Tuyen Quang’s Tourism Potential

Published:  05:34 Wednesday - November 21, 2012

Tuyen Quang’s Tourism Potential

With typical cultural features of ethnic groups in the northern mountainous area, traditional festivals, romantic landscapes and hundred of historical relics, Tuyen Quang Province has become an alluring destination for both domestic and foreign visitors. Vu Thi Bich Viet, Deputy Chairwoman of Tuyen Quang Province People’s Committee gives an interview to VNP’s reporter.

VNP: Could you talk about the potential and strength of the tourism sector in Tuyen Quang Province?

Vu Thi Bich Viet: Tuyen Quang has a great tourism potential with more than 500 historical and cultural relics, including 398 revolutionary historical spots, which is an advantage for the Province to develop cultural and historical tourism. Some of them are must-visit destinations in a tour to the Province. They include Tan Trao Cultural, Historical and Ecological Tourism Area where President Ho Chi Minh and members of the Party Central Committee and most of all ministries, branches and central bodies worked during the resistance war against the French aggressors.

A folk game at the “Cultural and Tourism Week” of Tuyen Quang Province
held at Tan Trao Cultural, Historical and Ecological Tourism Area.

Hong Thai Communal House where President Ho Chi Minh stayed when he came to Tan Trao from Pac Po (Cao Bang) on May 21, 1945; Na Lua Shack where President Ho Chi Minh lived and worked between late May and August, 1945; Tan Trao Communal House where the National Congress meeting took place on August 16-17, 1945; Tan Trao Banian Tree where General Vo Nguyen Giap read the military order No.1 of the Uprising Committee to command the Liberation Army to march towards Hanoi to liberate it on August 16, 1945.

Tuyen Quang Province has great potential for tourism development.

In addition, Tuyen Quang Province boasts several romantic landscapes and primeval forests with rare and precious animals and plants, such as Tat Ke – Ban Bung, Cham Chu, many spectacular caves, waterfalls and lakes, such as Tien (Fairy) Cave, Thai Son Lake (in Ham Yen), Ban Ba Waterfall, Bo Ngoang Cave (in Chiem Hoa), Phieng Bung Plain, Pac Ta Mountain, primeval Nghien forest, etc. Particularly, Na Hang Lake is considered the most beautiful of its kind in Southeast Asia. The Province is also endowed by nature with a hot spring that has been famous nationwide for disease treatment and now developed into the convalescence tourist area.

Hong Thai Communal House – A must-visit destination of visitors to Tuyen Quang Province.

Tuyen Quang is home to 22 ethnic groups and the land of legends, festivals, folk songs and dances, namely Long Tong (Going to the Field) festival, Cau Mua (praying for bumper crops) festival, Then and Coi dances of the Tay ethnic people, Sinh ca singing of Cao Lan ethnic group; the honour-conferring ceremony and Pao dung dance of the Dao ethnic people; and the door-blocking ceremony in the wedding of the San Diu ethnic people that are preserved and developed.

Tuyen Quang people have for a long time been famous for not only the beauty of their appearance but also the beauty of the kind-heartedness and hospitability.

Source: Vietnam.vnanet.vn 

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