Bai Tho Mountain

Bai Tho Mountain

Location:
Bai Tho(Poem) Mountain lies at the heart of Halong City. From a far, the 106-meter-limestone mountain looks like a huge castle with three imposing towers.
Characteristics
Poem Mountain past name Truyen Dang means Light Projecting. This mountain has inspired many poets.
In 1468, during his inspection tour to the eastern region, King Le Thanh Tong stopped here. Inspired by the stunning beauty of Halong, the King wrote a poem and had it carved into the southern side of the mountain. Hence its name Bai Tho (Poem).
In 1729, Lord Trinh Cuong composed a poem in response to that of King Le Thanh Tong and also had it carved near the former. The mountain features other poems by Nguyen Can and some other poets
Atop Bai Tho Mountain, you feel surprised at the magnificent landscape of Halong Bay. 
Climbing is a fun and attractive entertainment. At the top of Bai Tho, visitors will fell become a giant; all the things under the mountain are small even mighty stone pillars on the bay. All the tiredness when climbing are faded out with the blowing wind and the fresh air. 

 

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