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[Photos] Con Son – Kiep Bac special national relic site

TUESDAY, 05/04/2022 21:36:50

Con Son – Kiep Bac special national relics are known as the most famous historical, cultural, spiritual and religious ones of Hai Duong province.


Con Son – Kiep Bac special national relic site in Cong Hoa ward, Chi Linh city, Hai Duong province is a major cultural and religious center in the northeast of the Northern Delta with over 700-year history and a regular destination of near and far tourists


Con Son pagoda, built in the Tran Dynasty, is one of three ancestral places of Truc Lam Zen and an attractive destination for every tourist in all regions of the country


The pagoda’s roof


Con Son pagoda festival is annually held from the 15th to the 23rd day of the 1st lunar month


Thanh Hu Dong stele, a national treasure dating from the Tran Dynasty (14th century) in the relic site


Cuu Pham Lien Hoa (nine-tier lotus-shaped) tower of Con Son pagoda


A nephrite statue of Avalokiteshvara 1.75 m in height and 4 tons in weight


Thanh Hu temple worships Minister over the Masses Tran Nguyen Dan, Nguyen Trai’s maternal grandfather, who served three Tran kings: Tran Du Tong, Tran Nghe Tong, and Tran Due Tong


Nguyen Trai temple


A field of re (Artemisia annua) flowers in Con Son


Kiep Bac temple, worshipping Supreme Commander, Hung Dao Great Lord Tran Quoc Tuan (Saint Tran) and his family, has been a destination of spiritual and religious pilgrimages for centuries


The internal architecture of Kiep Bac temple


Decorations in front of the temple


Kiep Bac temple festival is organized from the 16th to the 20th day of the 8th lunar month


Visiting the temple, tourists will also experience the Army Gathering Festival on the Luc Dau river and the ritual of serving the God, a unique Vietnamese ceremonial

Hai Duong News – Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism

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