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Ninh Binh travel

With an area of 1,390 square kilometers and a population of about 950,000, Ninh Binh currently has 1,499 cultural and historical relics, of which 79 were classified at the national level and 235 were classified at provincial level. Especially, the Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex was recognized as world natural and cultural heritage by UNESCO in 2014. Favorable nature along with the rich history has created many scenic places and historical and cultural relics in Ninh Binh. Most of Ninh Binh's tourist attractions have a combination of natural resources and humanities resources.

Ninh Binh's topography is divided into three distinct areas, the hills in the west and northwest, the plain in the east and the coastal area in the south. With three-fourths of the area being hilly and mountainous, diverse karst topography is a base for the development of a great wealth of flora and fauna, forming many tourist destinations with beautiful natural scenery that appeal to tourists, especially the cave complex such as Trang An, Tam Coc - Bich Dong, Van Long Wetland Nature Reserve, Van Trinh Cave, Dich Long Cave, Thien Ha Cave...

Ninh Binh has the largest forest area (over 29 thousand hectares)compared to other provinces in Red River Delta. The forest ecosystem in Ninh Binh is very distinctive, with Cuc Phuong National Park, a typical tropical forest with an area of over 22,000 ha, home to nearly 2,000 species of higher plants and about 2,600 species of animal; The Van Long nature reserve, which is featured forthe largest wetland ecosystems in the Red River Delta (about 2,643 ha). This is a protected area for rare primate Delacour???s langur. In addition, Hoa Lu Special-use Forest and Kim Son coastal mangrove forest have a rich ecological system and landscape with many rare and precious plant and animal species listed in the Red Book of Vietnam and the World.

Besides scenic places, cultural and spiritual tourism is also a strength of Ninh Binh, promoting the advantage of a sacred land which was the capital of three dynasties: Dinh, Early Le, Ly, associated with the great changes of the national history. It is also a place of convergence and development of many religions, especially Buddhism and Christian. Ninh Binh hasa large number of religious and cultural architectural works that have historical value, of which many have been included in the tours such as: Phat Diem Stone Church, Hoa Lu Ancient Capital, Bich Dong Pagoda, Bai Dinh Pagoda, Tran Temple (Trang An Ecological Complex), Temple for worshipping Duc Thanh Nguyen, Thai Vi Temple, Ban Long Pagoda, etc. The historical and cultural relics in Ninh Binh mainly associated with the Dinh, Early Le and Ly Dynasty.In addition, Ninh Binh is one of the locals still preserve many folk festivals. At present, the province has 74 festivals, some festivals have become tradition not only of local people but also of the whole province and attract the attention of domestic and international visitors such as: Hoa LuFestival, Thai Vi Temple Festival, Duc Thanh Nguyen Temple Festival, Trang An Festival, etc.

Ninh Binh is also a land of traditional handicraft villages with a long history. There are about 160 villages out of 1,500 villages in Ninh Binh province which have been preserved and developed traditional occupations with over 40 different occupations.Many traditional villages have been included in tourism, typical are Van Lam embroidery, Kim Son Sea-grass fine craft, Ninh Van stone carvings, Bo Bat pottery, Phuc Loc carpentry, Van Long bamboo knitting , Binh Khang Penjing, etc. The skillful hands and creative minds of traditional villages???people have createdbeautiful and economic products that express cultural meaning and the beautiful values of Ninh Binh people.

Ninh Binh has about 18km of coastline in the new land Kim Son. The Kim Son coastal area is an important part of the world biosphere reserve. The whole area is over 105 thousand hectares. This place especially has Con Noi, about 5 km from the coast, with floating area of over 500 hectares,yellow fine sand, large waves, clear waterwhich can form an ideal beach.

For those who prefer leisure travel, healing combined with entertainment, hot spring is an option not to be missed when coming to Ninh Binh. Currently, Ninh Binh is exploiting two mineral springs, the Kenh Ga hot springs at 530degrees Celsius and Cuc Phuong mineral springs at 350 degrees Celsius for tourism development.

The diverse terrains, the customs and cultural traditions have created a unique and special attraction of Ninh Binh cuisine culture with many famous dishes such as goat meat (Thit De), burned rice (Com Chay), Nho Quan tube wine (Ruou Can Nho Quan), Lai Thanh (Kim Son) wine, Yen Mac fermented pork roll (Nem Chua Yen Mac), Gia Vien shrimp sauce (Mam Tep Gia Vien), etc.

The beautiful sights, historical cultural relics and delicious dishes of this sacred land known as "Miniature Vietnam" will certainly leave many unforgettable impression in the heart of visitors.



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