Yen Duc village is in Dong Trieu town and 60km West of Halong city. The village was recognized as a national relic in 1993.
Yen Duc is a beautiful village with poetic scenery, charming rivers, historical mountains and sacred legends and relics related to Ly and Tran dynasty.
Considered as a “Stone wall” under the war, the village was a cradle of revolutionary movements with many brave, ingenious heroes and local people sacrificed to protect their hometown. Over the years, their names are still alive together with each famous mountain, river and pieces of land here.
Similar to other rustic countryside, the local people here are very diligent, gentle and optimistic.
Currently, Yen Duc village is one of the few villages in the Delta still retain traditional agricultural features and beauty with the golden rice fields in harvesting time, the gardens of areca trees in the sun and the ponds below the green gourd platforms.
Yen Duc village is also rich in traditions with many festivals are held in the every first lunar month. From generation to generation, the local people preserve the fine tradition of re-remembering the source while drinking water.
Festivals are events which represent this tradition of the community as well as honor the holy figures named as Gods the real persons in national history or legendary persons who had merits to the community and their hometown.