The gate of the village (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Located in Son Tay town of the same name district just 44km away from Hanoi's centre, the village has the typical features of a rural village with a giant banyan tree, fresh water well, and a communal house, along with 956 antique houses dating back 100 to 400 years. Possessing interesting cultural value and a landscape and architecture typical for a rural area in the Red River Delta, Duong Lam village has long become a popular tourist destination in the capital. In 2006, Duong Lam became the first village that had been recognised as a national historical and cultural relic. Every year, it attracted between an average of between 120,000 and 130,000 visitors, including up to 7,000 foreigners. According to Vice Chairman of the Son Tay town People's Committee Le Dai Thang, great domestic and international attention have been paid to the conservation and promotion of the village in the past decade. Ancient land, legendary people Favourable waterway transportation made Duong Lam a residence of ancient Vietnamese dating back to the Phung Nguyen and Dong Son culture. It was the hometown of two kings – Phung Hung (761-802) and Ngo… Read full this story
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