Having appeared in many famous blockbuster movies such as Thien Menh Hero, Tam Cam Untold Tales or Kong: Skull Island, Trang An Ninh Binh is a destination that attracts a large number of domestic and foreign tourists because it is famous for its reputation. Nature bestows the majestic beauty of the country.
About Trang An tourist area
Trang An Cultural and Natural Heritage Complex is located in many districts of Ninh Binh province. This is the only “dual” heritage of our country recognized by UNESCO. This heritage complex includes the complex of Trang An – Tam Coc – Bich Dong – Hoa Lu ancient capital – Hoa Lu special-use forest.
In that population, Hoa Lu ancient capital is located in the North; Tam Coc – Bich Dong is located in the South; Trang An tourist area is located in the central location. From the center of Ninh Binh city, visitors only need to go about 8km to come here. This place attracts visitors by charming scenery, famous spiritual tourist attractions, unique festivals and attractive specialties. Let’s explore together!
When should you go to Trang An tourist area?
Every spring – summer – autumn – winter, Trang An puts on a new shirt. And every time of the year, visitors find things worth exploring here:
In spring, visitors can immerse themselves in special festivals such as: Trang An Festival (mid-March of the lunar calendar); Co Lau festival (March 8 – 10 of the lunar calendar).
In the summer, this place is enchanting with ripe golden rice fields or fragrant lotus ponds.
Autumn, the weather is cool and pleasant, ideal for outdoor sightseeing and exploration activities.
In winter, Trang An hides in the mist like a fairyland.
Attractive attractions in Trang An tourist area
Cultural and spiritual sites
Coming to Trang An tourist area, visitors can visit famous spiritual and cultural places such as:
Trinh Temple – the place to worship 4 gods of the Dinh Dynasty.
Tran Ninh Binh Temple: The throne was established by King Dinh Tien Hoang to worship Quy Minh – the god of the southern gate of Hoa Lu town.
Tu Tru Temple – where the poets of 4 great ministers under the Dinh dynasty helped King Dinh Tien Hoang to quell the rebellion of 12 warlords to establish the Dai Co Viet state.
Phu Khong – the place to worship 7 loyal officials of the Dinh dynasty.
Vu Lam Palace – the check-in place no one wants to miss.
Dia Linh Cave with a length of nearly 1500m and a system of fossil stalactites
Nau Ruou Cave with underground water more than 10m deep and hundreds of jars of wine distilled from this groundwater.
Boi Cave – the place where traces of prehistoric people were discovered about ten thousand years ago.
Some notes when visiting Trang An
- If you go in the summer, you should prepare more conical hats and sunscreen; If you go in the rainy season, bring a thin raincoat to avoid affecting your visit.
- The water in Trang An is quite deep, but sightseeing is mainly by boat, so you should remember to rent a life jacket. Also, don’t forget to prepare enough drinking water for your journey.
- Before shopping, you should ask the price carefully to avoid being hacked.
- When visiting Trang An, if you want to stop to take pictures, you should talk to the ferryman, they will stop to let you take pictures.