Things To Do In Ninh Binh

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1. Trang An

Trang An
3.7 /5

6 km
from city center
1 out of 9
things to do in Ninh Binh

One of the most popular destinations in Ninh Binh, the Trang An Grottoes are a perfect amalgam of natural beauty and heritage value. It comprises of the Hoa Lu Ancient Capital, the Trang An-Tam Coc-Bich Dong Scenic Landscape, and the Hoa Lu Special-Use Forest. This site is also a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site.

2. Tam Coc

Tam Coc
4.3 /5

2 km
from city center
2 out of 9
things to do in Ninh Binh

The magnificent beauty of Vietnam manifests itself in Tam Coc in the form of sublime greenery, endearing waterways and enchanting limestone cliffs. A photographer's paradise, Tam Coc is a quaint destination in the lap of nature.

3. Bai Dinh Pagoda

Bai Dinh Pagoda
4.5 /5

9 km
from city center
3 out of 9
things to do in Ninh Binh

The Bai Dinh Temple of Ninh Binh is the largest pagoda in the country. This spiritual centre has two buildings within its confines- the old complex and the new shrine. This temple is a revered centre of Buddhist learning and pilgrimage.

4. Mua Cave

Mua Cave
4.2 /5

2 km
from city center
4 out of 9
things to do in Ninh Binh

The Mua Cave of Ninh Binh is located in the landscape of Tam Coc itself and is a popular stop on tours through the destination. Witness the bird's eye view of the landscape from the top of the Mua mountain, which is a stunning sight to behold. An altar dedicated to Goddess Quan Am also finds a place here.

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5. Hoa Lu

Hoa Lu
3.8 /5

4 km
from city center
5 out of 9
things to do in Ninh Binh

A destination rich in natural beauty and historic significance, Hoa Lu is another gem hidden away in the landscape of Ninh Binh's Tam Coc. It is what remains of Vietnam's old capital of Hoa Lu, and has a few buildings and temples within its bounds.

6. Cuc Phuong National Park

Cuc Phuong National Park
3.7 /5

35 km
from city center
6 out of 9
things to do in Ninh Binh

Located in the Red River Delta of Ninh Binh, the Cuc Phuong National Park is an enthralling natural and heritage site. It is the largest national park in the country and is a hotspot for rich biodiversity. Animals here include 300 species of birds, 36 reptilian species, 17 species of amphibians, 11 species of fish, 2,000 species of vascular plants and thousands of species of insects.

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7. Kanh Ga

Kanh Ga
3.8 /5

6 km
from city center
7 out of 9
things to do in Ninh Binh

Kanh Ga is a floating village where you can experience the lifestyle of the local people firsthand. The name literally translates to 'chicken canal', and this destination has some stunning views of limestone formations as well.

8. Tuyet Tinh Coc

Tuyet Tinh Coc

944 km
from city center
8 out of 9
things to do in Ninh Binh

The region of Ninh Binh has its fair share of scenic spots for the keen traveller, and in recent years, it has become famous for another beautiful attraction: Tuyet Tinh Coc (also known as Am Tien Pagoda). Consisting of a gorgeous temple carved in a mountain overlooking a breathtaking emerald lake, all in the middle of a lush green valley, Tuyet Tinh Coc has become a little-known gem in Ninh Binh. To reach it, you must climb over 200 stairs up into the mountain.

9. Bich Dong Pagoda

Bich Dong Pagoda

1 km
from city center
9 out of 9
things to do in Ninh Binh

Nested by the Mountain-side of Ngu-Nhac, Bich Dong Pagoda is an ancient temple in Tam Coc village of Ninh Binh province. This prehistoric artefact comes under the umbrella of the Trang An Tam Coc Scenic complex which is a declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Surrounded by limestone mountains, these pagodas are a series of atmospheric caves holding ancient shrines. The Bich Dong Pagoda relic complemented by the mountain, caves and the deep green trees surrounding it makes it a perfect spot to be visited by nature lovers.

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FAQs on Ninh Binh

How can I commute within Ninh binh?

Not many forms of transport are available to local attractions in Ninh Binh, although a few local buses pass by these . You can cycle to these attractions or ride with a local motorbike guide, which costs about VND 341100. Apart from this, you may also find a few cabs, or walk to your destinations.

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What are the top sightseeing places in Ninh binh?

The top sightseeing places in Ninh binh are Trang An Grottoes, Tam Coc, Bai Dinh Pagoda, Mua Cave, Hoa Lu, Cuc Phuong National Park.

What are the top hotels in Ninh binh?

There are 391 Hotels in Ninh binh which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Ninh binh are Tam Coc Tam Nhung Homestay, Tam Coc Family Homestay, Ocean Villa - Homestay, Ninh Binh Paradise, Tam Coc Hoang Quan Hotel, Quang Quang Garden Bonsai Homestay. You can see all the hotels in Ninh binh here
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