Bach Long Vi means "white dragon's tail" is the farthest island in the Gulf of Tonkin, belonging to the foregoing island group of the nation. From the beginning of the 20th century, Vietnamese people began to settle down and live on the island.
Bach Long pagoda located in Bach Long Vi island not only contributes to enrich the spiritual life of locals and preserve Vietnamese culture, but also is one of symbols associated with the sovereignty of the national sea and islands.
Bach Long Vi Island belonging to Hai Phong City is about over six hours by boat from the mainland
The construction of Bach Long pagoda located in the center of the island was started in 2008 and inaugurated in 2009
The pagoda construction has an area of 300m2 on a campus of 1,000m2, along with a green space
Each brick used in the pagoda printed with words "Socialist Republic of Vietnam"
Visitors visit and offer incense at the pagoda
Worshipping space in the pagoda
7m-high Buddha Pavilion for worshiping Shakyamuni Buddha completely made of ironwood was built in 201, located on the top of Bach Long pagoda
Along with Bach Long pagoda, temple of Mandarin Trần Hưng Đạo and Buddha's pavilion have formed a complex of cultural relics of the island