Things to know about Trang An and Bai Dinh Pagoda – Ninh Binh day tours. Daily departure include Hoa Lu, Tam Coc. Bich Dong Pagoda. Mua cave.
Things to know about Trang An and Bai Dinh Pagoda
Bai Dinh Pagoda consists of 2 newly built quarters and zones in 2003 and the ancient area is about 800m south of the new area.
A few points about the new Bai Dinh Pagoda
With an area of up to 1700ha, all items are completely new. Typical are La Han corridor, Bronze Maitreya or Bao Thap.
First to mention the Stupa. The tower is located in Bai Dinh Pagoda complex with a height of up to 100m and is set to be the largest security tower in Southeast Asia. At the same time it is also a place to display relics from India and Burma. The annual stupa attracts a great number of visitors coming here to admire the beauty of the statues as well as the unique architecture inside the tower.
To get to the stupa, you must go through 72 steps to get to the top floor. After getting up to the place you will not be interested in the architectural features are decorated here. The ceiling of the stupa is designed in Indian style, golden statues glistening. On the tower there are also many sculpture pages related to human life.
From the top of Bao Thap, visitors can see the panorama of Bai Dinh Pagoda from above. The four sides are mountains that bend along small rivers, creating a beautiful landscape.
The La Han Corridor with more than 500 statues is enough to make Bai Dinh temple become more sacred and strangely mysterious.
Each statue has its own facial expression, the passion in the life of all skilled artists blew their souls here.
The Bell Tower is cast from pure copper, weighing up to 36 tons. Everyday, the bells echoed throughout a large area. The sound of a bell as a reminder to every human being must live in good faith and peace.
Coming to Bai Dinh pagoda, there are 3 huge gold-plated statues, which are 3 Tam The statues. With Buddha, thousands of hands, thousand eyes. Guan Yin Bodhisattva and Buddha Shakyamuni.
There are all 100 bodhi trees planted in the temple’s grounds from the Bodhi tree in India. The whole campus is covered with many different precious trees.
Bai Dinh ancient pagoda is located on the inside, the area is also very large up to 27ha. Located on a high mountain. Retains the ancient architecture, the sacred stillness of the ancient temple.
The ancient Bai Dinh Pagoda
This temple was founded by Pope Nguyen Minh Khong when he came here to find medicine for the King under the Ly Dynasty.
Over thousands of years with many historical events, Bai Dinh ancient pagoda was the place where King Tien Tien King established a favorable wind and rain bridge for people here. And it is also the place where King Quang Trung issued an order to march to the North to invade the Thanh army and set up the capital today as the capital of Hanoi today.
To get inside the temple, visitors must climb over 300 stone steps. Buddha altar is located in the middle of the cave, always illuminated by the first sunshine of the day. With a height of more than 2m, a width of 15m, a length of 25m, it is invisible to create a temple roof, which is firmly shaded by rain.
Although the ancient Bai Dinh Pagoda is located deep in the cave, it is not dark. It is possible to look from the outside to the inside or from the inside to the cave door because there is light tied to the four sides.
It also retains the traces of the King when he came here to worship the temple. The poem is intended to praise the sacredness of the place and the greenness and harmonious scenery of the ancient Bai Dinh pagoda.
Stone steps on the temple remain intact and imprinted with timestamps and shiny shadows, but are not slippery. The four surfaces are covered with green trees.