10 must-see places in Hoa Binh province

11:12 | 01/08/2018

70 km from Hanoi, Hoa Binh Province is known as the cradle of the ancient Muong people and is home to many significant cultural features. Here are the 10 best places tourists should be sure to see when visiting the province.

10 must see places in hoa binh province
Uncle Ho monument: Located on Ong Tuong hill, the monument was completed in 1997. Uncle Ho Statue is 18 meters tall and weighs 400 tonnes.
10 must see places in hoa binh province
The Hoa Binh Hydropower plant was one of the most complex constructions in the world at the time of development. It was built in the mountains and has an annual electrical output of more than 11.254 billion kWh.
10 must see places in hoa binh province
Mu Waterfalls: The immaculate landscape of mountains, forests, and rice terraces surrounding the magnificent Mu waterfalls attracts many visitors. At the foot of the waterfall, visitors can safely swim in the natural pool.
10 must see places in hoa binh province
With a perfect combination of mountains, forests, and peaceful lakes, Thung Nai has become the epitome of an idyllic landscape, attracting tourists from all corners of the globe. The best times to visit Thung Nai are the autumn and spring when the valley is filled with fresh lake water and its small islands are covered with a green canopy of coconut trees.
10 must see places in hoa binh province
Mai Chau is a captivating valley situated between tall mountains and filled with rice paddies, lush green forests and enchanting nature reserves. Visitors are able to admire the beauty of Ban, Plum, and Peach flowers when they visit Mai Chau in March, April, October, November and December.
10 must see places in hoa binh province
Located on Highway 6 between Tan Lac and Mai Chau in Hoa Binh province, Thung Khe Pass (White Rock Pass) offers four seasons in a day: spring in the morning, summer at noon, autumn in the afternoon and winter at night. Passing Thung Khe on winter days, you will be chilled to the bone and feel the cling of wet fog as it drifts down the mountain.
10 must see places in hoa binh province
Thac Bo cave has become a favourite spiritual tourism destination for pilgrims across the country, who are drawn to the amazing natural scenery. Bo Temple was built in 1431 in Hoa Trang Commune in commemoration of the contributions of Dinh Thi Van, a H’mong ethnic minority woman, and her Dao ethnic minority friend who encouraged locals to raise food to support Le Loi’s troops in the fight against foreign invaders.
10 must see places in hoa binh province
Kim Boi hot spring is an ideal place for those who want to take a day off after a long and tiring journey. Clear warm water continually spouts from the fountains, at a temperature between 34C and 36C. According to some scientific tests, Kim Boi water resources can reach the required standard for quality; therefore, it is suitable for drinking and bathing.
10 must see places in hoa binh province
Cuu Thac Tu Son waterfall: On the way to the waterfall, tourists can marvel at the wild, rustic beauty of nature and the unique cultural identity of the Muong ethnic people. Cuu Thac Tu Son Mountain is over 1,300m high. Nine waterfalls run down from the peak like strips of white silk.
10 must see places in hoa binh province
Lung Van is considered “The Roof of Muong Bi”, one of the four major and most ancient cultural cradles of the Muong ethnic people in Hoa Binh Province, including Muong Bi, Muong Vang, Muong Thang and Muong Dong.

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