Near this village is a cave, Hang Cốc Bó (today often called Hang Pác Bó) in which Hồ Chí Minh lived for seven weeks, during February and March 1941, after returning from 30 years of exile. Consequently, it is now a tourist site.
It's one of the most engaging historical sites. Even if you have little interest in the history of Vietnamese communism, the cave is in a beautiful location surrounded by evergreen forests filled with butterflies and birdsong, and overlooked by limestone mountains.
- "Pac Bo Cave Cao Bang". lotussia.com.
- Vietnam Iain Stewart "After 30 years of exile, Ho Chi Minh reentered Vietnam in January 1941 and took shelter in a small cave in one of the most remote regions of Vietnam, 3km from the Chinese border. The cave itself, Hang Pac Bo (WaterWheel Cave) ..."
- Rough Guide to Vietnam: Volume 4 - Page 474 Jan Dodd, Mark Lewis, Ron Emmons - 2003 "Pac Bo Cave - Such a lot is made of Pac Bo Cave that it comes as a surprise to learn that Ho Chi Minh only lived in it for seven weeks, during February and March 1941. lf you're not a fan of Ho memorabilia then neither the cave nor the ..."
- "Ho Chi Minh's Cave: Hang Pác Bó". Vietnam Coracle. Retrieved 2017-10-25.
- Planet, Lonely. "Hang Pac Bo in Mong Cai & the Chinese Border". Lonely Planet. Retrieved 2017-10-25.