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Cao Bang

This eponymous provincial capital isn't unpleasant; the climate is mild, and winter days can bring a chilly welcome relief from the heat when a thick fog clings to the banks of the Bang Giang River. But you'll most likely use the city as a base to explore rural Cao Bang province, one of the most beautiful regions in Vietnam.

Explore Cao Bang


Top attractions

These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout Cao Bang.