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Hanoi Overview North Vietnam

Hanoi Overview

Area: 3,344 km2 Population (2009): 6,472,200 Hanoi is the capital city of the Social Republic of Vietnam. Hanoi locates in the centre of the Red River Delta. It is border by Thai Nguyen province in the North, Ha Nam province in the South, Bac Ninh and Hung Yen provinces in the East. Hanoi is in [...]
Quang Ninh Overview North Vietnam

Quang Ninh Overview

Area: 6,099.0 km2 Population (2009): 1,144,988 Quang Ninh is the northeast province of Vietnam. It is bordered by China in the North, by Hai  Phong  province in the South, by Gulf of Tonkin in the East, and by Lang Son, Bac Giang, Hai Duong provinces in the West. Its coastal line is more than 200km. [...]
Sung La - The forgotten paradise North Vietnam

Sung La – The forgotten paradise

Sometimes, you have visited somewhere before in life, and think there is no need for a second visit but I took a gamble and made a return journey to Sung La, a small village in Ha Giang Province and it was to prove the right decision. Sung La village is on the road leading to [...]
Ngoc My Nhan Mountain North Vietnam

Ngoc My Nhan Mountain

Ngoc My Nhan is located near main centre of Ninh Binh city, near Day River. The temple is considered Ngoc My Nhan (beautiful lady) for its look like a girl letting her hair free and lying on the broad day light. Besides, the temple is also called Canh Dieu Mountain (kite mountain), for the legend [...]
King Le Dai Hanh temple North Vietnam

King Le Dai Hanh temple

King Le Dai Hanh temple is in the historical and cultural vestige of Hoa Lu ancient imperial. It is located in the Truong Yen Ha hamlet (Truong Yen commune – Hoa Lu), so it is called Lower temple (Den Ha). The temple was built in the former base of Hoa Lu imperial city. The temple [...]
Mai Chau valley North Vietnam

Mai Chau valley

Mai Chau valley is located in Hoa Binh Township; it is about 130km to the north of Hanoi. Crossing the Cun slope to Thung Chuoi pass, you could visit Mai Chau district from the top like a beautiful picture with the curling path, village groups, paddy field and lake. In the mountain base, the houses [...]
Truong Han Sieu temple North Vietnam

Truong Han Sieu temple

The temple of culture well known person Truong Han Sieu is located in the Thanh Binh ward, Ninh Binh province. The temple is built in the base of Non Nuoc Mountain and intersection of Day River and Van River. Truong Han Sieu temple was built since 1998 including three palaces and two back rooms. The [...]
Ma Yen Mountain North Vietnam

Ma Yen Mountain

Located in the complex of cultural and historical vestige of Hoa Lu imperial city, Ma Yen is right in front of King Dinh Tien Hoang temple. Ma Yen Mountain is about 200m high with two peaks rising up like the saddle. It is said that King Dinh Bo Linh chose Hoa Lu to be the [...]
Mu Cang Chai North Vietnam

Mu Cang Chai

Mu Cang Chai is located in the base of Hoang Lien Son Mountain, in the height of 1000m above the sea level. This is a district in the west of Yen Bai and about 300km to the north west of Hanoi. Coing to Mu Cang Chai, visitors have to cross the national road no 32. [...]
Thang Hen Lake North Vietnam

Thang Hen Lake

Thang Hen Lake is a fresh water lake in the area of Quoc Toan commune, Tra Linh district, Cao Bang province on the road from Tra Linh district. It is about 186km from Hanoi. This is one of the beautiful lakes among 36 lakes on the mountains of Vietnam. The lake is about 100-300m wide [...]


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