Coming to Ha Nam, tourists can visit Phu Ly city, So Kien basilica or Vu Dai fish warehouse craft village.
Nguyen Gia Bao, born in 1999, loves landscape photography. Currently, Bao is studying in Hanoi and every time he returns to his hometown , Ha Nam , he takes advantage of taking pictures of the scenery and rhythm of life in his hometown. “Photographing scenes in the countryside gives me many different emotions,” Gia Bao said.
The pace of life on the Day River at sunset, around the Do bridge, in the distance is the Thanh Liem mountain range. Do Xa Bridge, popularly known as Do Bridge, belongs to Thanh Chau Ward, Phu Ly City.
Do Bridge is considered the Long Bien bridge of Ha Nam, associated with many memories of the lives of the people here. The bridge operated since the early 1970s, before there were other concrete bridges such as Chau Son Bridge, Hong Phu Bridge spanning the Day River. “Cau Do is a shooting spot that I love very much and spent dozens of times shooting here in the past two years,” Gia Bao shared.
Fascinated with photography, Gia Bao realizes how beautiful his homeland is, from which he loves and appreciates life more. On the photo is the sunrise over Phu Ly city, on the left is the Hong Phu bridge across the Day river.
Panorama of the sunset over Phu Ly city, a grade 2 urban area under Ha Nam, the highlight is the section of Le Hoan street (National Highway 1A) running parallel to the Day River. The right corner is Bau pagoda, also known as Thien Bao Tu, the largest temple in Phu Ly.
Chau Giang Bridge crosses Chau Giang River, Phu Ly City at sunset. Chau Giang Bridge has an arch design, 184.58 m long, 20.4 m wide, connecting the economic and cultural center of the city and Bac Chau Giang urban area, creating architectural highlights and urban landscapes. .
Afternoon sunshine on Chau Son bridge across Day river, connecting Phu Ly city center to Chau Son Industrial Park, Kien Khe quarry.
Magical morning dew on Tam Chuc pagoda complex. This is the largest Buddhist temple in Vietnam, located on the ancient temple of the same name, more than 1,000 years old. Tam Chuc Pagoda is located in Ba Sao town, Kim Bang district, Ha Nam province, about 50 km south of Hanoi center.
The pagoda owns a diverse landscape, with its back leaning against That Tinh Mountain, facing Tam Chuc Lake with 6 rocky islands emerging on the lake surface, surrounded by limestone mountains and natural forests, bringing a heroic atmosphere. majestic, peaceful like a fairyland.
The ancient architecture of So Kien Basilica (also known as Ke So Church) is a Roman Catholic church belonging to the Archdiocese of Hanoi. This oldest church in Ha Nam is located in Kien Khe town, Thanh Liem district, about 65 km from Hanoi.
The church is 67.2 meters long, 31.2 meters wide, bearing the title of the Immaculate Conception. This is the pilgrimage center of the diocese of Hanoi, once serving as the archdiocese of the archdiocese from 1882 to 1936.
Out of about 6,000 churches across the country, Vietnam has 4 minor basilicas . These basilicas are honored by the Pope especially for churches with large, ancient architecture, important historical and spiritual significance.
A moment of peace by the Day River, a glimpse of Thanh Liem mountain on the outskirts of Thanh Tuyen ward, Phu Ly city.
“I have been taking pictures for two years, the concept that when taking a picture is to be beautiful. Many places I had to photograph over and over again until I was satisfied. Currently, I can’t capture all of Ha Nam’s landscape overnight, I also hope it will be a motivation to try to find more interesting camera angles to share with readers and friends,” Gia Bao shared.
Ho Xuan Huong’s poetic landscape titled “Kem Trong Mountain” refers to the mountain in Thanh Hai commune, Thanh Liem district. Kem Trong is an empty space between two limestone mountains flowing through the Day River. This is a national scenic monument recognized in 1962.
The photo of buffalo returning in the sunset was taken in the field of Thanh Thuy Commune, Thanh Liem District. Ha Nam countryside mainly grows rice, combines crops and livestock to serve life. Gia Bao believes that such natural images are gradually decreasing, so he loves and cherishes this moment.
Vu Dai fish warehouse craft village, Hoa Hau commune, Ly Nhan district, Ha Nam. One of the secrets of creating this brand of braised fish is that a pot of braised fish has to go through 14 hours of continuous cooking, when it dries, add water and the fire is not too loud, otherwise the fish will burn.
Through the series of photos, Gia Bao wishes that more and more people know Ha Nam, making a small contribution to Ha Nam tourism’s development. “Really, Ha Nam has many beautiful photo corners waiting for everyone to explore,” Gia Bao confided. The young man hopes to meet more people with the same passion for photography to spread the image of his homeland.
Photo: Nguyen Gia Bao
Keyword: Ha Nam is not only Tam Chuc pagoda