Hoang Yen Chao Castle

Hoang Yen Chao Castle is a novel architectural development combining Eastern type and Western type. Constructed within the 20th century, it belongs to Na Hoi Tho Village, Bac Ha district. Its proximity to Bac Ha Market (solely 300m away) makes it more and more fashionable within the current years.

Hoang Yen Chao Castle

How Hoang Yen Chao Castle is unique?

The fort was constructed because the resident of Hoang Yen Chao, and later, his son Hoang A Tuong. With two-floor structure, it additionally capabilities as a fortress. The fort possesses a significant location that allows its residents to affect and management the entire Bac Ha valley. From afar, you may simply discover the white fort standing vividly in opposition to the blue sky and the inexperienced fields of Lao Cai.

Excessive fences, blockhouses and deep trenches, in addition to invincible defending towers used to guard the fort from the enemies prior to now. Sadly, time has swiped away these great options. Nevertheless, you may nonetheless see the system of harmful strap stuffed with spikes constructed across the fort (warning: they're actual!). After strolling across the development, just remember to go inside and try all of the vestiges that survive the harmful circulate of time!

How to get to Hoang Yen Chao Castle?

From Hanoi:

  • Take night train from Hanoi train station - arrive Lao Cai station then take bus to Bac Ha (Lao Cai - Bac Ha ~ 60km)
  • Take night bus from Hanoi - Lao Cai (then transfer other bus to Bac Ha)

From Sapa:

  • You can book private care or shuttle bus always available (Distance ~ 90km more than 2 hours drive)

Keep reading how to get Bac Ha Sunday market and Sapa tour Bac Ha market at Origin Travel.

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