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    Hoang  Yen Chao castle was built at the beginning of the 20 century(between 1914 and 1921). Its owner was Hoang Yen Chao of Tay origin. In a distance, the white castle jutting out from the valley looks imposing and majestic.Hoang A Tuong 
    Hoang Yen Chao Castle is located in Na Hoi Tho Hamlet, Bac Ha Dist, 300m away from Bac Ha market. It is a unique construction work, which harmonizes the oriental and Western architectural styles. The castle was built at the beginning of the 20 century(between 1914 and 1921). Its owner was Hoang Yen Chao of Tay origin. He was the father of Hoang A Tuong, a tribal mandarin under the domination of the French lolonialists.
    The castle covers an area of 4,000 sqm in which the main building occupies 420 sqm. In front of its arched doors are earthen banks.Occupying a pivotal position overlooking the Bac Ha valley.the castle serves both as the residence of Hoang Yen Chao, then Hoang A Tuong and as a fortress. Its network of walls, bunkers, and battlements were reinforced by a mortar mixed with sugar molasses. In a distance, the white castle jutting out from the valley looks imposing and majestic.
    At present, this castle is put under a restoration scheme to better help tourists get insight into the changes of the local life.
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