Halong city is also known by Halong Bay – the world heritage.
It is a city of broad, tree-lined boulevards, sea, parks, weathered colonial buildings, elegant squares. Despite being the capital of the world's 14th most populous country, the city remains small and compact, historic and charming.
GMT +7 hours
The official language is Vietnamese. A variety of foreign languages are spoken under locals: English, Chinese and French.