Dung Lam Ancient Village – Day Trip
Duong Lam is an ancient village has a history of about 1,200 years with many houses dating back up to 400 years. One special thing about the village is that most of the buildings here are made of laterite and mud, two materials that are abundant in the area. Laterite is used on house walls, gates, wells, temple walls, and so forth.
Tour Duration: Day trip
Starts/Ends: Hanoi/ Hanoi
Commence date: Advice upon booking
Travel west of Hanoi to Duong Lam village; a purely agricultural village of the Northern Red River delta where still preserves many hundred-year-old houses. Upon arrival, bike along tiny ancient alleys to visit Mong Phu communal house in Mong Phu hamlet - the only hamlet whose original village entrance gate remains intact, dedicated to national heroes. Continue riding around the village to discover the daily life and farming working of Vietnamese peasants along the terrace with a stop in two ancient houses: the biggest ancient house was build 200 years ago and the most ancient house back to 400 years ago.
Have a family lunch at one of an ancient house.
Continue visit Ngo Quyen temple and Phung Hung temple, places dedicated to two national heroes Ngo Quyen and Phung Hung. Again biking to visit Mia Pagoda (other hamlet in Duong Lam village), is built in 15th 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 Viagra Deities. Drive back to Hanoi, on the way back to Hanoi stop at Tay Phuong Pagoda. The pagoda offers beautiful architecture and ancient and unique sculptures. It was one of the first pagodas built in Vietnam and has magnificent dragons and demons carved into the wooden roof.
- Round trip private A/C Transportation
- Local speaking English tour guide/ others language upon request
- Entrance fees & sightseeing tickets
- A bottle of water/person
- Personal expenses
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