10 tourist attractions outside Hai Phong city center

10 tourist attractions outside Hai Phong city center

There are many tourist attractions in Hai Phong at the moment located everywhere such as city center or suburb. When  you find it too familiar with the onces in city center, let Hai Phong Tours introduce the 10 tourist attractions outside Hai Phong city center. Check it out!

1. Elephant Mountain An Lao

Elephant mountain An Lao or Núi Voi is a complex of rocky mountains, undulating and meandering with geographic location l06 ° 34’7 ” Kinh Dong 20 ° 50’30” Northern Latitude It is around 20 km far from Hai Phong city center. People call this Elephant mountain as it looks like elephant lying. Elephant mountain An Lao is located in Truong Thanh , An Tien and An Thang communes of An Lao district, Hai Phong city, Vietnam. This is one of Hai Phong national historical and scenic sites which were ranked by the state early on April 28, 1962.

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/twvD3r7wa54FhBzSA

Address: An Tiến, An Lão, Hải Phòng

Opening: Anytime (caves locked after 17h) – to hold night activities in cave, contact +84975200357

Read more: https://haiphongtours.com/elephant-mountain-an-lao/

Elephant throat in Elephant mountain An Lao
Elephant throat in Elephant mountain An Lao

2. Hon Dau island

Hon Dau island or Dau island is a peaceful little island with the beauty of primeval forest, located 1km from Do Son peninsula. It not only attracts tourists by the fresh air but also an ideal place to explore the cultural and historical value of Hai Phong. This is perfect for hideaway picnic.

There are constant boats to carry you to Hon Dau Island. Firstly, you need to go to Hon Dau resort at zone 3 Do Son. Then head to Hon Dau island harbor. Car entrance fee is 30.000VND. Island visit ticket: 20.000VND/person wrote at counter (actual fee on island gate: 6.000VND). Also, to get to Hon Dau island, you need to get there by boat. If it’s in festival or holidays, transfer fee is 70.000VND/person shared boat. But in normal days, you need to hire private boat to go. I paid 880.000VND/small private boat/round way for just 7 minutes transfer per way…

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/hc5gBCNLjTSJChTJ6

Address: Vạn Hương, Đồ Sơn, Hải Phòng

Opening: day time

Read more: https://haiphongtours.com/hon-dau-island/

Hai Phong day tour: Explore Hon Dau island
Explore Hon Dau island

3. Cao Linh pagoda

Cao Linh Pagoda Hai Phong – A temple with a mixed architecture between Eastern traditions and Western modernity. This architecture has made Cao Linh pagoda both majestic and different from other temples. This is also a spiritual destination that attracts the most tourists in Hai Phong.

Cao Linh Pagoda with an area of over 49,000m2 was built in an unknown year. But the stone stele of the pagoda records the date of restoration in Hau Le period, about more than 300 years ago.

During the turbulent wars, the pagoda became increasingly degraded.

Until 2001, the local government rebuilt the pagoda, turned from West direction to South with the current architecture.

Address: Bac Ha village, Bac Son commune, An Duong district, Hai Phong

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/sMcNyHbW2iFBeE3e9

Address: QL10, Bắc Sơn, An Dương, Hải Phòng, Vietnam

Opening: day time

Read more: https://haiphongtours.com/cao-linh-pagoda/

Entrance gate Cao Linh pagoda
Entrance gate Cao Linh pagoda

4. Bao Dai King Villa

Bao Dai Villa Hai Phong is one of the seven palaces of King Bao Dai. This is the last King of the feudal regime in Vietnam. When you travel all over our country, it will be effortless to find many extravagant villas of the King. However, there is the only one in the North of Vietnam and this article will show you why it is.

Early known as a seaport province established the French colonialists, Hai Phong has been nowadays attracting foreign travelers by its beautiful coastline, the world’s biosphere reserves – Cat Ba Archipelago and Lan Ha Bay including a rich system of limestone karsts, coral reefs and white-sand beaches. Those are ideal features that the last king of Vietnam realized since the previous century. That might be the reason for a grand building – Bai Dai Villa. Geographically, the villa is specifically located on Vung hill, Do Son district, Hai Phong city. Not only is it a unique architectural work, but it also has historical value associated with the last king of the feudal dynasty in Vietnam, whose famous saying is “I would rather live as an ordinary citizen of an independent country than be Emperor of a nation of slaves”.

Address: Bac Ha village, Bac Son commune, An Duong district, Hai Phong

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/S8GFuQP87dW2aLTT7

Address: Khu du lịch Đồ Sơn, Đồ Sơn, Hai Phong, Vietnam

Opening: All time

Read more: https://haiphongtours.com/bao-dai-king-villa/

Bao Dai villa Hai Phong
Bao Dai villa Hai Phong

5. Bao Ha wood carving sculpture village

Bao Ha is a village with a history of over 500 years. This is considered to be the cradle of statue-making craft in Vietnam. With its own unique features, Bao Ha wood carving sculpture village has become an interesting place in Hai Phong’s Rural exploration tour program.

Address: Dong Minh commune, Vinh Bao district, Hai Phong city

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/FE8nLy1gmmRkx5ED6

Address: Bảo Hà, Vĩnh Bảo, Hai Phong, Vietnam

Opening: All time

Read more: https://haiphongtours.com/bao-ha-wood-carving-sculpture-village/

An artist with his work Bao Ha wood carving sculpture village
An artist with his work Bao Ha wood carving sculpture village

6. Trang Kenh Complex

Trang Kenh Complex – the city’s largest complex of historical monuments is located at the estuary of Bach Dang River, just 20 km from downtown. It’s also cultural and spiritual destination and a popular tourist attraction. Trang Kenh – Bach Dang historic and landmark complex. It also was recognized as the national historical relic in 1962, one of the earliest classified relics in Hai Phong city.

Address: Gia Duc commune, Thuy Nguyen District, Hai Phong city

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/YifTQftJqEMZX1zW9

Read more: https://haiphongtours.com/trang-kenh-complex/

Trang kenh Hai Phong
Trang kenh Hai Phong

7. Zone 2 Do Son beach

There are 3 beaches in Do Son: zone 1, zone 2, zone 3 (in Hon Dau resort). Besides Cat Ba island, Do Son is the second best beach in Hai Phong city. The zone 2 brings the best experience for tourists as it’s longest and has strongest waves. In this area, you are able to hire bicycle to ride around.

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/34ChAQa6Vbc2TpnC8

Zone 2 Do Son beach Hai Phong
Zone 2 Do Son beach Hai Phong

8. Ba De temple

Ba De Temple was built at the foot of Doc Mountain, facing to sea so this is a place that combines the beauty of the mountain and the sea. On the other hand, Ba De Temple is also a cultural and religious destination that attracts many tourists in and out of Hai Phong City.

Address: In the foothills of Doc Mountains, Ngoc Hai Ward, Do Son District, Hai Phong city

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/8jPZJ9Zb8fdg1niH7

Read more: https://haiphongtours.com/ba-de-temple/

Overview of Ba de temple
Overview of Ba de temple

9. Tuong Long tower

Tuong Long Tower is located on the summit of Long Son (Ngoc Xuyen Ward), the first of nine peaks running along Do Son peninsula. This is a cultural and historical site thousands of years old. This place is also a spiritual destination that attracts a large number of visitors.

Address: Ngoc Xuyen Ward, Do Son District, Hai Phong city

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/2RtaPZREbBvUGk9n8

Read more: https://haiphongtours.com/tuong-long-tower/

Tuong Long tower at night
Tuong Long tower at night

10. Tien Lang hot spring

Tien Lang hot spring is located 20km from Haiphong city center. After having Haiphong city tour, here is an ideal place for tourists to relax. In addition, due to the lush coastal mangroves and the rich flora and fauna surrounding, Tien Lang mineral stream will bring visitors moments of harmony with nature.

In 1965, Russian experts placed 14b drills in Tien Lang town, Tien Lang district, Hai Phong to conduct geological surveys. They discovered at a depth of 850m, hot water of 54 degrees C level erupted up the ground. But it was only in 1982 that this water source was put into exploitation and use. This is one of five mineral water mines of Vietnam (along with Binh Chau – Ba Ria – Vung Tau mineral springs, Thap Ba mineral springs – Khanh Hoa, Kim Boi – Hoa Binh mineral springs, My Lam – Tuyen Quang mineral springs) is recognized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) with high mineral content, has the effect of healing, restoring health. The same type of some famous mineral water in the world such as: Mirgorod of Russia, Darkov of Czech Republic, Baisov of Bulgaria, E`laruc and Sallivs de Jura of France.

But it was only in 1982 that this water source was put into exploitation. In 2004, Tien Lang hot spring mineral water tourist area was formed.

With an area of nearly 10 hectares covered with flowers and green grass, Tien Lang Hot Spring Resort offers many services such as immersion, bathing of pure hot mineral water; bathing in mineral water pool with hydraulic massage system; Wet, dry sauna with natural herbs; Soaking, bathing mud on Tien hill…

Address: ĐT354, Bạch Đằng, Tiên Lãng, Hải Phòng, Vietnam

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/jXQLeGuZjkL4yJDq8

Read more: https://haiphongtours.com/tien-lang-hot-spring/

Tien Lang hot spring
Tien Lang hot spring
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