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The place originally was used as the Fort in the wartime. You can enjoy the stunning view on the top of the mountain
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Cat Ba 180000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There are not much to do right here, but the 360 amounts ideas are incredible and really worth the journey up there! Went generally there for sunset, very quiet, very nice, very peaceful. The cannon displays were additionally cooler, great history, and preserved rather well.

Thank Zandra M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cannon Fort sits atop the highest hill in Cat Ba town, giving it a comanding view of the surroundings. The historical exhibits are charmig in their simplicity. Worth it for the views alone.

Thank Niklas G
Reviewed 1 week ago

OMG precisely what a sight! You certainly must come here. We rode a motorcycle up the mountain and I'd certainly suggest doing exactly the same. Riding a bike or even walking would be very tiring, it is extremely high.

Thank alma h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very steep hill to get there so I recommend you get a motorbike or taxi. We paid 40k to get in there and the view was really great. All was going well until I got a drink from the cafe and they short changed me....More

Thank Little L S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful scenery. It's a steep walk up here, but in case you do not fancy it there are loads of motorbike riders within the Cat BA city who'll take you up here and hang on as you look around. We paid 100,000 dong all with...More

Thank Mel A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We hired a taxi to the top from Cat Ba town as the climb is very steep, which cost 100k dong (seemed expensive considering it’s not far). Entrance fee is 40k dong, which is quite a lot considering there isn’t really anything there. The views...More

Thank KellyS3210
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views coming from the observatory points throughout the bay and the island are great - it does not equal the up close perspectives you get out of a motorboat on a tour among the casts though it gives you a feeling of perspective and...More

Thank Hazlett W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you take a trip up to the canon fort, you can walk it, but I would advice hiring a scooter (80,000d ~ roughly £2.50). It is up hill the whole way, and probably around a 30/40 minute walk. The trip up there is nice,...More

1  Thank russhopson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's a cafeteria on the roof of the hill (or maybe mountain), some cannon along with a tiny event close by that you can stroll about in fifteen minutes before enrolling in a seat with beverage. Also a telescope is going to give you a...More

Thank Allissa S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took a while to work out that the sign to the toilet actually lead to a maze of tunnels - we obviously entered the wrong way. Well worth a visit.

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Lê Phạm L
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Response from Enza G | Reviewed this property |
They were amazing. We had a private tour for our family of 7 people. The crew provided a light fruit platter & water. The boat was clean and had that lovely junk boat quality. The ferry from the main land was serviceable... More
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Yrsa T
6 November 2015|
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Response from Enza G | Reviewed this property |
Would recommend in daylight hours. Country roads are narrow and winding and no street lights.
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