Spiritual tourism supports sustainable development

Spiritual tourism supports sustainable development

19/11/2013 14:06

Spiritual tourism has development potential, especially in Asia-Pacific, according to the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

New Bai Dinh pagoda reveals Ninh Binh's soul

New Bai Dinh pagoda reveals Ninh Binh's soul

18/11/2013 14:11

By drawing on its rich heritage of Buddhist pagodas and ancient sites, this picturesque northern province of Ninh Binh hopes to attract more tourists from both Vietnam and around the world.

National tourism promotion program approved

National tourism promotion program approved

14/11/2013 09:30

The PM has given a green light to the 2013-20 National tourism promotion program which was tailored to accelerate advertisement of Viet Nam's special tourism destinations, localities, products and services in foreign countries.

Vietnam to host spiritual tourism talks

Vietnam to host spiritual tourism talks

12/11/2013 08:37

The first international conference on spiritual tourism will take place in the northern province of Ninh Binh's Bai Dinh Pagoda on November 21- 22, said an official from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism at a press conference in Hanoi last week.

Cuc Phuong offers a break from city buzz

Cuc Phuong offers a break from city buzz

06/11/2013 08:09

Cuc Phuong, Vietnam's first national park, is a relaxing place to enjoy a few days exploring a tropical rainforest, providing the perfect backdrop for profound thoughts and existential reflection.

Hoa Lu Ancient Capital to Restore Cultural and Historical Sites of Vietnam's Great Value

Hoa Lu Ancient Capital to Restore Cultural and Historical Sites of Vietnam's Great Value

04/11/2013 08:44

Located near the town of Ninh Binh, Hoa Lu is the site of a 10th-century capital of an ancient Vietnamese Kingdom called Dai Co Viet. This small Kingdom covered an area of only 300 hectares, and reigned from the 10th century, during the Dinh and Le dynasties, to the 11th century, during the Ly Dynasty. The Kingdom was enclosed by a citadel. The citadel and the Yen Ngua limestone hills provided good defence for this kingdom against the Chinese.

Seven famous hot springs in Northern Vietnam

01/11/2013 10:10

When the cold wind comes, it's time for tourists to visit hot mineral springs. Not only relaxing, bathing in these springs helps restore health, cure some skin, joint and heart diseases. Below are the seven hot springs for you in the northern Vietnam.

The largest and first Vietnam’s national park, Cuc Phuong National Park

The largest and first Vietnam’s national park, Cuc Phuong National Park

30/10/2013 15:02

Established in 1962, Cuc Phuong National Park is the first and the largest national park of Vietnam. It lies along the borders of three provinces of North Vietnam including Ninh Binh, Hoa Binh and Thanh Hoa, with 140 kilometers South of Hanoi.

Over 6.1 million foreigners visit Vietnam so far this year

Over 6.1 million foreigners visit Vietnam so far this year

29/10/2013 08:15

Number of foreign tourists to Vietnam in October reached more than 628,000 arrivals, up 15.1 percent over a year previous, and bringing the total number over the past ten months to over 6.1 million, up 10.4 percent year on year, according the General Statistics Office.

Craft village tourism to tap potential

Craft village tourism to tap potential

24/10/2013 14:01

In Vietnam, there are about 3,000 craft villages, of which 400 are traditional villages. However, craft village tourism is not really well developed. The Vietnam Business Forum reports.

Văn Lâm Embroidery Village

Văn Lâm Embroidery Village

22/10/2013 15:46

Located in Ninh Hai Commune, Hoa Lu District of Ninh Binh Province, Van Lam embroidery-making village has a long history famous nationwide for this traditional craft.

Vietnam one of attractive destinations for tourists in 2013

Vietnam one of attractive destinations for tourists in 2013

21/10/2013 10:32

Vietnam ranked second in the list of attractive destinations for foreign tourists in 2013, according to a recent survey conducted by the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA).

Non Nuoc Mountain - Symbol of Ninh Binh Tourism

Non Nuoc Mountain - Symbol of Ninh Binh Tourism

14/10/2013 09:09

The Non Nuoc mountain is located to the northeast of Ninh Bình province, covers an area of around 2000m2. It is known as tourism symbol of northern province of Ninh Binh.

An outdoor geological museum of Trang An complex

An outdoor geological museum of Trang An complex

09/10/2013 09:45

Being dubbed as an “Outdoor geological museum”, Trang An scenic landscape complex is also famous for its outstanding values in terms of geomorphology, landscape, geology, biodiversity, culture, society and history.

Amazing pristine beauty of Nang Valley (Sunshine Valley)

Amazing pristine beauty of Nang Valley (Sunshine Valley)

04/10/2013 09:53

Situated in Dam Khe ward, Ninh Hai commune, Hoa Lu district, Ninh Binh province, Nang Valley (Sunshine Valley) is a complex of historical relics and natural beauty which can exploit some types of tourism: Religious tourism, Eco tourism, sightseeing, grottoes discovery, mountain climbing, etc.

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