VietNamNet Bridge – If you are in Hanoi, you should not miss these two places, which are not far from Hanoi’s center.
Bao Son Paradise
Located on Lang-Hoa Lac expressway, Bao Son is an entertainment area with separate areas characterizing Hanoi features, a roomy space, ancient and modern combination, scenes recalling activities of Hanoi streets, etc.
On weekends and holidays, the ticket costs VND135,000/adult and VND120,000/child (normally, it is VND20,000 cheaper). The price includes following activities: park visiting, aquarium, animal garden, dolphin circus, etc.
Aquarium visiting service: the aquarium has four storeys with turtles, various kinds of fish, animal garden with reptiles: snakes, pythons, etc. and lions, leopards.
Moreover, tourists can see water puppet at 4 pm (plus VND20,000) and at 7 pm water music free. A garden of spirit, orchid, bird, butterflies, etc. entrance for free.
The zoo inside Bao Son Paradise
Thanh Chuong Palace
Thanh Chuong palace in Soc Son district is about 30 km from the city center. This is a rural Tonkin village with traditional cultural values to introduce fully daily life of rural people.
Behind the palace’s entrance, you will see familiar images of countryside: a pond for fishing on the right and an old well on the left. The road from the main entrance to houses is covered with Bat Trang brick.
One of architectural beauties of this complex is houses built with different architectural styles.
There is a stilt-house of Muong ethnic people over 100 years old imbued with style of deep forest but carrying poetic features; in addition, there is a Thanh Tinh house over 200 years old made of ironwood, decoration under style of Northern delta.
The Tuong Van house is an ancient one under Nguyen dynasty, symbolizing the rich of Hue court, approximately 300 years old.
Dai Khoa house is a typical house of Bac Ninh region and Long Dinh house is a place for art performances.
After visiting Viet palace, you can stop at a cuisine house with various Vietnamese food and beverages: spring roll, noodle soup, rice cake, etc.
Coming here, tourists find typical architectures of ancient villages of the Vietnamese with entrances representing Tho Ha village and Duong Lam village with court and royal tomb architecture of Hue old capital.
Compiled by Pha Le