Cat Ba island, a beautiful gem in Northern Vietnam, not only has a scenic beauty but also a historical value. Visiting the island, you should not miss a trip to Cannon fort – a historical area.
What to see and do in Cannon fort?
This article is a complete travel guide to Cannon fort Cat Ba Vietnam, including tips on how to get there, entrance fee, things to see and what to pack.
About Cannon fort Cat Ba Island Vietnam
Cannon fort, also known as Point 177, is a historic area located on the top of a hill with the height of 177m.
This historical area includes the battlefield of large artillery guns and the system of military tunnels and ditches built in the 40s of 20th century.
The cannon fort has become a historical witness contributing to the establishment of the glorious success. It accompanied the army, and Cat Ba people underwent two fierce wars against the French and the Americans.
If you’re looking for a place to stay near Cannon fort, Cannon fort Cat Ba is a great option. The hotel is clean and has an excellent location for cycling. The staff is accommodating, and the breakfast is delicious.
How to get to Cannon fort
Getting to Cat Ba island
Taking a bus from Hanoi to Cat Ba island is the easiest way. Frequent buses are departing daily from Hanoi, and the journey takes approximately 3.5 to 4 hours.