Mentioning Ninh Binh, many people will immediately think of famous tourist destinations such as Trang An, Hoa Lu, Tam Coc Bich Dong… Now, let’s fully list the most attractive tourist attractions in the ancient capital go through the following article.
Trang An complex
Trang An tourist area is the most famous tourist destination of Ninh Binh. With beautiful wild natural scenery, Trang An Ninh Binh has been recognized by Unesco as a world natural and cultural heritage.
The scenery here is created from winding rivers flowing through limestone mountains, creating countless fanciful and mysterious natural caves that attract tourists. To explore Trang An, visitors will sit on a boat to admire the surrounding mountain nature.
Cuc Phuong National Park
Cuc Phuong National Park (or Cuc Phuong forest) is the first national park in Vietnam, belong on the border of the Northwest, Red River Delta and North Central regions in three provinces: Ninh Binh, Hoa Binh , Thanh Hoa.
This national park plays an important role in preserving rare and endangered animal species. Coming to Cuc Phuong forest, you will admire and learn about the rich flora and fauna system typical of tropical rain forests.
Besides, you will have the opportunity to participate in ecotourism, relaxation, campfire, adventure or cultural and historical research activities.
Tam Coc – Bich Dong
Belong in Ninh Hai commune, Hoa Lu district. Tam Coc – Bich Dong is a familiar destination that tourists definitely cannot miss when arriving in Ninh Binh. Visiting Tam Coc, you will sit on a boat, going down the romantic Ngo Dong river, looking at the rolling mountains and the golden rice fields of light. The poetic scenery here is sure to make any customer’s wish come true.
In addition, visitors can also visit Bich Dong, including a high-level dry cave and a hydro cave. On the mountain Bich Dong Pagoda, an ancient pagoda stretching over 3 mountain floors, a place to welcome tourists from all over to come to incense and pray.
Hoa Lu ancient capital
Hoa Lu ancient capital is located in Truong Yen commune, Hoa Lu district, and is a particularly important national relic complex in Vietnam. This relic area includes King Dinh temple, King Le temple and many other architecture. Currently, Hoa Lu ancient capital is a favorite destination for many tourists, especially those who want to learn about history as well as go to ceremonies to pray for good luck.
Mua Cave lie under at the foot of Mua Mountain in the eco-tourism complex in Khe Dau Ha village, Ninh Xuan commune, Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh.
The highlight of this tourist destination, in addition to the beautiful scenery, is the road leading to the top of Mua Mountain, built to simulate the architecture of the Great Wall with nearly 500 stone steps.
From the top of Mua Mountain, visitors can admire the entire beautiful scenery of Tam Coc area, a famous landscape in Ninh Binh. According to legend, when King Tran returned to Hoa Lu area to establish Thai Vi Am, he often came here to listen to the beautiful ladies and concubines dancing and singing. Therefore, this place was named Hang Mua.
Van Long tourist area
Van Long is the largest wetland nature reserve in the Northern Delta, located in the northeast of Gia Vien district, Ninh Binh province. In 1999, this place became a nature reserve, recorded in the list of wetland protection areas and the list of special-use forests in Vietnam.
Not only is it a nature reserve, Van Long wetlands is also a place with attractive landscapes. Van Long is known as the “flying without waves” because when traveling on a boat on the lagoon, visitors will see the water surface as flat as a giant mirror.
Thung Nang is a Ninh Binh tourist destination that attracts tourists with ripe rice fields or jade green rivers.
Thung Nang is divided into two, the outer Thung Nang is 3 hectares wide and the inner Thung Nang is more than 5 hectares wide, connected by a system of caves in the mountain, low cave ceilings, hanging stalactites with many different shapes.
Thien Ha Cave
Thien Ha Cave is located in Tuong mountain range with an altitude of nearly 200m, part of a solid natural wall surrounding and protecting the southwest of the 10th century capital of Hoa Lu, associated with historical sites, Culture such as Le Nha Marina, Dau Son Buddha Mountain, Fighting Soldiers Field…
From Muong Tho Ha village, Son Ha commune, you get on the boat on a small canal about 1 km long amidst the countryside. The shapes created by the mountain rocks are called by names such as: this is the Fox Lo eating prey, that is the Elephant kneel, the Tiger stalking its prey, the monkey climbing the tree… higher up there is an altar with images of the Buddha and Master. All arouse the curiosity and discovery of visitors.
Thung Nham Bird Garden
Thung Nham Bird Garden is one of the most attractive places in Ninh Binh, a place full of cultural and spiritual elements as well as biodiversity landscape. Surrounded by tropical forests on limestone mountains, with many caves and valleys blending with nature, plants and flowers.
In particular, you will also discover the lives of nearly 40 species of birds with a number of up to 50,000 birds. Every time sunset comes, you will see flocks of white storks flying around the entire wetland, creating an amazing wild beauty that is hard to find anywhere else.
Hopefully the most unique and famous Ninh Binh tourist destinations above will help you have more choices as well as interesting experiences in this beautiful land.