The Ha Long Bay is a World Heritage Site in Viet Nam defined by the UNESCO in 1994 and definitely a recommended natural sightseeing location.
It is on position 65 (416, 72) in our monthly survey..
"Ha Long Bay, in the Gulf of Tonkin, includes some 1,600 islands and islets, forming a spectacular seascape of limestone pillars. Because of their precipitous nature, most of the islands are uninhabited and unaffected by a human presence. The site's outstanding scenic beauty is complemented by its great biological interest."
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