Kon Tum tourism: Explore top 11 attractive destinations

The mountain town of Kon Tum possesses many charming scenery and wild, majestic nature. Kon Tum tourism brings visitors many wonderful and memorable experiences with the beautiful scenery here.

Kon Tum tourism: Explore top 11 attractive destinations

1. Kon Klor suspension bridge

Kon Klor Suspension Bridge – the bridge connecting the two banks of the legendary Dak Bla River is one of the places not to be missed in the list of Kon Tum tourist destinations. From this bridge, you can see the surrounding countryside, rice fields, corn fields, and sugarcane fields along with the river flowing right under the bridge. Enjoying the fresh air, visitors will feel My soul becomes more comfortable.

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Photo: @huenguyenc7

2. Kon Tum Prison National Historical Site

For the purpose of detaining our revolutionary soldiers, the French colonialists began construction of Kon Tum prison in 1905 and it was not completed until 1917. When coming here, visitors will visit a complex of traditional houses, memorial houses, reception houses with an indomitable monument and two mass graves located on the banks of the windy Dak Bla River. The Kon Tum prison relic area has become a familiar place to visit for many domestic and international groups every time they visit Kon Tum city.

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Photo: Kinhtevadubao

Photo: Kinhtevadubao

3. Wooden church

The church is located on Nguyen Hue street, Kon Tum city, Kon Tum province, built in 1913, completed in 1918 and still exists today. The church’s architecture is designed in harmony between Roman architecture and the wooden stilt houses of the Ba Na people. A unique combination of Western culture and online culture imbued with the national identity of the Central Highlands region. The wooden church is a closed building including: a synagogue, a display house for ethnic and religious products, a communal house and a reception house. In addition, there are also carpentry facilities, brocade weaving facilities, sewing facilities and an orphanage.

Photo: @phuongvui

Photo: @phuongvui

4. Mang Den eco-tourism area

Mang Den is an ecological paradise in a town in Kon Plong district, Kon Tum province. With a cool climate all year round along with many rocky streams, waterfall lakes and attractive landscapes, this place is known as “Vietnam’s second Da Lat”.

Photo: Ngoc Pho

Photo: Ngoc Pho

Coming to Mang Den, you will go on a winding road with winding turns, looking down into the valleys and the cloudy sky with mist obscuring the mountain tops, the thatched roofs close to the hazy cliffs with columns of smoke. the stove rises.

Photo: kontumtv

Photo: kontumtv

The scenery here is extremely wild, but the terrain and vegetation here are extremely diverse. The valleys where ethnic minorities live, the high mountains with green forests, the gentle slopes filled with pine forests, the fields and waterfalls in this place are also has an irresistible beauty.

5. Bac Ai Pagoda

Bac Ai Pagoda is one of Kon Tum’s oldest pagodas. The overall architecture of the pagoda is built in the North-South direction, shaped like the letter Mon. When you first enter, you will see the Tam Quan gate, go straight to the main hall in the middle of the center with the left and right sides being Dong Lang and Tay Lang.

Photo: vnexpress

Photo: vnexpress

The main hall of Bac Ai Pagoda consists of 3 rooms and 2 wings. The ancient building is divided into 3 compartments: front hall, middle hall and upper hall. In this space, Amitabha Tam Hon, Tam The Buddha, Hoa Ngem Tam Thanh, etc. have been restored, so only a few artifacts of artistic value remain such as the statue of Guan Yin and the statue of Tam Toa Thanh Mau made of wood. Cracked glazed ceramics, horizontal plates, parallel sentences, ordination boxes, treasure seals, etc. are on display, while the worship statues have been covered with bright bronze so they cannot retain the ancient, pristine features of the past, even some sculptures. Like a flanking dragon, the winding rope is no longer there.

6. Indochina junction

The Indochina junction is the contiguous point between the three countries of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. This is the place where backpackers still tell each other about the story “a rooster crows, all three countries hear it”. To reach the Indochina junction, visitors will have to go through a quite difficult journey with zigzag and winding roads under the harsh, blazing sun of the Central Highlands. However, overcoming these difficulties, visitors will be satisfied with the extremely beautiful mountain and hill space at the Indochina junction.

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7. Dak Bla River

Coming to the mountain town of Kon Tum, visitors must be surprised with the image of the Dak Bla river like a soft, gracefully curving silk strip embracing the city of Kon Tum. As a reverse-flowing river in the Central Highlands, Dak Bla Kon Tum River flows in an East-West direction, completely different from other rivers in Vietnam. Therefore, Dak Bla is not only a river with unique and different features, but it has become a symbol of the people of Kon Tum.

Song-Dak-BlaUpstream, on both sides of the Dak Bla River, steep cliffs emerge, creating a majestic, majestic picture and awakening adventure for tourists who like to conquer themselves. Having gone through many historical ups and downs and accompanying the lives of the people here, the Dak Bla stream is still gentle and lush as it embraces the small town amidst the distant mountains and forests. And how beautiful it will be when in the middle of the vast Dak Bla river, dugout boats appear floating on the river surface.

8. Pa Sy Waterfall

Pa Sy waterfall eco-tourism area is located in Kon Tu Rang village of the Ro Mam people, Mang Canh commune, Kon Plong district, Kon Tum province, 6km northwest of Kon Plong district center. Pa Sy waterfall eco-tourism area has a wild beauty with primeval pine forests and a system of waterfalls and lakes. The climate here is fresh and cool all year round.

Photo: @nupuhu

Photo: @nupuhu

Located in the center of the tourist area is Pa Sy waterfall, located at an altitude of about 1,500m above sea level. The waterfall is formed from the three largest streams in Mang Den, so it is called Pau Suh, which in the Ro Mam ethnic language means “three streams clustered together into one stream”. Later, the name of the waterfall was incorrectly read as Pa Sy.

Photo: @tit.heo211

Photo: @tit.heo211

Photo: kontum.gov

Photo: kontum.gov

9. Ngoc Linh Mountain

Ngoc Linh Mountain is part of the Southern Truong Son range. With an altitude of 2,600m, this is a suitable place for people who love climbing and adventurous trips. In particular, in the Ngoc Linh range, there is a famous Vietnamese ginseng species called Ngoc Linh ginseng that grows concentrated in the mountainous districts of Ngoc Linh in Kon Tum and Quang Nam at altitudes of 1,500m to 2,100m.

Photo: sgtiepthi

Photo: sgtiepthi

Photo: sgtiepthi

Photo: sgtiepthi

10. Kon Klor communal house

Kon Klor communal house in Kon Tum is known as a community house often used as a gathering place for villagers in the Central Highlands villages and is also the largest house in the Central Highlands. Kon Klor communal houses are built in a traditional style with materials made of wood, bamboo, thatch, leaves and very elaborate decorative motifs and patterns. The artisans and villagers of Kon Klor have coordinated extremely well to preserve their unique features on the communal house. With its soaring roof, the tall and sturdy Kon Klor communal house is considered the fulcrum for the village soul, as well as the pride of the artisans and people of Ba Na.

Photo: @hoanghuyyy

Photo: @hoanghuyyy

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Photo: @thuongdinh97

Photo: @halove2go

Photo: @halove2go

11. Chu Mom Ray National Park

Among the national parks in our country, Chu Mom Ray is the national park with the highest biodiversity. Besides, this national park is also inhabited by ethnic groups such as Ro Mam, K’Dong, Gia Rai, H’Lang and especially Bo Rau – one of the smallest ethnic groups in Vietnam. .

Chu Mom Ray National Park seen from above.

Chu Mom Ray National Park seen from above.

Cool stream in the forest. Photo: Doanhnhanplus.

Cool stream in the forest. Photo: Doanhnhanplus.

Visiting Chu Mom Ray, visitors can also visit ethnic minority villages and get acquainted with the H’Lang, Gia Rai, Ko Dong, Ro Mam or Bo Rau ethnic groups. Tourists will be able to rest in a cool communal house or community house, enjoying Central Highlands dishes such as bamboo-tube rice, can wine, pounded salt and specialty herbs of the people here.