Hương Pagoda Festival kicks off
14:35 | 28/01/2012
VGP - The Hương (Perfume) pagoda was kick-started in Mỹ Đức suburban district, Hà Nội on the sixth day of the Lunar New Year (January 28), attracting tens of thousands of people across the country.

Tens of thousands of people flock to Hương pagoda festival – Photo: VNE

The organizing board said it has arranged 4,600 boats and motorboats to serve pilgrim demand.

In addition, illegal waste dumping penalties will applied this year.

The Perfume Pagoda is a vast complex of Buddhist temples and shrines built into the limestone Hương Tích mountains.

The largest and longest Buddhist festival of Việt Nam will last three months until April 30./.   

By Kim Anh

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