Tran Temple Festival

Vietnam festivals - Tran Temple Festival Time: 15th to the 20th day of the eighth lunar month.
Place: Loc Vuong Ward, Nam Dinh City, Nam Dinh Province.
Objects of worship: 14 Tran Kings.
Characteristics: Proclamation worshipping, procession, cheo singing, sword dance.

The cluster monuments of Tran Temple is located in the surbub of Nam Dinh in a large area of more than 10 hecta with many communal houses, pagodas, temples, tombs, stone shrines which were errected at the place where the old palaces used to stand. Thien Truong Temples dedicated to the 14 Tran Kings. Co Trach Temple dedicated to Tran Hung Dao. Bao Loc Temple, tomb and statue of Tran Hung Dao are also belongs to this relic. Tran Temple Festival involves some rituals and cultural activities: proclamation worshipping, palanquin procession, cheo singing, van singing, bai bong dance, sword dance, and wrestling.