Dien Bien Phu city where there are many historical relics of Dien Bien Phu battlefield

Update 07 - 11 - 2020

Dien Bien Phu city is located nearly 500 km northwest of Hanoi city. The East borders on Muong Ang district; The Southeast borders on Dien Bien Dong district; To the west and the south, it borders on Dien Bien district; The North borders on Muong Cha district.

District has the area of 308.18 km², the populationis 80,366 people  in 2018 , 12 administrative units of communes and wards. This is where there are many populations of Dien Bien Phu battlefield relics.

Currently, in Dien Bien Phu city has 45 historic sites. Among there are famous monuments such as: De Castries Tunnel, Dien Bien Phu Campaign Command in Muong Phang, Him Lam Resistance Center, Dien Bien Phu Historical Victory Museum, A1 Martyrs Cemetery, Hill A1, Manual artillery road, Pha Din pass ... Hill A1, C1, C2, D1, Hong Cum base, Him Lam, Doc Lap hill, Muong Thanh bridge, Muong Thanh airport (now Dien Bien Phu airport ) ...

A1 Martyrs Cemetery

Currently, the city has many projects serving socio-economic development such as: Nam Rom New Urban Area, Guest House of Military Zone 2 (Thanh Binh Ward), Vietinbank Head Office Project, Customs Department province (Muong Thanh ward) ..., with many shopping and trade centers. In addition, Dien Bien Phu city has the Him Lam eco-tourism area (Him Lam ward) with the largest iron-wood stilt house in Vietnam and rich tourist services.

In order to promote the strengths of the populations of historical relics and historical tourist sites, Dien Bien Phu city has advised the Provincial People's Committee to actively coordinate the restoration and embellishment of historical relics, such as : Dien Bien Phu Historical Victory Museum, Muong Thanh Bridge, A1 Hill ... Create conditions for organizations and individuals to open domestic and international tours and routes, contributing to increasing the number of visitors to visit; at the same time, creating diversified and attractive tourism product chains that bring national and regional identities and suitable with modern development trends, bringing higher economic benefits.

Besides, continuing to bring into full play the relic populations of Dien Bien Phu battlefield, the city also focuses on developing urban infrastructure such as: planning of existing central zone; cultural commercial center; the political administrative center of the province; multi-function area along the road 60m; detailed plan on the adjustment of Dien Bien Phu Airport in the period of 2020, with a vision to 2030; the existing central area from Hill E to Thanh Binh bridge (in progress) and is continuing to implement a detailed plan for the area along the Vo Nguyen Giap road to Nam Rom river in Nam Thanh ward; Northwest subdivision associated with the adjustment of the planning of Dien Bien Phu Airport ...

Dien Bien Phu Airport

And a number of key projects are being implemented: Urban Northern Mountain Program; City wastewater collection and treatment project. Dien Bien Phu; The project to renovate and upgrade the infrastructure of Vo Nguyen Giap road; Dien Bien Waste Treatment Plant Project ...

To bring into full play the historical relics of Dien Bien Phu battlefield in the coming time, Dien Bien Phu city will focus on attracting investment in the development of tourism areas, city expansion projects, exploitation of Tourist spots in the area. Maintain and upgrade routes, airports, bus stations, trade and service centers .../.