TAG : Cao Bang

  • First night pedestrian malls open in Cao Bang and Vinh

    The first night-time pedestrian malls have been opened in Cao Bang city in the northern province of the same name and Vinh city in north-central Nghe An province.

    In Cao Bang, the pedestrian mall and food market along Kim Dong Street is open from 7pm to 11pm every Friday and Saturday, with 70 stalls serving local specialties and souvenirs. There are also cultural activities, street art, and folk games.

    The pedestrian mall in Vinh is along Cao Thang Street and open from 6.30pm to 11pm daily. There are 114 stalls with snacks and drinks, local specialties, footwear, clothing, souvenirs, and cultural and arts activities.

    The new vehicle-free streets aim to provide residents and visitors more entertainment at night as well as promote the local cultural identity, cuisine, and specialties.

  • Life in simplicity

    Life in simplicity

    All able-bodied adults in Khuoi Khon village are out on the rice terraces by 5.30am. Rice is the village’s cash crop and they will try to make the most of the short harvesting season.


  • Back by design

    Back by design

    A project targeting the renewal of traditional techniques for dyeing and preparing cloth in the northern mountains has been largely successful.




    It takes some effort but theres a host of places to take in during a trip to Ban Gioc Waterfall in Cao Bang province bordering China.


  • Sharp & strong

    Sharp & strong

    The Nung people in Cao Bang province have a well-deserved reputation for making the best knives in the country.


  • NEW NATIONAL PARK established in Cao Bang

    NEW NATIONAL PARK established in Cao Bang

    The establishment of the Phia Oac-Phia Den National Park in the northern province of Cao Bang has been approved by the government. On an area of some 10,600 ha, the park, which was formerly a nature preservation area, will protect and develop local ecology and diversity, which comprises 90 types of plants and 58 rare animals, as well as cultural values, landscapes, and the ecological environment. The management board will also be responsible for improving the forest’s capacity to retain more water, prevent erosion and flooding, and protect the ecology. Scientific research will be conducted on preservation, improving people’s awareness about the environment and biological diversity and training human resources to save wild animals.

  • Cao Bang in Top 10 Southeast Asian treks

    With stunning landscapes of mountains, caves, lakes, and the impressive Ban Gioc Waterfall, Cao Bang province in Vietnam’s north has been ranked fifth in the Top 10 ideal destinations for trekking tourists, by SkyScanner. Cao Bang was one of the first places to be inhabited by Vietnamese people, possibly for its abundant farming land. Nowadays, people visit the watery wonderland to hike through mountains and paddle through springs, rivers, and the famous Ban Gioc Waterfall. Trekkers can reach Cao Bang by taking a five-hour bus trip from Hanoi.

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