Hai Phong City

Area: 1,527.4 sq. km.
Population: 1,963.3 thousand habitants (2015).
Administrative divisions:
- Districts (7): Hong Bang, Ngo Quyen, Le Chan, Kien An, Hai An, Duong Kinh, Do Son.
- Rural districts (8): Thuy Nguyen, An Duong, An Lao, Kien Thuy, Tien Lang, Vinh Bao, Cat Hai, Bach Long Vi.
Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh), Hoa, Tay, Nung...

GEOGRAPHY

Hai Phong is a large city with an important seaport of Viet Nam. Hai Phong is near Quang Ninh Province to the north, Hai Duong Province to the west, and Thai Binh Province to the south.


Climate: Because of the proximity to the East Sea, Hai Phong's weather is affected by inter-tropical monsoons. The average annual temperature varies between 230C and 240C.


TOURISM
Hai Phong has many temples, pagodas, mausoleums and shrines such as ancient Du Hang Pagoda, Nghe Temple, Hang Kenh Communal House...


Hai Phong has famous historical Bach Dang River, where the national heroes defeated three Chinese feudal invasions. The third victory over the Yuan-Mongolians was known all over the world. Many of the teakwood pointed spikes have been discovered in this river. Hai Phong is on tourism route: Ha Noi - Hai Phong - Ha Long Bay.


Do Son Beach, located 20km from Hai Phong, is a sand strip for bathing. However, during the monsoon season, the Red River's alluvial sands cause the water to turn yellow. From Do Son, tourist can visit Cat Ba National Park, and continue to Bai Tu Long Bay and Ha Long Bay (Quang Ninh Province).


Hai Phong is also famous for many festivals, of which Choi Trau Festival (Do Son Buffalo-fighting festival) in Do Son is unique.

 

Hai Phong City

 

TRANSPORTATION

Hai Phong is served by an important transportation network of sea routes, roads, railways, and airlines. Hai Phong City is 102km southeast of Ha Noi, 60km from Ha Long City, and 70km from Thai Binh City following National Road N°.10.


Bus: Niem Nghia Inter-provincial Bus Station and Cau Rao Bus Station offer some buses links Hai Phong to many provinces.


Air: Cat Bi International Airport is 5km from centre of Hai Phong City. There are domestic flights from Hai Phong to Da Nang, Tuy Hoa, Nha Trang, Buon Ma Thuot, Pleiku, Da Lat, Ho Chi Minh City, Can Tho and Phu Quoc. There are international flights between Hai Phong and Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Cambodia, Thailand and Korea.


Railway: There are trains from Hai Phong to Ha Noi and vice versa.


Boat: Hydrofoils and boats run between Hai Phong (Ben Binh Dock) and Cat Ba about 10 trips a day in summer season. There are 2 trips by hydrofoil (departs from Hai Phong from Cat Ba and vice versa) and two trips by boat (depart from Hai Phong from Cat Ba and vice versa) a day in the rest of year. The journey by hydrofoil takes 50 minutes, by boat takes 130 minutes. Contact: Tel: (84 - 225) 3841 431/ 3841 009; time of service: 8.00am - 5.00pm.

ALBUM
NEARBY DESTINATIONS
Cannon Fort

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Du Hang Pagoda

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Nghe Temple

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Hang Kenh Communal House

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WHERE TO STAY
Van Anh Hotel

Add: Cat Ba Island, Cat Hai Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3888 201

Duyen Hai Hotel

Add: 5 Nguyen Tri Phuong St., Hong Bang Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3842 157/ 3842 134

Bach Dang Hotel

Add: 42 Dien Bien Phu St., Hong Bang Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3842 444

Hai Phong Hotel

Add: 123 Nguyen Binh Khiem St., Ngo Quyen Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3731 444 / 3731 155

Tien Lang Sapa Resort - Hai Phong Viet Nam

Add: Tien Lang Town

Tel: (84-225) 3583 264/ 3945 842

Lan Ha Hotel

Add: Cat Ba Island, Cat Hai Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3888 299

Do Son Union Hotel

Add: Zone 1, Do Son Beach, Do Son Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3861 803

Minh Thao Hotel

Add: Cat Ba Island, Cat Hai Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3888 408

Sunset Hotel

Add: Cat Ba Island, Cat Hai Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3888 370

Dai Duong Hotel

Add: 20 Le Dai Hanh St., Hong Bang Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3822 849/3822 850

Royal Hotel

Add: 275 Lach Tray St., Ngo Quyen Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3731 857

Song Gia Resort Hotel

Add: Luu Kiem Commune, Thuy Nguyen Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3963 900

Best Western Pearl River Hotel Hai Phong

Add: Km8, Pham Van Dong St., Duong Kinh Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3814 444

Sunflower International Village

Add: 1 Van Cao St., Ngo Quyen Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3892 022

Bao Dai Villa Hotel

Add: Zone 2, Do Son Beach, Do Son Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3862 303

Camela Hotel & Resort

Add: 5/11 Km6, Hung Vuong Road, Hong Bang Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3538 888

Do Son Hotel

Add: Zone 3, Do Son Beach

Tel: (84-225) 3864 888/ 3861 888

Sea Star Hotel

Add: 1/3A Le Hong Phong St., Ngo Quyen Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3556 998/ 988 3556 888

Somerset Central TD Hai Phong City

Add: Tower A, TD Plaza, Lot 20A, Le Hong Phong St.,Ngo Quyen Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3670 888

Hung Long Harbour Hotel

Add: 268, 1-4 St., Cat Ba Town, Cat Hai Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 6269 269

WHERE TO EAT
Kichi Kichi Restaurant

Add: 4 Nguyen Trai St., Ngo Quyen Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3552 882

Green Mango Restaurant

Add: 1/4 Rd., Cat Ba Townlet

Tel: (84-225) 3887 151

Phu Gia Restaurant

Add: Km9 Pham Van Dong St., Duong Kinh Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 2240 165

Van Tue Restaurant

Add: 1A Hoang Dieu St., Hong Bang Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3746 338

Song He Restaurant

Add: Km10 + 500, 353 Rd, Cau Rao, Do Son

Tel: (84-225) 3860 262

Loi Chau Peninsula Restaurant

Add: 28A Le Hong Phong St., Hai An Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3821 111

Coca Suki Restaurant

Add: 1/20A Le Hong Phong St., Ngo Quyen Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3722 422

Gia Vien Restaurant

Add: 2B Bach Dang St., Hong Bang Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3842 908

Hoang Anh Restaurant

Add: 1/53 Vu Chi Thang St., Le Chan Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3789 487

La Do Restaurant

Add: 2-4 Cau Dat St., Le Chan City

Tel: (84-225) 3859 888

Hot pot 16 Restaurant

Add: 16 Ly Thuong Kiet St.

Tel: (84-225) 3530 737

Maxim Café

Add: 51 Dien Bien Phu St., Hong Bang City

Tel: (84-225) 3822 934

Mimoza Restaurant

Add: 19 Tran Khanh Du St., Ngo Quyen Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3628 999

Nhat Van II Restaurant

Add: 319 Nguyen Van Linh St., Le Chan City

Tel: (84-225) 3764 100

Phu Gia Restaurant

Add: Km9 Pham Van Dong St., Duong Kinh Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3763 770

Quang Dong Trung Quoc Restaurant

Add: 17 Le Dai Hanh St., Hong Bang Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3745 264

Sao Mai Restaurant

Add: 19 Tran Khanh Du St., Ngo Quyen Dist.

Tel: (84-225) 3628 999

Truc Lam Quan Restaurant

Add: 7 Pham Ba Truc St., Ngo Quyen Dist.

Trong Khach Restaurant

Add: 35 Nguyen Duc Canh St.

Tel: (84-225) 3738 577

Chie Restaurant

Add: 38 Hoang Van Thu St.

Tel: (84-225) 3821 018