Duong Lam ancient village is a commune of Son Tay district, Ha Noi with nine villages, Mong Bon, Dong Sang, Cam Thinh, Doai Giap and Cam Lam are adjacent. Long ago, this destination is popular with many tourists because of ancient village and peaceful.
10 Hours Visit Duong Lam Ancient Village
From Hanoi you depart along Thang Long Highway or 32nd Road to Nhon Road to Lam Road with a distance of about 44 km.
8:00: Visit Son Dong wooden handicraft village
On your Hanoi journey, you can spend time visiting Son Dong handicraft village located in Hoai Duc district , Hanoi. With elaborate techniques, meticulous products are present in many temples, communal houses in North and some countries in the world.
You should go to processing facilities to observe the process of creating a statue. If you intend to buy souvenirs, you can buy when you go back to avoid the heavy iterm. After about half an hour you continue the journey to Lam Road.
9:15: Stop at the village gate
Mong Phu village gate is built of stone bees, two wings made from iron wood in the shape of cricket. On the left is the shade trees shade, the right is a green lake. In the past, this was a shelter for patrons or some rice farmers to rest. When you stop, you can clearly see the working space and separate living in the village. From here, you go further into the ancient village. The tour is 20,000 VND, the car is about 5,000 VND.
9:30: Visiting Mong Phu hamlet
This is a national monument, built in 1684 in the center and highest village. The communal house consists of Nghi (main gate), communal house, Ta Mac (house on the left), Huai Tich (house on the right), and Dai Dinh (main house). The two sides have two ancient wells, considered dragon eyes. Many lacquered images, the sentences are hung inside. After the tour, you can go to the opposite restaurant to try the tea cup, sip with some pieces of tea, candy peanuts – specialties of the village.
10:00: Take a bike exploring the village
Currently, Duong Lam has more than 900 traditional houses, mainly in Dong Sang, Mong Phu and Cam Thinh. All are built of bees, bamboo, wood, xoan, nua … The house is quite expensive, the use of precious wood such as nail, lim, candles, The architecture of this work is internal, external guests are lower than the surface of the road, Therefore, when it rains, the water from the outside into the yard and then flow out the gate.
11:00: Mia pagoda
Mia Pagoda or Sung Nghiem Pagoda is built on a high ground in Dong Sang Village. This is where hundreds of statues of Buddha made from bronze, wood, clay and precious relics. On weekdays, the temple becomes silent. Space smells like smoke, which makes people calm, gentle and peaceful.
11:30: Visit Giang Van Minh Detective Church
Giang Van Minh Detective Church built from the reign of Emperor Tu Duc. This project has an area of about 400 m2, built in the shape of the letter “Nhi”. The building turns east with its architecture and decorative details. At present, this place also preserved some valuable relics such as parallel sentences, stone stele, incense burners, peaks.
12:00: Have lunch
This is the time for you to enjoy the specialties of the ancient village. Such as chicken, sugar cane, jute vegetable crab, salt rock, boiled morning …
14:00: Learn how to make tea, candy
Duong Lam is famous for its green tea, candied peanuts and soy sauce. After the visit, learn about the historical mark, you can go to some households to learn to make specialties on. One-time ticket is 50,000 VND. Here, you are taught how to make a candy bar, package tea properly. Many visitors are delighted to be immersed in the life of local people.
16:30: Cycling outside the village sightseeing
Cool afternoon, suitable for cycling sightseeing. Sugar Lam is in the harvest so the smell of rice covers everywhere. You can look at each car to improve the performance of labor and then some of the rice fall. When tired, choose a corner under the green canopy to stop. Inhale a chest full of fragrant rice, close your eyes to feel peaceful, you will have an unforgettable experience.
18h: Arrive back to Hanoi trip end.