On February 16th, 2016 (January 9th on lunar calendar), Dong Trieu Town People’s Committee, in collaboration with the Executive Board of the Buddhist Church of Vietnam in Quang Ninh province held Ngoa Van Temple Spring Festival 2016 and inauguration of Ngoa Van pagoda – special national Monument.
Ngoa Van pagoda
Ngoa Van pagoda located on Bao Dai mountain belonged to village of Tay Son, Binh Khe commune, Dong Trieu town is the most important monument under Tran dynasty in the National Relic zone in Dong Trieu.
The project of restoration and embellishment of Ngoa Van Pagoda was allocated by Provincial People’s Committee to Executive Board of the Buddhist Church of Vietnam and the People’s Committee of Dong Trieu town as an investor with the capital of nearly 90 billion VND, entirely from social sources.
Ngoa Van Temple Spring Festival 2016
In the first day of festival, it also officially operates Ngoa Van cable system and free for residents and visitors. Tomorrow, 2-way cable car fare is 180,000 VND / person and one-way fare is 100,000 VND / person; free for children under 1.1m tall, elderly, injured and sick soldiers …
Ngoa Van Temple Spring Festival 2016 will become an annual and traditional festival every year and is one of 14 destinations, of 4 tourist routes in Dong Trieu town which were recognized by the People’s Committee of Quang Ninh province.