Duong Lam village - solid example of Vietnam culture in the past that still be able to keep the village's "soul". Green, fresh and full of historical tales here about the two kings who were born here. A journey to Duong Lam village is a trip to trace back the origin of Vietnam's culture and Vietnam's traditions. This is also the great chance explore architecture of ancient houses while wander along its narrow alleyways, visit temples dedicated to the two kings born there, and most interesting of all, chat with locals living in
And it's only 45km away from Hanoi, making this a great choice for day tour.
CA-HN10: Full Day Duong Lam (L)
Depart from Hanoi at 8.00 to Duong Lam village. On arrival biking or walking around Mong Phu village, discover old houses made of red literate and rammed soil, most of the village architectures still remain original such as the village gate, the communal well and the temple courtyard... It is great opportunity to witness the calm and tranquility of everyday country life and meet, interacting with local people.
Enjoy lunch at local house
Continue driving or cycling to Phung Hung and Ngo Quyen temples - places dedicated to two national heroes Ngo Quyen and Phung Hung. Again biking to visit Mia Pagoda (other hamlet in Duong Lam village), is built in 15 th century and admire 287 statues of all sizes, among with are famous sculpture such as the statue of Buddha in the Himalayas and the statues of the Eight Vajra Deities. Leave Duong Lam for driving through rural landscape. Return to Hanoi around 17:00