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Sapa Attractions

Sapa is not only famed for its mountains sceneries but also the hamlets of colorful ethnic minorities. Attractions of Sapa expanse themselves in a very large area with hill tribe markets, Fansipan mountain, villages and waterfall under the foothill of  Hoang Lien mountain, ancient rock field, primitive forest and jungle.

Y Linh Ho Village

Y Linh Ho Village

Y Linh Ho is a small commune composed by a dozen of small hamlets scattering on the very tough mountain terrain with high and steep mountains. There are some hundred inhabitants from the Black H’mong only living in this commune.

Hill tribe markets

Hill tribe markets

Hill tribe markets are the most colorful weekly event of hill tribes. Flower Hmong, Dzao, Tay, Nung tribes...they come to the market not only to buy or sell but mainly to sip wine which is believed to symbolize for friendship and connection. Each market brings a very single beauty. This is truly a rendezvouz for those who wish to experience more about tribe life and some ancient activities.

Fansipan mountain

Fansipan mountain

Fansipan Mountain is located 9km south-west of Sapa Townlet in the Hoang Lien Mountain Range. Fansipan is to be approved as one of the very few eco-tourist spots of Vietnam, with about 2, 024 floral varieties and 327 faunal species. The French came to Vietnam and in 1905 planted a landmark telling Fansipan’s height of 3,143m and branded it “the Roof of Indochina”. Very few ..

Ta Phin Old Monastery

Ta Phin Old Monastery

At the end of 1941, twelve nuns belonging to a congregation of devout Reformed Cistercians, whose only purpose was prayer and penitence, were thrown out of the monastery of Our Lady of the Angels in Hakodaté (Japan). Eight of them as well as the prior wished to stay in Asia. On January 8th, 1942, the French ambassador in Japan wrote to the bishop of Hung-Hoa, Mgr. Vandaele, and solicited ..

Sapa Catholic Church

Sapa Catholic Church

Sapa Catholic Church has been renovating and preserving the image as it is indispensable in the context of the town of Sa Pa. Currently the buildings, ancient villa in Sa Pa is not much. The imprint of the French architecture remains the most perfect stone church that Sa Pa. The church building early 20th century. Before placing the first brick foundation for this work, the French architect ..

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