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Ban Long Cave Pagoda - a national historical-cultural relic
Ban Long Cave and Pagoda is located in Khe Dau Thuong Hamlet, Ninh Xuan Commune, Hoa Lu District, one of the ancient territories of Ninh Binh Province.
Ban Long Cave and Pagoda created previous to Dinh dynasty is a architectural construction in which people worship the Buddha. This relic also contain a place for worshippingMother Goddesses: Mother Saint Lieu Hanh, Ms. Princess Quynh Hoa and Ms. Princess Que Hoa.
There is no Tam Quan gate (usually found in Vietnam pagodas) in Ban Long Pagoda. Visitors must pass over a sophisticated stone bridge to get in the pagoda. People call this relic Ban Long because of  the stalactite shaped as a sitting dragon inside the cave. People believe thatif the dragon’s scales are sparkly, rain will come in the next several daysand the drought comes to an end. When visiting Ban Long Cave, tourist can also see an ancient Buddhistic statue which was made at the beginning days of the Pagoda. The stalactites shaped as dragon, Buddha or holy animal in the rock wall have made the relic impressive and attract visitors.
In resistance time, this place was the resident of many local agencies. Today, it becomes a cutural-religious center of local people and visitors from other place.
Ban Long Cave and Pagoda was recognized as national historical-cutulral relic by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in 1994.

License No: 09/GP-TTĐT by Ninh Binh Department of Information and Communication issued on 20/02/2017
Responsible: Mr. Hoàng Thanh Phong - Vice Director of Ninh Binh Department Of Tourism
Add: No 06, Trang An street - Dong Thanh ward - Ninh Binh city - Ninh Binh province
Tel: (84-229).3 871.263, Fax: (84-229).3 871.263,
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