Dong Hoi travelling is an activity in the Quang Binh Discovery Tourism program. What is attractive in Dong Hoi in the chain of discovering Quang Binh – the land full of tourism potential. Quang Binh – the land of dry wind white sand which has been favored by mother nature and bestowed with beautiful landscapes, this place is considered a kingdom of caves because it has more than 300 large and small caves. Dong Hoi – the center of Quang Binh is the place where many people wish to come to admire and enjoy what nature has bestowed on it,
WHERE IS DONG HOI CITY – QUANG BINH?
Dong Hoi is a city in the center of Quang Binh. Dong Hoi city is located right on National Highway 1A and has both railway and airway. Visitors to Quang Binh or exploring Phong Nha will definitely stop and rest overnight in Dong Hoi city.
However, tourists still want to learn more about Dong Hoi tourism. Therefore, Team Netin Travel will help you answer the question of what to do, what’s fun in Dong Hoi, and suggest places for recreation, delicious and cheap snacks in Dong Hoi City that they should not miss when visiting Dong Hoi.
OVERVIEW OF DONG HOI CITY
Dong Hoi city located on National Highway 1A, Thong Nhat North-South road and legendary Ho Chi Minh road is situated between 17 o 21′ north latitude and 106 o 10′ east longitude in the middle of Quang Binh province, 50 km from the world natural heritage tourist area Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park, and 60 km from Hon La Seaport. Dong Hoi has an airport, a train station located within. It lies right along the coast, with Nhat Le River flowing through the heart of the city.
HOW FAR IS IT FROM HANOI CITY?
The distance from Hanoi capital to Dong Hoi city , Quang Binh is about 550km.
Dong Hoi city is a young city on the rise, where there are National Highway 1A running through, Dong Hoi Airport, and Dong Hoi Railway Station. For Nhat Le Beach and Bao Ninh Beach are located within the city, so it is very convenient for your travel. Located on all the main roads, Dong Hoi are attractive destinations for tourists.
HOT DONG HOI TOURIST POINTS
Nhat Le Beach :
2 km away from Dong Hoi Tourist Center, along Truong Phap Street, Nhat Le beach is like as a beautiful picture with an untouched natural scenery, immense white sand.You will enjoy diving in the crystal-clear blue water, lying on the silky sand, experiencing sports activities on the beach and fresh seafood dishes.
Quang Phu Sand Dunes :
Quang Phu Sand Dunes is a wonderful gift that nature has bestowed on Quang Binh land. Have you ever walked among the sand dunes barefoot? It is wonderful feeling when you leave your footprints in the sand, experience the game of sandboarding, and watch the sunset and unspoiled nature there. Please come and contemplate the wonderful landscape on the land of Quang Binh.
Ancient Dong Hoi Citadel :
Dong Hoi citadel is a part of the military relics of Dong Hoi in the Trinh – Nguyen warring period. Standing firm in times of changes for more than 200 years and historical events, Dong Hoi citadel still retains its own ancient beauty.
Visiting Mother Suot Monument:
Mother Suot is a heroic symbol of Vietnam people, representing the willingness to sacrifice for the country. The monument of Mother Suot was built to show the admiration and gratitude of the people of Quang Binh for her. It is placed beside the poetic Nhat Le river, on Quach Xuan Ky street of Dong Hoi city.
Quang Binh Gate :
It is an architecture of the Nguyen Dynasty, built with earth in 163 as a fort protect the ancient capital. Luy Thay system was designed by Lord Nguyen’s advisor Dao Duy Tu (1572-1634) to help Lord Nguyen in Dang Trong (Inner Circuit) resist the attacks of Lord Trinh in Dang Ngoai (Outer Circuit), so that Trinh’s army crossing Gianh River to the South were blocked at this gate more than 7 times .
Visit Quang Binh Museum
Hoi Museum has been restored recently. The museum officially opened on April 30, 2019 and is currently open to all visitors for free.
Visitors see artifacts in the museum
Coming here, visitors will directly see the images and artifacts in the process of formation and development of Quang Binh. Quang Binh Museum is a destination for those who love to learn about the culture and life of Quang Binh people
Tam Toa Church :
Built in 1886, this is the largest and most beautiful church in Vietnam. But during the war from 1964 to 1972, the church was demolished, thus leaving only the bell tower reflecting itself on the poetic Nhat Le river.
Han Mac Tu famous poet was baptized here in 1912 with the holy name Franois Nguyen Trong Tri. In the 8 years from 1964 to 1972, the US Air Force bombarbed North Vietnam, Dong Hoi was flattened and Tam Toa church was also destroyed by bombs, and now there is only the bell tower remaining.
Luy Thay fort :
Today, the fort built by Dao Duy Tu together with other tourist attractions such as Phong Nha cave, Nhat Le beach, Dong Hoi citadel, etc is emerging as an tourist attraction, thereby creating economic benefits and promoting tourism economy for Quang Binh province.
HOTEL IN DONG HOI – QUANG BINH
The number of tourists to Quang Binh is on the increase day by day. Many world-class hotels are built in the center of Dong Hoi or on the side of Nhat Le Beach and Bao Ninh Beach. These hotels have helped beautify Dong Hoi tourism. Guests can choose the hotel that suits their needs here .
5 * standard Quang Binh hotels:
- SunSpa, Hotel Resort in My Canh area – Bao Ninh – Dong Hoi – Quang Binh.
- Gold Coast Hotel at Vo Nguyen Giap Street – Bao Ninh – Dong Hoi
- Vinpearl Hotel Quang Binh – Quach Xuan Ky Street – Dong Hoi
Quang Binh 4* Hotel:
- Royal Hotel at 14 Nguyen Trai-Dong Hoi
- Muong Thanh Luxury Nhat Le Hotel at 121 Truong Phap – Hai Thanh – Dong Hoi
- Muong Thanh Hotel Quang Binh at 119 Truong Phap – Dong Hoi – Quang Binh
- Vinh Hoang Hotel at 125 Truong Phap – Dong Hoi – Quang Binh
Quang Binh 3* Hotel:
- Thanh Phuc Hotel 2 at Truong Phap – Dong Hoi
- RiverSide Hotel Quang Binh at15 Truong Phap – Dong Hoi
- Anh Linh Hotel 2 at 55 Truong Phap – Dong Hoi
- Tan Binh Hotel at 4-5 Le Van Huu, Hai Dinh, Dong Hoi , Quang Binh
- CKC Paradise Hotel at 76 Dong Hai – Hai Thanh – Dong Hoi
Quang Binh 2 * Hotel:
- Hanoi Quang Binh Hotel at 34-36 Phan Chu Trinh – Dong Hoi
- Sunrise Hotel at 389 Truong Phap – Dong Hoi – Quang Binh
- Nam Long Plus Hotel at 28 Phan Chu Trinh – Dong Hoi – Quang Binh
Hotel 68 Quang Binh at 68 Le Loi – Dong Hoi – Quang Binh
You can access the web to search for suitable hotels; the price is also reasonable and the room is clean.
DELICIOUS DISHES – QUANG BINH SPECIALISTS
Quang Binh specialty Banh Khoai:
- Tu Quy restaurant – 17 Co Tam street – Dong Hoi
Loc cake, Nam cake
- Huong Hoai restaurant – Le Thanh Dong street – Dong Hoi
- Mother Xuan inn – Le Thanh Dong street – Dong Hoi
Snakehead Fish Soup :
- Shop 75 – Le Thanh Dong street – Dong Hoi
- Suong Hong Restaurant – 38 Nguyen Trai – Hai Dinh Ward – Dong Hoi .
- Ba Hong inn – 51- Nguyen Huu Canh – Dong Hoi .
- Ms. Khanh ‘s shop – 18 – Hoang Dieu – Dong Hoi – Quang Binh
- Inn 75 at Le Quy Don Street – Dong Hoi – Quang Binh
- Sweet potato processing cooperative complex in Hai Ninh – Tan Dinh – Hai Ninh commune
- Sweet potato shop in Dong Hoi at No. 173- Hai Ba Trung – Dong Hoi
One sun-dried squid:
Rated by many visitors as the best squid dish in Vietnam
- Hai Thanh Fishing Village – Dong Hoi – Quang Binh
- Tuy Dung shop at 77 Le Thanh Dong – Dong Hoi – Quang Binh
Quang Binh Seafood Restaurant:
- Binh Minh Floating Restaurant at Truong Phap Street – Dong Hoi – Quang Binh
- East Sea Restaurant at Nguyen Du Street – Dong Hoi – Quang Binh
- Duc Hanh Restaurant at Truong Phap Street – Dong Hoi – Quang Binh
MOTORCYCLE RENTAL IN DONG HOI QUANG BINH?
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Address: 161 Ly Thuong Kiet – Dong Hoi – Quang Binh
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WHAT NEED TO PREPARE WHEN TRAVELING DONG HOI, QUANG BINH
Quang Binh is influenced by the climate of both the North and the South, so Quang Binh has 2 distinct seasons: the rainy season and the dry one.
The rainy season starts from September to next year’s March: This season it rains a lot and is a bit cold, so when you come to Quang Binh, you have to bring warm clothes to keep you warm.
The dry season from April to August is the time crowded with visitors. Because Quang Binh is affected by the Laotian wind, so the weather is very hot. You need to prepare sunscreen, hats, etc.
TOURS FROM DONG HOI, QUANG BINH
It can be said that Dong Hoi is a transit point for visitors to other tourist destinations in Quang Binh such as Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park, General Vo Nguyen Giap’s grave in Vung Chua Dao Yen or You can travel to the west of Le Thuy to visit and experience the cave system there.
Besides entertainment venues, Dong Hoi will surely bring you a very impressive trip that you will never forget. Wish you a very happy tour on the nearest day in Dong Hoi!
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