Update: 11:15 | 07/11/2018
A ceremony will be held on November 24 in Cao Bang city to receive a certificate from UNESCO recognizing
Ban Gioc waterfalls in Trung Khanh commune, Cao Bang province is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Vietnam. The waterfalls are located within the Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark, which has been recognized as a global geopark by the UNESCO.
The geopark is home to fossils, ocean sediment, volcanic rocks, minerals, and especially karst landscapes, which can give researchers an insight into an over-500-million-year history of the Earth. It is also well known for rich biodiversity and many indigenous fauna and flora species.
According to the Cao Bang provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the province will carry out three tourism routes in the geopark area so as to attract more tourists.
This is the second UNESCO-recognised Global Geopark in Vietnam after Dong Van Karst Plateau, which was recognized in 2010.
It is also well known for rich biodiversity and many indigenous fauna and flora species.
The certificate receiving ceremony will be broadcast live on Vietnam Television channel VTV1. At the event, the province will announce the historical relic site on Border Victory in 1950 in Thach An district as a special national site.
The organizing board also said a series of activities, including an investment, trade