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Bac Ha Tourist Area

VNPt Lào Cai Phường Nam Cường, Huyện Bắc Hà, Tỉnh Lào Cai



If you have the opportunity to come to the mountains and forests of Lao Cai, visitors cannot miss the opportunity to visit and experience the Bac Ha white plateau - a famous spot with many beautiful landscapes, poetic and majestic mountains next to it. Local people are friendly and hospitable. Here are some notable tourist attractions in Bac Ha:

Hoang A Tuong Palace is one of the most famous sightseeing destinations in Bac Ha with a prime location in the center of town, the land is like a mountain bike, to the Ba Mom and Son mountain range. With the harmonious combination of Asia-European architecture, along with thrilling stories about the former owner, about Bac Ha, a semi-feudal colony, will make anyone feel excited and want to come back to find it. understand. The former owner of the mansion is father and son Hoang Yen TChao and Hoang A Tuong, with a total area of ​​up to 4,000m2, built from 1914 to 1921 and completed. Today, the mansion has become a famous tourist destination in Bac Ha in particular and Lao Cai in general.

Bac Ha Temple was built in the late 19th century to worship two brothers Vu Van Uyen and Vu Van Mat - natives of Gia Loc, Hai Duong. In the past, the two men went to Ngoc Uyen cave (present-day Bac Ha area) to build a military base and stabilize the population's life in a large border area. The history book states: "During the reign of King Tu Duc in the 7th year (1855), the Bau lords (brothers Vu Van Uyen, Vu Van Mat) were crowned the heroic rulers of Bac Ha, making this land rich. densely populated". The history of the Nguyen Dynasty records that "The prestige of the Le dynasty was famous because of the strength of the Vu cousins ​​who had merit in fighting the enemy, the land was peaceful, the people were at peace". To commemorate the hero who has contributed to this land, the people here have built a temple together. Since then, the temple has been a place for people in the region and tourists from all over the world to admire people with meritorious services to the people and the country. The main festival of Bac Ha Temple is held every year on 7/7 (lunar calendar) at the temple in Bac Ha town.

Going to Bac Ha without visiting the market is probably not a perfect trip. Bac Ha market is a place to preserve the national images of the highland people here. This is the most famous and largest-scale market in the North, held every Sunday. The market is divided into many areas such as: food market, brocade market, food market, bird market, forging market, etc. Visiting this market is an unforgettable experience for domestic and international tourists. foreign.

Not only attracting tourists with the unique culture of ethnic groups, Bac Ha is famous for specialties such as Ban Pho corn wine, Ban Lien tea, Tam Hoa plum...

Coming to Bac Ha in the summer, you also have the opportunity to explore the traditional horse racing festival. Racehorses are pack horses, the riders on horseback have no saddle, no pedals to hold the foot, but only a horse belt, two iron hooks tied to the ropes on either side of the jaw to control. The race is not commercial, not a professional race, but always attracts tens of thousands of spectators by the simplicity of farmers and pack horses.

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