Sunday, December 04, 2011

Quan Lan Island in HA LONG BAY

Quan Lan Island belongs to Bai Tu Long Bay, it has an area of 11km², and features eight populated hamlets. Quan Lan Island stretch toward East – West from the foot of Van Don Range to the Got Mount with many high mountains to the east barring waves and winds, protect the villages.The island is situated on an important navigation route that connects China, Japan, Thailand and Philippines to Vietnam. Along two sides of the island are tens kilometres of sand beaches. This is the endless resource for glass making which the sea gives to man and it is also the extremely interesting tourism.Since the 11th century, Quan Lan had been one of the centres of the ancient commercial port of Van Don, which was animated and prosperous at the time. Today, there are still many vestiges linked to the ancient commercial port. This also explains why the island, lying deep in the sea, has the large pagodas and archaeological sites seen today.On the island there is the Quan Lan Communal House built in the 18th century; exceedingly beautiful and almost entirely preserved. Next to it is Quan Lan Pagoda (Linh Quang Tu), which is dedicated to Buddha and Saint Lieu Hanh. The pagoda also worships the statue of old Hau, a local person who made lots of contributions to the construction of the pagoda. The statue features a gentle and cheerful old woman, which adds an original character to the pagoda. Beside Quan Lan Pagoda lies Nghe Quan Lan (Duc Ong) Shrine, which is dedicated to Pham Cong Chinh, a local person who participated in the historical Van Don battle against the Yuan invaders. He was later honored as a god. Quan Lan has many valuable sea products such as octopuses, butterfish, mackerel, holothurians, shrimp and sai sung.

Quan ho Bac Ninh folk songs

Quan ho singing is a folk art of a highly collective nature. Those who sing are not entertainers, but all are part of the performance, and anyone is welcome to join.

Quan ho Bac Ninh folk songs is inscribed on the list of Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity on 30th September 2009.

Car rental service


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Car hire price: (This price is valid to December 31, 2010) 

PRICE (USD)/04 seat/ 07 seat/ 16 seat/ 30 seat 

Pick up/see off Tan Son Nhat airport (within Ho Chi Minh city): 15$/ 18$/ 20$/ 25$ (for 04 seat/ 07 seat/ 16 seat/ 30 seat )
Ho Chi Minh city (8 hours) 44$/ 54 $/64$/ 90$ ((for 04 seat/ 07 seat/ 16 seat/ 30 seat )
Sai Gon - Cu Chi - Sai Gon 50$/ 60$/ 70$/ 100$
Sai Gon - Tay Ninh - Cu Chi - Sai Gon90$ /100$/120$/150$
Sai Gon - My Tho -Sai Gon : 60$/ 70$/ 80$/ 110$
Sai Gon- Vung Tau - Sai Gon : 80$/ 90$/ 110$/ 140$
Sai Gon-Cai Be(Tieng Giang)-Vinh Long-Sai Gon: 80$/ 90$/ 110$/140$
Sai Gon-My Tho-Can Tho-Sai Gon: 110$/ 120$/ 140$/ 180$
Sai Gon-My Tho-Can Tho-Chau Doc-Sai Gon: 160$/ 180$/ 200$/ 240$
Sai Gon - Phan Thiet - Sai Gon: 130$/ 140$/ 160$/ 210$
Sai Gon - Da Lat - Sai Gon (3 days): 170$/ 190$/ 210$/ 250$
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