Ceremony to recognize Thac Ba Temple as national relic site

Tuesday, 31/01/2023 16:45
On January 30, the People’s Committee of Thac Ba town, the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai held a ceremony to open the Thac Ba Temple Traditional Festival and receive the certificate recognising the temple as a national relic site.
Activities at the festival (Source: NDO) 

The Thac Ba Temple festival is held on the 8th and 9th day of the Lunar New Year featuring various traditional rituals.

The festival has become the place for cultural exchange among the ethnic minority groups in the region as well as create chances for visitors to explore the Thac Ba Lake tourism site.

According to NDO, Thac Ba Lake spans nearly 20,000 hectares in Yen Binh and Luc Yen districts and boasts more than 1,300 islets and limestone caves. It became one of the three largest artificial reservoirs in Vietnam when the Thac Ba hydropower plant was built.

The site will be developed into a national and international tourist destination by 2040 under a plan approved by the Prime Minister. It site will be expanded in tandem with the sustainable development of local tourism and rural and urban areas and the promotion of traditional culture and natural values.

By 2040, the site will have a uniform and modern tourism infrastructure and offer a range of high-quality tourism products with a competitive edge over others in the region.

The site will welcome some 1 million visitors by 2030 and 2.5 million by 2040./.