Located in Truong Yen Commune of Hoa Lu District, a temple dedicated to King Dinh Tien Hoang Dynasty is a popular sightseeing spot that tourists should not miss whenever having a chance to travel to the northern province of Ninh Binh.
Temple dedicated to King Dinh Tien Hoang Dynasty
Legend has it that King Dinh Tien Hoang was known as a buffalo boy with his favorite game to play mimic battle in a reed field of Hoa Lu, an ancient capital of Vietnam. He defeated 12 generals and became the king of Vietnam in the year of 968. Dinh Tien Hoang named the country as Dai Co Viet and choose Hoa Lu as the capital.
A day tour to Ninh Binh will bring tourists to the past with many legends about Hoa Lu. It doesn’t boast a majesty exterior but its meditative look accompanied with simple beauty of a village life will be an unforgettable experience for travelers who love to discover the country’s history and nature.