12 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Ninh Binh


To Ninh Binh, where will you go? Do not worry, below will be a summary of the top 10 tourist attractions in Ninh Binh that you should visit that we have gathered.

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Trang An eco-tourism area

Entrance fee: 200,000 VND / person – Children under 1m40: 100,000 VND / child
Location: Ninh Xuan Commune, Hoa Lu District, Ninh Binh Province

Trang An, Ninh Binh, Vietnam (Vietnam National Tourism 2021)

Ninh Binh Trang An Ecotourism Area is Ninh Binh’s place that attracts the most domestic tourists with a very beautiful landscape with numerous limestone mountains interspersed with caves and temples. Especially large-scale is the main studio of the hit film Kong. Tourists will take a boat ride to explore the scenery here with 3 different itineraries, depending on you when buying tickets to choose the appropriate route to the starting and ending point is Trang An wharf.

Tam Coc

Entrance fees:
Sightseeing tickets: 120,000 VND / person / one way – Children under 1.40m: 60,000 VND / person / time
Boat ticket: 150,000 VND / time / boat (4 Vietnamese guests) – 150,000 VND / time / boat (2 foreigners) – Free for children under 3 years old
Location: Van Lam village. Ninh Hai Commune, Hoa Lu District, Ninh Binh Province

Rice fields in Ninh Binh
Rice fields in Ninh Binh

Dubbed as Ha Long Bay on land Tam Coc has full of beauty like Ha Long and the biggest difference is that the beautiful rice paddy ranks as one of the most beautiful rice fields in Vietnam located between two mountain ranges. running parallel to the Ngo Dong river.

Coming to Tam Coc, you will take a boat for about 2 hours to visit the three caves that are still intact as if you first went down the Ngo Dong river. This is the ideal Ninh Binh tourist spot for those who love nature.

Hoa Lu ancient capital

Entrance fee: 20,000 VND / person
Location: Truong Yen Commune, Hoa Lu District, Ninh Binh Province

Hoa Lu Ancient Captital, Ninh Binh, Vietnam

This is a tourist destination for cultural history, where the ancient capital of the three dynasties Dinh, Tien Le and the beginning of the Ly. Hoa Lu was the first capital of a centralized feudal state in Vietnam. At present, Hoa Lu ancient capital still retains traces of the ancient capital, lying 3m deep underground, along with two temples of King Dinh Tien Hoang and King Le Dai Hanh.

Bai Dinh Pagoda

Entrance fee: Free of charge
Location: Gia Sinh Commune, Gia Vien District, Ninh Binh Province

Bai Dinh pagoda, Ninh Binh, Vietnam (Vietnam National Tourism Year 2021)

The pagoda is a large complex comprising the old Bai Dinh pagoda and the new Bai Dinh pagoda, with many works that have achieved many records of Asia and Southeast Asia; such as the largest bronze Buddha statue in Asia, the pagoda has the longest Arhat corridor in Asia, the pagoda has the largest bronze statue of Maitreya in Southeast Asia. Bai Dinh Pagoda will be a tourist destination in Ninh Binh ideal for you on weekends.

Cuc Phuong National Park

Entrance fee: 60,000 VND / person – Pupils, students: 20,000 VND / person – Children: 10,000 VND / person
Location: Cuc Phuong Commune, Nho Quan District, Ninh Binh Province

Located in the territory of three provinces: Thanh Hoa, Hoa Binh, and Ninh Binh; but occupying the most area and managed in Ninh Binh; Cuc Phuong is the first national park in Vietnam. Cuc Phuong National Park is a natural conservation area of ​​flora and fauna; including many kinds of animals in the red book that need to be preserved.

In Cuc Phuong, the most famous tree is the thousand years old tree; and especially Cuc Phuong in the butterfly season attracts a lot of tourists; this is also a Ninh Binh destination that many young people love.

Mua Cave

Entrance fee: 100,000 VND / person
Location: Ninh Xuan commune, Hoa Lu district, Ninh Binh province

Mua cave, Ninh Binh, Vietnam (Vietnam National Tourism Year 2021)

Loved by young people and called “The best photo check-in spot in Ninh Binh”, Mua Cave is a tourist attraction that attracts many tourists by the beautiful view of Ninh Binh City and Tam Coc viewed from the top of Danc Mountain. You have to pass about 500 steps to conquer the top of the dancing mountain, and the results definitely won’t fail.

Phat Diem stone church

Entrance fee: Free of charge
Location: Phat Diem town, Kim Son district, Ninh Binh province

A great architectural work made of stone material since 1865, Phat Diem stone church is a Catholic church about 22 hectares wide. Phat Diem stone church is rated by the press as one of the most beautiful churches in Vietnam, and is considered the “Catholic capital” of Vietnam. This is a large building, the cathedral of the vast Phat Diem diocese in northern Vietnam. Let’s come to this tourist destination in Ninh Binh once.

Bich Dong Pagoda

Entrance fee: Free of charge
Location: Ninh Hai Commune, Hoa Lu District, Ninh Binh Province

Tam Coc – Bich Dong pagoda

Dubbed “Nam Thien De Nhi “, the pagoda in the second most beautiful cave in Vietnam, Bich Dong Pagoda is divided into 3 zones. You have to climb more than 100 steps from Ha Pagoda, finally the Thuong Pagoda is located near the top of Bich Dong Mountain.

Van Long Wetland Nature Reserve

Entrance fees
Sightseeing ticket: 20,000 VND / person
Boat ticket: 60,000 VND / boat / 2 guests
Location: Gia Van commune, Gia Vien district, Ninh Binh province

Van Long Natural Reserve

If you are a nature lover, Van Long lagoon is an ideal destination, the largest wetland nature reserve in the Northern Delta. Van Long is surrounded by mountains and a naturally flooded lagoon, where the number of white-rump langurs currently exists in the country; and is also home to many other animals.

Thung Nham Bird Park

Address: Hai Nham village, Ninh Hai commune, Hoa Lu district, Ninh Binh province
Entrance fees:
Tickets to the tourist area: 100,000 VND / person – Children under 0.8m free of charge – Children from 0.8 – 1.3m: 50% of the fare – Children from 1.3m upwards are charged as adults
Boat ticket to visit Bird Park: 20,000 VND / person
But cave ticket: 20,000 VND / person

Thung Nham Bird Sanctuary, Ninh Binh, Vietnam

Located in the key tourist cluster in Ninh Binh province including Tam Coc – Bich Dong – Thai Vi Temple – Sunny valley – Thung Nham Bird Park, this ecotourism area is a tourist cluster combined with sightseeing, bird gardens, gardens, campsites, and accommodation, this will definitely be a tourist destination in Ninh Binh suitable for team building organization.

Thien Ha Cave

Address: Son Ha commune, Nho Quan district, Ninh Binh province
Entrance fee: 120,000 VND / person

Thien Ha Cave is a natural scenic spot on General Mountain. Thien Ha cave together with Thien Thanh cave are two natural heritages in Trang An world heritage complex. The cave is hidden in the mysterious mountain range of General, which is seen as a gazebo to protect the ancient Hoa Lu citadel.

Thien Ha Cave, Ninh Binh

Thien Ha Cave is a beautiful cave, including dry and wet caves with a variety of stalactites systems that are still tectonic. Thien Ha Cave is called a galaxy within the mountain. Currently, Thien Ha cave has been invested to exploit and become a famous tourist destination of the Ninh Binh tourism industry.

Chau Son Monastery

Address: Phu Son, Nho Quan, Ninh Binh

Admission and parking tickets are free from the monastery
Open only to welcome visitors after the ceremony: Morning: 8:00 am – 10:30 pm (Sunday to 10:00 pm); Afternoon: 14h30 ′ – 16h30 ′ (Sunday from 15:30 ′ – 16:30 ′) except Lent (around March) and retreat around early August.

Chau Son Monastery Ninh Binh
Chau Son Monastery Ninh Binh

The monastery is a combination of Gothic architecture with completely red brick materials to create a very ancient monastery like the pictures only seen in movies.

Tourists coming here should note that this is not a tourist destination in Ninh Binh; so please keep the tranquility and dignity and dress politely in the cathedral. Wish you have a happy and meaningful visit.

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