Thach An
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Thach An is a district in Cao Bang province, Vietnam Geographic: Located in the South of Cao Bang province, the north is near Hoa An and Quang Uyen, the south is near Trang Dinh ( Lang Son), the west is near Ngan Son ( Bắc Kạn), the west is near Sung Ta. Area, population, traffic: • Area: ​​683 km2 …
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Vien Minh pagoda is situated in Xuan Linh commune, Thach An district, opposite to Quang Trieu temple worshipping Hong Lien Princess. The pagoda was built under Le dynasty (Canh Hung period). Nowadays, it is expanded in forecourt of Buddha altar. The big bell with circumference of 7 meters, 5 inches is casted.
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Xuan Linh Temple is in Xuan Linh commune, Thach An district. General Tran Quyet who led the battle with Mac dynasty in 1682 in King Le Hy Tong dynasty was worshipped at the temple. When Mac dynasty was expelled out of the border, he was severely injured and died. He was awarded the title Good Genius whose official name…
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Nang Hai Festival is the customs to pray for good harvest in Phuc Hoa, Thach An. The festival includes singing nights. The main activity is to invite the Moon spirit incarnating into a couple. Then people sing along ancient songs to pray the God Mothers for good varieties, pest extermination, good weather, and good health. In the last day of festival,…
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Located 41 kilometres south of Cao Bang and 94 kilometres north of Lang San, the Town of Dong Khe became one of the most important French military outposts in the wake of the 1947 campaign. However, by 1950 the French High Command had concluded that the Frontier  Campaign was unwinnable and began to make preparations for the evacuation of their…
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Add: Dong Khe Town, Cao Bang To reach the Dong Khe Victory Vestiges Area travellers should take the track which leads up the hill from a bend in the road at the centre of the town. At the top of the hill behind the Frontier Campaign War Heroes Cemetary (Nghĩa trang liệt sĩ chiến dịch biên giới) lie…
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On 18 September 1950 our army and peopie bravely and steadfastly fought to annihilate main force of the enemy in the Dong Khe outpost, which comprised two companies of Regiment of French Foreign Legion No 3, one platoon of puppet troops and an artillery detachment, capturing many prisoners of war and all of the enemy's weapons and military…