Construction begins on beachside park in Phu Yen
A 1,150-metre park running along the beach of south-central Phu Yen province is expected to give the emerging tourism destination a facelift upon completion. The park will span 6 ha along Doc Lap Street in Tuy Hoa city, the provincial capital, with the main attraction being three pedestrian paths and a 4,500 sq m playground paved with granite and basalt. The VND68.5 billion ($3.06 million) park will be embellished with sculptures and artistic lighting.
Phu Yen, the easternmost province on Vietnam’s mainland, has emerged as a popular new tourist destination for local visitors since the release of the movie ‘Toi Thay Hoa Vang Tren Co Xanh’ (Yellow Flowers on the Green Grass) in 2015. It features beautiful beaches and Ghenh Da Dia, with unique basalt columns only found in four places in the world: Phu Yen, Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland, Los Órganos in Spain, and Fingal in Scotland.