NINH BINH PROVINCE

YOUR BEAUTY DESTINATION

Ninh Binh province is located at southern gateway of Northern region and Northern Delta region, bordered by Hoa Binh and Ha Nam to the north, Nam Dinh to the east of Day River, Thanh Hoa to the west and the sea (Gulf of Tonkin) to the southeast. In the heart of the province is Ninh Binh city, 93 km far away from Ha Noi to the south.

To cover 120-kilometer journey from the Noi Bai International Airport to Ninh Binh, tourists have many choices of transportation, such as 10-seat limousines, coaches, trains, etc. There are daily departures from Ha Noi Railway Station to Ninh Binh. Tourists can as well go by coaches at Southern Bus Station (Giap Bat Bus Station) or via Open Tour by travelling agencies, departing from Ha Noi Old Quarter area.

SOURVENIR

With deep understanding and sound knowledge of local diversity, our dedicated staffs are always by your side in your journey of exploring a charming and cultured Ninh Binh. In the hope of bringing you the unique and memorable experience in Ninh Binh, we will suggest you a number of famous wonderful attractions and local culinary specialties.

There are surely a lot of options to explore Ninh Binh, but travelling around the city by bicycle will promise you the most fantastic experience like no other. Known as “the city of rivers”, Ninh Binh’s beauty lies in crystal clear water of lakes and rivers with ancient and tranquil atmosphere. And by cycling, you enjoy the best out of the attractive surroundings.

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Festivals

  • Hoa Lu Ancient Capital Festival (March 6th – 8th, lunar calendar)
  • Thai Vi Temple Festival (March 14th – 16th, lunar calendar)
  • Bai Dinh Pagoda Opening Festivals (June 6th, lunar calendar)
  • Dich Long Temple Festival (March 6th – 7th, lunar calendar)
  • Non Khe Festival (January 14th, lunar calendar)

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Culinary culture

In Ninh Binh, you will have chances to savor its local specialties of fresh, delicious and mountainous tastes, such as goat meat, burned rice, “Goi ca nhech Kim Son” (fish salad), “nem chua Yen Mac” (fermented pork roll), “oc Nui da” (shell-fish), etc. while sightseeing magnificent and historical landscapes

Local speciaties:

  • Goat meat – burned rice
  • Tong Truong anabas
  • Kim Son Nhech raw fish salad (Goi ca nhech), Ninh Binh
  • Gia Vien tiny shrimp sauce (Mam tep Gia Vien)
  • Nem chua Yen Mac
  • Nho Quan tube wine (Ruou can Nho Quan)/ Kim Son wine
  • Bun moc To Nhu – Kim Son
  • Moutainous shell-fish (Oc Nui)

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Primary religions: Buddhism and Catholics.

Languages: Vietnamese & English

Currencies: Viet Nam dong

Main industries: Ninh Binh has its potentials and strengths in construction material industry and traditional local crafts such as: Van Lam embroidery, Ninh Van carving stones in Hoa Lu, mats and sedge handicrafts in Kim Son, Yen Khanh, etc, wicker and rattan weaving in Gia Vien, Nho Quan, Phuc Loc carpentry village, Ninh Phong (Ninh Binh City).

Climate: Ninh Binh’s climate is typical of tropical monsoon in northern area, with high temperature in summer and low temperature in winter. From middle of November till next March, the province experiences a cold and dry weather. Summer lasts from May till September, with less wind and high temperature.

Visa information: Almost every tourist needs visa to come to Vietnam. But they are exempted for citizens of visa-free agreements signed bilaterally or unilaterally with Vietnam. Tourist visa is valid from 15 days to three months.

Being geographically located in the middle of major cities like Ha Noi and Hue, Ninh Binh is a perfect stop for long-distance coaches and trains, making it an attractive destination for several day vacations. The city is surrounded with many picturesque attractions, which makes it easy and convenient for tourists to go sightseeing from here.

A typical a-day-trip by boat through Tam Coc, Bich Dong and Hoa Lu Ancient Capital brings you an opportunity to admire the romantic and amazing landscapes. Cave and local life exploration tours are available.

Ninh Binh Tours

SUPERMARKET

Dong Thanh Supermarket
Dong Thanh ward

Hapro Mart Ninh Binh Supermarket
1 Luong Van Thanh street – Dong Thanh ward

Dong Nam A Supermarket
10B street, Nam Thanh ward

Kien Anh Supermarket
Tran Hung Dao – Van Giang ward

Ninh Binh Dragon Market
Van Giang street – Van Giang ward

SOUVERNIR & CLOTHING

Long Phuc Fashion Shop
171-173 Tran Hung Dao street

Phu Quyen Fashion Shop
54 Phan Dinh Phung street, Van Giang ward

Trang Tien Fashion Shop
62 Phan Dinh Phung street, Van Giang ward

T&C Fashion Shop
71 Tran Hung Dao street

Viet Nga – New Fashion
48A Tran Hung Dao street

Oh la la Fashion Shop
48 Tran Hung Dao street

Phu Quang Shoes Store
60 Tran Hung Dao street

Viet Phu Shoes Store
51 Tran Hung Dao street

Trung Thang Souvenir Shop
417 street 10, Han Thuyenj Street

Hai Tam Souvenir Shop
311 Van Giang, Ninh Binh city

SOUVERNIR & CLOTHING

Long Phuc Fashion Shop
171-173 Tran Hung Dao street

Phu Quyen Fashion Shop
54 Phan Dinh Phung street, Van Giang ward

Trang Tien Fashion Shop
62 Phan Dinh Phung street, Van Giang ward

T&C Fashion Shop
71 Tran Hung Dao street

Viet Nga – New Fashion
48A Tran Hung Dao street

Oh la la Fashion Shop
48 Tran Hung Dao street

Phu Quang Shoes Store
60 Tran Hung Dao street

Viet Phu Shoes Store
51 Tran Hung Dao street

Trung Thang Souvenir Shop
417 street 10, Han Thuyen street

Hai Tam Souvenir Shop
311 Van Giang, Ninh Binh city