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Ninh Binh is the hopping off point for Tam Coc, Bich Dong, Hoa Lu, Phat Diem, Van Long and Cuc Phuong National Park.
Built on both sides of Highway 1 and the railroad connecting Hanoi with Ho Chi Minh City, Ninh Binh is a fairly uneventful place with only a few minor sights of its own to arouse interest but as a base to explore the spectacular surrounds for a day or two it is ideal.
A compact place, and you can easily walk the just about anywhere in ninh Binh as most of the hotels, restaurants, banks, the bus station, railway station and post office are within one kilometre of one another.
There are over a dozen guesthouses and hotels from where you should be able to hire a motorbike and/or local guide to get to the respective sites as all there is to see in Ninh Binh itself ... Read our complete Ninh Binh travel guide