Discover the identity of Vietnamese ethnic groups at the Hung Temple Festival

Recently updated on November 30th, 2020 at 08:47 am

Hung Temple historical relic area in Viet Tri City, Phu Tho province was built during the reign of King Dinh Tien Hoang. It is famous for the Hung Temple Festival held from the 8th to 11th of the third lunar month. This is not only a normal festival but also one of the most important festivals in Vietnam every year. On March 10 of the lunar calendar every year, there will be a lot of activities at Hung Temple with the participation of people throughout the country to pay their respects to the ancient kings. This unique culture has become an indispensable part of the spiritual life of the Vietnamese people. The Hung Temple Festival consists of two parts, which are rituals and entertainment activities.

Best time to travel to Hung Temple

The most suitable time to travel to Hung Temple is in the early spring. The weather is very nice and cool at this time. This is also the time of many big festivals in Vietnam.


How to get to Hung Temple?

Hung Temple is located about 90km from Hanoi, so it is very suitable for one-day tours by motorbike or car.

Hung Temple attractions

Hung King Museum

Hung King museum

The 2-story museum is more than 30 meters high, is the venue for 700 artifacts, 163 paintings, and many other artifacts. Come to the museum, you will admire the historic artifacts, learn about the process of building and defending the country of 13 generations of Hung kings.

Ha Temple, Trung Temple, Thuong Temple, and Gieng Temple

These are 4 sacred temples, scattered around the Hung Temple tourist area, this is a place where tourists can visit and worship,…


Au Co Mother Temple

Au Co Mother temple

This is a special architecture, the place to worship Au Co mother – the mother of the first Hung King.

Ao Chau lagoon

Ao Chau lagoon

Covering an area of about 2 km2, including 100 large and small islands located in Ha Hoa district. It is home to a rich flora and fauna and an atmosphere of peace and tranquility.

Xuan Son National Park

Xuan Son national park

Located in Thanh Son district with an area of up to 18,369 ha, this place is famous for its wild, natural beauty, and rich ecosystems.


Hung Temple Festival is an ideal address for travelers who love spiritual tourism. Every year, Phu Tho welcomes hundreds of thousands of tourists coming to the Hung Temple Festival.

The ceremony is celebrated in a solemn atmosphere.

The scene of offering Banh Chung and Banh Day


Entertainment activities:

Xoan singing of Phu Tho province in the Hung temple festival.
Xoan singing of Phu Tho province.
Wrestling in the Hung temple festival.
Folk games in the Hung temple festival.
Folk games
Human chess in the Hung temple festival
Human chess
Festival atmosphere at night in the Hung temple festival
Festival atmosphere at night

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