Visiting the resting place of General Vo Nguyen Giap

Published:  02:15 Friday - September 23, 2016 General Vo Nguyen Giap is one of the greatest Vietnamese hero and military strategists of the 20th century. He died in 2013 and the resting place of General Vo Nguyen Giap is in Vung Chua, Yen Island. Vietnamese people always remember him and his great contribution for Vietnam. So, his resting place becomes a tourist destination in Quang Binh province for those who want to visit and remember about General Vo Nguyen Giap.

General Vo Nguyen Giap to rest in peace in the area of Vung Chua – Yen (swallow) Island in Quang Dong commune of Quang Trach district, Quang Binh province. This landscape of Quang Binh is combined by Vung Chua beach on the mainland and Yen Island, which is about 20 minute by boat from shore.

General Vo Nguyen Giap to rest in peace in the area of Vung Chua – Yen (swallow) Island in Quang Dong commune of Quang Trach district, Quang Binh province. This landscape of Quang Binh is combined by Vung Chua beach on the mainland and Yen Island, which is about 20 minute by boat from shore.

Located in Quang Dong commune, Quang Trach district, Quang Binh province, Vung Chua – Yen Island is a famous beauty spot in northern Quang Binh. It is 10km from the poetic Ngang Pass and just over 2 km from Highway 1.

Lying adjacent to the Hon La deepwater bay, at the foot of the majestic Ngang Pass, Vung Chua is a long beach with white sand and being surrounded by green trees. Compared to many other beaches, Vung Chua attracts visitors by the wild beauty and tranquility.

Being surrounded by the three island of Hon La, Hon Gio and Hon Nom (Swallow Island), Vung Chua area is pretty airtight. Vung Chua is the shelter for many boats during storms.

The Swallow Island is not far from Vung Chua. It is the home to swallow birds so the island is named after the bird. It takes just over a 20 minute boat ride from Vung Chua to Swallow Island. The space here is extremely spacious. Amid the ocean, the Swallow Island emerges as a green jewel, with poetic and wild beauty.

The Swallow Island joins Hon La and Hon Gio islands to make the three peaks of a triangle on the East Sea. At the sunrise or sunset, the scenery here is really stunning.

The Sawallow Isalnd joins Hon La and Hon Gio islands to make the three peaks of a triangle on the East Sea. At the sunrise or sunset, the scenery here is really stuning 

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