Nui Coc Lake
Situated in Tan Thai Commune, Dai Tu District, Nui Coc lake is an appealing destination that has drawn thousands of tourists to Thai Nguyen every year. It is only 10 miles away from the city center so you can book a taxi or motorbike taxi.
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Nui Coc is a multifaceted leisure complex with mountainous areas, tea hills, 89 islands, Thac Vang temple, walking trails, numerous Vietnamese delicacies and an entertainment park to explore besides the huge poetic lake itself. The glorious sunset view of Nui Coc makes its signature trait. The complex is also renowned for its myths and legends, in which Coc, a poor man and Cong, a daughter of the rich landlord fell in love and had to separate because of her father's disapproval. They both died in grief and turned into Coc mountain (Nui Coc), Cong river to meet each other. Their love story embodies genuine affection and unswerving loyalty, which play a key role in Vietnamese social beliefs and values.
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Best Time To Visit
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Tourists can avoid cold weather if they visit Nui Coc during the March-November period. It is ideal to spend a whole day once you choose this place so that you can take advantage of all the fun it has to offer. The various cruise tours are a good way to start the journey. Nui Coc leisure complex with its various attractions can satisfy your love for nature and entertain all members of your family. If choosing a destination is just too difficult, you can play it safe with Nui Coc.
- Location: Ho Nui Coc, Thai Nguyen
- Best for: All visitors
- Entrance: N/A
- Hours: Day time visit is recommended
- Distance to city center: 13.4km (8.3 mi)
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