This is the most favourite tourist attraction of tourists when travelling in Ninh Binh. Tam Coc means “three cave” stretching 2km along Bai Ngo River and making a wonderful scenery.
- Van Long Natural Reserve.
Van Long protected area is the largest nature reserve wetland in Northern delta. A beautiful scenic with limestone moutains, caves are surrounded by vast flat swamps. Peace life with the cultural values typical of the Northern countryside is tourism tours the countryside in Van Long.
Van Long, an ideal destination for tourists and nature lovers passion for scientific research on inland wetlands.
2. Bird Valley
Bird Valley is the ecotourism area of 34 ha, it located on Dam Khe village, Ninh Hai commune, Hoa Lu District, Ninh Binh.
Bird Valley attracts tourists because it has a romantic landscape, mountains and keep the wild, has not been explored.
Tourists come to the Bird valley will sail through the river in flooded forests. In particular, will be observing the wildlife of birds, storks, eagles. Go there, tourists can enjoy the special dishes of rural land in the ancient capital; visit models of farms, orchards, fish ponds…
3. Cuc Phuong National Park.
Cuc Phuong National Park is located 45 kilometers from Northwest of Ninh Binh city.
As the first national park in Viet Nam, Cuc Phuong is a primeval forest with flora and fauna populations varied, rich, natural landscape and unique hidden caves containing evidence of cultural history lifetime.
Cuc Phuong is a rendezvous for the love of nature, of the eagerness to explore cultural values. It is also an ideal place for Vietnamese and foreign researchrs to study about fauna and flora.
4. Trang An Eco-tourism Complex.
Point of Eco-tourism, spiritual, cultural, where visitors come to enjoy the majesty of the mountains, drop souls đảyeaming on front of scenic nature along the virtual caves system .
Aware of the unique value in terms of geology and terrain and approved by the National for Cultural heritage, the Department of Foreign Cultural and UNESCO, Vietnamese National Commission for UNESCO, Ministry of Cultural, Sports and Tourism has purposed the Prime Minister to allow Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to work with related departments and localities to draft documents and make a submission to UNESCO to recognize Trang An as a world natural heritage site.
Trang An Eco-tourism complex has beautiful landscapes with uninterrupted mixing of the limestone mountains, caves, and valleys, is expected to become a tourist center of national stature with the position of a World heritage site…
5. Bai Dinh Pagoda.
With wide 700ha Bai Dinh pagoda belongs to Gia Sinh commune, Gia Vien district, Ninh Binh provine.
Visiting Bai Dinh Pagoda visitors are immersed in holy cntemplation of Bai Dinh ancient, along the magnificent and monumental buildings of the most massive Buddhist in Viet Nam, admire most records have been set in Nai Dinh as Viet Nam’s largest three bronze statues of Tam The, Viet Nam’s largest pearl wells, two huge bronze bells, Viet Nam largest coridor Arhats…
Bai Dinh pagoda, where hosts 6 sarira pearls of Buddha is seen as a big Buddhist centre in Viet Nam.
6. Hoa Lu Ancient Capital.
The firt capital of the feudal state of central Viet Nam, whre keeping the structures of both cultural history of Dinh-Pre-Le dynasties, with the typical projects that are the temple of King Dinh Tien Hoang, King Le Dai Hanh Temple, Kinh Dinh and King Le mausoleum, Vuc Vong temple, Cua Dong stele, Nhat Tru pagoda, Phat Kim Pricess temple, Ma Yen mountain,…
The natural sequence to create walls, the mountains. Caves, and other cultural-history structures are forever a precious historical rel-ics to the people of Vietnam appreciate
7. Phat Diem Stone Cathedral.
Phat Diem Stone Cathedral is located 28km Southeast of Ninh Binh citym is belongs to Phat Diem town, Kim Son district, Ninh Binh provice.
Phat Diem Stone Cathedral is the common name for the most beautiful church area in Vietnam. A complex of structures were built by wood and stone in 24 years(1975-1899) on an area of 22ha. Although it was the Catholic Church but reproduced by the architecture of traditional temples and pagodas in Vietnam.
One of the most distinctive buildings in the complex of Phat Diem Stone Cathedral is Nha Tho Tai Tim Duc Me “Respectfully Present to Mother Mảy’s Heart”. This is truly a church because its ground: walls, bars, pillars and ties all were made of living stone. This is a special stone work only in Vietnam and also rare in the world.
8. Tam Coc – Three grottoes.
Tam Coc is located 7 km south – west of Ninh Binh commune in Ninh Hai district of Hoa Lu Tam Coc means “three caves” referred to as Ca, Hai, and Ba. The best way to visit is to walk in sampan for 3 hours on the Ngo Dong river. Formerly, this area was covered by the sea has eroded over the centuries the limestone rock formations. This place is also called “Ha Long Bay land”.
9. Bich Dong Pagoda.
Bich Dong pagoda was built by the colective and missionary work 0f 2 Buddhist monks: Tri Kien and Tri The. All three pagoda of Bich Dong have wooden architecure due to architectural style of the time at the end of Le Dynasty and the beginning of Nguyen Dynasty. They were arranged according to ascending order on the position of Bich Dong mountain like a Chinese letter: ” Tam “. Ha Pagoda ( Lower Pagoda ) is located at the foot of the mountain, Trung Pagoda ( Middle Pagoda) is on the mountainside and Thuong Pagoda ( Upper Pagoda ) is situated on the top of the mountain. All of pagodas’ back lean againts the mountain.