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Citadel Dong Hoi

Hà Huy Tập, Hải Đình, Đồng Hới, Quảng Bình, Vietnam

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About Citadel Dong Hoi

Dong Hoi citadel held an important position in many historical periods of Vietnam in general and in Quang Binh in particular. It is a complex of high fences and towers, forming a fortress that protected the kings and the capital of the Nguyen dynasty in Hue.


Attractions near Citadel Dong Hoi

Tam Toa Church1.29km from Citadel Dong Hoi

Tam Toa is an old Catholic Church built in the 19th century. It was once a central part of the Dong Hoi town but after a fatal bombing during the Vietnam War, only the church façade and the bell remains behind a wrought iron gate. The Church stands as a testimony to Vietnamese strength and attracts a large number of history buffs and war relic enthusiasts every year.

Bau Tro Lake3.08km from Citadel Dong Hoi

Bau Tro - A freshwater lake adjacent to Nhat Le beach. Bau Tro is the name of a freshwater lake located in the middle of coastal sand dunes, in the northeast of Dong Hoi town. Its bank is also an archeological site where the primitive people have resided around the lake in ancient times.

Dancing rock beach24.82km from Citadel Dong Hoi

Đá Nhảy in Vietnamese means "the rocks that jump" referring to the topographical feature of this beach which sees thousands rock reaching the sea.

Hang En (Swallow Cave)34.54km from Citadel Dong Hoi

Hang En is the third largest cave in the world, after Hang Sơn Đoòng in the same national park, and Deer Cave in Malaysia. The only ways to reach the cave are by helicopter, or an approximately four-hour jungle trek from the nearest road.

Chùa Hoằng Phúc35.62km from Citadel Dong Hoi

Hoang Phuc Pagoda is one of the oldest places in Quang Binh. According to the tradition, in 1301, the Buddha preached and preached ethics at this temple, so Hoang Phuc Pagoda is very sacred, up to now, Hoang Phuc Pagoda has a long history of over 715 years and is one of the oldest temples in the Central.

Phong Nha Cave38.55km from Citadel Dong Hoi

Phong Nha Cave is a cave in Quảng Bình Province, Vietnam. It is 7,729 meters long and contains 14 grottoes, as well as a 13,969-metre underground river. Its cave system features underground passageways and river caves filled with stalactites and stalagmites. The stalagmites that used to stand at the cave’s entrance apparently inspired its name: Phong Nha means ‘Wind and Teeth’.

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Quang Binh Province15 attractions

Quang Binh has diverse terrain with everything from mountains to lowlands, forests, and islands, as well as seas and rivers, making it a great place to visit. Quang Binh also Known as “The king of the caves”, has the complex of caves in Phong Nha Ke Bang national park, a World Natural Heritage site by UNESCO, and Son Doong Cave, the new and biggest cave in the world.