Monday, July 6, 2020

Hoàn Kiếm Lake and turtles

Lake in the historical centre of Hanoi. In the lake lives (or lived as it is critically endangered or extinct) unique soft-shell turtles which...

Pongua Falls (Pongour waterfall)

A spectacular, wide waterfall, approximately 40 m tall. Waterfall forms many smaller steps. Location, GPS coordinates: 11.6882 N 108.2649 E Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, Vietnam, Central Highlands,...

Vietnam Golden Bridge (Giant Hand Bridge)

Highly unusual pedestrian bridge, resting on two concrete hands, which hold the cosntruction. The 150 m long bridge was built in 2018. Location, GPS coordinates: 15.9951...

Tam Cốc-Bích Động

An area with beautiful tower karst formations. Here are found numerous caves. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.2295 N 105.9071 E Categories: Karst landscapes Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, Vietnam, Red River...

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Impressive karst landscape with some of the largest caves in the world such as the Son Doong Cave. Here is located the longest known...

Dong Van Plateau

An area with very impressive tower karst where the cone-shaped limestone hills rise up to 800 m tall. Here are very impressive canyons, huge...

Hạ Long Bay

Site of unusual beauty - sea bay with approximately 2,000 tower-like islands formed by karst processes. The tallest islands are 100 m tall. The...

Bam Ha lake in Dau Be Island (Bo Ham Lake)

Unusual lake - a system of three basins which are connected with large cave. Lake is surrounded by steep cliffs and can be accessed...

Vũ Quang

Remote, forested region, where numerous new species of animals and plants have been found over the last decades and several more are reported but...

Historical center of Huế

A planned city, capital of Vietnam in 1802 - 1945. The geography of the city was made with great scale, creating huge rectangular systems...