structure, the Tam Thế Hall, rises to 34 m at its roof ridge and measures over 59 m in length.
  • Bai Đính Temple, along with Phát Diệm Cathedral, Hoa Lư Ancient Capital Tam Cốc-Bích Động, Trang An, Cúc Phương is a famous tourist attraction site of Ninh Bình Province.
  • The original Bai Đính pagoda is located in the foothills some 800 meters from the new temple. Ascending a series of over 300 stone steps, the path passes under an ornamental gate to reach the entrance. The temple itself is located in a series of small caves on the mountainside.
  • Bai Đính temple hosts a large festival on the sixth day of the first lunar month drawing huge crowds. Buddhist rites are performed in the New Temple in conjunction with traditional rituals from the Old Temple.
  • The temple covers an area of 539ha, including 27ha ancient temple area, 80ha new temple area.
  • The original Bai Đính pagoda is located in the foothills some 800 meters from the new temple.
  • Bai Đính temple hosts a large festival on the sixth day of the first lunar month drawing huge crowds. Buddhist rites are performed in the New Temple in conjunction with traditional rituals from the Old Temple.
  • Bai Dinh Pagoda is the largest temple in Vietnam.
Facts About Bai Dinh Pagoda
Facts About Bai Dinh Pagoda