Hung Kings Temple Relic Ensemble (Den Hung)

Location: Located on Nghia Linh Mountain, 175 meters by sea level, Viet Tri City, Phu Tho Province.
Characteristic: Hung Kings Temple is a complex of majestic architectures that consist of Ha Temple and Thien Quang Pagoda, Gieng Temple, Trung and Thuong temples, and King Hung Tomb.

Hung Kings Temple Relic Ensemble is located in Viet Tri City, approximately 95km from Ha Noi. This group of remains is tied to the legend about the 18 Hung Kings who built Van Lang State, with Phong Chau as the capital. The complex consists of Ha Temple, Thien Quang Pagoda, Trung Temple, Thuong Temple, King Hung Tomb, Gieng Temple, Mother Au Co Temple, Father Lac Long Quan Temple and Hung Vuong Museum.

 

Ha Temple which was built in the 15th century, dedicated to Mother Au Co. According to the legend, in this place, Au Co gave birth to a pouch containing 100 eggs, which later hatched to become 100 sons. In front of the Ha Temple, there is an over-700-year-old tree.

 

Thien Quang Pagoda: located on the right of Ha Temple, the construction mainly built of front shrine (5 compartments), sanctum (3 compartments).

 

 

Trung Temple: located 168 brick steps from Ha Temple. According to legend, the Kings Hung usually chose this place to rest and hold political meetings.

It is also where the 6th King Hung ceded the thrown to Prince Lang Lieu who created sticky rice cakes (banh chung and banh day).

 

Thuong Temple where exclusively used for Hung Kings to have offerings to the Sun God, the Earth God, the Rice God, etc.

 

Tomb of the 6th King Hung: According to the legend, after the victory of Saint Giong against An invaders, he ascended to the Heaven, and the 6th King Hung took off his clothes, which he put on the branch of a kim giao tree and died on the spot.

 

Gieng Temple is located at the foot of the mountain. In this temple there is a well called Ngoc (Emerald); thus, the temple is called Gieng (Well) Temple. The legend says that Princesses Tien Dung and Ngoc Hoa, daughters of the 18th King Hung, had the habit of looking at their reflection in the well to comb their hair.

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NEARBY DESTINATIONS
WHERE TO STAY
Hong Ngoc Hotel

Add: 1482 Hung Vuong St., Viet Tri City

Tel: (84-210) 3844 513

Ha Noi Hotel

Add: 2191 Hung Vuong St., Viet Tri City

Tel: (84-210) 3849 950

Hoang Long Hotel

Add: 2454 Hung Vuong St., Viet Tri City

Tel: (84-210) 3952 410

Phuong Nam Hotel

Add: 1948 Hung Vuong St., Viet Tri City

Tel: (84-210) 3845 125

Khanh Linh Hotel

Add: 2094 Hung Vuong St., Viet Tri City

Tel: (84-210) 3846 872

Hong Ngoc 2 Hotel

Add: 938 Hung Vuong St., Viet Tri City

Tel: (84-210) 3862 023

WHERE TO EAT
Vuon Hong Restaurant

Add: Hung Vuong St., Viet Tri City

Tavern of special Fish Restaurant

Add: Near by Thao River, Viet Tri City

Tel: (84-210) 3846 013

Coi Nguon Restaurant

Add: Group 5, Tan Viet, Viet Tri City

Tel: (84-210) 3970 324

Gia Hoang New Strar Restaurant

Add: Tan Thuan St., Viet Tri City

Tel: (84-210) 6269 669

Quan Ca Bo Song Restaurant

Add: Song Thao St., Viet Tri City

Tel: (84-210) 3846 013

Thuy Tien Café

Add: 1460 Hung Vuong St., Viet Tri City