Not only a spiritual destination, Bai Dinh Pagoda is also a hot tourist destination, is the picture harmonious between fresh colors of nature and classic spiritual brushstrokes. It is because of this multi-color blend, Bai Dinh has become one of the hot “check-in” destinations on the Instagram of the visitors!
Located in Gia Sinh Commune, Gia Vien District, Ninh Binh Vietnam, located at the western gateway of the old Hoa Lu capital, Bai Dinh Pagoda is one of the sacred destinations that visitors are particularly fond of. Just about 93 km from Hanoi, visitors can add Bai Dinh Pagoda to their Halong Bay on land tour, they can both visit the famous Trang An and “check-in” at this extremely “hot” temple!
Built on the foundation of the ancient Bai Dinh Pagoda, Bai Dinh Pagoda today is considered as temple having most records in Vietnam. Some of the region and world records can be mentioned such as the largest bronze statue of Maitreya in Southeast Asia, the largest bronze Buddha in Asia, the longest lobby in Asia with Arhat statues. Bai Dinh is not simply a spiritual destination but also the pride of the Vietnamese people with these records!
Built on a large area of nearly 540 hectares, Bai Dinh Pagoda viewed from above as a large labyrinth, filled with the green of nature. It is the color of the hills and mountains, the majestic forest with its spectacular colors, the green of the river bending of the scared land. When seen from above, Bai Dinh Pagoda has the sacred color, sometimes majestic, beautiful in an incredible way.
The area of the Bai Dinh Pagoda is divided into two main parts which are the ancient Bai Dinh Pagoda and the new Bai Dinh Pagoda. In the ancient Bai Dinh pagoda, visitors can visit the light cave and dark cave, in which the light cave is used to worship Buddha, while the dark cave will be used as a worshiping point of Mother and Fairy; visit the Temple of Holy Nguyen or Temple of God Cao Son and Ngoc Well. This is the place that will let visitors know the sacred and ancient beauty of the “hot” temple on this Instagram.
The new Bai Dinh Pagoda is different from the ancient Bai Bai area where is a collection of all the architecture bringing records in the region and the world for the pagoda. Tam The shrine (Shrine worshipping three lives of Buddha), Phap Chu Shrine (worship Buddha), Maitreya Buddha statue, Belltower, Tam Quan and other infrastructure is the point cannot be missed when visitors on Bai Dinh pagoda tours coming to Bai Dinh pagoda. Do not forget to check-in these areas to make a diverse of your Instagram.
The architecture of Bai Dinh Pagoda is the convergence of the pure beauty of the architecture of Vietnam Pagoda. Bai Dinh Pagoda is appreciated by visitors for its two classic colors of brown of wood and tile with the pure blue of the rocks. These colors of Bai Dinh Pagoda have been blended together with the natural beauty of the ancient capital of Hoa Lu, causing any visitors to be immensely fascinated.
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In order to have “check-in” photos at Bai Dinh Pagoda, tourists can travel from Hanoi, take the car from Hanoi to Ninh Binh in different time frames of the day. One point of note is that Bai Dinh Pagoda will be open to visitors from 6 am to 9 pm and Bai Dinh is also a sacred Buddhist destination, so do not forget to pay attention about your costumes and behavior. Become a civilized visitor when coming to this pagoda!