is located in the Red river delta, about 90 km away from Ha Noi
to the south. Ninh Binh shares the border with Ha Nam in the North, Nam Dinh in the East, the East Sea in the Southeast, Thanh Hoa in the West and Southwest, and Hoa Binh in the Northwest.
With over 1.377,57km² of natural area, Ninh Binh’s topography comprises three different types of landscapes: wetlands, coastal delta, hills and mountains.
Ninh Binh is endowed with many natural wonders which have been well- known inside and outside Vietnam such as Tam Coc- Bich Dong
, Cuc Phuong National Park, Trang An
Grottoes (a world natural heritage) and Van Long Nature Reserves. There are also many historical relics, for instances Hoa Lu Ancient Capital (a world cutural heritage), Bich Dong Pagoda, Thai Vi Temple, Phat Diem Stone Cathedral andTam Diep Defense Line.... All make Ninh Binh a charming land of myth and unique landscapes.
With a deeply rooted history and cultural tradition, the people of Ninh Binh are traditionally very industrious, hard working, studious, kind, patriotic and particularly hospitale.
Ninh Binh province features numerous kinds of folk songs including Cheo (traditional opera) and Xam (an ancient folk art form performed by blind beggars) singing.Xam singing, a Vietnamese form of art aged centuries, has always been preserved as the nation’s delicate piece of culture to be admired by numerous tourists.
“Hat Xam” or “Xam singing” has been mainly found in the countryside, and, expressed the optimism and love for life of the blind. They were mostly settling in in Ninh Binh, Nam Dinh, Hai Duong, Bac Giang, Ha Noi…