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5 amazing destinations that encapsulate the beauty of Lang Son


5 amazing destinations that encapsulate the beauty of Lang Son


15:58 - 30.04.2020

The mountainous region Lang Son is about 180 km north of Hanoi. A captivating destination with breathtaking landscapes and historical sites is the hidden gem for tourists looking for a weekend adventure. Visitors can have the best of both worlds with Lang Son’s urban shopping centers and rural northern highland ethnic minority sites.

Caption: Gorgeous Lang Son. Copyright: Goodfon


How to get to Lang Son?

Tourists can take a bus from My Dinh, Gia Lam or Luong Yen bus stations in Hanoi to Lang Son. Those who want to enjoy a more scenic trip can take a train. Train ticket price varies from VND 100,000-150,000 /person depending on the type of seat.


Where to stay in Lang Son?

Located on the bustling Hung Vuong street is Vinpearl Hotel Lang Son, the first five-star hotel in Lang Son. The hotel’s elegant neoclassical style is a mesmerizing symphony resonating on the northern borderland region. With around 127 deluxe rooms equipped with modern luxuries, the Vinpearl Hotel offers an unprecedented world-class service experience for residents and visitors. All the rooms of the hotel provide an overlook of to the city, including famous scenic spots such as Ky Cung temple, Tam Thanh pagoda, and Rampart of Mac dynasty. The hotel is also conveniently located beside shopping center facilities.

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Vinpearl Hotel Lang Son has five types of rooms, namely the Deluxe City View, Deluxe Hill View, Deluxe Panoramic View, Executive Suite, and Presidential Suite. Each room ranges from 35 to 215 square meters and has the perfect combination of quintessential European architecture with a progressive modern style.

Caption: Luxurious room overlooking the city. Copyright: Vinpearl Hotel Lang Son.


Best things to do & see in Lang Son

1. Off the beaten track to Bac Son Valley – Trekking Nalay summit

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One of the favorite destinations for nature fanatics is the stunning Bac Son valley and Na Lay summit. From Lang Son city, visitors can take a 2-hour taxi ride to the valley to see the picture-perfect landscape. The towering mountains and terraced fields of the ethnic people draw a spectacular picture that will surely satisfy anyone who comes across the view.


2. The Relic Population of Tam Thanh

Caption: Tam Thanh pagoda in Lang Son. Copyright: Gody

The Tam Thanh pagoda cave, Nhi Thanh cave, Tam Giao pagoda, To Thi mountain and Rampart of Mac Dynasty compose of the relic population in the limestone mountain range of Tam Thanh Ward. Only a quick 5-minute drive from Vinpearl Hotel Lang Son, visitors can reach Tam Thanh Pagoda famous for the Amitabha Buddha statue distinctively carved in the rocks in the 15th century.

Caption: Woman-shaped rock on To Thi Mountain. Copyright:

To Thi mountain, the Rampant of Mac Dynasty, and Chi Lang pass are beautiful relic sites which will surely captivate any tourist’s time and attention. Meanwhile, earning the title of the best scenic spot out of all the relics is the 500 meter long cavern of the Nhi Thanh cave that is lined with spectacular stalactites and stalagmites.


3. Discover majestic Mau Son Mountain


Having extraordinary features of mountain climate, just 38 kilometers from the Vinpearl Hotel Lang Son, Mount Mau Son awaits visitors to awe them with its charm. The mount welcomes guests both with a fresh summer and snowy winter wonderland, a rare occurrence in Vietnam. Hundreds of cloud-capped mountains turn it into a paradise in the north of Vietnam.


4. Visit Ky Cung Temple

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Settled on the left bank of Ky Cung river in Vinh Trai ward is the sacred Ky Cung Temple. The temple is a cultural and historical space that is a place to worship the river god. Only a 10 minute drive from the Vinpearl Hotel Lang Son, the idyllic temple has many perfectly preserved ancient relics and worshiping objects such as bells, thrones, canopies, parasols, bronze peaks, and Buddha statues dating from 500 years ago.


5. Explore the extensive Dong Kinh market

There’s no better place to capture the buzzing Lang Son lifestyle than their local markets. Only a 13-minute drive from Vinpearl Hotel Lang Son is the Dong Kinh market – the most prominent shopping area in Lang Son. Visitors can conveniently find almost all types of products and try popular local dishes such as sour pho, Lang Son dumplings, roasted duck, and more.

Caption: Roasted duck at Dong Kinh market. Copyright: vitquaylangson

After a busy day of walking around, the early evening offers a precious moment of seeing the buildings and stars gradually light up the night sky. The best place to catch this beautiful view is on the four season pool on 5th floor of the Vinpearl Hotel Lang Son. The pool is an architectural marvel that combines an artistic and sophisticated neoclassical design granting guests a panoramic view to the city while relaxing in the water.

Caption: Four-season swimming pool with panoramic city views. Copyright: Vinpearl Hotel Lang Son

End your day at the Vincharm Spa on 4th floor of Vinpearl Hotel Lang Son for a relaxingly soothing good time. Designed with an elegant style combined with cozy wood tones, the spa offers five-star standard services (such as the single treatment room, VIP treatment room, foot massage, beauty area, jacuzzi, sauna, and steam bath) that will complete your journey to Lang Son.

Caption: Elegant and relaxing Vincharm Spa. Copyright: Vinpearl Hotel Lang Son

Thanks to its pristine landscape and rich in culture, Lang Son is rising in the minds of international visitors . Finding a luxury hotel with a convenient location, world class service, and amazing design can now be easy thanks to the Vinpearl Hotel Lang Son. Make a Vinpearl booking today for a spectacular adventure.


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