Hoa Lu Ancient Capital

Located approximately 100 kilometers south of Hanoi Capital and belonging to Truong Yen Commune, Hoa Lu ancient capital, recognized by UNESCO as one of the four core zones of the Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex, is a must-visit destination in your trip to Ninh Binh Province. This place is also ranked as an architectural complex and the countrywide historical relics through thousands of years waiting for you to explore.

Hoa Lu Ancient Capital

The ancient capital of Hoa Lu was rebuilt to memorialize the countless influence of Kings on Vietnamese development as well as remind the descendants of the next generations to be grateful to the merit of these reputable kings. More than that, this capital brings a value of Vietnamese history and culture that can’t be denied. Coming to this ancient capital with a total size of 13.87 square kilometers, this is a fascinating place that history lovers should not miss out on, visitors will have a chance to gain a thorough understanding of Vietnam history during the Dinh and Le Dynasties in the 10th and 11th centuries. Despite experiencing many ups and downs of time, Hoa Lu still retains its historical traces and is considered as the symbol of the history and culture of Vietnam through different periods. Nowadays, Hoa Lu is not only a place for worship and memorial but also a fascinating destination for tourists as well as introducing the culture and history of Vietnam to friends from all over the world.

Visiting Hoa Lu

Spring is the most beautiful time in Hoa Lu though you can visit it at any time of the year. Many festivals are held on this occasion, this is not a bad time for you to participate and experience the bustling and crowded atmosphere of these festivals. If you like quiet, want to enjoy the tranquility of this place, you can choose to go on the remaining days of the year.
 
To reach Hoa Lu from Hanoi, it takes just around two hours’ transfer by car through the Ninh Binh tour which is organized by Travel Authentic Asia. Other popular sites that you can consider combining in your trip to Hoa Lu are Tam Coc, Bich Dong Pagoda, Phat Diem Cathedral, Bai Dinh Temple, Trang An, and Cuc Phuong National Park.

Newsletter