According to Monk Thich Dam Tho, head of the pagoda, Bich Dong was a small pagoda at the peak of the mountain.
Vietnam is a beautiful country that hugs the borders of Laos and Cambodia in an elongated “S” shape. Each area of the country has its own charm: The north is famous for traditional food, the center stands out with white sand beaches, and the south boasts a modern and lively lifestyle. Vietnam is home to a total of 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites that draw visitors from all over the world. Here’s a guide to each.
Ha Long Bay
Ha Long Bay is one of the most popular spots for international visitors. Thousands of limestone islets in different sizes jut out of the water in verticals cliffs topped with rainforests. They stand in stark contrast to the smooth, serene water.
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Trang An tourism complex is called an ‘outdoor geological museum’ with numerous caves, mountains, valley water, trees and historic relics. The site was also listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List of Natural and Cultural Sites in June 2014.
Trang An is home to about 577 plant species including 10 species listed in the Red Book of Vietnam.
It is known not only as a scenic destination but also as a Buddhist sacred place. Bai Dinh is a complex of pagodas in Vietnam-the largest and one of the most important centers of Buddhism in the country and also Southeast Asia.
The People’s Committee of northern Ninh Binh province on September 20 held a conference to seek ways to promote the value of the Trang An Landscape Complex, which was recognised by the UNESCO as a World Culture and Natural Heritage in 2015.
Dinh Chung Phung, Vice Chairman of the committee, said that the complex plays a significant role in the tourism development strategy of Ninh Binh and the country, as it is the first mixed heritage of Vietnam and the Southeast Asia.
It has motivated the transformation of the province’s economic structure towards a service-based economy with the engagement of various economic sectors, creating jobs and increase incomes for locals, he said.