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Dong Hoi

The capital city of Quang Binh

Dong Hoi map

Dong Hoi is also the land of Vietnam with around 40 kilometers from east to west. Clinging to the bank of Nhat Le River, Dong Hoi is around 486 kilometers to the south of Hanoi, 160 kilometers to the north of Hue and 1,204 kilometers to the north of Ho Chi Minh city. With its central location, Dong Hoi is becoming an appealing breakpoint of tourists traveling from Hanoi to Hue and Ho Chi Minh. The name “Dong Hoi” derived from the words “Đông Hải” (东海) in Cantonese (China) dialect. It means the “east sea”. As its name suggests, Dong Hoi encompasses a 12-kilometer-long coastline with magnificent sandy beaches. Unlike most other coastal cities in Vietnam, Dong Hoi is not crowded and huddle at all. Many tourists visiting here are greatly surprised at this city’s quietness. There are very little traffic and even fewer pedestrians. Therefore, Dong Hoi is the wonderland for those people seeking for mindfulness and peace in the soul.

160k

Population

+7h

UTC/GTM

27°C

Weather

Things to do in Dong Hoi

About Dong Hoi

About Dong Hoi

Dong Hoi (Đồng Hới) is the capital city of Quang Binh, a coastal province in the North Central of Vietnam. Dong Hoi is also the land of Vietnam with around 40 kilometers from east to west.

Things to do in Dong Hoi, Vietnam

Things to do in Dong Hoi, Vietnam

Clinging to the bank of Nhat Le River, Dong Hoi is around 486 kilometers to the south of Hanoi, 160 kilometers to the north of Hue and 1,204 kilometers to the north of Ho Chi Minh city

Places to visit in Dong Hoi, Vietnam

Places to visit in Dong Hoi, Vietnam

With its central location, Dong Hoi is becoming an appealing breakpoint of tourists traveling from Hanoi to Hue and Ho Chi Minh

Weather & Best time to travel in Dong Hoi, Vietnam

Weather & Best time to travel in Dong Hoi, Vietnam

The name “Dong Hoi” derived from the words “Đông Hải” (东海) in Cantonese (China) dialect. It means the “east sea”.

Places to stay in Dong Hoi, Vietnam

Places to stay in Dong Hoi, Vietnam

Traveling to Dong Hoi now, you’ll feel like you have been made to privy to a secret the rest of the world has yet to hear.

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Transportation in Dong Hoi

How to get around Dong Hoi, Vietnam

Spending time in a nice coffee also helps you to make new friends and have interesting talks with some educated Vietnamese people.

How to get to Dong Hoi, Vietnam

In general, Dong Hoi features moderate temperature and calm weather. Thus, you can visit there at any time of the year

FAQs

Dong Hoi Police Station
Address: No.01 Hung Vuong, Dong Hoi City
Tel: (+84) 232-389-0235
Fax: (+84) 232-382-2712
Website: conganquangbinh.gov.vn

Tourist Support & Information Center
Address: No. 58 Nguyen Huu Canh Steet, Dong Hoi City
Tel: (+84) 232-382-2018
Fax: (+84) 232- 382-2035

Dong Hoi General Hospital
Address: Le Loi Street, Duc Ninh Nong Ward, Dong Hoi City
Hotline: 232-382-0521 or 232-384-5076
Tel: 232-382-2185

Vietnam – Cuba Friendship Hospital
Address: Group 10, Nam Ly Ward, Dong Hoi City
Hotline: 352-382-5105
Tel: 232-384-0998

It’s sun-drenched here almost all year round; therefore, don’t forget to apply sun-block cream before going out
Always bring cash with you: There are a few ATMs which are available in Dong Hoi City, In addition, many shops and restaurants only accept payment by cash. Therefore, make sure you bring enough money.

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