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After strong flower season, Hà Giang aims to boost tourism

Update: November, 04/2016 - 11:45
Quaint quarter:Đồng Văn Old Quarter consists of 40 houses constructed in early 20th century by Mông, Tày and Hoa ethnic groups Photo thegioidisan.vn
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HÀ GIANG — Northern province of Hà Giang’s Đồng Văn District received around 70,000 visitors last month, marking a tourist flow for the peak season of buckwheat flower, according to local authorities.

The total number of guests visiting the province reached 226,000 in the last ten months, 90 per cent of the locality’s goal for this year.

Phạm Đức Nam, an official from Đồng Văn District’s People’s Committee, said the locality continues to push tourism co-ordination between agencies.

Tourism projects include a lift that taking tourists from the Old Quarter of Đồng Văn District to the nearby high hills. The construction will kick off at the end of this year and aim to serve tourists by the Reunification Day holiday April 30-May 1 next year.

District authorities have also cleared off-site building spots for helicopter pads .

Some ancient houses at the Old Quarter will be upgraded for tourism by the end of this year.

Đồng Văn Old Quarter consists of 40 houses constructed in early 20th century by the Mông, Tày and Hoa ethnic groups. The houses bear strong features of Chinese houses with two stories and tiled with yin-yang tiles. — VNS

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