Address: Huong Son Commune , My Duc district , Ha Noi
Huong Pagoda or Huong Son is a complex culture - religion in Vietnam, is a complex of scenic and monuments located on a mountain range running from Mount Royal Son in Hoang Lien Son range , crossing the Black River , Ba Vi mountain , down through sales Nho Quan Chuong - Ninh Binh . In cluster scenic Huong Son , besides the scenic streams generated as Yen , the Huong Tich , Tien Son cave , the snow Quynh , Giai Oan Stream ... there are many architectural works of art by the human hand , created over time , and has become the very historic value as the temple , Thien Tru Pagoda , Temple of the ring , Huong Son
According to legend , the mountain caves were found more than 2000 years ago and has been named Huong Son - named after a mountain in northern
Mountain in the Himalayas ( India
) , where the Buddha was sitting tu ascetic uninterrupted for 6 years .
During the reign of Le Thanh Tong (1460 - 1497) was am worship Buddha in the land development Thien Tru Pagoda . According to the book " Huong Son Thien Tru gifted " , the pagoda was built in the Le Huy Tong , dating to the Hoa ( 1680-1705 ) . Brewing at the Thien Tru Pagoda is recorded that the building ground , embellished stone steps and power of Kim Dung said the temple was made in 1686 .
The main temple was built on a large scale in the late seventeenth century . Until the early twentieth century , this region has more than 100 temples .
Best Value on the sculpture , not only in the pagoda that even in the whole system at Huong Son temple is Kwan Yin Buddha statue carved in stone blue Tay Son Dynasty . Stone statue , the slender tapered shaped , oval face , delicate features , Lu Ti top hats (ie hat Bodhisattva ) but with sideburns and hair bun , hair dish behind two falls . Statues special sitting posture , right hand jewel ovum , left leg stretched , put on a lotus bloom , must have , at the foot also has a lotus flower . According to the sign carved in stone in 1806 , the statue was carved in 1793 .
In the Huong Tich also bronze bell 1.24 m high , 0.63 m diameter cast in the bottom of the 3rd Thinh Duc ( 1655 ) .
Huong Pagoda is the largest grossing landscapes in tourism . Hoi Son Pagoda Huong Pagoda Festival is the longest in
during the 3 months after the Lunar New Year