About 45 km from center of Hanoi to the west, Son Tay Ancient Citadel is belong to territory of two ancient village Thuan Nghe and Mai trai, Son Tay district. The citadel was built under Nguyen dynasty by Minh Mang king in 1822, 19 century. This is the only one citadel has a special architecture: the wall was built by laterite, four gates were built by ancient brick. Son Tay citadel were a important military base to protect Thang Long capital (Hanoi now).
Coming to Son Tay citadel, tourists will feel like getting lost in the ancient world with the ancient giant trees or the moss walls and an ancient architecture. Near by Son Tay citadel is Duong Lam ancient village. Tourist can combine two destinations for a tour. In Duong Lam, tourist can visit many ancient houses and temples with traditional architecture: Mia pagoda, Mong Phu communal house, Ngo Quyen temple… These Vietnam Tour Packages will definitely give the guest a memorable experience about Vietnamese traditional architecture and culture.
More information about Son Tay Ancient Citadel
Son Tay Ancient Citadel
Opening hours: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Address: Hoang Dieu, Son Tay Town, Hà Nội
Ticket: VND 10,000 ($1)