Yen Tu is a popular spiritual tourism across the country, where associated with the birth and development of the Truc Lam Yen Tu Zen, founded by King Tran Nhan Tong – who is also known as The God Buddha.
Yen Tu mountain 1.068m high, about 130 km from Hanoi and Haiphong approximately 40 km to the northeast. From Hanoi, you can go to Yen Tu by motorbike or bus (Hanoi – Quang Ninh) to follow Highway 18. If you take a bus down at Yen Tu Trinh Temple, then start to an online At the junction bus at 3-over between Highway 18 and the road to Yen Tu, buses run to the Yen Tu mountain leg. From Haiphong and other neighboring provinces you can go along Highway 10, through Kien bridge, turn left to Highway 18 about 5 km from the entrance to the temple and Yen Tu.
Each year hundreds of thousands of Yen Tu welcome visitors, but year too, starting from 1st had tourists went to the pagoda. If possible you should go on weekdays to avoid weekend crowds often occurs congestion, crowded.
Ramp up to peak sacred (Dong Pagoda) Yen Tu nearly 6 km long, with thousands of stone stairs stretching. Guests will visit ancient temples 6, the Giai Oan Pagoda at the foot of the mountains, followed by Hoa Yen Pagoda, Temple One Roof, Bao Sai Pagoda, Van Tieu pagoda and Dong Pagoda is highest at an altitude of 1.068m.
The landscape on the way to the picturesque Yen ink. The higher the more beautiful, fresh air. At the foot of the mountain, the sound of the babbling stream Oan. Legend when King Tran Nhan Tong Yen decided to practice, female beauty supply frequency to advise people on the mountain looking back but not so immersed herself into the stream. King to establish Oan pagoda to worship.
There are two ways you can climb to the top of Yen Tu is Dong Pagoda on foot or by cable car. By road, on the road to Hoa Yen Pagoda, visitors will pass through ancient forests over 700 years old spare and architectural forest. Cable car up to the foot just Hoang Tran Nhan Tong statue. To reach the peak, you must pass a short distance with rocks undulating. Fares slings a roundtrip respectively 100,000 and 180,000 to 280,000 range from copper. Free of tickets for people over 70 years old and children under 1.2 meters high.
Besides the ancient cedars, there are more than 700 years old tree, perennial leaves, flowers, moss covered only relative. With pedestrians should wear clothing lightweight, do not carry bulky luggage. Just bring water and a few snacks for the prevention, along with many hiking-food restaurants to serve tourists. If you walk up and buy sneakers a bamboo stick to fight when down, avoid knee pain.
Yen Tu mountain region also has ancient tower, the tower central Quang Hue relics of the Buddha kept Hoang Tran Nhan Tong.
The highest, the most sacred temple council. To reach these travelers have come a bumpy rocky road, over how arduous, only to be rewarded by the fresh air, cool, fresh. It almost year round cloud cover. The cloudy sky day, as we stood on the summit can panoramic mountains around the area is extremely large Dongtrieu