Thai Son Pagoda on Cau mountain, Binh Duong – spiritual attraction for tourists
daitranvan 14-10-2021, 14:30

If you have the opportunity to come to Binh Duong, you should once visit Thai Son Pagoda on Cau mountain to admire the architecture, learn about this famous monument and enjoy the beautiful scenery here. Let’s “pocket” the experiences of going to Thai Son pagoda in Cau mountain, Binh Duong in detail from A to Z through the following article.

Where is Thai Son Pagoda on Cau mountain in Binh Duong?

Thai Son Pagoda is located on Cau mountain near Dau Tieng lake, with address in Tha La hamlet, Dinh Thanh, Dau Tieng, Binh Duong. From the center of Saigon to this famous spiritual place in Binh Duong about 53km, it is very convenient for moving and attracting tourists. Cau mountain tourist area has a total area of ​​1600ha, with 21 mountains. In which, the highest is Cua Ong mountain with 295m, Tha La 198m, and Chua mountain 63m high. Because Tay Ninh and Binh Duong are located close to each other, Thai Son Pagoda is often mistaken for Tay Ninh. If you have the opportunity to come to Tay Ninh, you can visit the famous Ba Den Pagoda. 
 

Thai Son Pagoda on Cau mountain, Binh Duong – spiritual attraction for tourists
Thai Son Pagoda, Cau mountain, Binh Duong

You can visit Thai Son Pagoda on Cau mountain in Binh Duong at any time of the year. However, the most crowded time is on the full moon day or the big festival of the year with many special cultural activities and festivals being held. Besides, if you plan to climb the mountain at Cau mountain, you should go early in the morning to have more time to explore the beautiful scenery here. 

Thai Son Pagoda on Cau mountain in Binh Duong has a beautiful natural setting


How to go to Thai Son Pagoda, Cau mountain, Binh Duong 

Experience going to Thai Son Pagoda on Cau mountain, Binh Duong, from Saigon, it takes about 1.5 hours by car to reach this famous temple, which is extremely convenient by motorbike. You can follow the route QL22 -> Trang Bang junction -> turn right and go straight for about 50km in the direction of provincial road 782 to Tay Ninh -> follow Cach Mang Thang Tam street -> to Tay Ninh Holy See, turn in the direction Go to Ba Den mountain -> continue driving to Duong Minh Chau town, turn right and go a little further, you will see signs leading to Dau Tieng lake and Cau mountain.   

How to go to Thai Son Pagoda, Cau mountain, Binh Duong 


Pilgrimage tour, trekking at Thai Son pagoda, Cau mountain

What does Thai Son Pagoda have in Cau mountain, Binh Duong ? The main activities when discovering Thai Son Pagoda in Binh Duong are pilgrimage tours, trekking on Cau mountain, and discovering the beautiful scenery of Dau Tieng lake. 


View of the sacred mountain Thai Son pagoda 

Thai Son Pagoda on Cau mountain is famous as a sacred place, in front of the temple door is a small temple on the top of the mountain built by the monk Thich Dat Pham at the foot of the mountain. Since its construction, Thai Son Pagoda has become a sacred place and attracts tourists every time they come to Binh Duong. 
 

View of the sacred mountain Thai Son pagoda 


Thai Son Pagoda owns a campus of more than 5 hectares, impressive with oriental architecture. In the temple’s premises, there are famous beautiful works such as: Cuu Trung Tower, Sightseeing Gate, 12m high statue of Quan The Am Bodhisattva, the main area, the pearl… 

Unique architecture at Thai Son pagoda on Cau mountain

Exploring Thai Son Pagoda, Cau mountain, Binh Duong , visitors will enjoy the fresh air at the sacred Buddha realm dispel all the fatigue of life. After a tour and sightseeing at Thai Son Pagoda, you can move to the back of the main hall to climb the mountain with more than 1000 stone steps. 

Admire the architectural works at Thai Son Pagoda


Trekking mountain You see beautiful scenery

After enjoying the beautiful scenery of Thai Son Pagoda, visitors can trek Cau mountain to admire the beautiful panorama here. On the top of Cau mountain, there is a small shrine built with two floors to worship Uncle Bay. Legend has it that Uncle Bay was a general of Mr. Le Van Duyet who went to protect Chan Lap under the Nguyen Dynasty. Uncle Bay Temple is a very sacred place and is visited by many tourists every time they come here.

Climbing to conquer Cau mountain. Photo: travelgear

Cau mountain area has an area of ​​1600ha, with more than 20 different mountains such as Cua Ong Mountain, Ong Mountain, Tha La Mountain, and Chua Mountain. Nui Cau has quite rugged terrain, so it attracts tourists who love to explore and conquer the beautiful scenery here. To reach the top of the mountain, you have to climb a roundabout and there are dangerous sections. The area on the way has water bars for visitors to stop and rest. When reaching the top of the mountain, visitors will admire the beautiful panorama of the majestic natural mountains here. Surely you will have very memorable experiences when discovering the beautiful scenery at Cau mountain in Binh Duong. 

Admire the beautiful natural scenery from Cau mountain. Photo: travelgear


Admire the beautiful scenery of Dau Tieng Lake

Visiting Thai Son Pagoda on Cau mountain in Binh Duong will be a big mistake if you ignore Dau Tieng lake, which is located right next to Cau mountain, which is loved by many tourists. To explore the beautiful scenery of Dau Tieng Lake, you can rent a boat to walk around the lake. 
 

Explore Dau Tieng Lake near Thai Son Pagoda. Photo: kenhhomestay

One of the attractive experiences for visitors when coming to Thai Son Pagoda, Cau mountain is fishing. In the lake, there are many kinds of fish such as carp, trout, snakehead… for you to relax and enjoy your results. Besides, Dau Tieng lake also owns a beautiful and romantic natural scene for you to check-in to live a beautiful virtual life. 

Camping, organizing teambuilding activities. Photo: we25


Notes when visiting Thai Son Pagoda, Cau mountain, Binh Duong

Here are some important notes you can refer to when visiting Thai Son Pagoda on Cau mountain :    

– If you do not know the way, you can hire a taxi, motorbike taxi, or look up directions from google maps. 

– Thai Son Pagoda is a sacred place, so you should pay attention to dress politely and speak softly when visiting. 

– Do not arbitrarily break trees, climb or take photos in the temple in prohibited areas. 

– Follow the rules in the temple. 

– Only trekking Cau mountain when you have enough health conditions. 

– Do not throw garbage indiscriminately in the temple premises when visiting. 

– About eating, you can stop at small roadside eateries or bring food and water from home. 


Hopefully, the information shared above will help you to have a visit to Thai Son Pagoda, Cau mountain, Binh Duong to discover many experiences. Besides, you can refer to Binh Duong’s travel experience to have the most complete trip.  

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