Travel Guide

Cannon Fort Cat Ba island

Cannon Fort in Cat Ba island

Located in populations world-famous scenic Ha Long Bay, Cat Ba island is considered the jewel of Vietnam.

It is famous as one of the legends of the island jewel of thousands was cast into the sea forming Ha Long BayCat Ba is the place between the forest and the sea blend to create a one of a kind landscapes.

Come to this beautiful island, visitors are not only bathed in cool blue beaches, but also can discover mysterious nature through primitive forests on the island.

In particular, due to its location at the end of the arc that strategic island was seen as a massive fortress guarded day and night sea route going to the North East of our country.

High Point 177 on Cat Ba island became a weak position with responsibility insurance guarded waters, air space of the country.

Cannon Fort

Cannon Fort High Point 177 also known as known as the Divine Fortress, located in Cat Ba tourism, Cat Hai, Hai Phong city.

Divine Fortress is the historic district sits atop a hill with an elevation of 177m from sea level, including the cannons on the battlefield large marine and tunnel system, trench fortifications was built 40 years of the 20th century.

Thanks to its prime location, the observed protruding 3 the sea, a full range of high-income East Sea in sight, behind the mountains is the same message as the fulcrum, the Divine Fortress became witnesses accompany military history and Cat Ba people spent two fierce wars against France and the United States, contributing up to the resounding of our army and people.

It preserves the historical record of 2 guns each weighing tens of tons exported.


From the Divine Fortress, visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy scenic beauty of Cat Ba Island in many ways, seems to enjoy the pristine beauty captivated the hearts of the islands, romantic beaches, the places associated with the history and legends of how this life.

Located in the foothills of the two most beautiful beaches of Cat Ba – Cat Co 1 and Cat Co 2. In the distance looms, bobbing on the waves Clogs island, Long Island European dragon eyes, Hon Hai, Hon Shooting, Easter Elephant Mountain, Cat Ong, Ang Carpet, Monkey Island …

At this level, there is the Cat Ba Bay lively and crowded with hundreds of fishing boats moored and floating.

Especially when the sun sets, the sun glowing like a coal equivocal after the mountain, visitors will enjoy the sediment, romantic sunset on the sea.

Guests will truly overwhelmed by the beautiful lines that create natural and cultural background have drawn on blue sea create unparalleled picture is difficult.
The Divine Fortress has officially opened its doors to visitors from 13/06/2010. Now, come to Cat Ba, tourists have more meaningful choice to return to nature – where reconciliation of heaven and earth – and the historical value of the national good.

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