An ancestor-worshipping house, Bai Dinh Pagoda

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An ancestor-worshipping house, Bai Dinh Pagoda

Architecture

Located on the western slope of Dinh mountain, Bai Dinh pagoda  is an ancestor-worshipping house in the centre. Bright cave  on the right hand side which worships the Buddha , the small temple worshipping Genie Cao Son. In addition, on the left hand side of the pagoda is another temple worshipping Saint Nguyen and next to it is Dark cave which worships the Fairy. With fanciful scenery and quiet atmosphere , the pagoda will make visitors feel likely to live in fairy land and they find  peace in their minds.

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Bai Dinh pagoda is an ancestor-worshipping house in the centre

Besides, visitors can explore many other grottoes and caves like Fairy cave with seven smaller ones or cave of Ba Chua Thuong Ngan( The goddess of forests). In these caves and grottoes, there are a large variety of magnificent stalactites and stalagmites with various strange shapes and sizes that  will invoke the imagination of visitors. On the other side of Dinh Moutain is new Bai Dinh pagoda. This pagoda has been built since 2003 and covers a 80 ha area.

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Worshipping Monuments

Worshipping Monuments

Temple is up to 22m and it contains five partitions . In the centre of  this temple is a bronze Buddha Sykamuni statue with 10 meters high and 100 tons  heavy which is certificated as the biggest statue in Vietnam. This statue is casted by the pure bronze bought from Russian, casted and installed by the famous artisans of casting bronze statue in Y Yen, Nam Dinh. Moreover, there are several national records  in this temple such as three largest horizontal lacquered boards(hoành phi) .

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