Explore the Indochina crossroads

The place of the Indochina junction on the majestic Truong Son range has always been in the memories of soldiers and young volunteers on their way to the Southern battlefield, battlefield C (Laos), battlefield K (Cambodia) over the years. Unforgettable war. This is the land known as the rooster crowing that all three countries hear together.

Now this land is becoming one of the attractive tourist destinations for domestic and foreign tourists. Where places have gone down in history such as the Indochina junction (where Truong Son West road meets Truong Son East road during the resistance war), historical relics of the victory of Dak To – Tan Canh in April 1972; The border marker was jointly built by the three brother countries Vietnam – Laos – Cambodia on a mountain top 1,000m above sea level, about 30km from Playku town.

This milestone was constructed by Kon Tum province in December 2007 under the supervision of experts from three countries sharing a common border. Representatives of the three countries’ Ministries of Foreign Affairs held a solemn inauguration ceremony on January 18, 2008.

The special milestone weighs 900 kg, is made of triangular cylindrical marble, is 2 meters high, and on each side of the milestone facing each country is attached the national emblem, the year the milestone was installed and the country’s name in red letters of the government. that country. This is the second milestone marking all three countries to be placed on Vietnamese soil. The first milestone is the three countries Vietnam – Laos – China unified to build in A Pa Chai (Dien Bien).

From the border junction marker, visitors have the opportunity to see the panoramic view of the Indochina junction land.

Also here, tourists who want to visit Laos and Cambodia can complete exit procedures at the Vietnam border station at Bo Y international border gate.

We would like to introduce to our readers a series of photos capturing the beauty of the Indochina crossroads that we recorded during our recent visit to the northernmost part of the Central Highlands.

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Road to the Vietnam – Laos – Cambodia border marker at an altitude of 1086 meters
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Primary forest trees in the area where Truong Son West road meets Truong Son East road

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The common border marker of the three Indochina countries is made of marble, 2 meters high, triangular cylindrical shape, the Vietnamese side of the marker faces Ngoc Hoi district, Kon Tum province.
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A special border landmark between the vastness of heaven and earth
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Inter-agency checkpoint at Pu Cua international border gate (Laos) opposite Bo Y international border gate (Ngoc Hoi district, Kon Tum province).
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Young Lao officers at Pu Cua international border gate are happy with tourists and speak Vietnamese very well
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Stele of national historical relic Ho Chi Minh Trail east of Truong Son (1967 – 1975) in Playku town, Ngoc Hoi district, Kon Tum province

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Victory monument of Dak To – Tan Canh

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Our army’s tank number 377 first appeared in battle in the Central Highlands on April 24, 1972, contributing to the victory of Dak To – Tan Canh and is currently displayed at Dac To district park.

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Communal house – a unique cultural feature of the Central Highlands people in Dac To district park is a place that attracts tourists to visit and explore.

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Bo Y international border gate is a bridge for socio-economic development of the Indochina crossroads and an attractive destination for tourists and investors.

According to Dan Tri

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