Do Son BeachHai Phong, Vietnam
Do Son Beach is located about 21km southeast of Hai Phong city centre. The hilly, 4km-long promontory ends with a string of islets, and the peninsula’s nine hills are known as Cuu Long Son
Do Son Beach is situated 21km, southeast of central Hai Phong city’s center. Although the water is not emerald due to its position in the middle of the two river mouths, but it is one of the most famous beaches in the northern Vietnam.
The hilly, 4km-long promontory ends with a string of islets, and the peninsula’s nine hills are known as Cuu Long Son (Nine Dragons). There are plenty of colorful fishing boats on the water and a long promenade, but the beaches are small and disappear at high tide.
In 1994 the first casino to open in Vietnam since 1975 commenced operation as a joint venture between the government and a Hong Kong company. Foreigners are welcome to win or lose their fortunes at Do Son Resort Hotel but Vietnamese people are barred from entering the casino.
Do Son town is famous for its ritual buffalo fights,the finals of which are help annually on the 10th day of the eighth lunar month, usually late September or October, commemorating the date when the leader of an 18th century peasant rebellion was killed here.