Northern Vietnam Hotspot

Cluster of at least 4 WHS within reach for a return day trip from a centre.

The center is: Ninh Binh

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Citadel of the Ho Dynasty About 60km / 1.5 hour drive from Ninh Binh to Vinh Loc. There is also public transport (bus).
Ha Long Bay – Cat Ba Archipelago About just doable to catch "public bus to Ha Long bay by yourself at Ninh Bihn bus station at 6h00 - 6h30 every day". There are also organized day tours.
Thang Long Hanoi is ca. 1.5 hour by bus from Ninh Binh. Allow another half hour to reach Thang Long in the city center.
Trang An Some 8km west of Ninh Binh

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  • Cultural
  • Natural
  • Mixed
  • Tentative


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