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Leaf-changing season in Ba Vi National Park
VietNamNet Bridge – The National Park of Ba Vi, Hanoi, is very beautiful in early summer.
The most beautiful and romantic path in the park, with bang lang (Lagerstroemia) trees along the road.
Green pine trees.
The rock light pole is placed along the road, with the pine forest on one side.
The romantic scene here is similar to parks in Japan.
The French ancient cathedral is also one of the attractions.
Ba Vi National Park is an appropriate address to help people escape from the urban noise.
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