Nepal is well-known for over 50 ancient temples and palaces built from the 14th-17th centuries which are wonderful destinations for tourists to discover the mysterious country. Here are some images and stories about the temples and relics in the Buddhist sanctuary along the rivers of Bagmati Vishumati that Vietnam Pictorial’s reporter Kim Phuong would like to introduce to readers.
Trong quan singing, a type of popular art which alternates singing with drum accompaniments, has been performed for over 700 years in Bui Xa Village, Ninh Xa Commune, Thuan Thanh District of northern Bac Ninh Province. Local villagers are well aware of maintaining it as part of their cultural heritage which was formed in the land of the country’s ancient cultural hub.
Cu Lan Village, a tourism area, about 20km away from Da Lat in Lat Commune, Lac Duong District in Central Highlands Lam Dong Province, is located in a valley of 30ha amid the vast greenness of pine trees. The local cool air plus its beautiful scenery has attracted many visitors from near and far.
Representing various historical periods, 18 treasures displayed at the National History Museum more or less reflect the cultural history and quintessence of the Vietnamese nation. Each treasure conveys to visitors messages from the past and interesting stories.
Participating in the eco-tour of Ang Hamlet in Dong Sang, Commune, Moc Chau District in the northern mountainous province of Son La, tourists will be immersed in the beauty of nature and learn more about the Thai ethnic people’s culture.
Tam Islet is one of the four most beautiful islets in Nha Trang with a diverse maritime eco-system. The islet is an ideal place for swimming and diving to behold colourful coral reefs and see pearl oysters which are raised in the sea. Recently, the Provincial People’s Committee of Khanh Hoa instructed the Giang Gia Pearl Company and the Hon Tam Tourists Area to organize dive tours for pearl oysters.