King Dinh Tien Hoang was known as a buffalo boy with his favorite game to play mimic battle in a reed field of Hoa Lu, an ancient capital of Vietnam. He defeated 12 generals and became the king of Vietnam in the year of 968. Dinh Tien Hoang named the country as Dai Co Viet and chose Hoa Lu as the capital.
The temple will bring tourists back to the past with many legends about Hoa Lu. It doesn’t boast a majesty exterior but its meditative look accompanied with simple beauty of a village life will be an unforgettable experience for travelers who love to discover the country’s history and nature.
The temple is located in the Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex which was acknowledged as a world heritage site by UNESCO in June 2014.