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Bich Dong Pagoda, Ninh Binh
(4/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
Bich Dong Pagoda stands out with its unusual formation--each of the three pagodas rest on three different levels of the mountain. Climb the steep stairs, wind through the caves, and see rice fields on the way up. The path abounds with vistas of pointed green mountains, mist, and rivers. The pagodas have different designs--the low pagoda boasts five departments, while half of the middle one is carved into the mountain. A green pond encloses the top pagoda, creating a serene and picturesque ambiance. Enter the gloomy interiors displaying altars, Buddhist statues, and smelling strongly of incense. Consider bringing a flashlight to better explore the caves. Make Bich Dong Pagoda a centerpiece of your Ninh Binh vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Ninh Binh itinerary maker.
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  • We have the bike parked on arrival we had to make 1usd for pay. It was 17:00 o'clock passed and we were not bothered by the vendors (they were to clean it up). What stands out is the port that over the years is skewed. In the temple itself was quiet and calming. Very fun to go if you are in Tam Coc.
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  • Pagoda Bich Dong pagoda consists of three lower, middle, Upper with ancient architecture. Just to be the temple Down and by the time that line up the upper Pagoda are maintained. This is the spiritual tourist destinations that you must take when coming to Tam COC
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  • If you happen around here don't forget to visit this site. Things to do a room then it is worth it. The three pagodas built on various levels in the caves will not disappoint you.
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  • Only saw the entrance and that looked nice. The surroundings are beautiful there. Bich Dong Pagoda built on the mountainside village of Dam Bich Dong Khe, Ninh Hai Commune, Hoa Lu district. Bich Dong is one of the most famous sights in Ninh Binh province was dubbed "dynamic Nam Thien II", which means sun Beautiful South's second, after the Huong Tich in Ha Tay.
  • Amazing place. The stairs through the cave with bats, interesting flowstone (bring a torch) and Buddhist shrine are a highlight. The whole place is so peaceful. Top spot!
  • Such an impressive landscape. Would recommend it to anyone!
  • Beautiful pagoda up in the hills. Totally worth the visit. Be ready to climb lots of stairs.
  • It's a really cool area to explore. I wouldn't come out of my way to see it, but as our hotel was right around the corner it was pretty easy to get to. There's a cool cave you hike up through to get to the shrine at the top. Overall it has pretty views and is worth a stop if you're in the area.