"The Hai Van pass." Vietnam Off The Beaten Path Tip by cachaseiro

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  The Hai Van pass.
by cachaseiro
 
  • The Hai Van pass. - Vietnam
      The Hai Van pass.
    by cachaseiro
  • The Hai Van pass. - Vietnam
      The Hai Van pass.
    by cachaseiro
 

The Hai Van pass is located in central Vietnam and in many peoples opinion is the deviding point between north and south Vietnam.
When the country was devided the border was a little futher north though.
The pass is 497 meters above sea level and it´s a popular stopping point for peole on a roadtrip as the views from there are very good.
At the top of the pass you also have some old bunkers from the wars Vietnam had against France and USA, aswell as an old gate build by the emperor Ming Mang in the 19th century.
There is also a car tunnel going under the mountain that takes a lot of the heavy business traffic and that is real nice as that means the narrow road to the path is not that crowded.

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  • Written Mar 11, 2012
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