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Writing in the sand at Bình Thuận’s Forgotten Land

Update: July, 14/2018 - 09:00
Intricate: A sand construction at the park. — VNA/VNS Photo Nguyễn Thanh
Viet Nam News

Tourists to Phan Thiết City in the central province of Bình Thuận must not miss a special destination: sand park Forgotten Land. This is the first sand park in Việt Nam, which has been carved by sculptors from 15 countries all around the world.

The project was implemented in September 2016 and opened to the public in January 2017. Around 30 sand sculptures have been made from over 300 tonnes of natural sand. The sculptures feature figures and places mentioned in legends of Việt Nam and other countries.

The destination, which covers a total area of 1.3ha, has welcomed thousands of tourists. Children visiting the park can make their own sculptures from sand. — VNS

Sandscape: An aerial view of the park. — VNA/VNS Photo Nguyễn Thanh
Steady hands: An artist works on his sculpture at the park. — VNA/VNS Photo Nguyễn Thanh
Art international: Sculptor Marielle Heessels from the Netherlands works on her sculpture. — VNA/VNS Photo Nguyễn Thanh
Impressive: Sculptures at the park feature various wonders in the world. — VNA/VNS Photo Nguyễn Thanh
Gather round: The site attracts hundreds of visitors each day. — VNA/VNS Photo Nguyễn Thanh
Next generation: Children can try to make art works from sand at the park. — Photo vnexpress.net
Picture perfect: A tourist poses for a photo at the park. — Photo vnexpress.net

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