According to Mr. Nguyen Van Hau, Head of the Huong Pagoda Management Board, this number has just been reckoned by sold tickets. In fact, the total number of pilgrims was estimated at about 200,000 in the first two weeks with many fare-doggers.
In this year, the number of visitors increased more than 20,000 year on year. In the first ten days, the Huong Pagoda Festival welcomed averagely more than 10,300 people each day.
The festival will last in three months.