Hai Van Pass

Hai Van Pass

crossing the mountain range with natural beauty and historical importance

Location: 

Hải Vân Pass, tt. Lăng Cô, Phú Lộc, Thua Thien Hue, Vietnam

Duration: 

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Hai Van Pass: mountain pass in the middle of Vietnam with strategic importance
  2. Natural Border: southern border of the Chinese Han Dynasty in the 1st century
  3. National Route 1A: top peak of a scenic route along the Vietnamese coastline
  4. Hai Van Tunnel: longest road tunnel in South East Asia (missed in favour of the pass)
  5. Journey: driving from Hue to Hoi An by bus instead of train, just for the view

Image sources

  1. Big group taking pictures on a gun tower (Vietnam war / American war)
  2. Me enjoying the view from the Hai Van Pass
  3. Hai Van Gate from the Tran Dynasty
  4. Souvenir Shop on the Hai Van Pass
  5. Broken window of an old fortification

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