Ba Pagoda Festival

Time: The 15th day of the first lunar month.
Location: Thu Dau Mot City, Binh Duong Province.
Objects of worship: Thien Hau Thanh Mau (the Holy Mother Thien Hau).
Characteristics: Palanquine procession of Ba, dances of unicorn, lion, dragon.

Ba Pagoda Festival of the Hoa attracts a great number of people from neighbouring provinces. The pagoda was built nearly in the first half of the 20th century by groups of the Chinese. On festive days, the pagoda is decorative with flags, banners, colorful lanterns... Along the road from tam quan (three-entrance gate) to the shrine 12 lanterns are decorated which is symbolizing for 12 months of the year. At the end of the festival, these lanterns are public sale, and the gaining money is used for charity.



Teams of unicorn dancing and lion dancing from many places come here to take part in the contest of dancing, masquerade, dancing and martial art. At the end of the festival, a procession of Ba's palanquin is carried through streets in the town.

NEARBY DESTINATIONS
WHERE TO STAY
Thang Loi Hotel

Add: 210 Thich Quang Duc St., Thu Dau Mot City

Tel: (84-274) 3823 494

Lavender Hotel

Add: Lot A3, Block 9-10-11-14B, Chanh Nghia Residence Zone, Chanh Nghia Ward, Thu Dau Mot City

Tel: (84-274) 3818 967

Kim Bang Hotel

Add: 22 Tran Phu St., Chanh Nghia Residence Zone, Thu Dau Mot City

Tel: (84-274) 3515 999

Cocos Hotel

Add: 735 My Phuoc Tan Van St., Thu Dau Mot City

Tel: (84-274) 3620 620

A+ Hotel

Add: 15/85 Ngo Gia Tu St., Thu Dau Mot City

Tel: (84-274) 3668 877

Trong Nhan Hotel

Add: 651/14 Le Hong Phong St., Thu Dau Mot City

Tel: (84-274) 3814 889

Mai Vuong Thuy Hotel

Add: 48/121/9 Hoang Hoa Tham St., Thu Dau Mot City

Tel: (84-274) 3872 882

Binh Duong Hotel

Add: 50 Bach Dang St., Thu Dau Mot City

Tel: (84-274) 3822 811

Song Tra Hotel

Add: 31/63 Binh Duong Ave., Quarter 7, Phu Tho Ward, Thu Dau Mot City

Tel: (84-274) 3898 560 / 3837 160

Vu Gia Hotel

Add: 512 Binh Duong Ave., Thu Dau Mot City

Tel: (84-274) 3829 699

Dai Nam Van Hien Resort

Add: 1765A Binh Duong Ave., Thu Dau Mot City

Tel: (84-274) 3845 678/ 3845 878

An Loc Hotel

Add: 9J, Group 13, Quarter 1, Hiep Thanh Ward, Thu Dau Mot City

Tel: (84-274) 3616 161

The Mira Hotel

Add: 555B Binh Duong Ave., Thu Dau Mot City

Tel: (84-274) 3678 888

Tuan Vu Hotel

Add: 33/51 Cach Mang Thang 8 St., Thu Dau Mot City

Tel: (84-274) 3813 707

Becamex Hotel

Add: 230 Binh Duong Ave., Thu Dau Mot City

Tel: (84-274) 222 1333

WHERE TO EAT
Nhu Y Restaurant

Add: 333 Binh Duong Ave., Thu Dau Mot City

Tel: (84-274) 3823 604

May's Coffee

Add: 13 Ngo Quyen St., Thu Dau Mot City

Tel: (84-274) 3820 134

Hoang Cung Quan Restaurant

Add: 45A Tran Binh Trong St., Thu Dau Mot City

Tel: (84-274) 3500 122

Kim Dung Restaurant

Add: 28 Binh Duong Ave., Thu Dau Mot City

Tel: (84-274) 6290 140

Lang Am Thuc Restaurant

Add: 343 Binh Duong Ave., Thu Dau Mot City

Tel: (84-274) 3811 418

Hai Thanh Restaurant

Add: 7 Nguyen Chi Thanh St., Thu Dau Mot City

Tel: (84-274) 3887 640

Am thuc 18E Restaurant

Add: 58 Binh Duong avenue, Thu Dau Mot City

Tel: (84-274) 3898 986/ 3898 987