Ninh Binh welcomes over 7.3 million visitors in 2018 hinh anh 1Visitors at Trang An in Ninh Binh (Photo: VNA)


Ninh Binh (VNA) - The Red River Delta province of Ninh Binh welcomed over 7.3 million visitors in 2018, grossing 3.2 trillion VND (138 million USD) from tourism services, a year-on-year increase of 19.2 percent.

The province successfully organised a series of events to attract visitors, such as Hoa Lu festival, Trang An festival, and Ninh Binh Tourism Week.

According to statistics, during the last month of 2018, Ninh Binh province received 337,862 visitors, up 1.8 percent year-on-year. The figure includes 261,729 domestic visitors and 76,133 foreign tourists.

In 2019, the province expects to welcome a total of 7.5 million visitors, including 940,000 foreign tourists.

Tourist attractions in Ninh Binh include Trang An Landscape Complex, Bai Dinh pagoda, Tam Coc-Bich Dong, Thung Nham bird garden, Van Long lagoon, and Phat Diem stone cathedral.

The Trang An Complex was recognised by UNESCO as a Cultural and Natural World Heritage Site in 2014.-VNA