Vietnam is a Southeast Asian country on the South China Sea known for its beaches, rivers, Buddhist pagodas and bustling cities. This is a land that range from the lush rice terraces and forested mountains in the north to the picturesque valleys of the Central Highlands and the fertile delta and beautiful beaches of the south. Included in the mix are booming modern cities, colonial towns, traditional villages, archaeological sites and otherworldly islands.
There are a lot of places to visit, from the North to the South of the “S” letter land Vietnam. Tourists can find out top 10 must – visit places in Vietnam below:
- Ha Long Bay:
Ha Long Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and popular travel destination in Quang Ninh province, located in northern Vietnam, 170 km (105 mi) east of Hanoi. It is famous for its scenic ocean karst topography and is often included in lists of natural wonders of the world. Ha long Bay is a bay located in the area of the Gulf of Tangkia, north of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. It has an area of 1,500 square kilometers and has a coastline about 120 kilometers away from Hanoi. The name was based on the pronunciation in the Vietnam language “Viet Nam Ha Long”.
Halong Bay UNESCO World Heritage Site of Vietnam
Hanoi is the cultural capital of Vietnam and its heart and soul. Hanoi is located in the Red River Delta, in the center of North Vietnam. Hanoi means “the hinterland between the rivers” (Ha: river, Noi: interior). The heart of Hanoi is Old Quarter, an open-air museum of historic Asian and French colonial architecture that has largely remained intact despite the bombings of the Vietnam War. Here among scenic tree-lined boulevards, tourists can browse busy markets, sip coffee at quaint cafes and visit prominent sites like the Grand Opera House, the Presidential Palace and Saint Joseph Cathedral.
The Huc bridge in Hoan Kiem lake – the heart of Hanoi
- Hoi An
Hoi An is a city on Vietnam’s central coast known for its well-preserved Ancient Town, cut through with canals. The city’s historic architecture, traditional culture and textiles make it a popular destination in Vietnam. The ancient Hoi An city town is famous for its architecture, a mix of eras and styles from wooden Chinese shophouses and temples to colorful French colonial buildings, ornate Vietnamese tube houses and the iconic Japanese Covered Bridge with its pagoda.
Hoi An ancient town of Vietnam
Hue ancient city is belonging to Thua Thien Hue Province, the central land of Vietnam. This city was the seat of Nguyen Dynasty emperors and the national capital from 1802-1945. A major attraction is its vast, 19th-century Citadel, surrounded by a moat and thick stone walls. It encompasses the Imperial City, with palaces and shrines; the Forbidden Purple City, once the emperor’s home; and a replica of the Royal Theater, another important landmark on the river is the city’s official symbol, the Thien Mu Pagoda.
Trang Tien bridge of Hue ancient city Vietnam
Sapa is a beautiful, mountainous town in northern Vietnam along the border with China. Sapa and its surrounding region is host to many hill tribes, as well as rice terraces, lush vegetation, and Fansipan, the highest peak in Vietnam. Many ethnic minorities live in and around Sapa.
- Nha Trang
Located on one of Asia’s most beautiful bays off the coast of South Central Vietnam, Nha Trang is a popular seaside resort city. Picturesque mountains, beaches and lush islands all make it a favorite destination among tourists, Vietnamese and scuba divers. Adorned with resorts, palm trees and a lovely promenade, Nha Trang’s beach is its main draw. Amusement and water parks provide fun for everyone with roller coasters and wave pools.
Nha Trang beach (Khanh Hoa province) Vietnam
- Mekong delta
The Mekong Delta also known as the Western Region. It’s famous for the colorful floating markets, fruit orchards, rice paddies, sugar cane groves, bird sanctuaries and quaint villages. Besides, the delta has its rich plantations, orchards, rice paddies and fish farms.
- Ho Chi Minh city
Lying along the Saigon River near the Mekong Delta in southern Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City was formerly known as Saigon and served as the capital of South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Today, Ho Chi Minh City is the largest city of the reunified country, offering plenty of reasons to visit, from its blend of historic and modern attractions to vibrant shopping, dining and nightlife.
Ho Chi Minh City of Vietnam
- My Son
My Son is located on the central coast of Vietnam near the Duy Phu. One of Southeast Asia’s most notable ancient sites, My Son was once a significant center of religious Hindu ceremonies where the kings of the Champa Kingdom built numerous temples devoted to the worship of the god, Shiva, between the 4th and 14th centuries.
My Son Vietnam
Dalat is a city located on Lang Biang highlands – part of the Central Highlands region of Vietnam. Because of its history, special architecture, unique climate features and wide range of beautiful spots, Dalat is known as one of the most popular tourist destinations of Vietnam.
Dalat city of Vietnam
Tourists from other countries can take the flight into Vietnam, the take internal flights/ train/ bus to wherever they want. Let plan your trip and hit the road with the simple way of getting you Vietnam Visa first.
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