During the grand event held to celebrate the Great Buddha’s Birthday in 2023, the pagoda proudly unveiled the world’s largest mountain lecture hall — an architectural masterpiece that can seat up to 15,000 people. This impressive structure was met with awe and admiration from the attending guests and onlookers. It stands as a testament to the skill and creativity of the architects who brought this project to life, and its grandeur and scope has left a lasting impression on all who have seen it.
In an official acknowledgment, the esteemed WorldKings honored Ba Vang Pagoda with a prestigious distinction: “This 2-storey Buddha lecture hall located on the mountain boasts the largest total floor area in the world.”
The World Record Association officially recognized Ba Vang Pagoda for having the world’s largest two-storey Buddha lecture hall located in the mountain. This recognition has been validated by the association, highlighting the significance of this incredible feat. The enormity of the lecture hall is a testament to the dedication and hard work that went into its construction. It is a reminder of the power of human ingenuity and persistence.
Ba Vang Pagoda in Uong Bi of Quang Ninh province is nestled atop a picturesque hill at an altitude of 340 metres. The majestic river stands in front of the pagoda while lush green pine forests flank both sides. The stunning backdrop of the mountain further adds to the serenity of the site.
The pagoda of Quang Ninh, built in 1706 during the reign of King Le Du Tong, is a must-see tourist attraction. Rebuilt in 1993, the pagoda is renowned for its stunning architecture and breathtaking views, making it a perfect complement to the beautiful Ha Long Bay and Co To Island. Tourists from all around the world flock to Quang Ninh to explore its captivating sights and sounds.