“Through the air” to Hoa Lu Ancient Town in Ninh Binh imbued with national identity

Silver Pagoda – Ho Ky Lan

Hoa Lu Ancient Town Ninh Binh is located in the complex of Ho Ky Lan Park and Hoa Lu Hotel, built with the aim of bringing Ninh Binh tourism to more and more developed, becoming an attractive destination for domestic and foreign tourists. international.

This work is inspired by the traditional culture of Dai Viet in the 10th century, recreating and restoring the beauty of ancient architecture and culture.

Hoa Lu Ancient Town Ninh Binh
Hoa Lu Ancient Town Ninh Binh

Visitors will be able to visit famous traditional products from long-standing craft villages such as Ninh Van fine art stone village, Bo Bat pottery village, Van Lam embroidery, Bo De painting, Dong Ho painting village, Italian lacquer painting. Yen…

Hoa Lu Ancient Town in Ninh Binh is divided into 2 areas: Product introduction area and food court.

Therefore, besides displaying a lot of traditional handicraft products of craft villages in the province and neighboring provinces, this is also a place where visitors can enjoy delicious specialties from All parts of the country such as rice paper, glutinous rice cake, honey cake, banh chung tep… are presented beautifully in traditional stalls that recreate the social and cultural life of the past.

You will go to Hoa Lu and Trang An Ancient Towns, read the information below

With a group of 4 or more people when going to Trang An can receive a discount of 10,000 VND – 15,000 VND / 1 adult ticket when meeting 2 conditions:

  1. Visit Trang An and check-in at Hoa Lu Ancient Town (free admission)
  2. Payment transfer 3 hours before arrival at the resort
  3. We only discount when you pay on website: https://disantrangan.vn/ or fanpage: https://www.facebook.com/disantrangan.vn/. Any transaction outside the above 2 channels is not official. We disclaim responsibility if something goes wrong.

Who does Hoa Lu ancient town worship?

Hoa Lu ancient town is the place to recreate the traditional space of Dai Viet in the 10th century, including ancient architecture and culture, This area is near Silver Pagoda – Ky Lan mountain worshiping Buddha and gods according to legends of the people. people of Ninh Binh.

Silver Pagoda – Ho Ky Lan
Silver Pagoda – Ho Ky Lan

Where is Hoa Lu Ancient Town in Ninh Binh?

Hoa Lu ancient town is located in the center of Ninh Binh city, so the traffic is convenient, so the process of moving here is very easy.

Hoa Lu Old Street address?

The address of Hoa Lu ancient town is located in the campus of Ky Lan mountain – Silver pagoda at 1 Tran Hung Dao, Tan Thanh ward, City. Ninh Binh (next to Hoa Lu Hotel, also known as Trang An Hotel). Google Maps.

How to get to Hoa Lu ancient town Ninh Binh from Hanoi?

From Hanoi, you go to Giap Bat bus station to move to Ho Chi Minh City. Ninh Binh. Because this city is also located right next to the National Highway 1A axis, you can catch any bus from Hanoi to the central and southern provinces.

If traveling by private car to go to Hoa Lu ancient town in Ninh Binh, everyone should follow Phap Van – Cau Gie highway towards Ninh Binh.

Currently, using Limousine has also become very convenient. There are many Limousine bus companies running the Hanoi – Ninh Binh route with thoughtful door-to-door shuttle service.

In addition, you can also refer to how to move to Ninh Binh in the article: Ninh Binh travel experience, then you can go to Hoa Lu Ancient Town in Ninh Binh by renting a motorbike or taking a taxi.

How much is the entrance ticket to Hoa Lu Ancient Town?

Because the new old town was inaugurated in early 2022 for the purpose of Ninh Binh people, tourists from all over the world to experience and collect comments, the entrance ticket is free.

Review of Hoa Lu Ancient Town has what?

Hoa Lu Ancient Town can be summed up in 14 words: Colorful during the day, shimmering at night.

A special highlight when you come to the old town, at night the two stupas next to the old town are lit with shimmering electric temples. Therefore, you will feel the shimmer and magic here.

At this time, Hoa Lu ancient town seems to be wearing a new coat with the fanciful, lotus and brilliant colors of the lanterns. Therefore, people will feel impressed and strangely attracted.

Ancient, beautiful, quiet check-in space

With an architectural space that simulates Dai Viet from the 10th century, it is very appropriate to go with the neckband costumes or modern dresses. You can absolutely bring back a set of ancient or innovative photos…depending on your taste and preferences.

Enjoy regional cuisine and specialties

Guests will enjoy traditional, delicious and flavorful dishes. One of them must be mentioned: honey cake, glutinous rice cake, chung cake, gai cake, day cake, rice cake… these are all specialties of “our ancestors” from ancient times, many young people, especially in Big cities are not sure to enjoy the taste of these dishes.

Exploring traditional values

The most unique cultural – entertainment – culinary district in Ninh Binh – where the original cultural quintessence is kept. Hoa Lu was once the ancient capital of our country during the reign of the Dinh, Tien, and Le dynasties.

Not only famous for being a place of majestic nature, but Hoa Lu is also the cradle of culture, preserving the heroic history of the nation in the reign of the capital.

Therefore, with the desire to restore, preserve and develop the traditional and historical culture of our ancestors from the 10th century, Hoa Lu ancient town was born, which will continue to spread the culture. of the ancient capital to the young generation today and in the future.

Ninh Binh people experience sparkling night in Ancient Pho
Ninh Binh people experience sparkling night in Ancient Pho

Experience traditional culture in many places

Summary of performances of Hoa Lu Ancient Town on April 30 – May 1, 2022
(30/4 – 3/4/2022)
  • 9:00 – 23:00 Ninh Binh Scenic Art Exhibition (Common Courtyard)
  • 9:00 – 10:00 Free coffee grinding and giving demonstration (Old Town Coffee Booth)
  • 10:00 – 11:00 Art Balloon Making Show (Common Courtyard)
  • 10:00 – 11:30 Workshop drawing on paper fans, handmade accessories, potted plants… (Old Capital Market)
  • 14:00 – 15:00 Hand embroidery workshop (Minh Trang Embroidery stall)
  • 15:00 – 16:00 Performing art painting on Pottery (Bo Bat Pottery)
  • 15:00 – 18:00 Workshop drawing on paper fans, handmade accessories, potted plants… (The ancient capital market)
  • 17:00 – 20:00 Demonstration, teaching how to make West Lake shrimp cakes (Vietnamese specialties)
  • 17:00 – 23:00 Demonstration of making Banh Da fan (Khanh Thien Cuisine)
  • 18:00 – 23:00 Folk games (Common yard)
+ Jumping stalls
+ Oh eat mandarin
+ Wooden Dominoes
+ Play pass
  • 20:00 -21:30 Ethnic art and culture program (Thuy Dinh house).

In addition, every week there are many art shows of Ninh Binh and neighboring provinces which are also presented in turn to serve the people and visitors such as:

  • Water Puppet
  • Tac Xin dancing and Then singing – National level intangible cultural heritage
  • Xam singing
  • Cheo ‘singing

Review of Hoa Lu Ancient Town in Ninh Binh by some tourists

It’s wonderful here. If only there were a few more art shows to recreate the Three Kings Dinh, King Le and King Ly, it would be so great and cultural activities performing Variety, surely Ninh Binh tourism will rise to a higher level. again.
The most beautiful is the night market, delicious and cheap food and drink. Bustling atmosphere

Re-enactment of Hoa Lu Old Street. Located along Ky Lan lake. A beautiful place well worth a visit

The scenery is beautiful and extremely poetic, so come to Ninh Binh to play! No fare, only 5k parking fee

There are many lanterns and many temples. Keeping the car 10k / turn

Looks grand, but the street is a short walk, nothing more special

Artificial, the whole building is new and fake

There are two towers in the middle of the river in the city center. There is a small temple and a forest on a small island. A good place to relax and take pictures. In the tower there are facilities for rituals.

Great, a lot of traditional craft villages here, I had an interesting experience

Lots of beautiful photo angles. Ancient, many interesting traditional craft villages

I really like the ancient beauty here, the air is fresh, and Thuy Dinh is also very beautiful

Vibrant colors during the day. shimmering fanciful at night

My kids come here very much like it and are excited to come back

Hoi An ancient town has holy Mot water, so what typical drinks will Hoa Lu Old Town have to captivate visitors?

Boat trip to visit Ky Lan lake
Boat trip to visit Ky Lan lake

Some questions from visitors to Hoa Lu Ancient Town in Ninh Binh

Ticket price to enter Hoa Lu Ancient Town and boat ticket to visit Ky Lan Lake?

Currently, the Management Board does not collect tickets to Hoa Lu Ancient Town.

On Ky Lan lake are decorated basket boats, helping you to visit the river and see the image of the old town at night. Everyone will have the opportunity to save beautiful and chill photos.

Boat ticket to visit Ky Lan lake (round trip):

  • Adult: 80,000 VND
  • Children under 1.2 meters: 40,000 VND
  • Free for children under 2 years old

From what time to what time is Hoa Lu Old Quarter open?

Currently, Hoa Lu Ancient Town is open to serve tourists visiting all day; including holidays and Tet.

Traditional stalls: ceramics, Bodhi paintings, sedges, tea, traditional cuisine… will be open from 14:00 to 23:00 daily. The folk games will start from 19h – 23h daily.

Does Hoa Lu Ancient Town have antiques and Ao Dai for rent?

Currently, the stall Ỷ Van Hien (a famous antique brand in Vietnam) located in the area of ​​Hoa Lu Ancient Town in Ninh Binh is renting many unique antique models through the dynasties of Vietnam.

What services does Hoa Lu Old Town have?

  • Accommodation service at Hoa Lu Hotel (3 stars) right next to Hoa Lu old town.
  • Experience visiting Ky Lan lake.
  • Participate in folk games at the common yard of the Old Town such as eating mandarin umbrellas, jumping stalls, playing bamboo games, etc.
  • In addition, the food stalls, the old town cafe … are also places to stop many tourists.

Hoa Lu Ancient Town in Ninh Binh is commented by many tourists as beautiful like Hoi An Ancient Town – World Cultural Heritage . Currently, this place is an interesting destination that attracts many Ninh Binh people and tourists to visit here.

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  1. […] Hoa Lu Ancient Capital is located in Truong Yen commune, Hoa Lu district, and is a nationally significant historical site in Vietnam. This heritage site includes the temples of King Dinh, King Le, and many other important structures. Hoa Lu Ancient Capital is a favored destination for many tourists, especially those interested in exploring history and making pilgrimages. […]

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