Photographer's Note

Harong Bay is a bay in northern Vietnam. It includes 1,969 large and small islands and limestone columns.
It is a UNESCO World Heritage site and the most popular tourist destination in Vietnam.

The bay is 1,553 square kilometers wide on the border with China. It's the first scenic spot in Vietnam.

It was designated as a historical, cultural and scientific conservation area of Vietnam in 1962, and the central area of Ha Long Bay was listed as a natural park on the World Heritage list of unesco (United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization) in 1994.

Here's what "Harong" means.
"Ha下" means "down" and "long龍" means "dragon."
Which means the dragon is coming down from the sky.

The name "Harong" is said to be that a dragon come down from the sky and emitted jewels and beads from the mouth to prevent invaders from invading from across the sea.

It is said to have originated from the legend that the jewels and beads fell into the sea and became various shapes of rock and defeated the invaders.

This maritime village probably lives in tourist safety and tropical fruit sales or canoe rental business.

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Photo Information
  • Copyright: Infinite jang (jang) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 80 W: 0 N: 232] (2001)
  • Genre: Luoghi
  • Medium: Colore
  • Date Taken: 2012-03-31
  • Esposizione: 1/21 secondi
  • Versione Foto: Versione Originale
  • Date Submitted: 2021-05-21 5:36
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Additional Photos by Infinite jang (jang) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 80 W: 0 N: 232] (2001)
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