Phu Tho is a province in northeastern Vietnam. If you are a person who would like to know more the culture and go sightseeing of Vietnam, this is a great option for you. Phu Tho has attracted many tourists to visit because of the rustic, sincere and hospitable of Phu Tho people. Below, I will introduce you some places you should go when traveling Phu Tho, Vietnam.
1. Hung Temple
Hung Temple is a place that you should not miss because it represents a part of Vietnamese culture. Hung Temple is a wonderful architectural located on the Nghia Linh mountain with the height of 175m, Hy Cuong commune, Lam Thao district, Phu Tho province. The temple was built in the 15th century. People say that it was the place that the eldest sons of Lac Long Quan and Au Co became a king Hung Vuong and he gave a name Van Lang for his country. The relics of Hung Temple are an architectural complex including Ha Temple and pagodas, Gieng Temple, Trung Temple, Thuong Temple and the Hung King Tomb. Coming to Hung Temple, visitors not only see the architecture, design, and sculpture but also feel the beauty of monumental buildings hidden under the huge trees. Especially, if you have a chance to visit Hung Temple on 10th of March in the lunar calendar, visitors will be immersed in rituals of the festival.
2. Ao Chau pond rammer
|Ao Chau Pond Rammer|
3. Xuan Son Nature Reserve
Xuan Son Nature Reserve
4. Thanh Thuy Mineral Spring
Thanh Thuy Mineral Spring
Thanh Thuy Hot Mineral Spring is located in La Phu commune, Thanh Thuy district, Phu Tho province. This mineral spring is made up of fissures deep in the ground forming hot mineral water along the Da River. These mineral springs are effective in curing osteoarthritis and other skin diseases. In particular, spring water is also suitable for bathing and health rehabilitation. When you soak yourself in mineral spring for about 30 minutes, all bad feelings will definitely disappear.
5. Van Mo Waterfall
Van Mo Waterfall
The waterfall is situated in Cu Thang commune, Thanh Son district. Waterfall has 9 different floors but its flow is very mild. When you get on to the top floor, you will see the last floor of the waterfall. Its appearance is beautiful like a nature picture. The higher you get, the more comfortable you feel. After exploring the scenery, you can immerse yourself in the cool spring water and rest at the house on stilts to enjoy the specialties or organize a small party.
6. Lang Cave
Lang Cave is one of the most famous destinations in Phu Tho. This place attracts many tourists' attention to visit each year. When going deep into the cave, you can see stalactites that have survived for over millions of years. Now, they have formed into many shapes like the thousand Buddha statues. Those stalactites create a mystical spiritual beauty. Besides, there are also the stalactites among the streams. The stalactites here are not tarnished into a gray like the other limestone mountains. They have white and a bit pink that is extremely attractive. When you go into this cave, it is possible to go to each group because the cave is very wide for you to admire.