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Address: Quang Ninh, Halong Bay 200000, Vietnam
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Ha Long Bay, in the Gulf of Tonkin, includes some 1,600 islands and islets,...

Ha Long Bay, in the Gulf of Tonkin, includes some 1,600 islands and islets, forming a spectacular seascape of limestone pillars. Because of their precipitous nature, most of the islands are uninhabited and unaffected by a human presence. The site's outstanding scenic beauty is complemented by its great biological interest.The outstanding value of the property is centered around the drowned limestone karst landforms, displaying spectacular pillars with a variety of coastal erosional features such as arches and caves which form a majestic natural scenery. The repeated regression and transgression of the sea on the limestone karst over geological time has produced a mature landscape of clusters of conical peaks and isolated towers which were modified by sea invasion, adding an extra elemant to the process of lateral undercutting of the limstone towers and islands.

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Picturesque scenery, like something from a movie! Films like Avatar and King King come to mind. Little boats, cathedral rock formations, birds dancing on the water at sunset, and... read more

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Denver Colorado
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Picturesque scenery, like something from a movie! Films like Avatar and King King come to mind. Little boats, cathedral rock formations, birds dancing on the water at sunset, and thousands of little islands make this place a photographers paradise!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
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It is very difficult to give Halong Bay a rating because it was certainly a beautiful place but there are so many tourists there and it is so crowded, it kind of ruined our trip. We also had a very bad tour company that took us there for the overnight trip. They lied to us and never fulfilled the agreement,... More 

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Kiama, Australia
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If you are ever lucky enough to get to Ha Long Bay do the 3 day trip it is worth it. Just banning Kyaking for safety as there is a crowding issue and I feel they start needing to work on the pollution. The area is beautiful and a must see and do.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
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It is a lovely place with a wonderful view. Not only has a stunning view, this place also offered many activities such as cruising, caving, hiking n swimming. I suggested you to visit Ti Top island (which is commonly offered as part of the cruise itinerary) because you'll see the best view of Halong from the top of Ti Top... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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Stunning wonder of the world. Must go on a cruise to see 360 degree of the bay. Too bad they banned swimming and kayaking though

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Appreciated the wonders of nature, so many limestones. great experience for everyone. You can have fun squid fishing or enjoying the picturesque view on the boat. Great for relaxing and getting off all the stress. Just disappointed with garbages such as plastics though but hoping tourist should be responsible enough to take care of the environment, not throwing their garbages... More 

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Loved the beautiful islands and tranquil green waters. The formations are fascinating and climbing up to Titop island was worth the hike. Would highly recommend this place on your Vietnam travels.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the best trips that I had was in Halong Bay. I love the beautiful sceneries, the people, the cruise and my whole experience. It was so amazing and unforgettable trip. I love it very much. Hope to go back again.

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Thank erik08santos
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Beautiful tranquil place with plenty for all to enjoy. Halong Bay is a must visit if travelling to Vietnam

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Halong Bay is lovely, serene and very picturesque, well worth a visit. We stayed on a 2* boat and were worried after our experience in the hotel, but there was nothing to worry about. Lovely 24 hours spent visiting bays and being moored off the bay for the night.

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