Ha Long Bay (the bay where the dragon landed) is a small bay on the west coast of Tonkin Gulf. In the Northeastern Vietnam area. Ha Long Bay is surrounded by peninsulas in Ha Long City, Cam Pha City and a part of Van Don Island District in Quang Ninh Province.
Ha Long Bay – world natural heritage
There are many legendary legends about Ha Long Bay. But Vietnamese people always believe in a legend that Ha Long Bay. Is due to the dragon gods being sent down by the Jade Emperor. To protect Vietnamese people from invaders. .The topography of Ha Long bay is an island and a mountain alternating between sea valleys.
A salty land with vertical limestone islands, creating contrasting beauty among elements: stone, water and sky.
The islands in Ha Long Bay have two forms: limestone island and schist island, concentrated in two main areas: southwest of Ha Long Bay and southeast of Bai Tu Long Bay.
The place has spectacular scenery and the most beautiful caves are the center of Natural Heritage. Ha Long Bay including most of Ha Long Bay, part of Bai Tu Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay in Cat Ba Islands.
Coming to Ha Long Bay, visitors will have the opportunity to visit, participate in scientific research activities. Swimming, sailing, parachuting, diving and watching coral and recreational fishing.
In 1994, Ha Long Bay was first recognized by the World Heritage. Committee of Ha Long Bay as one of the World Natural Heritage sites.
Ha Long Bay has been nominated three times as a World Natural Heritage. And to this day, Ha Long Bay has been voted as one of the seven natural wonders of the world.
As one of the two most beautiful bays in Vietnam next to Nha Trang Bay, Halong Bay is a place you should explore once in your life.