In addition to Ba Den Pagoda and the holy tower of Cao Dai, Tay Ninh also attracts visitors by many beautiful landscapes and new world-class constructions. Let discover the Tay Ninh Travel Guide!
Tay Ninh Travel Guide Overview
As a bridge connecting the South Central Highlands with the Mekong Delta, Tay Ninh converges the characteristics of a plateau and the delta, with many charming landmarks, capturing the feet of every traveler. Let’s review the beautiful places of Tay Ninh “Holy Land” that you absolutely must not miss!
Ba Den Mountain and Ba Pagoda
When it comes to Tay Ninh Travel, people think of “the roof of the Southeast” and the 300-year-old temple halfway up this mountain.
Located about 11km northwest of the center of Tay Ninh City, it is very convenient to travel and is also a spiritual work associated with the religious life of the local people, which attracts millions of tourists to worship, pray for peace every year.
Notably, the world’s largest cable car station in the new Sun World Ba Den Mountain tourism complex has been put into operation, making the trip to experience Ba Mountain even more convenient and exciting.
Van Son cable car takes visitors to conquer Ba Den’s peak of 986m in just 8 minutes instead of 4 hours climbing. By the cable car, you will be immersed between the sea of pristine white clouds and green nature, etc.
The Hang Chua cable line leads from the foot of the mountain to the complex of Ba Den Pagoda with twice the capacity of the old cable route, meeting the needs of hundreds of thousands of tourists to worship at their convenience.
Famous for a long-standing sacred destination with Ba Pagoda, Hang Pagoda, Dong Hoang Chung, Trung Pagoda, New Pagoda, etc. this is a place where many tourists find after the pandemic season, to pray for peace, health and safety for the whole family.
Tay Ninh Holy See
Not only is the famous holy site of the whole Cao Dai religion, but Tay Ninh Holy See also attracts visitors from all over the world because of its unique design made of bamboo concrete in a 1 km2 campus with about 100 large items. Small architecture owns a harmonious combination between Asian and European architecture and the mystique of the East.
The symbol of the Cao Dai religion is the image of the Heavenly Eye – symbolizing the eyes of God. Besides, the ritual also worships such as Buddha Shakyamuni, Jesus Christ, Confucius, Lao Tzu, Guan Yin Buddha, etc. The Great Praying Ceremony of January 8 and the Yen Dieu Tri Cung Festival on The full moon festival in August is the two most significant festivals of the Holy See, attracting a large number of tourists and pilgrims here.
Dau Tieng Lake
Over 30km from Tay Ninh city, located in Duong Minh Chau district (Tay Ninh) and adjacent to Dau Tieng district (Binh Duong), Dau Tieng lake is the largest artificial lake in Vietnam with an area of up to 270 km².
The lake bed has natural oases set by the locals for rustic names such as Xun Island, Trang Island, Dong Bo Island … The air is fresh and airy, the surface of the lake is clear and blue, the scenery is poetic. So Dau Dau is very suitable for experiencing boating, camping, fishing.
Ma Thien Lanh valley
Located in Thanh Tan commune, Tay Ninh city, Ma Thien Lanh is formed by 3 mountains: Ba Den mountain, Phung mountain and Heo mountain. This place is extremely large and unspoiled so it attracts many tourists to come.
The rock lake in the heart of Ma Thien Lanh valley is where many people come to temporarily away from the haze of the city and settle in peaceful space. Blue lake water and calm waves should be very suitable for fishing, camping. Surrounding the lake are trees and cliffs protruding towards the water surface which is an ideal check-in shooting spot for visitors to come here.
Binh Thanh ancient tower
Located on a high mound between rice fields in Binh Thanh commune (Trang Bang district), the ancient tower of Binh Thanh dates back to the construction of the 8th and 9th centuries. Together with Chop Mam Tower in Tinh Bien district, Binh Thanh tower is one of the rare and ancient architectural towers, existing almost intact, typical for architecture of Oc Eo culture of the Southern region.
The tower was built of bricks with the same technique as the Cham temple towers in central Vietnam. The bricks are bonded together without any adhesive. The patterns, reliefs decorated with flowers, gods … that the local people worshiped thousands of years ago were exquisitely designed around the tower.
In addition to the above places, visitors to Tay Ninh can also visit Lo Go – Xa Mat National Park, Central Base of the Southern Department, Thien Lam Pagoda, Khe Dol Pagoda, etc. and explore the daily life of local people better to understand the culture and people in this remote region.