About 100 km to the south of Ha Noi and 7 km away from Ninh Binh city, Trang An Landscape Complex covers an area of more than 2,000 hectares, mostly comprising karst hills, mysterious and majestic grottos, paddy fields and dozens of historical and cultural relics such as pagodas and temples. This place contains a number of scenic spots such as the Trang An Ecological Park, Tam Coc-Bich Dong Scenic Area, Bai Dinh Pagoda and Hoa Lu Ancient Capital... In the 10th and 11th centuries, Trang An was a South Citadel of Hoa Lu ancient capital. People call Trang An Landscape Complex a "Ha Long Bay on land" for its beauty. In June 2014, UNESCO officially recognized Trang An Landscape Complex as a Mixed Cultural and Natural Heritage of the world.