Quan Lan is an island lying in the Bay of Bai Tu Long, where vast mountains, sea and land together form a perfect beauty in a rarely prosperous land. Nearly one thousand years ago, Quan Lan was the center of Van Don commercial port, a very busy harbor which received many foreign traders.
Chem Temple is located in Thuy Phuong village in Hanoi's suburban district of Tu Liem. It is dedicated to Ly Ong Trong, alias Ly Than, a legendary figure during the reign of the Hung Kings. A native of Chem area, he was a tall man with unequaled physical strength and excellent at the art of war. Every year, a festival is held from May 14 to May 16 (lunar calendar) in remembrance of the hero.
The Giong Festival is held annually in Phu Dong village, Gia Lam district, Hanoi, on the 9th day of the 4th month of the lunar calendar. The date commemorates Saint Giong who defeated An invaders. In order to show their gratitude to the hero of Giong Village, who sacrificed his life to fight the invaders, people have proclaimed him Saint Giong.
Tra Co village which is 8 kilometres from Mong Cai town, is part of Hai Ninh district, Quang Ninh province. It is located on a small peninsula, at the northernmost end of the country and the latter's northeastern region. On the North East, it borders on China and, on the south, it borders on the sea, with a magnificent 17-kilometer long beach.
The Dau Pagoda, also known as Dien Ung, is situated in Dau Commune, Thuan Thanh district, in Bac Ninh province. Built in the 3rd century, it is the oldest pagoda in Vietnam.