Quang Binh

Quang Binh

Things to do - general

Located 166 km from the North of Hue, the town of Dong Hoi is the capital of Quang Binh Province. During the Second Indochina War, the city suffered extensive damage from US bombing. When travelling on National Highway 1 north of the DMZ, note the old French bunkers and US bomb craters lining the route; they’re especially prolific near road and rail bridges.
Quang Binh is famous for many charming landscape of mountain and sea. The coast is dotted with blue water, yellow sand beaches that sparkle under forests of green willow trees. Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park is noted for its system of some 300 cave and grotto systems with a total length of about 70 km, of which only 20 have been surveyed by Vietnamese and British scientists; 17 of these are in located in the Phong Nha area and three in the Kẻ Bàng area.
Every year, Quang Binh attracts many visitors coming to interesting landscapes such as Phong Nha, Tien Son caves, primitive forest in Phong Nha – Ke Bang reserve, Nhat Le, Da Nhay beaches, Bang Mineral Hot Spring, etc. Among of them, Phong Nha- Ke Bang National Park has been recognized as the World Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2003.

One day trip could be from Dong Hoi to some nearby historical sites like: DMZ including: Ben Hai River, Hien Luong Bridge, La Vang ruin church. Or those places also could be visit on the way down south from Dong Hoi to Hue.

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Sports & nature

Quang Binh is located in the tropical monsoon and always be affected by the climate of the north and south and is divided into two distinct seasons: Rainy season and Dry season
It is in the area of biodiversity in North Truong Son areas where the flora and fauna diversity and originality to many rare genes. Specific to biodiversity in Quang Binh is the Phong Nha - Ke Bang Karst region.         
Quang Binh has a coastline of 116.04 km with five estuaries, including two large estuaries, the ports are Nhat Le, Gianh, Hon La. Hon La bay with surface area of 4 km2, 15 meters of depth, it is surrounded and shielded with islands: Hon La, Hon Co, Hon Chua. This bay is capable to receive ships from 3 to 5 tons to the port without dredging.

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Culture and history info

In the course of history, Quang Binh has formed many famous cultural villages and begin proceedings from generation to generation like "Bat danh huong": "Son-Ha-Canh-Tho-Van-Vo-Co-Kim". Many famous celebrity predecessors in the past and present in many areas of military, cultural - social as Duong Van An, Nguyen Huu Canh, Nguyen Ham Ninh, Hoang Ke Viem, Vo Nguyen Giap, etc.

Quang Binh is the land of cultural objects, the Bau Tro cultural sites, the sites of the culture of Hoa Binh and Dong Son, many historical sites such as: Quang Binh Gateway, Thay Rampart, Rao Sen, Ngo Citadel, Thinh – Nguyen citadels, much renowned places in two wars of aggression against invaders such as Cu Nam, Canh Duong, Cha Lo, Heaven Gate, Xuan Son, Long Dai, Ho Chi Minh Trail, etc.
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