Located in Hoa Lu ancient capital complex, known as “Great love of Ninh Binh”, Am Tien cave pagoda area with mysterious scenery, landscape like a fairy-tale place is an ideal place for you with my friends come to explore and take photos and check in on the weekends. Here are some travel experiences Great love Coc Ninh that VietNampeace.vn shared with you.
How to go to “Wonderful cup” in Ninh Binh?
To visit Am Tien pagoda cave – Wonderful cup of Ninh Binh you can go 2 days 1 night to explore Trang An and Bai Dinh … If you do not have time you can fully explore Am Tien cave within 1 day.
From Hanoi, follow Highway 1A about 85km, to Cau Huyen street, Hoa Lu ancient gate, along 38B about 5.5km to Am Tien cave.
You can move your car or motorbike. If you ride a motorbike, you can actively visit other places.
- If traveling by motorbike: You go straight to Highway 1A to Ninh Binh city. After that, you turn right to Trang An or Hoa Lu ancient capital, continue to Am Tien cave (there is a signpost here) very detailed and very easy to find).
- If traveling by coach: you can come to catch a car at the stations such as Giap Bat, My Dinh … to Ninh Binh for about 60,000 to 100,000 VND per person. About 2 hours you can go to Ninh Binh city. You can remind the garage to get off at Hoa Lu hotel and then take a motorbike taxi or taxi to Am Tien cave.
Discover Am Tien – Tinh Tinh Coc Ninh Binh
When you arrive, you will be impressed by the scenery of four sides, mountains, green trees, in the distance is the ancient Am Tien pagoda, creating a sad but extremely charming scene.
Most of Am Tien cave area is a flooded valley surrounded by cliffs. To get into the cave, you will come across the pond with green water, seeing through the moss, creating a mysterious look for Am Tien Cave.
Visiting and taking photos to get up to the cave, you have to step through about 210 ancient stone steps. The higher you go, the easier it will be to observe dynamic temples. Time has destroyed many ancient vestiges but the cave still preserves the temple bells, 3 ancient steles other than those who have built the temple hundreds of years ago. The cave is shaped like a dragon so it is also called a Dragon cave.
On the mountain is Am Tien Pagoda. This is also the place where the last years of Empress Duong Van Nga ordained as a monk. You can visit the landscape or worship incense here. Am Tien Pagoda is surrounded on four sides by mountains, with a quiet appearance. Standing from Am Tien Pagoda, looking down, you can see the charming space of painting.
Not only attracts many tourists to visit, “Wonderful cup of Ninh Binh” is also the place that many couples choose to take wedding photos, keeping the sweetest moments.
What to eat when visiting Am Tien?
After visiting, you can take a lunch break and enjoy specialties in the ancient capital, the most famous one is mountain goat meat served with burnt rice. Going outside the cave pagoda, on the big road, you can come across many goat meat shops such as Duc goat, Thang Long, Hoang Giang …
After meals, rest, you can visit the ancient ruins of Hoa Lu, the entrance fee is 20,000 VND per person. Coming to Hoa Lu, you will immerse yourself in the natural beauty bestowed on this sacred land, admire the remains of the ancient capital, learn more about the nation’s history.