Referring to Ninh Binh, perhaps people will immediately think of Trang An, Bai Dinh pagoda, Hoa Lu ancient capital,…Let’s Local Tours Halong find out what is outstand in Ninh Binh?
Trang An Landscape
Trang An tourist area is the most famous tourist destination of Ninh Binh today. With beautiful unspoiled natural scenery, Trang An Ninh Binh has been recognized by Unesco as a natural heritage and World cultural heritage site.
The scene here is made up of winding rivers flowing through limestone mountains, creating countless fanciful natural mystical caves. It’s the best way to explore Trang An, visitors will be seated on a rowing boat for watching the surrounding beautiful nature
Tam Coc – Bich Dong
Mua Cave is located at the foot of Mua Mountain. Although not as famous as many other scenic spots in Ninh Binh. But the Mua Cave has won a lot of visitors’ love. Because of the beautiful natural scenery as well as the space here is not crowded like the places.
From the foot of the mountain. If you come here on clear day you will see the steps that extend to the top of the mountain look like the Great Wall of miniature. Up to the top of Mua Mountain, you will see the view of the nine rice fields, the rowing boats rowing low on the water.
Hoa Lu Ancient Capital
Hoa Lu ancient capital is located in Truong Yen commune, Hoa Lu district. It is a particularly important national monument of Vietnam. This relic includes King Dinh temple, King Le temple and many other works. Hoa Lu ancient capital is now a favorite destination of many tourists. Especially for those who want to learn about Vietnamese history.
Bai Dinh Pagoda
It’s only 15km from Ninh Binh city. Bai Dinh Pagoda is one of the largest pagodas in Vietnam with many records established as the biggest Dai Hong in Vietnam; possesses the tallest and tallest bronze statue of Vietnam; is the temple with the largest three-way statues in Vietnam; The temple has the largest well in Vietnam as well as the most stone statues of Vietnam.
This is a pilgrimage destination for tourists who have the mind to worship prostrations. The scene is like a fairyland place of Bai Dinh pagoda. So that anyone who comes here can feel the purity and peace of the space here.
Am Tien Cave – Tuyet Tinh Coc
As a National monument located within the Hoa Lu monument complex. Am Tien cave is a destination that tourists can not ignore if they want to enjoy the peaceful and poetic natural scenery. Because the wild beauty is separate from the outside world.
Thung Nham Bird Garden
It’s one of the most attractive places in Ninh Binh. Also a place full of cultural and spiritual elements as well as biodiversity. Surrounded by strips of rainforest on limestone mountains, with many caves and valleys mingling with nature and trees.
In particular, you will discover the lives of nearly 40 species of birds with the number up to 50,000. Every time when the sunset comes, you will see a flock of white storks flying around the wetland, creating an amazing wild beauty.
Van Long Nature Reserve
A charming eco-tourism area, famous poetic sky and clouds is no less than Tam Coc scenic is Van Long lagoon. The lagoon covers an area of 3000ha and is the largest wetland nature reserve in the Northern of Vietnam.
When traveling buy boat on the lagoon. You will see the flat water as a giant mirror. So this place is also known as “the bay without waves”. Following the small boat, you are surrounded by a vast swamp of water, birds, turtles and limestone massifs with the right names. Such as Meo Cui mountain, Mam Xoi mountain, Hom Sach mountain, Co mountain. Tien … The poetic natural scenery here makes everyone fall in love.
Cuc Phuong National Park
Cuc Phuong National Park has a total area of 25,000ha. It is a famous tourist destination for ecology and environment, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. Visitors here will discover rich flora and fauna, admire the beautiful natural landscape, participate in eco-tourism, convalescence, trekking, research and historical culture programs.
You can visit Cuc Phuong National Park during the day. If you want to experience and explore more so you can do 2 to 3 day trip is appropriate. According to Ninh Binh’s travel experiences, going to Cuc Phuong in the early rainy season of June – July every year. You will have the opportunity to admire the butterflies flying through the forest
Phat Diem stone church
Phat Diem cathedral (often called Phat Diem stone church). It’s covering about 22-hectare Catholic church complex, located in Phat Diem town. Phat Diem Stone Church is one of the most beautiful churches and the “Catholic capital” of Vietnam.
Phat Diem cathedral was built entirely of stone and wood. It’s started construction and completed from 1875 to 1898. Although it is a Catholic church, it is modeled after the architectural features of traditional Vietnamese temple. It’s created special features that no other church has.