Ha Long Bay among 12 greatest coastlines in the world

 Ha Long Bay of Viet Nam has been selected as one of the 12 greatest coastlines in the world by US travel website WhenOnEarth.

 

According to WhenOnEarth, Ha Long Bay features many tropical plants and animals, floating fishing villages, and unique formations of eroded limestone, including a multitude of small islands and huge caves.

 The UNESCO-recognised world heritage site is considered a popular coastal destination in northeastern Viet Nam.

The 12 greatest coastlines include Lofoten Archipelago in Norway, Na Pali beach in Hawaii, Cape Town in South Africa, Algarve in Portugal, and Great Ocean in Australia.