Nong Fa Lake - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Nong Fa Lake, Laos
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About Nong Fa Lake
Nong Fa Lake or Nongphatom Lake (meaning Blue lake) is a volcanic crater lake in the mountains of Sanxay District, Attapeu Province, southeastern Laos, located within the Dong Ampham National Biodiversity Conservation Area, about 12 kilometres from the Vietnamese border.
Attractions Near Nong Fa Lake
The vast Sekong River Basin is one of the most important Mekong tributaries. Originating in the Central Highlands of Vietnam, the Sekong River flows through Laos and then enters Cambodia to join the mighty Mekong River. Contributing ten percent of the water flow to the Mekong River, the Sekong River joins with the Sesan and Srepok Rivers to form the 3S River Basin, a major sub-basin of the Mekong River system.
Dong Hua Sao covers an area of 1,100 sq km. This protected area is located in the province of Champasak within the districts of Bachieng . The lowland plains comprise over half of the protective area with the elevation ranging from 100 to 1000 m. The area’s vegetation consists mainly of evergreen forest in the lowlands and the uplands with dry dipterocarp forest and mixed deciduous forest. It is one of the conservative area of a wide range of wildlife.
Mỹ Sơn is an ancient Hindu temple that was constructed between the 4th and the 14th century by the Kings of Champa in present Quảng Nam province, central Vietnam. The temples are dedicated to the worship of the god Shiva.
Diocese of Kon Tum is a Roman Catholic diocese of Vietnam. The bishop since 2015 is Aloysius Gonzaga Nguyễn Hùng Vị. More than 16% of the million persons living in its area are Roman Catholics. Many of them belong to ethnic minorities. It is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Huế. It was erected as a Vicariate Apostolic on January 18, 1932. On November 24, 1960, it was elevated to a diocese. In 1967, some of the territories were split off to form the new Diocese of Ban Mê Thuột.
The Golden Bridge is a 150-meter-long pedestrian bridge in the Bà Nà Hills resort, near Da Nang, Vietnam. It is designed to connect the cable car station with the gardens and to provide a scenic overlook and tourist attraction. The bridge loops nearly back around to itself, and has two giant stone hands designed to appear to support the structure.
A famous Buddhist temple which was located in the heart of Da Nang which was famous for its architectural intelligence and its historical significance.
Where is Nong Fa Lake
Discover More Attractions in Attapeu Province, Where Nong Fa Lake Is Located
Attapeu is a province of Laos in the southeast of the country. It has five districts: Samakkixay, Xaysetha, Sanamxay, Sanxay, and Phouvong, covering an area of 10,320 square kilometreswith a population of 127,285. Its capital city lies at Attapeu . It was known as the "land of heroism". There are two biodiversity areas: Dong Ampham Forest and Xepaine Forest.