Halong city is divided into two main areas: the tourist area which is located in the west; the center of culture, politics and trade in the East. However in the east coast of the city, it still has many interesting things for visitors to explore
Visit the work of museum – library in Quang Ninh
Another interesting destination that anyone should not to be missed when coming to Halong is the work of museum – library in Quang Ninh located in the area of Quang Ninh sea boundary Pillar 3. It has been voted by the Architectural Association Vietnam voted to award the project in 2013 and this work was inspired by coal, minerals typical of Quang Ninh lands. The building is fitted 14.000m² acting as a giant mirror reflecting the image of the world natural heritage Halong Bay.
Inside is the exhibition space with a unique, new, charismatic view, introducing the history and culture of Quang Ninh province
Go to Halong seafood market in the early morning
If you love the dynamics or prefer to go shopping, waking up early and going to the local market is one of the best suggestions. In the morning from 4 to 7 am in the area surrounding the coast line are the wholesale markets. These ships after a night of fishing are concentrated here for shipping to trader or consumers throughout the city. You can also buy seafood in retail with quite cheap price.
Cruise through the pristine islets
You will find a pristine and quite space by hiring a small boat to explore the small islands inside the bay, renting a boat costs 120,000 VND/ person.
Explore the city by electric tram
Discovering Halong city by tram along the sea route is a very interesting experience, it helps you save time but also discover more places, renting electric vehicles is also quite affordable, about VND 130,000 / car for 7 people.