Life in the Red River Delta
Discover life in the countryside of Red River Delta through Dong Minh Village and observe how locals earn their life. Also visit Bao Ha Temple and Du Hang Pagoda with their significant Chinese and Vietnamese architectures. From the port of Hai Phong, you will have an hour drive, passing the rural area of the Red River Delta before reaching Dong Minh village, a famous traditional village and considered as the cradle of the wood carving; wooden statue sculpture career in Hai Phong. You’ll pay visit to a typical wood carving makers house, where you can see how local people make manual wood carving items and statues. A little shopping opportunity is included here. Continue your journey walking to Bao Ha Temple, which was founded in the 15th century. It is dedicated to Linh Lang God. The God of the village and the Master of the traditional career of wood carving. Linh Lang God used to be Prince of the Ly Dynastry. He came to settle and founded the village. Inside the temple you will be very surprised at viewing a precious statue of Linh Lang God. It can stand up or sit down by its self. Let’s find out how! Afterwards, drive back to the city of Haiphong, the main port city of the north for a visit to the Du Hang Pagoda, dedicated to Le Chan, a warrior who fought valiantly against the invading Chinese in the 17th Century. Next visit Hang Kenh Communal House, an impressive display of about 500 wooden relief sculptures before returning to port and rejoin your SeaDream yacht.
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Port: Hai Phong (Hanoi), Vietnam
Duration: 5 hours
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