Duong Lam Ancient Village


(1 day)

A journey to Duong Lam village is a trip tracing back to the origin of Vietnam’s culture and traditions. This is also a great chance to explore the architecture of the old houses while wandering along its narrow alleyways, visiting temples dedicated to the two kings born there, and most interesting of all, chatting with locals living in this old community.

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You will be met by Hanoi Tourism’s car and guide at 8.00 am, then we will travel to the west of Hanoi, leading all of us to Duong Lam Ancient Village. This national relic, which as a history of about 1,200 years with many houses dating back up to 400 years, is a purely agricultural village located on the Northern bank of Red River Delta. Upon arrival, you can wander along the village’s tiny old valleys by bike, then come to visit Mong Phu Communal house, which is built to dedicate god Tan Vien Son. So far, Mong Phu communal house is a gathering place of the villagers for cultural activities. The communal house was made carefully with sophisticated decoration details. It is considered as a flower of unique sculptural architecture. As we continue riding through the village, we can observe the daily life and farming work of the locals along the terrace, then visit the two most famous ancient houses there: the biggest one – built 200 years ago, and the oldest one – built 400 years ago.

After lunch, we will continue the trip by visiting Ngo Quyen Temple and Phung Hung Temple, dedicate two of Vietnam’s King, Ngo Quyen and Phung Hung. Both of them were born in Duong Lam Village, giving the village its prestige. Both men led resistance wars against northern invasion and after winning national independence, were crowned kings. After their deaths, the local people built temples in their honour. Then we will transfer to Mia Village to visit Mia Pagoda, which was built during the Tran Dynasty (1225-1406) and still preserves many ancient artifacts. The pagoda has 287 statues of all sizes, among which are famous sculptures such as the statue of Buddha in the Himalayas and the statues of the Eight Vajra Deities.

At the end of the day, we will drive back to the urban area of Hanoi, and our tour will be finished.








16 pax (1 FOC)









• Car/Van in tour

• English speaking guide

• Mineral water on the car

• Insurance in all days tour

• All meal at restaurant

• Entrance fee

• Travel insurance


• All airfares, transfers, hotels & visa arrangements.

• All services not clearly included.

• Tip for driver and guide.

• 10% VAT tax.