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Nùng ethnic hamlet attracts tourists with traditional rammed earth houses

Visiting the hamlet, which is nestled against the mountains and is blessed with a smooth stream creating a picturesque landscape, tourists can immerse themselves in the simple life of this ethnic community consisting of 160 households.

The ordinary yet peaceful lifestyle of Nùng ethnic people has been preserved well in the Bắc Hoa Hamlet in Tân Sơn Commune, Lục Ngạn District, Bắc Giang Province.

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An aerial view of Bắc Hoa Hamlet, where there are dozens of preserved traditional houses with rammed earth walls and yin-yang tiled roofs. — VNA/

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Visiting the hamlet, which is nestled against the mountains and is blessed with a smooth stream creating a picturesque landscape, tourists can immerse themselves in the simple life of this ethnic community consisting of 160 households.

Especially, there are households that have preserved the traditional Nùng structures with rammed earth walls and yin-yang tiled roofs.

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Local authorities have implemented plans for the restoration and conservation of rammed earth houses in Bắc Hoa Hamlet.

Together with the distinctive culture and lifestyle of local villagers, these traditional houses are a signature feature attracting tourists to visit and explore.

There are so many things to do here for tourists – admiring the picturesque landscape, visiting traditional rammed earth houses, learning about the scarf hand-weaving or traditional indigo dying process, and tasting delicious local food.

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Visiting the hamlet, tourists can enjoy the ordinary yet peaceful lifestyle of Nùng ethnic people.

According to Deputy Chairman of Lục Ngạn District’s People Committee Trương Văn Năm, with an aim to preserve the cultural values of Bắc Hoa Hamlet and the ethnic identity of the Nùng people, the People’s Committee has implemented plans for the restoration and conservation of rammed earth houses.

“The district has also included the rammed earth houses in Bắc Hoa Hamlet in a programme for conservation and promotion of cultural heritage of ethnic minorities in the period from 2020 to 2030,” he said.

In addition, the province has also established a Soong hao singing club, aiming to promote and preserve the traditional singing art form of Nùng ethnic group.

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A tourist poses for a photo with the background featuring the yin-yang tiled roof of a Nùng traditional house.

Head of the hamlet Vi Văn Chèo said that in recent years, his village has greeted many visitors, including researchers, tourists, students and enthusiasts who came to explore and experience the unique cultural traditions of the local Nùng community.

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Experts and tourist enterprises believe that community-based tourism and agritourism would be most suitable for the hamlet.

Experts and tourist enterprises believe that community-based tourism and agritourism would be most suitable for the hamlet. However, it is necessary to have a strategy to promote the image and attract a large number of tourists to Bắc Hoa.

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