It is just around 200km, it takes around four hours by bus, you can catch the local bus from Hanoi to go to Mac Dynasty Citadel in Lang Son

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Arrival Mac Dynasty Citadel, you also should not miss to try the local food at here, there are many choices for you to try such as Ap Chao cake, Pho Chua, Banh Cuan Trung, Mau Son peach, Cao Sang Cake….

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Mac Dynasty Citadel is relied on To Thi mountain, it is located in the relic complex to discover and serve the tourist.

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In 1962, Mac Dynasty Citadel was considered as the national historical relic

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Mac Dynasty Citadel is the historical relic with the military architecture that showed about a feudal of Vietnamese during from the end of 16th to the middle of 16th century

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Mac Dynasty Citadel is belonged to Tam Thanh District, Lang Son city

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Mac Dynasty Citadel is belonged to Tam Thanh District, Lang Son city. Mac Dynasty Citadel is the historical relic with the military architecture that showed about a feudal of Vietnamese during from the end of 16th to the middle of 16th century. Mac Dynasty Citadel was built by Mac Kinh Cung to fight Le – Trinh Dynasty and this is the important military foundation to stop the unique road which is connected from the north to the south.

Mac Dynasty Citadel Travel Guide

Mac Dynasty Citadel was built base on the position of three tops of mountains which is around 10m high, among there are mountains such as To Thi mountain, Lo Cot mountain and Mac Kinh Cung in the past built the parts of citadel, surround a empty and flat wasteland with around ten thousand m2. Nowadays, the vestige of Mac Dynasty Citadel is included two walls around 300m, the citadel face is wide around 1m, it was built by the large and big cubic meter of stone to be located between two canyons. The northern wall is long around 65m, high 4m with the large enter and exit gates. The eastern wall also has the enter and exit gates with fifteen loopholes, seven gates. The big cubic meter of stone is stuck together by molasses and bee’s honey. 

Mac Dynasty Citadel is relied on To Thi mountain, it is located in the relic complex to discover and serve the tourist. In 1962, Mac Dynasty Citadel was considered as the national historical relic. Since 2010, Mac Dynasty Citadel is invested, repaired and serve the tourist. From the bottom of the mountain is included over 10o steps, the tourist can climb up the top of mountain and see overview the mighty surrounding mountains. Although, Mac Dynasty Citadel has been embellished and repaired many times, nowadays there are a lot of the length of this citadels are still covered by a lot of the different trees at here. From the top of Mac Dynasty Citadel you will have a chance to see overview all Lang Son city, it is very beautiful and mighty.

Arrival here, you also should not miss to try the local food around this area because there are many choices for you to try such as Ap Chao cake, Pho Chua, Banh Cuan Trung, Mau Son peach, Cao Sang Cake….all of these is very special and it has very different taste from other places around Vietnam. Exploring this historical site, you also have a chance to meet the locals and some ethnic groups whose live in the northern Vietnam, they are very friendly and always welcome all tourist from all over the world arrive to visit their homeland.

How to travel to Mac Dynasty Citadel?

It is just around 200km, it takes around four hours by bus, you can catch the local bus from Hanoi to go to Lang Son, or even there are also a lot of the travelers to ride a motorbike from the center of Hanoi to Lang Son. The road is not so difficult for you to take by bus or motorbike from Hanoi to Mac Dynasty Citadel, further more this historical site is one of the most important historical relic of Vietnam, so if you are a tourist who prefer to explore about the different dynasties of Vietnamese, then do not miss this sight once travel Hanoi or travel the northern of Vietnam because Mac Dynasty Citadel is very special and meaning with all Vietnamese.

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