Bai Dinh Pagoda

Located at the west of the Hoa Lu ancient capital (Gia Sinh Commune, Gia Vien District, Ninh Binh Province), Bai Dinh Pagoda is considered a marvelous masterpiece of both nature and men’s hands. This spiritual destination is the pride of our nation in terms of architecture, historical, and cultural value.

Bai Dinh Pagoda

Spreading on an area of nearly 540 hectares, Bai Dinh Pagoda is a religious complex situated among a great harmony of nature. Viewed from above, it looks like a large labyrinth lying among spectacular hills and mountains, majestic forest, and a charming river. The new Bai Dinh pagoda has been renovated on the ancient site’s foundation in 2003 is believed as a pagoda owning most records in Vietnam. Some of them can be listed are the largest bronze statue of Maitreya in Southeast Asia, the longest lobby in Asia with Arhat statues, and the largest bronze Buddha in Asia. Besides the new construction, you should not miss the chance to visit the ancient pagoda with the light cave worshipping Buddha, the dark cave venerating Mother and Fairy, the temple of God Cao Son, etc. 

Visiting Bai Dinh Pagoda

Planning a trip to Bai Dinh Pagoda is a precious time for you to get out of the busy daily life and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere in the land of peace. As an extremely popular spiritual tourist area, you can travel to Bai Dinh all year round, as long as it suits your plan. However, if you go to Bai Dinh around the Lunar New Year time, there is a high possibility that it is always crowded and there are not many quiet spaces to sight the pagoda as on normal days. From Hanoi, you can easily combine to visit the pagoda when doing the customized tours which are organized by Travel Authentic Asia.