Yen Tu Mountain is likely one of the highest peaks within the Dong Trieu Mountains within the north-eastern space of Vietnam, situated throughout the space of Uong Bi City, Quang Ninh Province. Apart from being a well-known pure panorama, Yen Tu preserves quite a few historic relics and is often known as “The cradle of Buddhism in Vietnam”.
From the capital city of Hanoi, tourists might get Yen Tu by shuttle bus, automotive, or bike. In case you are about to board a Halong cruise, an additional day to Yen Tu can be excellent to your journey to the coastal province.
On the best way to discover Yen Tu, the primary attraction to be encountered is Giai Oan Spring (Justifying Spring) with an imposing inexperienced stone bridge connecting two sides. This bridge is 10 meters lengthy, which was constructed firmly in an vintage structure. Legends stated that when King Tran Nhan Tong determined to resign from his throne to develop into a monk, his wives and concubines tried to steer him altering his thoughts by suiciding into the spring. Mourning for them, the monk king constructed a temple close by and named the spring “Giai Oan”.
Climbing for round 30-45 minutes, you’ll be capable to attain a lush inexperienced courtyard, highlighted by vivid color from totally different species of flowers of the a pagoda. The pagoda is surrounded by six monumental towers, amongst which the most important one is to worship King Tran Nhan Tong.
Hoa Yen Pagoda is the most important pagoda among the many pagoda advanced of Yen Tu Mountain, which is positioned on the peak of 543 meters. Right here, there may be stood nonetheless a protracted row of Glyptostrobus bushes, that are stated to be planted throughout the time King Tran Nhan Tong at Yen Tu.
Climbing additional to the peak of 700m is Van Tieu Pagoda mendacity inside layers of white clouds, and Đồng Pagoda on a formidable peak of 1,068m, which is made solely from copper. Each pagodas are dated again thousand years in the past, and are very sacred to go to. Standing on the very best peak of Yen Tu, one may to capable of watch a panorama of the in depth North-eastern Vietnam, Bach Dang River, and particularly the pure marvel Halong Bay.