From the outside, Ha Long international passenger train station is like a corner of Hoi An ancient town, inside it is like a 13th-century ship.International passenger port of Hoi An architecture
The project of Ha Long International Passenger Port was started in November 2017 with a total investment of VND 1,100 billion, of which VND 300 billion from the provincial budget to build a bridge, the rest is a private investment in construction. jetty, passenger terminal.
The main items of the project include: jetty, bridge, marina, passenger terminal, and public service. In which, the port of 406 m long consists of 6 anchor posts; the reception hall is 130 meters long and 30 meters wide.
This is the first specialized international tourist ship port of Vietnam, designed to accommodate the largest load vessel of up to 225,000 GRT, with a total of up to 8,460 (including passengers and crew), serving two ships at the same time.
The passenger port terminal of 4,500 m2 consists of 3 floors with a total area of 13,500 m2, designed by Bill Bensley – the top 5 leading architects in the world. Bill Bensley has distilled and blended the quintessence of Vietnamese and European culture and architecture, creating a station look outside like a corner of Hoi An ancient town.
International passenger port of Hoi An architecture.
Inside is like the basement of a 13th-century ship with wooden pillars, wooden ceilings and steel ceilings, sophisticated furniture.
Particularly, the station wall is designed with 27 picture frames showing sea charts and ancient ships.
The stations are spacious and separated by red painted wooden frames. On December 30, Ha Long international passenger ship port, Van Don international airport was inaugurated, the Ha Long – Van Don highway was opened to traffic.
The rows of waiting seats in the platform are luxuriously designed.
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Quang Ninh is expected, when going into commercial exploitation, international passenger port of Ha Long will attract a line of luxury international visitors to the heritage city, creating momentum for tourism to break through.