Cai Beo Fishing Village

Cai Beo fishing village is among the famous old village in the nation's biggest prehistoric. That is a fishing village of about 300 houses living largely by fishing and fish farming. Cai Beo fishing village is only about 2 kilometers from Cat Ba town. Visitor can go here by car or motorbike by cheap Halong bay tours then take a small boat to visit the village.

How Cai Beo fishing village is special?

Way to Cai Beo Fishing Village

The scene here's very beautiful with countless floating houses staying under the islands as a stone backyard. The fishing village of Beo is widespread, around 18.000m2. People in Cai Beo settlement evolved with time from the Neolithic to the Bronze age.

Cat ba Cai Beo floating Village

Fishing farm in Cai Beo fishing village (Photo by Ruby)


From hunting and gathering, fishing into agricultural settlement is considered a cultural growth to Cai Beo civilization and Ha Long. The first people in Cai Beo indigenous source, are probably descendants of ancient civilization of Hoa Binh - Bac Son. Cai Beo civilization and the movement, to develop cultural Halong distinctive Bronze Age northeast coast.

Cai Beo Village

Fishing farm in Cai Beo fishing village (Photo by Ruby)

On 5/12/2006 unearthed the involvement of reputable scientists, at the conclusion of the first excavations 1/ 2007 acquired from 10 holes are 137 stone artifacts, pottery shards 1,424 cash using 568 specimens and animal remains and marine mollusk shells. Analysis showed that the combination of artifacts accumulated are made from ceramic and granite twisted rope stamping raw, no se, fish bones, shells, oyster shell size .

Cai Beo cat ba

Cai Beo fishing village (Photo by Ruby)

This evidence indicates Cai Beo is the house of the ancient fishermen. The analysis shows, approximately 7, 000 years ago, Cai Beo people living mainly because of sea fishing and caught scallops, oysters. They assert that existence to 4, 500 years ago.

Note: Ben Beo harbour is the place in which you begin your cruise to go visiting Lan Ha bay or Monkey Island.

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