Rice terraces are slopes claimed from nature for cultivation in hilly or mountainous areas. Due to the steep feature, fertile soil thanks to it was created by weathered granite rock and mountain cliffs often stock water, local ethnic minority people can grow rice and establish terraced rice fields, one after another, from the foot to nearly top of mountains.
Terraced rice fields in Sa Pa
were voted as one of seven most beautiful and impressive ones of Asia and the world by readers of the US’s magazine Travel and Leisure. While terraced rice fields
in Mu Cang Chai
were recognised as national heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in 2007. On 16/9/2012, Hoang Su Phi
terraced fields has received recognition by the national cultural relics
In September, tourists often rush to Sapa
to discover the beauty of the terraced field in its harvesting season.
terraced fields is seen in this beautiful landscape picture.
Mu Cang Chai
terraced fields. In my opinion, the terraced rice paddy-fields in this region are the most beautiful ones in Vietnam
Not only do these terraced fields provide essential goods for the local people but they also feature some of the most spectacular landscapes on Earth.