March Pilgrimage to Hanoi's Thay Pagoda
Updated at Monday, 10 Apr 2017, 16:03
Located in charming scenery, Thay Pagoda is home to restore the historical - cultural values of Vietnam country. Unique architecture and magnificent natural scenery has turned Thay Pagoda into one of the most attractive tourist sites in Hanoi.
Located at the foot of arc-shaped limestone among the delta in Sai Son commune, Thay Pagoda, also known as Master Pagoda, is situated in two villages, namely Da Phuc and Thuy Khue, Quoc Oai District, Hanoi. It is the charming natural scenery with the landscapes looking like the Penglai world. The pagoda is associated with the name of Monk Tu Dao Hanh, who had great success in teaching and healing the locals as well as organized and established wrestling and water puppetry. Thay Pagoda with the beauty of the natural landscapes and the historical - cultural values actually creates a tourist attraction in Hanoi. On the spectacular mountain scenery of Sai Son, Thay Pagoda appearing in the tranquility under the dim mist will certainly offer tourists special impressions.
One of the unique features that makes Thay Pagoda become much famous compared to other pagodas in Hanoi is the immense space along with tranquil landscapes of the pagoda. Going halfway up Thay Mountain, tourists will set foot on Cao Pagoda, where the Master Tu Dao Hanh began his spiritual path. Discovering Thay Pagoda when participating in Hanoi travel will surely be unforgettable experiences for tourists.
Charming natural scenery and the vivid legend of Zen Master Tu Dao Hanh have turned Thay Pagoda into sacred and increasingly attracted tourists. Immersing in the peaceful scenery and the tranquil space of the pagoda, tourists will certainly find the special moments and forget the noise and hustle of the urban life as well. Thay Pagoda is worth the must-see tourist attractions in the journey of discovering Hanoi tours; simultaneously, it significantly contributes to promote Hanoi tourism to both domestic and international tourists.
By Anh Kiet
(Photo: An Khang - Kinhtedothi.vn)