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Cave in Lang Son

Nhi Thanh Cave

The Ngoc Tuyen River flows through Nhi Thanh Cave, 700m beyond Tam Thanh Cave. The entrance has a series of carved poems written by the cave’s 18th-century discoverer, a soldier called Ngo Thi San. There’s also a ca…
Cave in Lang Son

Tam Thanh Cave

Tam Thanh Cave is vast and seductive. There’s an internal pool and natural ‘window’ offering a sweeping view of the surrounding rice fields. A few hundred metres up a stone staircase are the ruins of the Mac Dynasty…
Vietnamese in Lang Son

Lang Son Market

Lang Son’s market area sprawls over about three blocks, just off P Tran Dang Ninh. It's a colourful and hectic place stuffed to the brim with hawkers and stalls selling produce, and plentiful food stalls, both in th…
Vietnamese in Lang Son

Quan Ngon

P Minh Khai, a couple blocks north of Lang Son's market, is home to several com – point-and-choose dishes served over rice – restaurants. Quan Ngon is typical of the lot, and meat-free dishes are available.