Thursday, February 2, 2023

About the Embassy

The Embassy of Socialist Republic of Vietnam in Australia

CHANCERY

6 Timbarra Crescent, O'Malley ACT 2606

Postal Address: PO Box98, Mawson, ACT 2607

Telephone:

(61-2) 61694916, 61694915, 61694917; 

Fax: 61-2-61083034

Email: [email protected]

Working time


Monday - Friday: 9.00 am - 1.00 pm, 2.00 pm - 5.30 pm.

Consular Service Hours: 9.30 to 13.00 
 and 14.00 to 17.00 (for document pickup and urgent cases only)
 Monday to Friday, excepts public holidays

The Embassy of Viet Nam to Australia will observe the following public holidays in 2023:

Date

Name of Holiday

31 December to 02 January 2023

New Year’s Day

20 to 26 January 2023

Lunar New year and Australia Day

13 March 2023

Canberra Day

07 April 2023

Good Friday

10 April 2023

Easter Monday

Monday 02 May to Tuesday 03 May 2023

Viet Nam’s Victory Day and International Labour’s Day (in lieu)

Monday 13 June 2023

Queen’s Birthday

Friday 02 September 2023

Viet Nam’s National Day

Monday 26 December 2023

Christmas (in lieu)




Gallery


 

Ban Gioc Waterfall

Ban Gioc Waterfall is invaluable gift granted to Cao Bang by the nature. It is regarded as the most beautiful waterfall of Viet Nam.

 

The waterfall originates from Quay Son River. On the Viet Nam side, the river has a picturesque scenery, fresh environment with grass cover, evergreen forest, bobbing white clouds mingling with the peaceful atmosphere of villages of mountainous ethnic minorities. On the other side is the neighboring country of China.

 

With a height of 53m and a width of 300m, the waterfall is divided into 3 layers consisting of small and large upper flows. Large water blocks fall into limestone steps, making a curtain of white sprays. From the distance, visitors can hear the roaring of waterfall echoing through a large area.


Rising from middle of the waterfall is a large water mound covered with trees, splitting the river into three spouts that look lie three white silk strips. At the foot of the waterfall is a large river that is calm as glass surrounded by many precious flowers. On hot summer days, it is still cool here. Every early morning, the sun shines through steam creating a sparkling rainbow.

Ban Gioc Waterfall has gone into the plastic arts through excellent works of painting and photography. As a companion of the mountains, rivers and absorbing grottoes around it such as Nguom Ngao, Ban Gioc Waterfall is and appealing site for visitors.

 

Near the waterfall, Sai Gon-Ban Gioc Resort of 4-star standard with 80 rooms, conference hall, restaurant serving European, Asian and local dishes was inaugurated in December 2014. (TITC-VNAT)

 

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