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Quang Ninh to offer SEA Games 31 athletes free admission to tourist attractions

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More than 1,400 athletes, coaches, referees and organising committee members taking part in the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) events in Quang Ninh will be entitled to free admission to popular tourist attractions in the northern province. Ha Long Bay, a popular tourist destination in Quang Ninh. (Photo: VNA) Free sightseeing tours and experience activities will be held during the games, alternating between competition days, to allow all athletes and coaching staff to join, according to Nguyen Thanh Tung, Deputy Director of the provincial Department of Culture and Sports. SEA Games 31 is the biggest sports event ever hosted by Quang Ninh. It is deemed as a perfect opportunity for the coastal province to introduce its magnificent natural landscapes to international visitors. The province has designated five three- to five-star hotels to accommodate sports delegations, referees and organising committee members. It will host competitions in seven sports, namely beach volleyball

Bai Dinh Pagoda, Ninh Binh

 

Spectacular glass-bottom bridge opens for daredevils

Bach Long, the world’s longest glass-bottom bridge, offers the brave a special walkway 150 meters above a valley.

Buddha's Birthday Festival in Ba Vang pagoda, Quang Ninh 2022 🙏

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Nui Thung: the angel eye of the mountain in Cao Bang

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Located in the middle of a beautiful valley in the border district of Tra Linh, Angel Eye Mountain, locally known as Nui Thung, is a favourite place for camping activities of young people in the northern Cao Bang Province. Nui Thung: the angel eye of the mountain in Cao Bang Province. Nui Thung impresses visitors with its unique appearance as it has a hole, measuring 50m in diameter, passing through its face, which looks like a giant eye in the centre of the mountain. At the foot of the mountain, campers can find the perfect place to set up their camps on immense grasslands or by green lakes. They can admire charming natural landscapes while walking around and taking photos. When night falls, the temperatures can drop as low as winter. Even though a campfire may be built, campers should prepare warm clothes in advance. Tay ethnic women rowing a bamboo raft on the lake at the foot of Angel Eye Mountain Upon rising, an interesting activity at the beginning of the day is paddling a stand-

First lotus festival to feature 200 lotus-made dishes in Vietnam

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A lotus festival, the first of its kind in Vietnam, is scheduled to take place in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap between May 19 - 21, which is expected to set a record of 200 lotus-made dishes. Pham Thien Nghia, chairman of the Dong Thap provincial People’s Committee, said the festival will provide an opportunity for the locality to introduce its tourism potential and typical lotus products, whilst simultaneously calling for greater investment in local socio-economic development. During the three-day festival, a wide range of activities will be held, including an exhibition of lotus products, a photo exhibition on President Ho Chi Minh, as well as a photo and song contest about Dong Thap province. There will also be performances on lotus tea tasting, lectures on the lotus in Vietnamese culture, and calligraphy on lotus leaves. The highlight of the festival will be performances by artisans who are to create 200 lotus-made dishes to be decorated in the shape of a giant lotus flow

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Ban Gioc among world’s top amazing waterfalls

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 Ban Gioc Waterfall is considered a priceless gift that the nature has given to the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang. It is an overwhelming waterfall with breathtaking beauty in Southeast Asia. Ban Gioc Waterfall, located on the Vietnam-China borderline, is in Dam Thuy commune of Trung Khanh district. (Photo: VNA)   The waterfall is 89km to the north of Cao Bang township and 26km from Trung Khanh town. (Photo: VNA)   Ban Gioc Waterfall is 53 metres high and 300 metres wide. It has three levels with many smaller waterfalls. (Photo: VNA)   Laying at the foot of the waterfall is a river. (Photo: VNA)   Laying at the foot of the waterfall is a river. (Photo: VNA)    Source: VNP

Vinh Hy Bay, Ninh Thuan

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Helicopter tours of HCM City officially go on sale

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TST tourist company has officially launched its first helicopter tour known as “Ho Chi Minh City From Above", with tickets being put up for sale on April 21 at a price of roughly VND4 million. Helicopter tours of Ho Chi Minh City officially go on sale (Photo: plo.vn) The move comes following Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism co-ordinating with the Military Hospital 175 and the Southern Vietnam Helicopter Company (VNH South), as well as a number of travel firms to carry out a survey in order to design a new tourism product for the southern metropolis. Nguyen Minh Man, communication director of TST tourist company, revealed that the firm have officially opened helicopter tours, with the first pilot flight being conducted on April 29. The preferential price on the first flight stands at only VND4,080,000 with a flight time of 40 minutes, with this passing through places like Aeon Mall Tan Phu - Aeon Mall Binh Tan, RMIT, Phu My Bridge, Thu Thiem Bridge, Landmark 81, and the Binh