Vung Vieng – an unique fishing villages on Halong Bay
Vung Vieng fishing village is one of the fishing villages owning the most unique architecture in the world. All houses here are floating house on the sea, surrounded by multi-shaped boats and rafts. Unlike the living in the mainland, almost activities of the locals here are closely associated with the waters and spectacular limestone islands. It is the difference on natural conditions and living habits that creates unique cultural features in Vung Vieng fishing village. In particular, the village is shielded by the natural limestone mountains with huge natural scenery, rolling rocks, jade green sea like an ink-painting picture. On the immense waves, the floating houses seemingly closely linking with each other, together with the fishing boats anchoring make the village a unique beauty nowhere can be found.
The beauty of Vung Vieng is the harmony of floating houses and the rafts mingling together. Coming here, tourists will easily be attracted by the small boats, the bamboo nets in doorstep, dark skin babies with cheerful smile and innocence. The peaceful and gentle scenery contained something fully intact. Gently in the early morning mist, the picture of small boats waving out to sea along with boats up and down easily cast glamor over tourists. With a little bit luck, tourists may have a chance to enjoy love singing vocals of girls and boys engaged in sea. The sweet and loving vocal echoing over the waters is a strong attraction for tourists. Activities on the water and daily life of the locals in Vung Vieng fishing village are unique cultural features retained in just Halong. The spectacular landscapes and unique culture bring Vung Vieng fishing village the top of the most charming tourist attractions in Halong.
Tourists coming to Vung Vieng fishing village will have the opportunity to experience daily life with fishermen like garbage catching on the waters; going fishing (tourists will be instructed how to cast fishing, netting, trawling and remove fishes from the nets like a real fisherman); enjoying seafood specialties; kayaking to travel and contemplate scenic around fishing villages; visiting the Vong Vieng floating floating cultural house, fish cages, pearls cultured area, Vung Vieng cave; purchasing souvenirs made from shells, oysters … and jewelry made from pearls on the boats… As a new and full potential tourist product, Vung Vieng fishing village has left a good impression in tourists’ mind on an image of Halong Bay which not only is a beautiful rendezvous but also contains numerous special cultural values.
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