North Central

Area: 51,544.6 sq. km.
Population: 10,472.9 thousand habitants (2015).
Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh), Kho Mu, O Du, San Diu, Mong, Chut, Bru – Van Kieu, Lao, Pa Co, Ta Oi, Nung, Xtieng, Xo Dang…

(TITC) - The North Central lies on the narrowest land strip of Viet Nam, between the Truong Son Mountain Range and East Sea. With a long coastline and many border gates to Laos, the region keeps a particularly important position for economy – tourism development between Viet Nam and other countries in East – West Economic Corridor.

 

DIVERSIFIED TOURISM POTENTIALS

The North Central has many favorable conditions to develop tourism with beautiful beaches of Sam Son (Thanh Hoa), Cua Lo (Nghe An), Nhat Le (Quang Binh), Cua Tung (Quang Tri), Thuan An, Lang Co (Thua Thien - Hue)...; many unique natural landscapes such as Huong River, Tam Giang – Cau Hai Lagoon (Thua Thien - Hue Province), Thien Cam Mountain, Ke Go Lake (Ha Tinh)...; natural reserves and national parks including Ben En (Thanh Hoa), Pu Huong, Pu Mat (Nghe An), Vu Quang, Ke Go (Ha Tinh), Phong Nha – Ke Bang (Quang Binh), Bach Ma (Thua Thien – Hue)...; valuable historical, cultural, architectural relics such as Hue Citadel, Ho Chi Minh Trail, Vinh Moc Tunnels, Truong Son Cemetery, Con Tien Military Base, Quang Tri Citadel... It also is home to many specific festivals including Lam Kinh (Thanh Hoa), Cuong Temple (Nghe An), Hon Chen (Thua Thien - Hue); especially Hue Festival held every 2 years has become a international cultural event attracting the large number of domestic and foreign tourists.

 

WORLD HERITAGE

The region also owns 7 world heritage properties recognized by UNESCO including Citadel of the Ho Dynasty (Thanh Hoa), Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park (Quang Binh), Complex of Hue Monuments, Vietnamese court music – Nha nhac, Royal literature on Hue royal architecture (Thua Thien - Hue), Vi and giam folk songs of Nghe Tinh (Nghe An and Ha Tinh), Phuc Giang school woodblocks (Ha Tinh).

 

Ngo Mon Gate in the Complex of Hue Monuments (Thua Thien - Hue Province)

 

It is also the hometown of many Vietnamese celebrities such as Ho Chi Minh, Nguyen Du, Phan Boi Chau, Tran Phu, Vo Nguyen Giap, Le Duan...; Le Kings, Ho Kings, Nguyen Kings, Nguyen Lords, Trinh Lords…

 

In addition, the North Central is home to 25 ethnic groups with diversified folk cultural treasure, typically songs sung while working (ho) on rivers such as ho song Ma (Thanh Hoa), ho vi giam (Nghe Tinh), ho khoan (Quang Binh), ho mai nhi (Quang Tri) and ho Hue.

 

Currently, the region focuses on developing tourism types of sea, ecotourism, exploring caves, heritage… to contribute to society-economy and tourism development in the region and also the whole country.

Thu Giang

ALBUM
NEARBY DESTINATIONS
Hue Citadel

Thua Thien - Hue

Quang Tri Citadel

Quang Tri

Ho Quyen (Tiger Arena)

Thua Thien - Hue

Duyet Thi Duong Theatre

Thua Thien - Hue

MAP
WHERE TO STAY
Hoang Ha Hotel

Add: 126 Ho Tung Mau St., Tu Liem Dist.

Tel: (84-24) 3764 5087

Anh Trang Hotel

Add: 25 Chau Long St., Ba Binh Dist.

Tel: (84-24) 3823 9503

Mai Anh Hotel

Add: 109 Nguyen Thai Hoc St., Ba Dinh Dist.

Tel: (84-24) 3823 2702

Hoang Anh Hotel

Add: 209 Cau Giay St., Cau Giay Dist.

Tel: (84-24) 3833 5986

Hai Dung Hotel

Add: 383 Hoang Quoc Viet St, Cau Giay Dist.

Tel: (84-24) 3756 5778/ 3756 3472

Viet My Hotel

Add: 36 Nguyen Khuyen St., Dong Da Dist.

Tel: (84-24) 3823 2910

Tu Anh Hotel

Add: 8 Thong Phong lane,Quoc Tu Giam Ward, Dong Da Dist.

Tel: (84-24) 3845 9663

Ngoc Linh Hotel

Add: 35 Ngo Sy Lien St., Dong Da Dist.

Tel: (84-24) 3747 4411

Trang An Hotel

Add: 46 Hang Chao St., Dong Da Dist.

Tel: (84-24) 3823 2837

Hoa Thinh Hotel

Add: 63 Ngo Sy Lien St., Dong Da Dist.

Tel: (84-24) 3733 3478/ 3733 4076

Hai Cuong Hotel

Add: 35 Nguyen Khuyen St., Dong Da Dist.

Tel: (84-24) 3747 4130

Huong Giang Hotel

Add: 147 Ton Duc Thang St., Dong Da Dist.

Tel: (84-24) 3851 4516

Nu Hoang Hotel

Add: 25C Cat Linh St., Dong Da Dist.

Tel: (84-24) 3845 9555

Huyen My Hotel

Add: 36 Le Duan St., Dong Da Dist.

Tel: (84-24) 3825 0845

Huong Giang Hotel

Add: 44 Le Duan St., Dong Da Dist.

Tel: (84-24) 3826 0394

Ngoc Quy Hotel

Add: 50 Tran Quy Cap St., Dong Da Dist.

Tel: (84-24) 3733 5029

Hoang Hai Hotel

Add: 16 Yen The lane, Dong Da Dist.

Tel: (84-24) 3825 9485

Con Rong Hotel

Add: 40A Cat Linh St., Dong Da Dist.

Tel: (84-24) 3829 2954

My Linh Hotel

Add: 23 Bui Thi Xuan St., Hai Ba Trung Dist.

Tel: (84-24) 3822 7240

Phu Van Hotel

Add: 96-98 Bui Thi Xuan St., Hai Ba Trung Dist.

Tel: (84-24) 3822 9797

WHERE TO EAT
Hai Phi Restaurant

Add: National Highway 6 , Son La City

Goat Restaurant

Add: Son La Bridge, Son La City

77 Restaurant

Add: 172 Thanh Nien St., Hai Duong City

Tel: (84-220) 3850 453

Tam Coc - Bich Dong Restaurant

Add: Ninh Hai Commune, Hoa Lu Dist., Ninh Binh

Tel: (84-229) 3860 081

Thuy Ta Restaurant

Add: Vi Xuyen Lake, Nam Dinh City

Tel: (84-228) 3839 160

Ngoc Cuong Restaurant

Add: 110 Tran Hung Dao St., Hoa Binh City

Tel: (84-218) 3852 898

Phu Tho Restaurant

Add: 15 Road 2 Cu Xa Lu Gia, Dist. 11

Tel: (84-28) 3865 0921

II Grillo Restaurant

Add: 116 Ba Trieu St., Hoan Kiem Dist.

Tel: (84-24) 3822 7720

Q&Q Restaurant

Add: 73 Nui Truc St., Ba Dinh Dist.

Tel: (84-24) 6273 2025

Van Tue Thai Thinh Restaurant

Add: 23 Thai Thinh St., Dong Da Dist.

Tel: (84-24) 3564 0285

Cau Am Restaurant

Add: Chu Van An St., Ha Dong Dist.

Tel: (84-24) 3382 4514

Hung Hai Restaurant

Add: Dai Lai Lake, Phuc Yen Town

Tel: (84-211) 3856 012

Minh Hai Restaurant

Add: 40 Ngo Quyen St., Vinh Yen City

Tel: (84-211) 3840 883

Son Thuy Restaurant

Add: 600 Dien Bien St., Yen Bai City

Tel: (84-216) 3852 695

Oanh Tri Restaurant

Add: Thau St., Cao Bang City

Tel: (84-206) 3852 797

Thanh Trung Restaurant

Add: 126 Be Van Dan St., Cao Bang City

Tel: (84-206) 3853 513 / 3851 068

Hoa Dao Restaurant

Add: 1 Nguyen Du St., Cao Bang City

Tel: (84-206) 3852 779

Anh Huong Restaurant

Add: 3/10 St., Cao Bang City

Tel: (84-206) 3857 847

Chi Sung Restaurant

Add: 222 Vuon Cam St., Cao Bang City

Tel: (84-206) 3852 186

Dan Toc Quan Restaurant

Add: 3/10 St., Cao Bang City

Tel: (84-206) 3850 878