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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Two temples to be visited in the ancient capital of the empire. The entrance is quite cheap (20.000 VND) and you can get inside to park (just next to the ticket office for 10.000 VND) The road from Tam Coc to Hos Lu is nice...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had hired a scooter from Tam Coc and rode out specifically to do the boat trip at the Trang An Grottoes, As this wasn't too far away we decided to call in and have a look. As you ride up to the place, all...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you have an enthusiastic about history, I highly suggest you to visit Hoa Lu temples of the Dinh & Le King

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Perhaps historically significant once upon a time, there is little left to this formal capitol of Vietnam. Makes this site a quickie history lesson.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JeniseL_12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This site has very little to offer. Quite picturesque, but mostly ruins and two temples. Not worthwhile to do a trip there to see this

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank RestlessRambler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a ticket counter, ticket fee is VND20,000/pax can't really recall. We rode our bike there, bike parking is VND20,000. The ticket fee is only to visit the temple beside the counter, if you go straight pass the counter (counter on your left) you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank carynjen13
Reviewed February 10, 2019

the temple is good with lots of history. but certainly i saw many more charming places in Vietnam than this, so it did not cast my spell much.i went there as part of a day trip and spent some time there. well, did not find...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 435jalali
Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

The temples are for honoring the Vietnam kings. As far as temples go, not impressive but they are very important to the Vietnamese. Not a must stop for independent travelers. This is a designated stop for group tour.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank FYL003
Reviewed February 6, 2019

I think this really does depend on your interests. Some people might find this absolutely fascinating, for me, it was nothing more than a nice place to stop for 30 minutes on my way through the Province. It's the nature that's the highlight of Ninh...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank youbloodytourist
Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

I was expecting something realy ancient and mysterious but what I have seen is just cheap limitations of original city which does look a bit.....cheesy. But still it was cool to see the boundaries of an old capital.

Date of experience: January 2019
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