Vietnam, on the South China Sea coast. This is a capital city of Binh
Dinh province is 1,065 km
from Hanoi on
National Highway No.1.Quy Nhon is a seaside city whose port is
4,000 tons ships. The surrounding area was the scene of heavy fighting
the war, and the city was greatly swollen by refugees. The neighboring
city of An Nhon (formerly Binh
Dinh) was an old Annamese capital. Ruins of the ancient Cham center of
are nearby. Qui Nhon is the little visited provincial capital of Binh
province. Quy Nhon is a seaside town with about 200,000 inhabitants,
harbors are accessible to more than 4,000 boats and ships. This town is
650 km far from Ho Chi Minh City.
Although it was recognized as a city as late as 1898, its history
to the days of the Kingdom
of Champa. In the 11th
century, the Cham people migrated southwards and moved their capital
city to a
location about 30km north of present-day Qui Nhon and named it Vijaya.
survived until 1471, when the citadel was sacked by the Vietnamese.
Nhon is an expanding port city with a population of about a quarter of a
Until recently, it has been isolated from the main tourism routes
halfway between Danang and Nha Trang. However, air links to Danang and
Ho Chi Minh City has made
it more accessible, and a recently built international hotel offers the
possibility of a relaxing break well away from the more traveled path.
Nhon, Binh Dinh, is the homeland of the most respected Vietnamese hero:
Hue. Being the cradle of the classic theatre "Tuong" and the martial
art of Viet Nam, it used to
be the important commercial center of exchanging trade with China. The
ancient capital of the Cham Tra Ban (1000-1471) is located 26 km far
Nhon. Nowadays Quy Nhon is famous for its local products like bird's
province has quite many Cham towers like Banh It Towers... The sandy
is good and right in the town.