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Son Doong cave
Son Doong cave
Located in the core zone of the Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park, Son Doong cave is 7.3 km long, 150m high, 200 m wide and has been considered as the worlds biggest cave. It features a magnificent stalactites system, a collection of beautiful stone pearls and a unique primeval forest.
Bang Mineral Hot Spring
Bang Mineral Hot Spring

Bang Mineral Hot Spring belongs to the Kim Thuy commune, Le Thuy district, and is around 60 km southwest from Dong Hoi city. It is the only hot mineral water source in Vietnam. Temperatures have been measured at 105°C. It attracts many visitors for the rare trace elements found in the water having a curative effect

Bau Tro Lake
Bau Tro Lake
Bau Tro is a freshwater lake located between the sand dunes and Nhat Le beach. This lake is an important fresh water supply source for Dong Hoi city. Moreover, Bau Tro is known as an archaeological site where excavations found remains of the prehistoric Neolithic period. This is a landscape, is both a vestige zone with archaeological sites of ancient Vietnamese to leave.
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Historical Monuments
Dao Duy Tu Rampart
Dao Duy Tu Rampart

Dao Duy Tu Rampart also called Thay Rampart under Bao Ninh and Hai Ninh Commune, Dong Hoi City and Quang Ninh District, Quang Binh Province. Dao Duy Tu Rampart system began construction since 1630 to 1662 in order to prevent Trinh enemy.

Quang Binh Quan
Quang Binh Quan
Quang Binh Quan belong to Dong Hoi City that is an ancient bastion system was built in 1630 by Nguyen King to protect Phu Xuan capital, today has been restored as the original.
Mandarin Nguyen Huu Canh’s Tomb
Mandarin Nguyen Huu Canh’s Tomb

Mandarin Nguyen Huu Canh tomb located on a high hill where have airy trees of An Marketing mountains under Truong Thuy commune, Le Thuy district, Quang Binh province. Nguyen Huu Canh was a great mandarin under the Nguyen King for fight the enemy, open territory, defind the territory of Vietnam into a unified country.

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Cultural festivals
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Minh Hoa full moon festival
Minh Hoa full moon festival

Minh Hoa, a small town in mountainous area, is located near the Lao – Vietnamese frontier. The Full Moon Festival in March in Minh Hoa is a traditional cultural festival of Quang Binh province.

Fish Praying Ritual of Hai Thanh fishermen
Fish Praying Ritual of Hai Thanh fishermen
The Fish Praying Ritual of Hai Thanh fishermen is held on the 14th day of the fourth lunar month. The festival expresses the fishermen’s thanks to whales, respectfully called Grandfather Fish, and prays for a safe and profitable fishing season and a peaceful life for those who face the many challenges and risks at sea
the Traditional Boat Racing Festival on Kien Giang river
the Traditional Boat Racing Festival on Kien Giang river

The traditional boat racing festival is held on  the Independent Day September 02 every year on Kien Giang River, Le Thuy district with the length of about 24 km


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Eminent people of Quang Binh
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General Vo Nguyen Giap
General Vo Nguyen Giap
Vo Nguyen Giap born on August 25, 1911 at An Xa village, Loc Thuy commune, Le Thuy district, Quang Binh province. He was the son of Vo Nguyen Than. At 13, he began attending a French lycée in Hue, but was expelled after two years for organizing a student strike. He later attended the University of Hanoi where he gained a bachelor’s degree in political economy and law in 1937
Mandarin Nguyen Huu Canh
Mandarin Nguyen Huu Canh

Mandarin Nguyen Huu Canh (1650-1700) born at Phuoc Long commune, Chuong Tin district, today Van Ninh commune, Quang Ninh district, was a famous army commander and an excellent administrator (a meritorious high-ranking official of the Nguyen Phuc Chu Lord (1691-1725 )). He is credited for expanding our territories to the south and laying foundations for the city of Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City

Poet Han Mac Tu
Poet Han Mac Tu

Han Mac Tu (September 22, 1912 - November 11, 1940) born at Le My village, Dong Hoi city, was really named after Nguyen Trong Tri. His pen names included: Minh Duệ, Phong Trần, Lệ Thanh, and finally Hàn Mặc Tử, by which name is known today. His most famous poetic works included “Le Thanh poem anthology”, “Rustic girl” and “Lady Spring”.

 

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