Ninh Bình

Ninh Bình is a beautiful province just an hour and a half south of Hanoi, in the Red River Delta of northern Vietnam. It is home to the ancient capital of Hoa Lư, and Phát Diệm Cathedral, ranked as one of the most beautiful churches in Vietnam. Tourism in the area has shot up since King Kong was filmed here. For peace, quiet, and yet another example of the stunning and distinctive landscape of Vietnam, look no further.


Population: 927,000 (2013)