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    Situated in the narrowest strip of land in the country. Quangbinh is famous for Phong Nha Caves, Quangtri has the vestiges of one of the most famous wars in history, the ancient citadel of Khe Sanh, Hien Luong Bridge, Ben Hai River...

    Phong Nha Cave

    Phong Nha Caves
    This complex of 14 caves is situated in a region of limestone mountains. Phong Nha Caves have total length of 7729m, the caves and grottoes are 10 to 40m high, the deeper one penetrates, the more magical are the nature aspects of the cave. Phong Nha Caves are the longest water-caverns with the highest and broadest entrance and the longest underground river in Vietnam. It also shows that the underground sand and stone beaches were the broadest and the most beautiful. These caves contain the most beautiful underground lake and the most beautiful and magical stalactites and stalagmites.

    Vinh Moc Tunnel
    In June 1965, Vinh Moc was almost entirely destroyed. The people of Vinh Moc started digging an underground network of tunnels and rooms for the village population, comprising 82 families for total of 300 people. The passage is approximately 7m under the surface. Seventeen babies were delivered in the passage during the war.

    The 17th Parallel
    ( Ben Hai Rriver and Hien Luong Bridge )
    Ben Hai River runs 100km in Truong Son Mountains to meet the sea at Cua Tung Mouth. The widest part of the river is about 200m, the portion covered by Hien Luong Bridge is approximately 170m wide. Under the Geneva agreement on Vietnam in 1954, Ben Hai River was selected as a temporary demarcation line separating the country into two parts. Hien Luong Bridge was divided into parts, each serving as a border gate. Nowadays, Ben Hai River and Hien Luong Bridge have become the historic landmarks and great tourist attractions.

    Quangtri Citadel
    Was built in 1824 upon order of Minh Mang King. The citadel was initially built in clay and was rebuilt with bricks four years later. Nowadays, you can see several pieces of brick walls remaining from the citadel.

    Khe Sanh Combat Base
    Khe Sanh is a valley surrounded entirely by rolling mountains and forest. Topographically, Khe Sanh is similar to Dien Bien Phu. It used to be an American defense station believed to be unassailable. The entrenched fortifications surrounding Khe Sanh comprise three areas: Ta Con, Lang Vay and Huong Hoa. More than 10,000 army men were stationed at Khe Sanh, not to speak of many other troops ready to intervene.


    Telephone code: (84-54)
    Area: 5,010 km2
    Population: 1,045,134

    Hue is located on the country's central coast. The area has variety sites of outstanding natural beauty. The average temperature is about 25 degrees. The area is also notorious for its torrential rains, which can pour unabated for week. The beauty of the area led it to be chosen as the capital by the kings of Nguyen dynasty. It was recently recognized as an Unesco Wold heritage site.

    Lang Co Beach

    Royal Tombs
    Often built when the ruling king was still alive, so they ended up looking more like miniature palaces than simple memorials. Hue has eight notable royal tombs to the southeast of the former citadel. The most outstanding are Gia Long is 16km from the city; Minh Mang Tomb, covering an area of 18ha, 12km from Hue; Tu Duc Tomb is 8km away; Khai Dinh tomb is 10km from Hue.

    Thien Mu Pagoda
    This pagoda was built in the 14th century, is situated on Ha Khe hillock area near the Perfume River and also known as Linh Mu Pagoda, Thien Mu pagoda is one of the most beautiful and ancient architectural structures for worship in Hue. The most striking feature of the pagoda is Phuoc Duyen Tower, the tower was built by Thieu Tri in 1844 and has become the unofficial symbol of Hue.

    Ancient Citadel
    The first king of the Nguyen dynasty, Gia Long, began construction of the complex in 1805. The present citadel, including Imperial Enclosure, Forbidden purple City, Noon Gate, Thai Hoa Palace, the Temple, nine Dynastic Urns, Hien Lam Cac and Cung That, occupies an area of 5.2 sq km on the north bank of the Perfume River.

    Bach Ma National Park
    Known as the Dalat of central Vietnam, is 50km south of Hue. The park covers 220 sq km and is home to many rare plants and animals.

    Canh Duong Beach
    60km from Hue, this crescent shaped 8km beach is the most beautiful in the region. Its sand is white and soft and there is usually a mild breeze, making it a top spot for windsurfing and sailing.

    Lang Co Beach
    70km south of the city, its shore sand is very fine, its descends towards the sea sloping very gently, so it is convenient for tourists of all ages coming here for sea bathing.