Nui Bài Tho mountain or Bai Tho which means Poem is a 186 meters high mountain on which the king Le Thanh Thong carved a poem inspired by the mountain. Almost 300 years later, in 1729, Lord Trinh Cuong wrote a song as a response to the previous and he carved it near the pre-existing one.
The God Fish Stream is located under the Truong Sinh Mountain. It is beautiful area with forests, high mountains, and long rivers. In the water lives the God Fish which swims densely in the stream. There are many legends about this fish, so the people believe that it is bad luck to catch and eat that fish. In honor to the God Fish the local people built a temple.
Address:Con So Island
An Son Temple is built in 1785 by local residents in honor of the Lady Phi Yen, the wife of King Gia Long. The temple has beautiful history of love, treason, and pride. Encouraged by different circumstances the king thought his wife had intrigued against him, so he wanted to kill her. He held her in prison, and even threw his son to the sea because he wanted to save his mother.
Address:Lac Long Quan, Tan Binh
Giac Lam Pagoda is the oldest Buddhist temple in Ho Chi Minh City built in 1744. In 1988, it was listed as an important historical site by the Vietnamese Department of Culture. The pagoda has three main buildings: the ceremonial hall, the dharma preaching hall, and the meal hall. It has 118 statues made of wood, bronze, and cement. The pagoda worships several Buddha, and some Bodhisattva.
Address:Hung Dao Commune
Kiep Bac Temple is located in a rich valley between Nui Rong Mountains, and it is dedicated to the general Tran Hung Dao who defeated the Mongols in the 13th century. The temple was built in the 14th century, and every year it is host to the Kiep Bac Temple Festival which is held from the 15th to the 20th days of the eighth lunar month. The festival attracts thousands of visitors.
Sam Son is a resort town 16 km east of Than Hoa capital. According to some, Sam Son has one if the most beautiful beaches in the country. Besides the beach, Sam Son has other interesting attractions to explore like the buildings from the French colonial period.
Cai Beo Archaeological Site was discovered in 1938 by the French J.G. Andexown and M. Colani. This site belongs to the Hoabinhian period whose residents lived approximately 5,000 years ago in Neolithic age. There are numerous excavated objects on the site including different tools, ceramic objects, remains of ancient people and animals from the period.
Hours:8:00 am - 5:00 pm everyday
Address:1 Hoan Kiem street, Hanoi
Price:70 USD per person
1. Take a walk/ Electric car in the Old Quarter within an hour to explore real stuffs: the exclusive domain of one trade (guilds) so there are whole streets of blacksmiths, silver shops, paper shops, headstone makers and more.
2. Temple of Literature – an ancient Confucian University of Vietnam (a huge compound with beautiful gates, lakes, courtyard, museum
Do Son Beach is one of the best known beaches in Vietnam. It is located in the north of Vietnam. Forests of pine trees cover the beach. This is a popular tourist destination with resorts, restaurants, hotels, and beautiful nature.
Hours:8:00 am - 6 pm everyday
Address:1 Halong city
Price:155 USD per person
Bus driving 3.5 hours northeast from Hanoi to Halong bay through the Red River Delta with countryside scenery of rice paddies fields, water buffalo, local villages on the way … before taking a boat trip on the emerald green waters, among the 2,000 spectacular limestone islands, visit one of the many caves in Halong.
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