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Tuyen Quang

Tuyen Quang owns 300 historical cultural vestiges. The famous one is Tan Trao Historical Site. It was used as a resistance base before the August 1945 Revolution. The main places of interest include Tan Trao Communal House, Hong Thai Communal House and small jungle hut where President Ho Chi Minh lived from June to August 1945.

Tuyen Quang

Tuyen Quang is a North of Vietnam’s mountainous province with total natural area of 5,860 square kilometers, and total population of 727,751 people (in 2005).
In the August Revolution, Tuyen Quang province had the honor to be the Capital of Liberated Zone and was chosen as the revolutionary centre of the whole country by the Central Party and Uncle Ho. In Tan Trao commune, Son Duong district, there happened such historical events related to destiny of the country as: the National Conference of the Central Party deciding to lead the General Uprising to seize the national power and electing the National Uprising Committee; the National Congress meeting at Tan Trao Communal House to establish the National Committee for Liberation, i.e. the Provisional Government headed by Uncle Ho.
In the years of resistance war against the French aggressors, Tuyen Quang remained as the Capital of Liberated Zone of Viet Nam, where fellow-citizens of the whole country "directed their mind to Viet Bac to nourish their great and long-term ambition". People of all ethnic groups in Tuyen Quang already fulfilled their sacred duties of establishment and protection of the Safety Zone (ATK), protection of President Ho Chi Minh, Central Party, National Assembly, Government, National Front and other Central Ministries as well as protection of many nerve centres of the brotherly Laos Revolution. The Provincial Party and people of Tuyen Quang made an important and great contribution to the Revolution to seize the national independence. They made a lot of resounding feats in battle, and prevented French enemy from attacks to the North. The historic names of Binh Ca, Khe Lau, Cau Ca etc, evidenced the courageous, wise and creative fighting spirit of Tuyen Quang people and armed forces during "Viet Bac” Campaign (Autumn - Winter 1947).

Tuyen Quang

A lot of important conferences were convened here by the Central Party and the Government, including the Second National Representative Congress held in Vinh Quang and Kim Binh communes, Chiem Hoa district from 11 February 1951 to 19 February 1951, which was also the first Congress of the Vietnamese Central Party domestically organized. The Congress supplemented and completed the strategies for deployment of the resistance war, foundation of the state, proposed duties of building up the powerful Labor Party of Vietnam, and decided important policies and measures to lead the long term resistance war to the glorious victory. After the success in the resistance war against the French, the Provincial Party and people of Tuyen Quang continued building up the firm rear, fulfilled the duties of the big rear for the large front line, helped to win the US Empire and contributed to the success of the People's Liberation Cause for the national unity. With their traditions of patriotism, great unity, revolutionary and heroic struggle spirit, Tuyen Quang people have made valuable lessons and examples for the next generations to learn.
In the innovation cause, the Provincial Party and people of Tuyen Quang continue to bring into play their glorious traditions of the revolutionary land to determine to overcome difficulties and make full use of their potentials and strengths for active economic integration to create a great breakthrough in socio-economic development. In this regard, Tuyen Quang calls for support and assistance from the Central Government, Ministries and other cities and provinces as well as international organizations in order to successfully achieve the goals and objectives set by the 14th Congress of the Provincial Party, striving to drive the province to comprehensive development and improve both material and spiritual life of the people, aiming at actively contributing to the cause of construction and defense of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
Tourism and historical relics

Tuyen Quang has a total of 467 places of interests including such nation-wide important sites as Tan Trao, Kim Binh, Kim Quan, and Lang Ngoi - Da Ban. Rich in revolutionary traditions and diversified ethnic identities, Tuyen Quang is not only the starting point but also the place for gathering and exchanging cultural features of ethnic minorities in the North of Vietnam through festivals, legends and folksongs, etc, to attract tourists.

With its diversified tourism resources which create favourable conditions for development of tourism, the province will focus on historical and cultural tours, eco-tours, and sanatorium tours. There are great potentials for development of eco-tours in combination with historical and cultural tours.
The planning for development of tourism to 2010 and the orientation up to 2020 have been approved by the Provincial People's Committee. As such, focus will be put on development of 3 main tourism regions, including: (i) historical and cultural tourism region covering all historical and cultural relics in the Safety Zone (ATK) in Trung Yen, Tan Trao, Minh Thanh, Binh Yen, Hop Thanh, Tu Thinh communes of Son Duong district, Kim Binh commune of Chiem Hoa district, and Kim Quan, My Bang communes of Yen Son districts as well as Tuyen Quang township; (ii) sanatorium tourism region covering the hot spring in Yen Son district and other sites in Tuyen Quang town; and (iii) eco-tourism region covering Na Hang, Chiem Hoa districts and Tuyen Quang town with such places of interests as natural conservation area of Tat Ke - Ban Bung, Pac Ban water fall, Tuyen Quang hydroelectricity reservoir, Cham Chu jungles, Thien Dinh and Fairy caves, Dat stream and Dum mountain, etc.

Main tours include Tan Trao - ATK historical and cultural tours; My Lam hot spring tours; Na Hang eco-tours; historical and cultural tours in Tuyen Quang town; Chiem Hoa historical and ecological tours; and Ham Yen eco-tours.
Focus to be put in tours inside the province, tours by boat and inter-provincial tours.
Priorities will be given to such activities as: advertisement of Tuyen Quang tourism; finalization and issuance of incentive policies to attract investors from different economic sectors in tourism development; mobilization of all available resources to embellish the historical remains and put more investment in historical and cultural, eco and sanatorium tourism sites; planning and construction of infrastructure system including roads, electricity, communication lines, clean water and environmental pollution treatment in tourism sites; fast but firm development of tourism services such as hotels, restaurants, resorts, entertainments, etc with suitable sizes and forms.


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