An Son Temple is an ancient temple located on Con Son Island.

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Con Son Area, was one of three centers of the Buddhist Truc Lam Trinity.

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Hai Duong is also very famous with cakes which are made of ground green lentils.

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Hai Duong is located in the Red River Delta where originated from civilization of Red River.

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Kiep Bac Temple was built in the beginning of the 14th century in the centre of Kiep Bac valley.

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Hai Duong is very famous with the litchi, it is very fresh, delicious and good for your health.

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Hai Duong is one of the main spirit and cultural province of Vietnam. According to the history, Dai Duong has until 1098 historical relics, among there are 133 relics which are considered as the national relics, and there are also a lot of the special relics such as Con Son, Kiep Bac….

Why should visit in Hai Duong?

Hai Duong is also the place where has a lot of the national heroes, the world cultural famous man such as the world military famous man Tran Hung Dao, he is one of most famous ten Generals in the world, he is also the hero of Vietnam who has a lot of the glorious feat of arms. Beside Tran Hung Dao, there is one of the most famous teachers of Vietnam as Chu Van An, the cultural famous man Nguyen Trai, Nguyen Mac Dinh Chi, the famous physician Tue Tinh….

Exploring Hai Duong, you should not miss the most famous attractions and activities such as Con Son – Kiep Bac, Con Son Festival on 18th January of the lunar year, Con Son Temple, Dong Ngo Pagoda, Hai Duong Museum, Dong Thuan Pagoda….It takes just around 60km by bus from Hanoi to Hai Duong, it is easy and convenient for the tourist to catch a local bus, taxi, driver a car or even ride a motorbike from Hanoi to this city to explore this beautiful and spirit destination.

What is the special food in Hai Duong?

Ground Green Lentils (Banh Dau Xanh): This is one of the traditional cakes in Vietnam, but it is the most famous in Hai Duong, almost of tourist buy this cake as their gifts to their relatives after visiting this city, its taste is very sweet, people often eat this cake while drinking the tea because it is very sweet. If you travel to Halong Bay, you will go through the roads of Hai Duong where sell a lot of this cake, almost drivers will stop his buses for the tourist relax and buy souvenirs on the way. Ground Green Lentils is easy to eat and it is also not expensive for you to buy as the special gifts after your trip to the places in the northern Vietnam.

Beside Banh Dau Xanh is Banh Khao is also known in Hai Duong, this kind of cake was appeared in the beginning of 20th century, it is sole in almost in the supermarkets and small shops around Vietnam, its taste is also sweet as Banh Dau Xanh, nowadays there are a lot of the different factories where make Banh Khao in Hai Duong, it is also easy for you to find and buy it on the road going to Hai Duong or from Halong Bay back Hanoi. 

The third famous cakes of Hai Duong is Banh Gai: This is also one of the traditional cakes of Vietnam but it is very special and famous in Hai Duong, it has the black color because one of this cake’s components are made from pinnate leaf, this kind of leaf will have the black color after it is boiled.

And, there is one kind of fruit which is also special in this city is the litchi, this kind of fruit is grew at many areas and provinces of Vietnam, but Hai Duong is one of the place where harvest this fruit the most and delicious. The litchi at here is very big and succulent, it is very sweet.

How to go to Hai Duong?

It is around 60km by bus from Hanoi to Hai Duong, it takes around over one hour to here from the center of Hanoi. You can take a bus, catch a taxi or even ride a motorbike or bike from Hanoi to Hai Duong to explore full sights this province. 

The locals at here is very laborious and friendly, you should take a day trip from Hanoi to visit this area and try the special cakes and fruits of the local at here, this city is located not so far from Hanoi capital, so it is also easy and convenient for you to go here by any vehicle such as a local bus, taxi, motorbike or even a bike. This is one of  your memorial trips once travel the northern Vietnam.

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