Thanh Chuong Palace – Giong Temple

  • Destination: Ha Noi
  • Price: $32

Thanh Chuong Palace, the home and studio of one of the most celebrated painters in Vietnam, today shines as an architectural gem showcasing traditional cultural objects, exquisite antiques and telling structures. A living space as opposed to a museum, regardless of whether history and art are your prime interests, a visit here will not fail […]

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Thanh Chuong Palace, the home and studio of one of the most celebrated painters in Vietnam, today shines as an architectural gem showcasing traditional cultural objects, exquisite antiques and telling structures. A living space as opposed to a museum, regardless of whether history and art are your prime interests, a visit here will not fail to impress. The lovely Giong Temple which dates back to the Le Dynasty (980) and lies in the hills close to Thanh Chuong Palace. Take a leisurely tour to the countryside around Hanoi to visit these fascinating destinations and have lunch before continuing back to the capital.

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Destinations

  • Hanoi

 

Themes

  • City Breaks
  • Relaxation

 

Tour information:

  • Tour cost: $32
  • Duration: Half day
  • Group size: 02 – 24 pax
  • Pick up: Hotel in Hanoi
  • Estimated time: 08.00 – 13.00
  • Tour type: Private
  • Departure: On request 

Itinerary:

08.00 Transfer from Hanoi to Thanh Chuong palace, 50-minutes drive from central Hanoi.

09.00 Start by exploring Thanh Chuong’s studio that is filled with antiques the artist  had painstakingly collected over the course of his life. Ceramics, statues, art and sculptures fill the awe-inspiring ‘House of the Auspicious Clouds’. Surrounding the structure is a perfectly preserved 100-year old stilt house from the Muong hill tribe. The ‘House of Serenity’ a typical Northern Vietnamese-style house dating back some hundred years. As well as this there is a simple earthen house and other antique structures which offer fascinating insight into Vietnam’s cultural legacy.

11.00 A short distance to Giong Temple. This is the temple worship Thanh Giong, one of the immortal Vietnamese popular four people.

12.00 Drive back to Hanoi and drop off at your hotel. End of service.

 

Inclusions:

  • Roundtrip transfer
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees.

 

Exclusions:

  • Travel insurance
  • Lunch and drinks
  • Tips and personal expenses.

 

Notes:

  • Pick you up at your hotel at 8:00PM
  • All customers must obey the order of your tour guide for your safety
  • Passengers are advised not to take along big luggage for convenience.