Dinh Cau

Posted at: FRIday - 15/10/2010 10:57 - post name: quangvinh


A small temple on a limestone with a spectacular shape on the right of the river way of Duong Dong.

Built in the 17th century, renovated in 1937, 1968, 1997 and 2001.

fr0m the floor, there are 30- climbing steps to Thach Son Dien.

Inside there is an alter with a statue of 2-head Prince ( red gown Prince of finance, blue gown- Prince of fortune).

The alter piece written in Chinese to commemorate The pearl-Possessing Princess.

On the 2 sides of the alter piece, there are 2 written prayers to The right group and the left one.


Inside the temple

The princes are the God of sea supposed to save ships in danger of sea storms or hurricanes.Before the fishing season or holidays, fishers come to pray for safety. They mainly celebrate on the moon full day of the 10th month of the lunar year 

On the left of the temple, there is a 11- meter light house to lead in and out coming ships.


Outside the temple

It not only attracts the tourists fr0m everywhere but also servesthem as a perfect place to watch the sun set.

At the end of Bach Dang St.



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