Cua Van Fishing Village
The largest fishing village in Halong Bay situated at Hung Thang Commune, Halong City, lies in a calm bay surrounded by karst limestone mountains and islets. With approximate 180 households living mainly by fishing, Cua Van fishing village has a population of 733 and they all live on floating houses.
Having been voted as the most 15 beautiful ancient villages in the world by website Journeyetc.com, this fishing village earns a lot of respect from visitors all over the world because of their sense of responsibility when it comes to keeping their surroundings clean. Every day, locals roam around the village by local boats to collect garbage and floating wastes along the waters to reduce the risk of water pollution that could potentially harm their families and the rest of the community.