Cat Ba Cannon Fort

Sights Type / Historic
  • Cat Ba Cannon Fort
  • Cat Ba Cannon Fort
Location

Cat Ba Island, Vietnam

Address

Cat Ba Island, Cat Hai district, Haiphong, Vietnam

Telephone

(84-31) 3887988

Prices

- Admission: 50,000 VND / person

- Tickets tram: 50,000 VND / person / way up and down

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Thanks to its prime location, the observation area is protruded to three directions of sea view, the high point overlooking a full range of Bien Dong (South China Sea), the majestic mountains behind is the fulcrum, Cannon Fort become a historical witnesses accompany with people and military of Cat Ba underwent two fierce battle against the French and American army, contributing to established glorious victories of Vietnam military and people. Here, it also kept the historic memorabilia that are 2 cannons weighed dozens of tons per cannon.

From Canons Fort, visitors will have an opportunity to admire the scenic beauty of Cat Ba Island from multiple views, enjoy the pristine beauty captivated the hearts of the islands, romantic beaches, the places associated with the history and legends for many centuries. Located in the foothills are the two most beautiful beaches in Cat Ba - Cat Co 1 and Cat Co 2. From the far is Guoc islet, Long Chau dragon eye island, Hon Hai, Hon Ban, Phuc Voi mountain, Cat Ong, Ang Tham, Monkey Island, etc. At this height, Cat Ba Bay is also lively and bustling with hundreds of fishing boats anchored and floating house on the sea.

In particular, when sunset falls, the sunlight as glowing coal is equivocal behind the mountains, you can enjoy the quiet and romantic sunset on the sea. You will be really overwhelmed by the gorgeous image that painted on blue sea created unique unparalleled picture.