Things to do in Bac Ninh Vietnam

Bac Ninh is a small province to the northeast of Hanoi. Bac Ninh provincial capital city is 30km from Hanoi. Small it may be yet the province is enormously rich with historical and cultural legacy. Let us explore Bac Ninh in a day and find out how much you learn from this amazing land.

 - Visiting the tomb of Kinh Duong Vuong who is considered to be the forefather of the Viet People. Learn about the half-history and half-legend of the Vietnamese and Kinh Duong Vuong, then you’ll certainly understand a lot about Vietnam.

- Visit amazing Buddhist pagodas: Dau Pagoda, But Thap Pagoda, Phat Tich Pagoda, Tieu Son Pagoda… Be known that Buddhism fist arrived in Vietnam in the 2nd century A.D and the Dau Pagoda was where Buddhism was fist introduced. All pagodas have wonderful architecture and atmosphere amid idyllic countryside; the top of the Phat Tich Pagoda offers great views of the surrounding countryside.

- Visiting the Dong Ho Woodblock Printing Village to learn about Vietnamese traditional folk arts.

- Visiting the amazing Do Temple dedicated to one of the most influential royal families in Vietnam – the Ly Family. It was the Ly Family that the history of Vietnam changed to a totally different period – the time of independence and prosperity. It was the first Ly King who decided to relocated to capital city from Hoa Lu (Ninh Binh) to Thang Long (Hanoi nowadays).

- Getting charmed by the tunes of Quan Ho Folk Songs at the Do Temple and Tam Tao Community House. Quan Ho Folk Songs are listed to the representative list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the UNESCO.

- Enjoy a bicycle tour in the back roads of Bac Ninh amid purely fresh and bucolic nature. You’ll have an opportunity to sample local cuisine and getting to know local lifestyle. There are several handicraft villages in Bac Ninh that you may want to cycle through: wooden furniture, bamboo wares, bronze wares,...