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Bai Dinh pagoda

Bai Dinh pagoda is well-known for its massive scale and impressive scenery which belongs to Tran An tourism area. The pagoda is the religious complex with old Bai Dinh pagoda (27 ha) on the top of the mountain, the newer…

Tam Coc

After the movie “Indochine” won the Oscar in 1993, it put Tam Coc on the tourist map as the must-see destination in Ninh Binh where you can join the boat ride to immerse yourself into the magnificent beauty of crystal…

Hoa Lu Temple

Hoa Lu Ancient Capital

Hoa Lu ancient capital was the first capital of Vietnam in the 10th and 11th century. At that time, the country was divided into 12 feudal warlords and they were fighting with each other to rule the country. It made…

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Mua Cave in Ninh Binh

Mua Cave is located at the foot of Mua Mountain – in the ecotourism area in Tam Coc, Ninh Binh. Follow 1A route, when turning to Trang An or Tam Coc, you will see the direction to Mua Cave. This is…

Thung Nham – A Green Oasis

Ninh Binh Province is famous as the home of top tourist destinations such as Trang An and Bai Dinh pagoda. However, in recent years, the province has also become known for another attraction – Thung Nham – a bird conservatory….

Idyllic Thung Nham mangroves or a bird watching paradise

At dusk, take a boat trip to the mangrove forests of Thung Nham Bird Park, hide yourself under the trees, and wait for the flocks to return to their nests after a hard working day, you will be amazed by…

Vietnam Visa exemption extended for five European countries

The Government has agreed to extend a visa exemption policy for citizens from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain and Italy, from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. Accordingly, Viet Nam will grant visa exemptions to citizens from the…

Van Lam – Embroidery and lace village in Ninh Binh

Van Lam village in Ninh Binh province is one of the most famous embroidery craft villages in Vietnam. Its products are popular with consumers here and abroad. Van Lam, long famous throughout Vietnam for its embroidery, is now in the…

Tam Coc in the rice season is a must-see

Travellers are advised to go to Tam Coc in the northern province of Ninh Binh this season to see the waterways in the western region, the mountains of the northwest region and the rice fields of the northern region.

Smelly but delicious: the dishes of Ninh Binh

Mam tep, shrimp paste, and nem chua, fermented pork, may sound quite intimidating dishes, but don’t let the pungent smell prevent you from trying these interesting specialties of Ninh Binh Province. While Ninh Binh’s nature and landscape are famous among…

Tien Ca Cave in Ninh Binh, Vietnam

Not as famous as Tam Coc-Bich Dong or Trang An, Tien Ca Cave in Thung Nham, Ninh Hai Village, Hoa Lu, northern Ninh Binh Province is its own unique attraction. The cavern spans around 1,200m long and winds through the…

Ninh Binh develops tourism towards ecosystem protection

Established in 2010, Van Long Natural Reserve covers 2,730 ha. Three quarters of the reserve are mountains and rocks, with the remainder wetland.  The area boasts a diverse biosystem with a large amount of rare fauna and floral species recognised…