Take a tour 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 the architecture of ancient houses while wandering along its narrow alleyways, visit temples dedicated of the two kings born there, and most interesting of all, chat with locals living in the ancient houses.
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Our driver and tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter, and then travel west of Hanoi to visit Duong Lam village, a purely agricultural village of the Northern Red River delta where still preserve many hundred-year-old houses. It will be your unique experience as you walk along tiny ancient alleys; visit Mong Phu temple in Mong Phu hamlet – the only hamlet whose original village entrance gate remains intact, dedicated to national heroes. Have some talks with the locals in their ancient houses by visiting the ancient houses…
Visit the oldest Church in this village was built by French. Open at 11:30
Enjoy your special lunch with Vietnamese foods in an ancient house.
Option: you can visit Mia Pagoda, Ngo Quyen Temple and Phung Hung Temple by Bicycle.
After resting, we continue driving to visit Mia Pagoda (other hamlet in Duong Lam village), is built in 15 th century and admire 287 statues of all sizes, along with are famous sculpture such as the statue of Buddha in the Himalayas and the statues of the Eight Vajra Deities. Then visit Ngo Quyen temple and Phung Hung temple, places dedicated to two national heroes Ngo Quyen and Phung Hung. Driving back Hanoi.
A great trip from start to finish. thank you!