Tours et Activités Culturelles

hn1Hanoi Old Quarter

The Old Quarter, near Hoan Kiem lake, has the original street layout and architecture of old Hanoi. At the beginning of the 20th century the city consisted of only about 36 streets, most of which are now part of the old quarter. Each street then had merchants and households specialized in a particular trade, such as silk traders, jewellery, etc. The street names nowadays still reflect these specializations, although few of them remain exclusively in their original commerce. The area is famous for its small artisans and merchants, including many silk shops. Local cuisine specialties as well as several clubs and bars can be found here also. A night market (near Đồng Xuân market) in the heart of the district opens for business every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evening with a variety of clothing, souvenirs and food.

hn2The Art of the Water Puppetry

Located at 57B Dinh Tien Hoang, Hanoi, Thang Long water puppets theatre is famous in Vietnam. Thang Long water puppetry is a traditional art form with distinctive culture identity of Vietnam. It came to existence, developed and diversified over a thousand years ago in the Red River Delta. Thanks to unique performances on the water, Thang Long water puppetry art is famous and highly appreciated all over the world. Artists of Thang Long Water Puppetry Theatre, are very proud of bearing the name of a thousand-year-civilization capital, which has brought up the water puppetry art for over ten centuries

hn3The Temple of Literature

This pagoda and the surrounding complex have played a prominent role in the history of Vietnamese thinking. Originally it had been built in 1070 in honour of the Chinese philosopher Confucius, whose teachings have influenced Vietnam almost as strongly as they have shaped China. This temple has been for centuries the place where exams for the rank of Mandarin were taken. The exams lasted for 35 days and were extremely difficult. In 1733, for instance, only 8 out of 3,000 candidates passed the exams.

 

hn4Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is both a research centre and a public museum exhibiting the ethnic groups of Vietnam. The mission of the Museum is scientific research, collection, documentation, conservation, exhibition and preserving the cultural and historic patrimony of the nation’s different ethnic groups. The museum also serves to guide research, conservation, and technology that are specific to the work of an ethnographic museum. In its planning for the future, the Museum intends to present the cultures and civilisations of other countries of South-East Asia as well as in the region.

Address: Nguyen Van Huyen Road, Cau Giay District, Hanoi, Vietnam; Website: http://www.vme.org.vn

Duong Lam Ancient Village

Duong Lam Ancient Village has a history of about 1,200 years with many houses dating back up to 400 years. It is the only place in Vietnam where two kings came from.

Van Phuc Silk Village

During their stay in Hanoi, most tourists insist on a trip to Van Phuc Silk Village, the famous silk village of Hanoi to contemplate the genuine traditional silk-making industry.

Bat Trang Village

On the basic of tradition pottery technique, Bat Trang pottery workers have taken - abused-propagated greatly the progress of science technology into every stage in making pottery. It has made many types of top class pottery, that is useful and beautiful and it upgrades the sense of pottery art. The Bat Trang list of pottery getting high quality is longer more and more by day like bowl, dish, pot, cup, wine pot, a big flower-vase, leg lamp, lime-pot, big-bellied jar... It made by all sort of glazes as ancient pearl blaze, crackle glaze, dark glaze, indigo-blue flower glaze, Grey flower glaze, melt glaze... Thank to that the benefit of people in pottery village is getting higher.

tranganComplexe de tourisme écologique de Trang An

S'étendant sur 2.168 hectares au Nord-Est de la province, il comprend 4 subdivisions fonctionnelles que sont une zone centrale; une zone touristique des grottes et des cavernes; une zone des pagodes de Bai Dinh et une zone de services touristiques. Le site écotouristique de Trang An est considéré comme la "baie d'Ha long terrestre". Ici, l'espace était si tranquille que le seul bruit était celui des rames. Au loin, les visiteurs ont l'occasion d'appercevoir les fleurs blanches des roseaux au pied des collines. Tout en appréciant l'air frais et le paysage montagnard, ce qui emmène les visiteurs vers un monde féerique.
L'ensemble de grottes de Trang An abrite 50 grottes reliant 30 petites vallées qui se succèdent sur environ 10 kilomètres du nord au sud. C'est la destination rêvée pour qui aime découvrir la nature et les grottes magnifiques de Ninh Binh. En traversant les grottes, on découvre une forêt paradisiaque de stalactites et stalagmites dont les formes, stimulant l'imagination, ont donné leur nom à nombre de ces grottes: Ba Giot, Seo, Dia Linh, Nau Ruou,etc... 

tamcocTam Coc

Tam Coc se situé à 7 km au Sud - Ouest de Ninh Binh dans la commune de Ninh Hai, district de Hoa Lu. Tam Coc signifie  "trois grottes" dénommées Ca, Hai,et Ba. La meilleure façon de visiter consiste à se promener en sampan pendant 3 heures sur la rivière de Ngo Dong. Jadis, cette région était recouverte par la mer qui a érodé au cours des siècles les formations de rochers calcaires. Ce lieu est également appelé la "baie d'Ha Long terrestre".
Du parking de Dông Gung, les visiteurs doivent faire environ 50m à pied pour accéder au quai Dinh Cac. Les sampans les emmèneront tranquillement à la grotte Ca, la plus belle et la plus grande de Ninh Binh avec ses 127m de longueur. Dès son entrée apparaissent de magnifiques stalactites qui stimulent l’imagination des hommes. Un cours suivant ce voyage, les visiteurs entrent dans la grotte Hai puis la grotte Ba. Ces 2 grottes sont plus courtes et plus bases que grotte de Ca.
En sortant des grottes, les visiteurs vont se sentir le calme et l’air pur des chaînes de montagne s’élevant au-dessus des rizières..