Hang Kenh Communal House is located at No. 55 Nguyen Cong Tru Street, Le Chan District, Hai Phong City. Hang Kenh Communal House is one of the most ancient Communal Houses in Hai Phong City.
According the history and many researching documents is kept about Hang Kenh Communal House is this ancient communal house was started to build in the beginning of 18th century under Le Du Tong King. Having passed thousands years, this communal house has been restored and rebuilt in the first time in 1851 under Tu Duc King.
The architectural art of Hang Kenh Communal House
Hang Kenh Communal House has a lot of the important value about carving, specially there are until four hundreds of dragon statues in this communal house, each of dragon statue has each different beauty and mysterious. Arrival to Hang Kenh Communal House, the tourist have also have a chance to see and take part in a lot of the different activities of the locals at here in the important dates and festivals that are organized in this communal house, it is very different from other activities and festivals that are organized in the pagodas or temples, almost of the locals where live and work around this area come to take part in the festivals, they bring a lot the different offerings to pray such as the fruits, candy…..after praying these offerings, the locals can leave or bring a part or all their offerings to home.
Visiting Hang Kenh Communal House like as you are going inside the world of dragons which carved very skillful at here, from the small to big dragons, each of the dragon or each of dragon family has been carved very beautiful and specially. Hang Kenh Communal House not only has the different architectural art but also it is still kept the important historical value about the historical period of Vietnam so that this site has become one of the most special heritage among the communal houses of Vietnam. This is also one of the main sights that must be included to explore in the city tour of Hai Phong City.
How to explore Hang Kenh Communal House?
Hang Kenh Communal House is located in the center of Hai Phong City where any tourist can see it once visit around Hai Phong Cit, it is very easy and convenient for the tourist to find and explore this place once travel Hai Phong. It is also very convenient for the tourist to visit Hai Phong from Hanoi or from Halong Bay to Hai Phong, it takes just around two hours by bus from Hanoi capital to Hai Phong City, you can catch a local bus or rent a taxi or even take a train from Hanoi to Hai Phong, there are many different ways for you to go to Hai Phong, once travel Hang Kenh Communal House in Hai Phong City you also should not miss one of the most famous site in Hai Phong such as Cat Ba Island, this island is still considered as “paradise on land”, this island is very beautiful and suitable for the couples whose organize their honeymoon or for families whose want to have a private and comfortable beach holiday, from Hai Phong is easy and fast for you to go to Halong Bay one of the natural heritage in the world, this site is accpeted by UNESCO as one of the natural seven heritages in the world, it is very very special, different and worthwhile for all tourist from all over the world to explore this place, so that you should not miss to visit not only Hang Kenh Communal House but also the sites that are located nearby Hang Kenh Communal House as Cat Ba Island, Halong Bay once travel to Hai Phong City or travel to northern Vietnam.
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