This province is an ancient capital of Vietnam (968-1010) with 3 dynasties: Dinh, Tien Le & Ly, with pristine nature, charming landscapes, and currently Ninh Binh is a famous visiting destinations in the Nothern Viet Nam. Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Vietnam is a significant site as this is where King Dinh Tien Hoang united twelve tribes to form what was later to become Vietnam.
Throughout the ages, the landscape of Ninh Binh, with its dramatic mountains, mysterious caves & spaces, has created an incredible beauty and a metaphor for the Vietnamese culture:Trang An complex (recognized cultural heritage by Unessco), Mua cave, Cuc Phuong National Park, Bai Dinh Pagoda, Tam Coc – Bich Dong, Van Long Nature Reserve or visit the ancient capital of Hoa. Lu, Phat Diem Stone Church. This region is appropriate with its nicknamed “Halong Bay in land”.
And recently, thanks to the blockbuster movie of America Kong: Skull Island (2017), Ninh Binh has been more widely known by international fans.
With just 2 hours away from Hanoi by bus, train or motorbike. Some tourist places in Ninh Binh are within 12 km from city center, so you also could choose bicycle or to get around between destinations.
If you visit Viet Nam, don’t skip Ninh Binh!0