Duong Lam Ancient Village
Tour code : HND11
Duration: 01 day
Tour starts from: Hanoi
Tour ends in: Hanoi
Returning back highway No.3, Gach street (km 34), go straight to Son Tay town (km 41),continue further 3 km, Duong Lam village is on your left side. This village has many hamlets such as: Cam Lam, Dong Sang, Mong Phu, etc… also has common name as Mia village (sugar cane village).
Duong Lam village still keeps the old architecture style. You should visit this village if you want to learn how an old aged village in the middle phase of midland and delta. Apart from it, this village is well-known of the name "a village with two kings" as it is the fatherland of Phung Hung and Ngo Quyen, two national heroes had made contributions on driving away the Northern invaders (Chinese domination) during 8th century and 10th century and also proclaimed their Emperor.
AM: BACK TO THE OLD DAY OF HANOI
08.00am, we 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 of Mr Lam, Mr Ha and Mr Huyen. Enjoy your special lunch with Vietnamese foods in an ancient house.
PM: TASTE OF VIETNAM SPIRITUAL LIFE
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, among 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. Tour finishes at about 5h00 PM.
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