Soc Son Temple Complex – Phu Dong Thien Vuong
The Giong Temple complex of Soc Son located in the area of Ve Linh mountain – also known as Soc mountain, Ve Linh village, Phu Linh commune, Soc Son district, Hanoi. The origin of this relic complex is just a very small temple to worship Dong Thien Vuong and Non Nuoc pagoda was built during the reign of King Dinh Tien Hoang. In the struggle against the Song invaders, King Le Dai Hanh and the generals on the march went to pray for Saint Giong to bless the match and in this match, the Song army lost a lot, so when he returned, King Le Dai Hanh went to the thanksgiving ceremony and sent someone to find the root of agarwood to carve a god image and built this area into a very majestic temple area and consecrated the Temple of Phu Dong Thien Vuong. The area was listed as a National Monument in 1962.
Temple of Saint Giong, One of the four immortals of Vietnamese folk beliefs. On the top of Soc Son, there is a large footprint of Mr. Dung, a stone indentation, more than an inch deep, traces of the iron horse of Saint Giong when he took off his iron armor to fly. skyward. Legends and relics are still there. Temples and shrines have been renovated many times, so far they still smell smoke all year round. In front of the temple, there are Doc Ton mountain, Dai Thinh mountain, Hon Ngoc mountain and there are streams, the old people often call it Suoi Xe. To the right of the temple is Fin Dragon Mountain, to the left of the temple is Da Den Mountain. Behind the temple is Thanh Lam mountain.
Every year, on the 6th day of the first lunar month, Giong Temple opens a festival at the beginning of the year for tourists from all over the world to visit and offer incense in memory of Saint Giong – the mythical hero.
- Location: Soc mountain area, Ve Linh commune, Soc Son, Hanoi
Two moutain is the name of a poem that has entered the hearts of millions of generations and talks about the love of a couple who lost their lives in the war against the French. Not many people know that, in the poem Two moutain that Vu Cao, both the place, the person and the event, are completely true… Those two legendary mountains are right next to the town of Soc Son, on the outskirts of Hanoi.
Looking up from below the road, there are still looming French bunkers, watchtowers and bunkers. The traces of a time of blood and fire are still inert, though they can no longer cause any death. The road now leads to the village, in the past it was “the way we walk between two mountainsides and two tops, so the village called Twin Mountain”.
The mountain of poetry, the romantic and compassionate love story of the paralyzed woman, where on earth there are stories of everyday life that become legends.
- Location: Phu Linh commune, Soc Son district, Hanoi
Huong Tram Ecological Area – the ideal weekend destination
Distance from city center. Hanoi is about 30 km to the north, Huong Tram ecological garden – Soc Son It is an interesting place for weekend picnics. With the charming landscape bestowed by nature, the front is Dong Quan Lake, the back is leaning against the majestic Soc mountain range. Huong Tram Ecological Garden is an interesting and attractive weekend destination for tourists near and far.
Come to Huong Tram Ecological Garden Visitors can immerse themselves in the fresh nature and enjoy the dishes with the flavor of the mountains and forests. The harmonious and skillful combination in the layout according to each individual space makes it easy for diners to enjoy. Choose your ideal seat. With hundreds of mountain specialties made from clean ingredients and made by skillful and experienced chefs, it will surely satisfy the taste of the most fastidious diners.
- Location: Building E, Dong Quan Dam, Quang Tien Commune, Soc Son, Hanoi
- Business hours: 8.00 – 22.00 hours
- Phone: 0439967488 – 0439967499
- Average price: 50.000 – 220.000 VND
Green valley – Keo Ca lake
Green Valley – a location right next to provincial road 35. Right at the foot of Ham Lon mountain range, 1km from Ham Lon lake. Like a miniature Europe or Da Lat of Hanoi with pine hills, coniferous hills, lawns and clear blue lakes. Create a feeling of coolness and peace with visitors when coming to one of the most popular Soc Son tourist areas today.
Come to Green Valley, visitors experience many services and entertainment such as: fishing with low cost, camping, team building, and climbing to conquer the roof of old Hanoi.
- Location: Hien Ninh Commune, Soc Son District, Hanoi
Duc Hau Temple
Duc Hau Temple belongs to Duc Hau village, Duc Hoa commune, Soc Son district, outside Hanoi. The monument is about 40km from the center of Hanoi. On the way to Soc Son town, turn right through the twin mountains to the intersection of Tho, continue 1km to the relic.
Duc Hau Temple was built on the ground of the pagoda built in the shape of a nail, including the front of the road to build the front throne and the upper part of the palace; in front of the brick yard and build a one-door gate. The pagoda also has an ancestral house, a model palace consisting of 5 compartments, built with a small pillar, simple architecture, anti-passing, convenient, and post-trap.
The pagoda was ranked an architectural and artistic relic by the Ministry of Culture and Information on March 10, 3.
- Location: Duc Hau Commune, Soc Son, Hanoi
Hoa Son Lake
Hoa Son Lake has a fairly large area located at the foot of Ham Lon mountain. Because it has not been exploited for tourism, this lake still has many wild features. It is also because of that wild beauty that creates the special feature of this place.
In order to change the wind, visitors come here, without coercion or trouble from the people, experience fishing services that can earn a lot of fish. This is the right place for those who want to find a quiet place and conquer Ham Lon peak – the roof of old Hanoi.
This place attracts many people to explore and visit. Coming here, the most popular experience is probably fishing. The lake is natural, so the fish also has a natural sweet taste that farmed fish do not have. Coming here, you will be completely free to relax during the weekend.
- Location: Nam Son commune, Soc Son district, Hanoi
Dong Quan Lake Ecological Area In Soc Son district, about 30km from the city center, it is extremely convenient for you and your family to visit on weekends.
Dong Quan Dam Lake, a large lake in Quang Tien commune, Soc Son, Hanoi. About 35km from the center of Hanoi, this place has fresh air and clear blue lake water. Dongguan Lake has the largest area of the lakes in Soc Son. Poetic roads that you can ride a bike or sit by the lake to drink water and watch the sunset. There are quite a few ecological zones around the lake where you can apply for a camping permit for 30.000 VND/person such as myhilll, plaintext, ..
Going deep into the lake, you will discover Soc Son mountains with many famous landmarks, Huong Tram Ecological Area, Nui Hamlet, Biet Phu Thanh Chuong, Giong Temple, Non Nuoc Pagoda, ..
- Location: Quang Tien Commune, Soc Son, Hanoi
Thanh Chuong Viet Phu
Thanh Chuong Viet Phu It is one of the cultural attractions that tourists should not miss when coming to Soc Son, Hanoi. Viet Phu is located at Keo Ca lake, Hien Ninh commune, Soc Son district, Hanoi, about 35 minutes drive from the city center, 15 minutes from Noi Bai airport.
Famous as a complete palace architectural complex that still preserves historical values, Thanh Chuong Viet Phu has been introduced by many international newspapers such as The New York Times, Herald Tribune. In fact, this is considered a private museum of famous painter Thanh Chuong. Here, he gathered the quintessence of Vietnamese culture, architecture and art in a campus of up to 8000m2.
Coming here, visitors will have the opportunity to admire the overall beauty of the village in the North of Vietnam dating back hundreds of years. The complex of ancient architecture mixed with a bit of modernity and thousands of historical and cultural artifacts from the Dinh, Ly, Tran, and Le dynasties have made Viet Phu an attractive cultural tourist destination near the city.
Inside Viet Phu, in addition to the works modeled after the old architecture, the palace also includes a restaurant with a diverse menu with Vietnamese flavors such as spring rolls, vermicelli, banh da, banh die,… Souvenirs with handicrafts and fine arts, especially at Long Dinh theater, you can watch a water puppet show staged by artisans.
- Location: Hien Ninh Commune, Soc Son District, Hanoi
- Business hours: 9.00 – 17.00 hours
- Fare: 150.000 VND/adult (20% discount for the elderly and students, free for children under 1,1m)
Non Nuoc Pagoda
Non Nuoc Pagoda (literal name is Soc Thien Vuong Thien Tu) is located in the complex of Soc Temple relic site at an altitude of more than 110 m above the foot of the mountain. The pagoda is located in the middle of an arc-shaped mountain range, like a person sitting on a throne, looking down at the clear blue lake and the rich villages of Ve Linh commune, Soc Son district, Hanoi.
Non Nuoc Pagoda Along with the Vietnam Buddhist Academy is a monumental architectural art work that has just been inaugurated and put into use for about seven years, and is also a spiritual tourist destination increasingly attracting tourists from all over the world.
The pagoda is located in the arc-shaped mountain range, like a person sitting on a throne, looking down at the clear blue lake area, and the neighbors in Tru Phu village of Ve Linh commune, Soc Son district, Hanoi. The temple today has been damaged. In 2000, Venerable Thich Thanh Quyet organized the rebuilding of the temple and cast the largest bronze statue of Shakyamuni Buddha in our country at that time.
- Location: Phu Linh Commune, Soc Son District, Hanoi
Ham Lon Mountain
Ham Lon Mountain located in Soc Son district, Hanoi city. This place is known as the “roof of the capital” with an altitude of 462m.
Around the mountain area, there are many beautiful landscapes for tourists to admire and explore. The road to the mountain has many obstacles, but in return visitors get the feeling of “conquering” when reaching the top of the mountain.
If before Ham Lon mountain How wild and wild, today this mountain is hunted by more and more “photographers”. Especially, young people – those who are intending to climb the mountain long distance Ham Lon mountain is an ideal address.
Top Ham Lon Mountain including Nui Bau Lake and Hoa Sim hill growing on the top of the mountain. To the top of the mountain Pig Jaws You can go by 2 ways: trail or climb directly along the stream to conquer nature. Nui Bau Lake is a large lake at the foot of Nui Bau at the lakeside, visitors can camp and make campfires, and can also swim in the lake. The hill of Sim flowers grows on the top of the mountain until the season of Sim blooms, feeling the purple color spreading all over the hill, enjoying the sweetness of the fruit.
- Location: Ham Son, Soc Son, Hanoi
- Price list of rental services in Ham Lon:
- Caring for motorbikes: 15.000 VND/car
- Tour guide: 250.000 – 450.000 VND
- Tent rental: 70.000 VND/tent for 2 people; 100.000 VND/tent for 4 people
- Overnight fire: 150.000 VND/bundle of firewood, 10.000 VND/kg of coal