TAG : Phu Yen

  • Storied past

    Storied past

    Tales of gods and natural rock formations make a visit to Tuy Hoa an enjoyable and worthwhile experience.

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  • Big & boisterous

    Big & boisterous

    Different from cafés in big cities, which are mostly located in a small venue due to high rents, those in places like Tuy Hoa in Phu Yen province are usually quite spacious.

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  • PHU YEN TO DEVELOP TOURISM INFRASTRUCTURE

    PHU YEN TO DEVELOP TOURISM INFRASTRUCTURE

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recently agreed with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s proposal to include south-central Phu Yen province in a tourism infrastructure development project being funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in the expectation that tourism will contribute at least 10% to GDP.

    Phu Yen has potential for the development of improved infrastructure and tourism could become a spearhead economic sector in the future. The province must build a strong brand name and push ahead with institutional reform and ensure environmental hygiene. Travel companies must develop human resources and increase regional connectivity. Local authorities need to focus on evaluating the environmental impacts and protecting the local habitat, especially in coastal, residential and industrial areas. Phu Yen remains behind other localities nationwide due to its low and unsustainable economic growth and shortcomings in its industrial economy.

  • 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.

  • ROCKY WONDERS

    ROCKY WONDERS

    Basalt columns are found in only one place in Vietnam, Phu Yen province, but are far from the only local attraction.

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  • A dot in  the ocean

    A dot in the ocean

    Shared by two provinces, the remoteness of Hon Nua Island brings its own reward.

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  • Beachside park construction starts in Phu Yen

    Beachside park construction starts in Phu Yen

    A 1.15-km park running along the beach of south-central Phu Yen province is expected to give the emerging tourist destination a boost upon completion. The park will cover 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 also feature sculptures and artistic lighting, as well as a parking lot.

    Phu Yen, the easternmost province on Vietnam’s mainland, emerged as a new tourist destination among local people with the release of the movie ‘Toi Thay Hoa Vang Tren Co Xanh’ (Yellow Flowers on the Green Grass) in 2015. It boasts beautiful beaches and Ghenh Da Dia, which has 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.

  • SPRING ON THE RIVER

    SPRING ON THE RIVER

    Living on the banks of many rivers, fishing communities in Phu Yen province in Vietnam’s south-central region have their own ways of celebrating the Lunar New Year.

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  • Hidden in plain sight

    Hidden in plain sight

    It’s refreshing to find there are still some lovely, untouched spots to be found in Vietnam, of which Phu Yen is one.

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