Perfume Pagoda

In Ha Tay province, about 100 km outside of Hanoi, lies one of the most popular religious sites in Vietnam. The Perfume Pagoda actually consists of series of pagodas built inside grottoes. The sacred shrines are typical of Buddist shrienes found all over the world, but their unique context and importance to Vietnamese Buddists who show up in the springtime in large numbers – make the Perfume Pagoda an obligatory stop in Vietnam’s north.
Chua Huong is famous for the annual pilgrimage of Buddhists. Every year, between February and March, Hoi Chua Huong or Chua Huong festival draws hundreds of thousands of people from all over the country. The festival is also a very popular place for young couples to meet and it is also a place where many budding romances are formed. During this time of the year, Ben Duc is packed with thousands of row boats used for shuttling visitors.

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