“Kingdom of caves” festival opens in Quang Binh

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A special art performance themed “Kingdom of caves- Magnificent and Legendary” was held in Quang Binh Province’s Dong Hoi City on June 17.

The special art performance themed “Kingdom of caves- Magnificent and Legendary” in Quang Binh (Photo: Sggp)

The special art performance themed “Kingdom of caves- Magnificent and Legendary” in Quang Binh (Photo: Sggp)

The event as part of the Quang Binh Grotto Festival 2017 aimed to honor grandiose and mysterious caves of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park; and promoted historical and spiritual values of heritages and the potentials and strengths of Quang Binh tourism. There was also a ceremony to receive the world record certificates to the cave system in the province.

 Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in the central province of Quang Binh was recognized as a World Heritage site for the second time for its ecological system and biodiversity at the 39th session of the World Heritage Committee in Bonn, Germany. The first time was in 2003 for its geological and geomorphologic values. It is home of more than magnificent 300 caves and ranks among the most popular tourist destinations in Vietnam.


By MINH PHONG – Translated by Kim Khanh

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