Do Son Beach is one of the most popular seaside resort
in the North with beautiful sandy beaches surrounded by coconut trees.
This beach is 4km in length and 22 km south of Hai Phong.
Cat Ba National Park is an archipelago of 366 islands and islets. The
main island, about 100 sq km, is 30 knots away from Hai Phong, bounded
by Ha Long Bay, which is another bigger archipelago full of caverns
fascinating most tourists. Cat Ba National Park is designed as
15,200-hectare zone to be protected in which there are 8,000 hectares of
forests and 4,200 hectares of sea. Vast primitive tropical forests of
Vietnam can be found here.
Hang Kenh Temple is a greatly valuable work of woodcarving. 156 pieces
of carving with the dragon as the main theme can be seen in the temple.
It is a place of worship for king Ngo Quyen, a national hero who won the
Meridional Han on the Bach Dang River in 938 bringing the independence
to Vietnam after more than 10 centuries of Chinese domination.
Du Hang Pagoda, built in the 10th century, was restored many times.
Today, it is classified as a historic vestige of Hai Phong city.