A day cycling to Thanh Chuong Palace and Soc Son Temple
Thanh Chuong palace is located in Soc Son, northwest Hanoi, and can be visited in a day by bicycle from Hanoi. There is a backup vehicle taking you to suburb of Hanoi. There you ride mostly on back roads and village lanes. The one day cycling tour is offered on private basis, offering flexibility.
7:00 am you will be met up with TLV Bike Tours guide at your hotel in Hanoi (please inform us your hotel name upon your confirmation). After a short briefing about the bike, gears and the biking trail, you will be transferred by our support vehicle to the other side of the Red River.
You will be dropped off at the Duong riverside where you will begin your day adventure. You will cycle along the dyke, pass by rice fields and rural villages.
You will keep cycling until you reach the Viet Place Thanh Chuong in Soc Son. This is a private residence of the Vietnamese artist, Thanh Chuong. The residence/museum is open in 2001 on an area wide 10.000m2. This is a cultural and traditional ancient house with thousands of artifacts, antiques from the Dinh – Ly – Tran – Le dynasty … are arranged in a cultural space – special spiritual identity.
Visiting the residence/museum will help you know more Vietnamese culture. Lunch will be provided in a local restaurant or in the house, depending on the availability.
In the afternoon, we continue our cycle to Soc Son Temple, which was built from around 980 Le dynasty restored thirteen times, but It still keep the traditional architectural style. The temple is located on a spacious land with beautiful scenery between the immense trees and a clear space. You may want to climb up to the top of the mountain where is located the biggest Buddha statue. Buddha Statue weight 20 tons of bronze and height 8,4m.
After visiting the site, you will be picked up again by TLV Bike vehicle and transferred back to Hanoi. The end of TLV Bike Tours service.
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