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Dong Hoi, Capital of Quang Binh

Quang Binh province, which its capital Dong Hoi,  is situated in the north of Central Vietnam with a coastline of over 116km and a shared border of 201km with Laos in the west. The land spreads out from mountains, seas and famous spots such as Ngang Pass, Ly Hoa Pass, Nhat Le beach, Hac Hai lagoon, Heaven Gate, and especially the Phong Nha Ke Bang Cave, which has been recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Phong Nha Ke Bang caves and grottos

cave in vietnam, cave explores, trip in vietnam, dong hoi, image of phong nha, phong nha tour picturs, Phong nha galleryPhong Nha-Ke Bang national park is famous for its beautiful limestone formations, grottoes and caves, and boasts lush forestland covering 95 percent of the park area.The Phong Nha cave itself, which lends its name to the whole system, is probably the most beautiful of all, containing many fascinating rock formations, enchanting visitors with evocative names such as Lion, Fairy Caves, Royal Court and Buddha. Besides the grotto and cave systems, Phong Nha has the longest underground rivers, the largest caverns and passageways, the widest and prettiest sand banks, and the most astonishing rock formations in the world. According to initial statistics, the primitive tropical forest in Phong Nha-Ke Bang houses 140 families, 427 branches, and 751 species of high-rated plants, of which 36 species are endangered and listed in the Viet Nam Red Book. The forest is also home to 32 sets, 98 families, 256 races and 381 species of four land backboned animals. Sixty-six animal species are listed in the Viet Nam Red Book and 23 other species in the World Red Book. In general, Phong Nha-Ke Bang's animals are more diverse than in other natural reserves and national parks. Phong Nha-Ke Bang also boasts dozens of mountain peaks of over 1,000 meters still unexplored by men and seen as ideal sites for activities like climbing and exploration.

Da Nhay Beach
The white sand beach lies at the foot of Ly Hoa mountain pass. The beach is frequented thanked to its long strip of white sandy beach - ideal for sunbathing - and the seawater is gentle and turquoise blue.

Nhat Le Beach
It is 2km to the northeast of Dong Hoi town and located closely to the Nhat Le estuary. The smooth sand beach stretches along the city.

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