Bai Tho (Poem) Mountain - get the panoramic of Ha long Bay

Situated in Ha Long City center and right in the bayside, Bai Tho is the name of the mountain owning a height of 200 m. its first name is Truyen Dang (Lighthouse) and changes into Bai Tho Mountain under the reign of  King Le Thanh Tong. This is one of the beautiful and attractive scenes, the destination for those who prefer a little bit adventure and exploring the city by the bay from a very different vision

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Spring 1468, the 9th year of Quang Thuan, Le Thanh Tong, the grandson of Le Loi, got round to the North East Sea, his boat stopped at the foot of Truyen Dang mountain, adjacent to Ha long Bay, to drink wine and to recite. Touched by the charming of the natural beauty, the poet – King Le Thanh Tong etched a poem on a flat rock, about 2.5 m above the ground, including 56 Chinese characters.. 261 years later, in 1729 Lord Trinh Cuong, a famous poet during Le – Trinh period, leaded troops to patrol over there. He stationed at the foot of mountain Truyen Dang. Read poetry of King Le Thanh Tong, Lord Trinh rewrite a poem on a cliff leaning down toward the earth, so it has avoided the destruction of the rain and remains clear and very easy to read.

Bai Tho Mountain is a beautiful limestone mountain located in the heart of Ha Long Bay so tourists can add the trip of discovering the mountain to tour planning. Geological Tectonic of the mountain is special: the half of foothill is associated with the land, the other half is immersed in sea water.

Although it is not the highest mountain in this coastal city, the mountains are considered an ideal viewing spot in Ha Long Bay. Because of the road to climb up Bai Tho mountain lies in a small valley of the families in Hang Noi street, Bach Dang Ward, so few people know this road. The road is long but immerse. Fortunately, there are stone steps to climb. The traveler can relax and renewable your power to continue. Other sides of the road, there are hundreds of plants growing from the limestone cliffs. So, whenever you come to Bai Tho Mountain, the air is so refreshing. Beside melodiously bird singing, you can also see the goats on the slopes, or monkeys perching in trees.

After about 30 minutes of climbing, you can put your feet on Bai Tho mountain. Apart from the poetry carved on the stone monument and flag poles, anyone who has or has not been to Ha long Bay will also be overwhelmed by the poetic and spectacular scenery. This seems to be a new perspective even to residents of the coastal city. Strongly standing at the top of Bai Tho mountain, you can see all of the beautiful Ha Long City.

Bai Tho Mountain is the place that you should drop by and contemplate its beauty in Ha long Bay tour.