Admiring the “heaven of reeds” along Vietnam northern border

At an altitude of 800 meters above sea level, landmark 1297 attracts a number of visitors who come here to admire the reed in full bloom.

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In recent days, every day, hundreds of people come to landmark 1297 to enjoy the field of reed flowers bloom and admire the border patrol road. This area is located in Bac Xa commune, Dinh Lap district (Lang Son) bordering Vo Ngai commune, Binh Lieu district (Quang Ninh). (Photo: VN Express)
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From October to December, reed blooms all over the hills, reflecting the sunlight, turning the natural landscape even more poetic. (Photo: VN Express)
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Standing at the landmark area, visitors can explore the border patrol the road, winding like a silk strip between mountains and hills. (Photo: VN Express)
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The road from the border area to the landmark is nearly 1 km long. (Photo: VN Express)
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In Quang Ninh, visitors can drive from the center of Binh Lieu district along Highway 18C, Luc Hon commune to landmark 1297 by a winding road with a length of nearly 30 km. The journey usually takes about 1 hour if you choose motorbike. (Photo: VN Express)
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The reed flowers can grow everywhere, even on the cliffs, under the edge of forests, or on the roadside. Therefore, reed grass is also a symbol of wild beauty and the intense vitality of mountains and forests. (Photo: VN Express)
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When visiting border landmarks, visitors need to comply with the rules of not entering the territory of the neighboring country by yourself, as well as protect your own property because there are no parking spots in landmark areas. Visitors also need to prepare their own drinking water and protect the environment. (Photo: VN Express)