Top 15 attractions to explore in Quang Binh Province
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It is the largest known cave passage in the world by volume. The scale of this site’s interior is so massive it could fit an entire New York block inside, including skyscrapers, or have a Boeing 747 comfortably fly through without its wings being in any danger.
Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng is a national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site in Quảng Bình Province of Vietnam. The park was created to protect one of the world's two largest karst regions with 300 caves and grottoes and also protects the ecosystem of limestone forest of the Annamite Range region in North Central Coast of Vietnam.
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’.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park contains the oldest karst mountains in Asia, formed approximately 400 million years ago. Riddled with hundreds of cave systems – many of extraordinary scale and length – and spectacular underground rivers. It is designated as a Unesco World Heritage Site in 2003.
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.
Tu Lan Caves System is comprised of over 10 caves in all. Tu Lan Caves System has the largest, deepest, longest, with many connecting caves including inactive dry caves & active wet caves. Its dry entrance provides an outstanding view of the valley below and promises many more adventures inside.
This is a beautiful Eco-tourism destination which was located in the heart of Quang Binh province. This is a very peaceful land because it is surrounded by islands, quite windy and impenetrable so people call it Vung. In the past, this place had a very sacred temple, so people called this place with the name Vung Chua.
Map of attractions in Quang Binh Province