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Lao Cai Tourism – 42 famous and attractive places should not be missed

Lao Cai, the northern border province of our country, is home to the famous Sapa tourist destination. But Lao Cai is not only Sapa but also has many other attractive tourist destinations, but specifically, up to 42 destinations below: To make it easy for you to follow, we have divided the article into small sections:

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TemplesThuong Temple

Thuong Temple, also known as Thanh Tran Tu, is located on Mai Linh mountain at an altitude of 120m above sea level, in Lao Cai city, Lao Cai province. The temple is a place to worship Quoc Cong moderately Hung Dao Dai Vuong Tran Quoc Tuan.

Thuong Lao Cai Temple Every year, Thuong Temple organizes a festival on the full moon day of the first month. In addition, there is an incense offering ceremony on August 20th of lunar calendar on the death anniversary of Hung Dao King Tran Quoc Tuan.

> Learn more about Thuong Lao Cai Temple on Wikipedia

Temple of Mother

Mau Temple in Lao Cai is located at the 102nd border mark between Vietnam and China, near the Lao Cai International Border Gate, Lao Cai Province.

Mau Temple of Lao Cai
Mau Temple was built in the 18th century and is the main place of worship for Princess Lieu Hanh. In addition, they also worship other gods, such as: Ngoc Hoang God, Hoang Bay, Hoang Muoi, Thu Den, Mrs. De Nhi Son Trang …

The main ceremony of the year is the ceremony of Mother Nhat Lieu Hanh. is held on March 3 of the lunar calendar every year.

> Learn more about Mau Temple Lao Cai on Wikipedia

Bao Ha Temple

In the reign of King Tu Duc in the 7th year (1855), there were two brothers of the Vu family, Vu Van Uyen and Vu Van Mat, a native of Gia Loc, Hai Duong, who held the post of heroic state in Bac Ha.

Bao Ha Temple in Lao Cai
The two brothers built military bases, eliminated the eyes of the North invaders and stabilized the lives of people in a border area.

To commemorate the two heroes who made merit to this land, the people here built this Bao Ha temple together to remember them every year.

Trung Do Temple

Trung Do. Lao Cai today) became the socio-economic center at that time.

Lao Cai Tourism – 42 famous and attractive places should not be missed

Trung Do Temple
Trung Do Temple is located in the valley area where the two streams, Nam Thin, Nam Khon, are located in the North and the East, with Chay River in the West of the Temple.

About 30m from the temple, in the forbidden forest, there is a quite large mound, surrounded by protective boulders. Legend has it that it is the twin graves of the husband and wife of General Hoang Van Thung. After the Nationalist Vu Van Mat pulled his troops back and forth, Hoang Van Thung was appointed general general, with total command of the Trung Do region. In a battle against the enemy in the North, although fighting with great courage, the enemy was too strong, and his troops were defeated. Determined not to fall into the hands of the enemy, he and his wife surrendered. The surviving soldiers and the villagers filled the place where their grandparents died, the termites burst into a great mound.

Hang Pho Temple

Hang Pho Temple is located in the center of Sapa Town, at house number 032 – Phan Si Pang street – group 8 – Sa Pa town. The temple is located on the way down to the tourist destination of Hmong village in Cat Cat, to the left of the temple 50 meters away is the central support area of ​​Sa Pa Town.

Hang Pho Temple in Lao Cai
According to legends and history recorded in the resistance war against Nguyen Mong, in September 1257, Nguyen Mong enemy plotted to invade our country. Through many glorious wars, our troops and people have won a glorious victory, pushing the enemy away from the border.

Contributing a large part in that glorious victory was the merits of the talented general Tran Hung Dao, that is why the army and people here established the Hang Pho temple to commemorate the Holy Tran. Every year, the worshiping ceremony of Duc Thanh Tran is held on the 20th of the 8th lunar month.

Streams, cascades, lakesTien Sa Waterfall (Cat Cat Waterfall)

Tien Sa waterfall is also known locally as Cat Cat Waterfall. The waterfall is located in Cat Cat village, San Sa Ho commune, located only 3 km north of the center of Sa Pa town. This is the place that attracts many tourists when coming to Cat Cat village.

Tien Sa Waterfall in Lao Cai Clock Recruitment

Ho Dong Tuyen is a relatively new tourist destination in Lao Cai, newly exploited since 2015. Tourists here love the calm and clear scenery of the lake and often use this scene to compose. Real life pictures full of art.

Clock Recruitment Styx

Suoi Vang is located about 13km from Sapa town along Highway 79. The stream attracts tourists by its cool clear water and the stream bed glows with the characteristic yellow color of rocks.

Lao Cai Golden Stream
In addition, along the two sides of the stream, visitors can also watch azaleas blooming all year round, looming over the green forest with lots of interesting things to explore.

Mountains, passesO Quy Ho Pass

O Quy Ho Pass or O Quy Ho Pass, also known as Hoang Lien Son Pass, is a pass located on Highway 4D crossing the Hoang Lien Son range, connecting the two provinces of Lao Cai and Lai Chau with the peak of the pass is also near the boundary. between two provinces. This is one of the most majestic and long-distance passes in the northern mountainous region of Vietnam.

O Quy Ho Pass> Learn more about O Quy Ho Pass on Wikipedia

Bach Moc Peak Luong Tu

Bach Moc Luong Tu is the natural boundary between Sin Suoi Ho commune, Phong Tho district, Lai Chau province and Sang Ma Sao commune, Bat Xat district, Lao Cai province. The highest peak on Bach Moc Luong Tu has an altitude of 3,044m. To get to this mountain from Lao Cai, you must go through the top of Muoi mountain (at an altitude of 2840m) with very difficult and difficult roads.

Bach Moc Peak Luong Tu
Up to now, not many people have conquered the summit of Bach Moc Luong Tu, perhaps because of that, this is a tourist destination that attracts many young people to visit every year.

> Learn more about Bach Moc Luong Tu mountain on Wikipedia

Co Tien Mountain

Co Tien mountain has an altitude of 1,600m above sea level, located to the west of Muong Khuong mountain street. The northeastern and southwestern part of the mountain are the source of two waterfalls “Coc Len” and “Red Star” flowing through the territory of Ma Tuyen and Sang Chai villages, Tung Chung Pho commune. These two waterfalls meet at Ham Rong cave, the main entrance of the cave is the source of the clear Tung Lau stream, winding year round the mountainsides to irrigate two rice fields Tung Lau and Muong Khuong with the width of over 400. ha.

Co Tien Mountain in Lao Cai National park and parkHoang Lien National Park

Hoang Lien National Park is a national park of Vietnam established in 2002, located at an altitude of 1,000-3000m above the sea level on the Hoang Lien Son range in the communes of San Sa Ho, Lao Chai, and Ta Van. Ban Ho (Sa Pa district, Lao Cai province) and a part of Phuc Khoa and Trung Dong communes (Tan Uyen district, Lai Chau province).

Hoang Lien National Park
Hoang Lien National Park has been selected as a Center for Plant Diversity in the Plant Conservation Program of the World Union for the Protection of Nature (IUCN). The garden is also ranked in Class A by the Global Environment Fund, the highest ranking in terms of biodiversity value in Vietnam.

Ho Chi Minh Park Lao Cai

Ho Chi Minh Park Lao Cai Thuy Hoa Lam Vien

Thuy Hoa Lam Vien Yueshan Park

Yueshan Lao Cai Park FairCan Cau fair market

Can Cau fair is a very special market of Mong Hoa and Giay people in Si Ma Cai commune, Lao Cai. The market is only held on Saturday every week and is a place to exchange, buy and sell agricultural products, brocade, livestock as well as products from the mountains that people can harvest and exploit.

Can Cau Fair in Lao Cai Lung Khau Nhin fair

Lung Khau Nhin fair market is located 12 km from the center of Muong Khuong district town, meeting every Thursday. This is the place where ethnic minorities in the region exchange, buy and sell agricultural products such as corn, rice, soybeans, peanuts, vegetables, fruits … and brocade.

Lung Khau Nhin fair
Coming to the Lung Khau Nhin fair, you will see many close, familiar and necessary items in every family displayed for sale such as: The spraying pot, hoes, brooms, house brooms, bowls, dishes, teapots. , cup … Then the bustling scene of exchange, purchase, visit … all makes the attraction of visitors to Lung Khau Nhin fair.

Muong Hum Market

Muong Hum Market meets on Sunday every week. This is the busiest day of the highland district of Bat Xat (Lao Cai).

Muong Hum Market is located in a small valley, next to a clear stream, surrounded by high mountains surrounded by clouds. This weekend market along Muong Hum stream is a place to meet, exchange, buy, sell and play of ethnic minorities Ha Nhi, H’Mong, Hoa, Giay, Dao Do, Dao Tuyen, Han …

Muong Hum Market
The girls and boys in the village go to the market not only to buy and sell but also to learn, to have fun, to find partners, so everyone is as beautiful as going to the festival. When the market is over, people carry shopping items with bright smiles back home.

Bac Ha fair market

Bac Ha Market meets every Sunday from morning to 2 am. This is the ideal market to discover the pristine beauty, bearing the identity of the Northwest ethnic groups.

Located in the high mountains and about 76 km from Lao Cai city, visitors to Bac Ha will have to go through the winding mountain passes, the higher the steep, the creepy slope – characteristic of the Northwest terrain. Along the way, every few kilometers, there are people of the Mong and Dao ethnic groups in colorful costumes carrying their backs, walking and taking their buffalos and horses up the mountain to sell. Sometimes, a few motorbikes carried people and cargo passed by in time to take turns.

Bac Ha fair market Known to many as the largest upland market in Lao Cai, many traders from far and distant ethnic groups gather and trade, but Bac Ha is even more famous for its primitive and national character. The market was newly built on a concrete foundation, no longer on a gentle hill, but trade still retains many traditional features. Here you can find any necessary items for the life of the ethnic people from hoes, shovels to brocade products or even buffalo and horse, which are quite clearly divided into smaller markets for easy finding. sword.

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