NAM HAI THAN VUONG TEMPLE – DAU ISLAND
Being located in Dau island – Do Son district, Nam Hai Than Vuong temple (the General of Tran dynasty) is the prominent destination when visiting this area. Legend has it that he is the Saint who control and protect the island. Anyones who come to visit the island without respect or try to take away any small things such as leaves, tree branches will be punished. That’s why the trees there are maintained and green, there are some “Vietnamese heritage trees” having date of 500 – 700 years old.
“Don’t take away anything, except for the pictures
Don’t leave anything behind, except for your footprints”
Yearly, the island festival – a traditional festival of seafarers in the North Coast is hold from 8 to 10 February (lunar calendar). Midnight of 9th Feb, all boats concentrate around the islands for praying. Any boats which is far away also must turn the bow to temple direction with wishing being protected by Nam Hai Than Vuong saint, coming good fishing season.
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