Tag Archives: Thanh Hoa

Go Off-the-beaten-track in Pu Luong

If someone asks me whether Thanh Hoa is a great place to travel, it wouldn’t be an easy yes or no. For first-time travellers to Vietnam, Thanh Hoa is NOT an option because it doesn’t have any major tourist site, except for the world heritage Ho Citadel which is promoted rather poorly. Thanh Hoa has a beach, but Sam Son …

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Explore Thanh Hoa province

Thanh Hoa is a northern tip of central Vietnam, situated 1,560 km from Ho Chi Minh City to the North and 150 km from Hanoi to the South. This is a large province ranking the 5th place in the area and the 3rd most crowded province in Vietnam. This is also one of the first habitations of the Vietnamese people. …

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Ham Rong Bridge is completely repaired

By 21st March, after over 100 working days, the legend bridge Ham Rong in Thanh Hoa has been repaired, innovated to welcome the 45th anniversary of Ham Rong victory. Spanning Ma River, Ham Rong bridge plays an important role in North-South route. In aerial bombardment campaign conducted against the Democratic Republic of Vietnam from 1965 until 1973, the U.S Air …

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Ben En National Park in Thanh Hoa

Ben En National Park is located in Nhu Xuan district, Thanh Hoa province and 36 km away from Thanh Hoa city to the Southwest. It covers a total area of 16.634 ha, of which 8.544 ha is primitive forest with a complex of mountains, rivers, streams, lakes with many names and legends about destinations. Ben En National Park is the …

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The god fish stream in Thanh Hoa

Thanh Hoa is the land of mysteries and amazement with a lot of “god fish streams”. For a long time, people have handed out the occult stories about the origin of “god fish stream”.  It is the mystery of the stories that contributes to remain unspoiled natural beauty of the stream. The existence of the god fish living in the …

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Citadel of Ho Dynasty

Citadel of Ho Dynasty also called as Tay Do or Tay Giai citadels located in the two communes of Vinh Tien and Vinh Long, Vinh Loc district, Thanh Hoa province to the West. Citadel of Ho Dynasty was built in 1397 by top mandarin Ho Quy Ly. It is said that it took only 3 months to complete the construction. …

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