Ha Long City

Area: 271.95 sq. km

Population: 236.972 thousand habitants (2014)

Administrative division: 

Wards (20): Ha Khanh, Ha Lam, Ha Trung, Ha Phong, Ha Tu, Hong Hai, Cao Thang, Cao Xanh, Yet Kieu, Tran Hung Dao, Bach Dang, Hon Gai, Bai Chay, Hong Ha, Ha Khau, Gieng Day, Hung Thang, Tuan Chau, Viet Hung, Dai Yen.

Ethnic groups: Ha Long's population are most having emigrated from other places to settle here and mainly the Viet (or Kinh).

◊ Geographical position

Ha Long City, formerly the Hon Gai Town, is the cultural, economic and political centre of Quang Ninh Province. It borders Cam Pha City to the east, the Quang Yen Town to the west, the Hoanh Bo District to the north and Ha Long Bay to the south with the coastline of 20km

 

 

The city is divided into two parts: East Ha Long and West Ha Long. The eastern part is an industrial zone where most of the province's official buildings are also concentrated. The western part, also called Bai Chay, is the animated tourism zone.

 

◊ Characteristics

Being a coastal city, it has unique potentials of tourism and seaport due to its land lies along the shore of Ha Long Bay of 50km, and is 155km to the north-east from Ha Noi, 55km to the west from Hai Phong, 180km to the east from Mong Cai International Border Gate, and bounded by the Tonkin Gulf to the south. Ha Long has strategic location of economic development, security of the region and the country.

 

◊ Economy and Tourism

Ha Long City is the cultural, economic and political centre of Quang Ninh Province.

 

The city endowed with Ha Long Bay - a World Natural Heritage Site recognized by UNESCO for its thousands of natural islands. In addition to the most active branch of tourism, there are other economic activities such as: trade, seaport, coal, marine products and the production of construction materials.

 

In the south of the city is Bai Tho (Poem) Mountain which was widely used by famous poets. Its limestone peak is rich in bio-diversity and offers attractive views of the bay.

 

There are also such places of interest as Cua Van Fishing Village, Hoang Gia Park, Ha Long Market, Bai Chay Trading Center, Sun World Halong Complex, Quang Ninh Museum and Library, Tuan Chau International Tourism and Recreation Complex, etc.

ALBUM
NEARBY DESTINATIONS
Trong Mai Islet

Quang Ninh

Tuan Chau Island

Quang Ninh

Ha Long Bay

Quang Ninh

Sung Sot Grotto

Quang Ninh

WHERE TO STAY
Sao Mai Hotel

Add: 88 Vuon Dao St., Bai Chay, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 256

Ngoc Phuong Hotel

Add: 59 Anh Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 653

Phuong Vi Hotel

Add: 25 Vuon Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 595

Hai Ha Hotel

Add: 83 Vuon Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 590

Binh Minh 1 Hotel

Add: 16 Vuon Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 151

Royal Hotel and Villas

Add: Ha Long St., Bai Chay, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3848 777/ 3847 209

Hoa Phuong Hotel

Add: 68 Vuon Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 743

Manh Cuong Hotel

Add: 79 Vuon Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 342

Viet Phuong Hotel

Add: 5 Anh Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 493

Binh Minh 2 Hotel

Add: 117 Vuon Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3844 315

Tuan Chau Resort

Add: Tuan Chau Island, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3842 999

Hong Hanh Hotel

Add: Group 12- Zone 4B, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3844 488

Ngoc Mai Hotel

Add: Hau Can St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 123

Kim Cuong Hotel

Add: 46 - 48 Anh Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 808

Viet Nhat Hotel

Add: 66 Vuon Dao St., Bai Chay, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 175

CityBay Palace Hotel

Add: 156 Le Thanh Tong St., Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3621 838

Thai Hoa Hotel

Add: 264 Ha Long St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3845 477

Truong Giang Hotel

Add: Hau Can St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3844 908

Quoc Cuong Hotel

Add: 48 Vuon Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 743

Suoi May Hotel

Add: 8 Anh Dao St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 473

WHERE TO EAT
Bien Mo Floating Restaurant

Add: 35 Ben Tau St., Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3828 951

Nang Tam Vegetarian Restaurant

Add: Yen Tu's telpher station, Uong Bi City

Tel: (84-203) 3661 027

Hong Kong Restaurant

Add: Ha Long St., Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3847 591

Thien Trang Restaurant

Add: 7 Tran Phu St., Cam Pha City

Tel: (84-203) 3862 467

Tuyet Tuyet Restaurant

Add: Khu 8, Cai Rong Townlet, Van Don Dist.

Tel: (84-203) 3874 256

Quan Hai Lau Restaurant

Add: Bai Chay St., Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3847 037

Cong Doan Restaurant

Add: Bai Chay Tourist Centre, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 780

Bien Xanh Restaurant

Add: 8 Le Thanh Tong St., Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3825 112

Anh Duong Restaurant

Add: Group 6, Yet Kieu Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 6293 666

Ha Long Wonder Restaurant

Add: 98 Ben tau Hon Gai St., Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3811 279

Phu Dong Restaurant

Add: 6A Le Thanh Tong St., Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3656 339