Phu Tho is known as the ancestral land with famous spiritual tourist destinations that you should not miss. Let’s explore the famous check-in places when traveling to Phu Tho with this article!

Brief about Phu Tho province:

  • Geographical location:  in the Northeast region, bordering Vinh Phuc and Hanoi provinces to the east, Son La province to the west, Hoa Binh province to the south, Tuyen Quang province to the north.
  • Terrain: The  terrain is divided into sub-regions, the mountainous region occupies the majority, then the midlands and plains
  • Climate:  belongs to the tropical monsoon climate zone, divided into two distinct seasons, dry winter, little rain, hot summer, lots of rain. The average temperature of the days of the year is 23.4 °C.
  • Tourism strengths:  is home to a long-standing culture, with many temples, pagodas, craft villages and festivals imbued with national identity, many historical and cultural relics of great value.

What is the right time to travel to Phu Tho?

Each season of the year, the tourist sites in Phu Tho have a distinct beauty. However, when traveling, the weather is an important factor. Therefore, the right time to travel to Phu Tho is in the summer, when the cool summer rains pass and the sunshine are full.

Note, because rain can come suddenly, so please check the weather forecast a few days before traveling to avoid being affected!

The most famous check-in locations in Phu Tho for you to freely “live virtual”

Hung Temple

  • View map: Here
  • Location: Hy Cuong Commune, Viet Tri City, Phu Tho Town
  • Rank: National Special Monument
  • History: Built under King Dinh Tien Hoang, it was completed by the Later Le Dynasty
  • Another name: Hung Temple historical relic site
  • Visiting time: Free
  • Entrance fee: 15,000 VND/person (updated in 2021) 

Hung Temple is the place to worship the Hung Kings of the nation and their families in Nghia Linh Mountain and also the place where the Hung Temple Festival takes place every year on the 10th day of the 3rd lunar month. This is the place where traditional cultural activities imbued with national identity are held. Every year, tourists often stop by to worship and pay their respects to King Hung.

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Thien Co Temple

  • View map: Here
  • Location: Trung Vuong Commune, Viet Tri City, Phu Tho Town
  • Rating: Historic Site
  • History: Over 2000 years of historical ups and downs
  • Visiting time: Free
  • Entrance fee: Free 

Thien Co Mieu is an ancient temple sheltered by two-thousand-year-old ancient trees, this place worships the teacher of Hung Vuong period who taught the two princesses Tien Dung and Ngoc Hoa. This is a spiritual tourist destination that many tourists visit every time they come to Phu Tho, especially those who are about to face an important exam. 

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Hung Lo Ancient Village

  • Location: Hung Lo Commune, Viet Tri City, Phu Tho Province
  • History: Has more than 300 years of historical ups and downs
  • Visiting time: Free
  • Entrance fee: Free 

Hung Lo ancient village is an ancient land imbued with the traditional cultural identity of the nation, especially the Xoan singing that captivates tourists. This place is also known for the traditional “multi-vocational village” because there are many famous specialties such as rice noodles, Banh Chung, Banh Day, glutinous rice, … 

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Cat Tuong Pagoda

  • View map: Here
  • Location: Anh Dung Street, Nguyet Cu, Tien Cat Ward, Viet Tri City, Phu Tho Town
  • History: Built-in 1999 and restored in 2016 – 2017
  • Visiting time: Free
  • Entrance fee: Free 

Cat Tuong Pagoda is a temple located on the banks of the Red River with a space of about 7000m2, including many houses such as an ancestral house, monk house, guest house, three treasure houses,… This is a popular spiritual tourist destination. people visit to worship and participate in major Buddhist festivals.

Loc Vung population in Cam Khe

  • Location: Chuong Xa Commune, Cam Khe District, Phu Tho Province
  • Rating: Vietnam Heritage Tree
  • History: Hundreds of years old 
  • Visiting time: Free
  • Entrance fee: Free 

Loc Vung population in Cam Khe is an interesting and new tourist destination for those who do not know Loc Vung tree. This is the right place for you to discover this rare heritage tree and see its unique beauty. Besides, the red carpet created by tiny flower petals will delight you and be a great setting for you to give birth to your beautiful shimmering photos!

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Tam Giang Temple – Dai Bi Temple

  • Location: Bach Hac Ward, Viet Tri City, Phu Tho Province
  • Rank: National Cultural and Historical Site
  • History: Tam Giang Temple was built in the 7th century, Dai Bi Pagoda was built in the early 19th century
  • Visiting time: Free
  • Entrance fee: Free 

Tam Giang Temple – Dai Bi Pagoda is a national historical and cultural relic associated with the names of many national heroes. Tourists often come here to worship, participate in festivals, learn about the characteristics of the national traditional culture and especially find a peaceful spiritual place to relax their souls. 

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Quoc Mau Au Co Temple

  • View map: Here
  • Location: Hien Luong commune, Ha Hoa mountainous district, Phu Tho province
  • Rank: National Cultural and Historical Site
  • History: Built in the Late Le Dynasty
  • Other names: Au Co Temple
  • Visiting time: Free
  • Entrance fee: Free 

Quoc Mau Au Co Temple is a tourist destination for those who like to travel spiritually and explore the beauty of ancient architecture. This place is a high-value architectural work including many rare and unique statues. In addition, you can participate in major festivals here, especially on Christmas Day on January 7 every year.

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Ao Gioi – Suoi Tien

  • Location: Quan Khe Commune, Ha Hoa District, Phu Tho Province
  • Visiting time: Free
  • Entrance fee: Free 

Ao Gioi – Suoi Tien is a tourist destination that you cannot miss when coming to Phu Tho land, especially those who love camping and eating. This place brings the wild beauty of the mountains and forests, you can breathe the fresh air and enjoy the cool water.

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Xuan Son National Park

  • View map: Here
  • Location: Xuan Dai Commune, Tan Son District, Phu Tho Town
  • Rating: National Park
  • History: April 17, 2002, was changed from a nature reserve to a national park
  • Visiting time: Free (mainly during the day)
  • Entrance fee: Updating 

Xuan Son National Park is home to many unique limestone and caves for visitors to freely visit and explore. This is the only national park with primeval forests located on limestone mountains, so you can see the charming natural beauty here and rare animals and plants.

Coi village

  • Location: Xuan Son commune, Tan Son district, Phu Tho province
  • History: Is the oldest village of the Dao Tien people
  • Visiting time: Free
  • Entrance fee: Free 

Coi village is located in the tourist area of ​​Xuan Son National Park mentioned above, a place you cannot miss if you come to the land of ancestors. In recent times, Ban Coi is very popular with young people, especially those who love the fresh natural beauty and want to explore the unique daily life of the indigenous people.

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Long Coc Tea Hill

  • Location: Tan Son district, Phu Tho province
  • Visiting time: Free
  • Entrance fee: Free 

Long Coc tea hill is an ideal place for beautiful photos of photography enthusiasts. Because this place has ecstatic beauty like a picture of nature in harmony between the blue of the sky, the trees, and the beauty of rustic labor. This is also a romantic and romantic tourist destination for couples.

May Waterfall

  • View map: Here
  • Location: Huong Can Commune, Thanh Son District, Phu Tho Province
  • Visiting time: Free
  • Entrance fee: Free 

May Waterfall is an eco-tourism destination suitable for those who love the nature of mountains and dreamy white waterfalls. Coming here, you feel like you are immersed in the fresh air of nature. Consisting of 13 consecutive waterfalls, May Waterfall will bring you unforgettable experiences.

Van Mo Waterfall

Van Mo Waterfall is a new destination for first-time visitors to Phu Tho. As the name suggests, coming to this place makes you feel like you are lost in the peaceful and quiet dream world of nature with a murmuring nine-tiered waterfall. This is a tourist destination that still retains the wild and rustic beauty of the mountains and forests, making you forget all the fatigue in life.

  • View map: Here
  • Location: Cu Thang Commune, Thanh Son District, Phu Tho Town
  • Other names: Thac Choi
  • Visiting time: Free
  • Entrance fee: Free 

Ho Ly (Thuong Long Lake)

  • View map: Here
  • Location: Thuong Long Commune, Yen Lap District, Phu Tho Province
  • Ranking: One of the lakes with the largest water reserves in Phu Tho province
  • Other name: Ho Thuong Long
  • Visiting time: Free
  • Entrance fee: Free 

Ho Ly (Thuong Long Lake) is a romantic tourist destination with wild and charming natural beauty that you should not miss. The highlight here is the iron suspension bridge connecting the two sides of the mountain, creating a charming picture of green mountains and calm lake beds. This is a great destination for a fun weekend picnic with family and friends that you should consider!

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Some notes when visiting Phu Tho tourist attractions

Phu Tho is known as the famous ancestral land with spiritual tourist attractions, not only, but it also has many beautiful landscapes. When traveling to this land, you should keep a few things in mind:

  • Bring all the necessary items such as sunscreen, hat, drinking water
  • Bring blankets, tents, necessary tools if you want to camp overnight
  • Choose accommodation before you go to travel
  • Carrying light luggage, convenient for moving
  • Dress politely when visiting a sacred place

The article has provided you with basic information about famous check-in places when traveling to  Phu Tho, wish you a happy trip!

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