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Thac Ba Temple recognised as national relic site

A ceremony was held in January 30 by the People’s Committee of Thac Ba town, the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai to open the Thac Ba Temple Traditional Festival and receive the certificate recognising the temple as a national relic site.

The Thac Ba Temple festival is held on the 8th and 9th day of the Lunar New Year featuring various traditional rituals.

Thac Ba Temple, national relic site, northern mountainous province, Lunar New Year, various traditional rituals

At the ceremony to receive certificate recognising Thac Ba Temple as a national relic site.

The festival has become the place for cultural exchange among the ethnic minority groups in the region as well as create chances for visitors to explore the Thac Ba Lake tourism site.

Thac Ba Lake spans nearly 20,000 hectares in Yen Binh and Luc Yen districts and boasts more than 1,300 islets and limestone caves. It became one of the three largest artificial reservoirs in Vietnam when the Thac Ba hydropower plant was built.

The site will be developed into a national and international tourist destination by 2040 under a plan approved by the Prime Minister.

Under planning, the tourism site will be expanded in tandem with the sustainable development of local tourism and rural and urban areas and the promotion of traditional culture and natural values.

By 2040, the site will have a uniform and modern tourism infrastructure and offer a range of high-quality tourism products with a competitive edge over others in the region.

The site will welcome some 1 million visitors by 2030 and 2.5 million by 2040.

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Source: NDO

Thac Ba Temple, national relic site, northern mountainous province, Lunar New Year, various traditional rituals
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