Bac Giang pins hopes on spiritual tourism development

With over two thousand cultural and historical relics spread, the northern province of Bac Giang is focusing on investing and promoting the value of these relics sites so that they can be used to look develop spiritual tourism, targeting turning tourism into an important economic sector for the locality.

The northern province of Bac Giang is forming a master plan for the preservation and promotion of the values of Vinh Nghiem Pagoda, a special national relic site.

The plan aims to turn Vinh Nghiem Pagoda into a cultural and religious centre of the Truc Lam Yen Tu Buddhist sect.

It is also set to connect Vinh Nghiem Pagoda with other historical and cultural relic sites and scenic landscapes in Bac Giang province, especially the Yen Tu relic complex, to create a diverse cultural tourism product.

It is expected that the plan will contribute to the local tourism industry’s target of welcoming 2.5 million tourists by 2025./.