Co Thon Village in Buon Ma Thuot city

Co Thon village in Dak Lak is not only the ideal destination for tourists thanks to its reputation as the king village of the Central highlands’ coffee production, but also the symbol for the typical Vietnamese village.

Co Thon Village in Buon Ma Thuot city

Following the waterway of the Lak Lake from Chu Chang Sin mountain range, after wading through the thousands of forests in the West Highlands in the heart of Buon Ma Thuot city, tourists will be immediately impressed by this traditional village 

Co Thon Village in Buon Ma Thuot city

Co Thon village is the name of Kinh ethnical group originating from Ako Dhong 

Co Thon Village in Buon Ma Thuot city

Co Thon village still retains their rural features, along with natural beauty 

Co Thon Village in Buon Ma Thuot city

The house in Co Thon village has the shape of a boat, the main door opening to the left, the window direction to the hinges

Co Thon Village in Buon Ma Thuot city

The most typical features of the Ede’s long house in Co Thon village are most evidence in the staircase. The stairs leading up to the long house are decorated with two round mushrooms symbolizing the milk gourd, expressing the power of women in the matriarchal system in the Ede ethnic community

 
Co Thon Village in Buon Ma Thuot city

The most typical features of the Ede’s long house in Co Thon village are most evidence in the staircase. The stairs leading up to the long house are decorated with two round mushrooms symbolizing the milk gourd, expressing the power of women in the matriarchal system in the Ede ethnic community 

Co Thon Village in Buon Ma Thuot city

Especially, a vault-like wooden ceiling is the typical feature inside the house

Co Thon Village in Buon Ma Thuot city

The layout of the long house in Co Thon village is divided into two parts: the front part is called “Gah”, which is the reception area, the common living area of the family, containing the following items: chair, Kpan chair, and gong facilities

Co Thon Village in Buon Ma Thuot city

The second half is “Oh” where the couple live and put the kitchen together

Co Thon Village in Buon Ma Thuot city

Once coming to Buon Ma Thuot, tourists will surprise with the natural beauty, brinhing traditional cultural identity of Co Thon village 

Photo: VNP/VNA

 
 

Other News

.
FPT University dorm readies to house 2,000 quarantined people
FPT University dorm readies to house 2,000 quarantined people
PHOTOSicon  25/03/2020 

Dormitories of FPT High school and FPT University in Hoa Lac, Hanoi are ready to house 2,000 quarantined people

Manhole covers in Hanoi showcase hidden art exhibition
Manhole covers in Hanoi showcase hidden art exhibition
PHOTOSicon  25/03/2020 

A range of ceramic artworks have been placed on manhole covers around Trang Tien and Dinh Tien Hoang streets in Hoan Kiem district of Hanoi, with plenty of passers-by taking an interest in the pieces.

Hail causes damage in Dien Bien province
Hail causes damage in Dien Bien province
PHOTOSicon  23/03/2020 

Hail caused damage in several communes in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien on March 22.

COVID-19: People line up for registration at Hanoi quarantine area
COVID-19: People line up for registration at Hanoi quarantine area
PHOTOSicon  22/03/2020 

Hanoi authorities have set up a large-scale quarantine area in Hoang Mai district to receive people from COVID-19 hit countries, in an attempt to halt virus infection to the community.

Hanoi hospital under scrutiny after COVID-19 infection
Hanoi hospital under scrutiny after COVID-19 infection
PHOTOSicon  22/03/2020 

Bach Mai, one of Vietnam’s leading general hospitals, has moved to strictly monitor its services after two of its workers tested positive for the novel coronavirus two days ago.

Hanoi student dormitories transformed into isolation areas
Hanoi student dormitories transformed into isolation areas
PHOTOSicon  22/03/2020 

Thousands of students in Hanoi have left their dormitories in order to provide quarantine areas for people returning the country from areas hit by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Stunning red silk cotton trees spotted around old pagoda
Stunning red silk cotton trees spotted around old pagoda
PHOTOSicon  22/03/2020 

Situated on the outskirts of Hanoi, Thay pagoda is usually blessed with picturesque scenery throughout March due to the sight of a red vibrant colour coming from the blossoming silk cotton trees.

Abandoned hospital in Hanoi turned into Covid-19 quarantine area
Abandoned hospital in Hanoi turned into Covid-19 quarantine area
PHOTOSicon  22/03/2020 

A hospital in Hanoi’s Me Linh District which has been left idle for many years are being restored to serve as a quarantine area for Covid-19 response work.

Hanoi streets adorned with Ban flowers in full bloom
Hanoi streets adorned with Ban flowers in full bloom
TRAVELicon  22/03/2020 

With Ban blossoms coming into full bloom around mid-March, the streets of Hanoi are starting to become coloured by the delicate pink flowers which are reminiscent of orchids.

COVID-19 isolation area set up close to Tan Son Nhat Int’l Airport
COVID-19 isolation area set up close to Tan Son Nhat Int’l Airport
PHOTOSicon  22/03/2020 

An isolation area aimed at receiving Vietnamese expats and foreign arrivals from places affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been set up near Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City.

Van Don Airport receives Vietnamese expats from COVID-19-hit areas
Van Don Airport receives Vietnamese expats from COVID-19-hit areas
PHOTOSicon  22/03/2020 

Van Don International Airport in the northern province of Quang Ninh on March 18 welcomed a flight carrying a total of 43 Vietnamese nationals from Indonesia.

Commercial centres deserted in Hanoi amidst COVID-19 fears
Commercial centres deserted in Hanoi amidst COVID-19 fears
PHOTOSicon  22/03/2020 

With fears surrounding the potential spread of COVID-19 gripping Hanoi, the majority of commercial centres located in the capital have been increasingly quiet in recent days with local people cautious about going outside.

Lockdown on Hanoi’s Covid-19-hit area lifted
Lockdown on Hanoi’s Covid-19-hit area lifted
PHOTOSicon  22/03/2020 

The quarantine imposed on Truc Bach Street in Hanoi has been removed after 14 days.

COVID-19: Noi Bai tightens medical control over passengers on entry
COVID-19: Noi Bai tightens medical control over passengers on entry
PHOTOSicon  19/03/2020 

Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi has intensified the control over the entry of passengers as part of measures to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2).

Hanoi restaurant uses flycams to serve customers
Hanoi restaurant uses flycams to serve customers
PHOTOSicon  19/03/2020 

A restaurant in Hanoi is using flycams to serve customers to mitigate Covid-19 infection risk.

Hanoi dump transformed into art space
Hanoi dump transformed into art space
PHOTOSicon  19/03/2020 

Recent measures have seen a waste site that stretches along the Red River’s bank in Phuc Tan ward of Hoan Kiem district in Hanoi be drastically changed into a beautiful art space.

Public posters about fight against COVID-19 unveiled
Public posters about fight against COVID-19 unveiled
PHOTOSicon  19/03/2020 

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism says it has received 103 posters from artists across the country for a contest to raise public awareness of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and measures to control it.

Stunning red silk cotton trees spotted around old pagoda
Stunning red silk cotton trees spotted around old pagoda
TRAVELicon  18/03/2020 

Situated on the outskirts of Hanoi, Thay pagoda is usually blessed with picturesque scenery throughout March due to the sight of a red vibrant colour coming from the blossoming silk cotton trees.

Foreign visitors wander Hue streets without face masks
Foreign visitors wander Hue streets without face masks
PHOTOSicon  18/03/2020 

Despite new regulations coming into force on March 16 making it mandatory for all people to wear face masks in public, many foreign visitors could still be spotted not wearing face masks when strolling along the streets of Hue.

First day of face masks being compulsory comes into force in Hanoi
First day of face masks being compulsory comes into force in Hanoi
PHOTOSicon  18/03/2020 

Following the passing of recent legislation, all Vietnamese citizens and foreigners are now required to wear face masks when in public as of March 16, with the majority of people around the capital following the new rules.

 
 
 
Leave your comment on an article

OR QUICK LOGIN