Lao Cai Tourist Attractions


Sa Pa Market

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This Market of the H Mong and Red Dao minorities takes place every Saturday night. The market is ia place for tradig and exchanging local good and products, as well as a meeting place for young people who seek partners by singging love songs and playing pan-pipes and mouth organs. This culutral activity has a long history and is still significant in the modern life of the minority people. The Sapa market is an attractive place for visitors who are keen on exploring tradional culures.

Lao Cai City

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Through small, Lao Cai City consideres by many as an exotic township. If you are in Lao Cai on time for the market, you can enjoy the happy, smiling faces of the young girls of the ethnic minorities in their traditional colourful constumes.The final stop on the Ha Noi-Lao Cai raiway is located on the Sino-Vietnamese border. The Chinese area of Coc Leu is accesssible from Lao Cai by a steel bridge that also serves as a border gate.

Sa Pa

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Sa Pa in a beautiful and romantic resort town, 38km form Lao Cai City. At the heigh of 1,600 above sea level, the average tempeature of the area is 15-18oC. It is cool in summer and cold in winter. Visitor to Sa Pa in summer ac feel the climate of four seasons in one day. In the Morning an afternoon, it is cool like the weather of spring and autumn. At weather of summer. And it is cols in the evening. From May to August, it rain a lot.

In the town centre, old and new villas with red roofs of po-mu trees, bringing the town the beauty of European town. To the west of Sa Pa small town is the Hoang Lien Son Mountain Rage with 3,143m high, Mount Fanxipan covered with cloud all year around. Conquering this mount is the passion of many domestic and foreign tourists....

Hoang Yen Chao Castle

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Hoang Yen Chao Castle is located in Na Hoi Tho Hamlets, Bac Ha District, 300m away from work, which harmonizes the Oriental and Western architectural styles, the castle was built at the beginning of the 20th century (between 1914 and 1921). Its owner was Hoang Yen Chao of Tay origin. He was the father of Hoang A Tuong, a tribal mandarin under the domimation of the french colonialists.

Ham Rong Tourist Site

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Ham Rong Moutain is an attactive tourist area in the centre of Sa Pa small town. Legend has it that in the distance past, all animals lived together in a chaotic environment. One da, Jade Emperor gave an order that every species of animal had to find for themselves an area to live. Having heard the oder, they scrambled for a place to reside. The three brother of dragon who were living in a large lake hurridly ran to the east but could not find any palce. They then ran to west. The two older brothers ran fast and came to the destination first. The youngest brother ran slowly and strayed into the crowds of lions, tigers and big cats. Fearing that these animals would attack it, the dragon opened mouth to defense inself.

Lao Cai Tourist Attractions