Quang Ninh is a coastal northeastern province. The province is famous for its well-known landscapes, such as Ha Long Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay and many beautiful beaches, namely Tra Co, Co To, Dai seaside (Van Don district); Tuan Chau island, Bai Tho mountain….and historical and architectural relics together with cultural diversification. These make Quang Ninh an attractive destination for many tourists.

Co To Island
Co To Island
Tuan Chau Island
Tuan Chau Island

Many ethnic minority groups, each having its own characteristic, are inhabiting in the province together, creating cultural diversification for Quang Ninh. Visiting Quang Ninh, tourists have chance to learn about archeological relics proving the presence of ancient people in the land which creates a cultural space of hundreds of cultural heritages. There are many important historical and archeological relics. Quang Ninh’s cultural heritages range from Dong Trieu to Mong Cai to fareast islands, such as Co To, Quang Lan-Minh Chau, Ngoc Vung…

An Sinh Temple - an important relic of the Tran dynasty relic in Dong Trieu, Quang Ninh
An Sinh Temple – an important relic of the Tran dynasty relic in Dong Trieu, Quang Ninh

The province has many destinations being selected by tourists as places worth to visit, namely Yen Tu relic (Uong Bi city), royal tombs of Tran Kings (Dong Trieu district), Bach Dang stake area (Yen Hung district), Van Don relic (Van Don distirict), such typical relics and festivals as Cua Ong temple (in Cam Pha), Yen Tu (Uong Bi), Tien Cong (Yen Hung), Tra Co temple (Mong Cai), Quan Lan temple (in Van Don), etc as well as the traditional customes, various kinds of singing, including love expressing singing of fishermen in Ha Long Bay, Soong Co singing of San Chi people and cap sac festival of Dao people, etc…

Yen Tu relic (Uong Bi)
Yen Tu relic (Uong Bi)

Especially, tourists have chance to visit Ha Long Bay, which was twice recognised as the world heritage site by the UNESCO by taking part in various tourism programmes, including visiting Sung Sot cave, Dau Go cave, Me Cung grotto, Thien Cung grotto, Trong Mai isle, Titov and Tuan Chau beaches and floating fishing village…Ha Long Bay has won at the voting campaign to become one of the seven world seven wonders launched by the New Open World organisation.

Sung Sot Cave
Sung Sot Cave
The road leads to the bay from Thien Cung Grotto
The road leads to the bay from Thien Cung Grotto

When visiting Quang Ninh, tourists also have chance to enjoy seafood, including such valuable dishes as holothurian, abalone, shrimp, crab, shell, oyster, edible seaweed…/.