Top 10 most favorite destinations in Vietnam
For those who love adventure, want to experience a different and unique life that is not many countries have, Vietnam is the place to have all the things that tourists are looking forward to. Below is the list of top 10 most favorite destinations in Vietnam.
1. Hoi An
Hoi An is located in central Vietnam, is a typical city of an important trading port of Southeast Asia from the 15th to the 19th century. It is increasingly known and loved by international tourists.
On the full moon day of each month, all the families in Hoi An ancient town will turn off all the electric lights and light up traditional lanterns, creating a mysterious beautiful scene that normally only seen on television. Attractions including Bridge Pagoda and Quan Cong Temple are also extremely attractive.
2. Ha Noi
Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam with thousands of years of civilization, which still preserves many ancient monuments and architectures. The Old Quarter and the Citadel attract visitors with the ancient look of the typical craft streets along with the harmoniously intertwined architecture between classical and modern.
This city is famous for its 36 streets and many lakes, parks and more than 600 temples, creating an attraction for tourists from all over the world. Hoan Kiem Lake with Ngoc Son Temple and The Huc Bridge – symbols of Hanoi. In addition, visitors can learn about the country’s culture and history when visiting the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Hoa Lo Prison, and the Museum of Ethnology.
3. Ho Chi Minh City
Vietnam’s busiest major city has the perfect combination of cultural and economic development. Old Saigon boasts charming French colonial architecture and wide boulevards. Taxi and motor cycle are good options to get around the city.
Visitors can visit the War Remnants Museum to learn more about Vietnamese history. Don’t miss the impressive Jade Emperor Pagoda, or head to the lively Ben Thanh Market for local foods, as well as visit the Mekong Delta with its rice fields and floating market on the Mekong River.
4. Dong Hoi, Quang Binh
About 10 years ago, Dong Hoi was just a stopover for tourists to stay one night to travel Phong Nha – Ke Bang the next morning. Nowadays, Dong Hoi is known as a tourist destination in Quang Binh liked by many people.
In addition to the Nhat Le beach with calm beaches and clear blue water, this place also has many historical sites that attract visitors such as the Vuc Quanh cultural eco-tourism area, which is like a war history museum. or Da Nhay Beach with a complex of rocks of all shapes and sizes containing interesting beauty.
In particular, the world’s largest cave – Son Doong, is considered the world’s leading destination in the 21st century.
Located on the romantic Perfume River dividing the capital of the Nguyen Dynasty into two, the ancient capital of Hue is a world cultural heritage in Thua Thien – Hue province with countless historical monuments.
Visitors can explore places located in the Complex of Hue Monuments such as Hue Imperial Citadel, King’s Tomb, Thien Mu Pagoda, Temple of Literature, enjoy Hue royal court music and specialty dishes such as vermicelli noodles. beef, mussel rice, banh beo…
6. Ha Long Bay
Ha Long Bay is a gem, the pride of Vietnam tourism. Limestone islands, rocky mountain systems and caves create a unique natural complex that easily impresses visitors. When taking a boat out to visit the bay, you can visit and learn some floating villages of fishermen. Thanks to its beauty and geological value, Ha Long Bay is honored to be recognized as a World Natural Heritage by UNESCO twice. Over the centuries of erosion and weathering almost completely, creating a unique Ha Long in the world.
7. Nha Trang
Nha Trang is famous for its beautiful beaches, but visitors can also find amusement parks, mud bath services, golf, visit Ponagar Tower – a tower complex with unique architecture of the Chăm people.
Foodies can also enjoy the famous fish noodle soup and jellyfish noodle soup here.
8. Mui Ne, Phan Thiet
Mui Ne is a small coastal village in an area of Vietnam known as Phan Thiet. It offers perfect conditions for kiteboarding and windsurfing which draws a large crowd of tourists and ex-pats who love the sport. Mui Ne is also alluring to anyone seeking their own little slice of paradise on the palm tree-lined beaches where you’re never far from delicious restaurants, lively bars, and relaxing spas.
Phan Thiet is a destination not to be missed for beach lovers, the most famous is Mui Ne with clear blue sea water, beautiful red sand dunes at sunset. Some other interesting destinations in Phan Thiet are Bai Rang, Fairy Stream, Bay Sand Dunes… Phan Thiet is also famous for its traditional fish sauce making.
Sapa issLocated in the northwest of Vietnam, Sapa hides many magical and charming colors of the mountains and beautiful unspoiled landscape.
Sapa has a colorful and charming beauty, making it the perfect place to rest after a craggy mountain road. Sapa owns many beautiful attractions such as Ham Rong flower garden, Muong Hoa valley, Silver waterfall, Gothic stone church in the center, Bac Ha market… Especially, Fansipan – the highest mountain in Vietnam and is known as the “roof of Indochina” – has great attraction to those who like climbing and conquering.
10. Phu Quoc
Phu Quoc is an island district belonging to Kien Giang Province. Covering an area of 574 km2, Phu Quoc is considered the largest island of Vietnam.
Phu Quoc Island is famous for many beautiful beaches of Vietnam including Ong Lang Beach, Sao Beach, Khem Beach and Long Beach.
Visiting Phu Quoc, you will have chances of tasting a variety of tasty seafood dishes such as crab soup, raw spade fish salad, sweet & sour cobia fish soup, and grilled catfish. Phu Quoc is also home to the best fish sauce (nuoc mam) in the world with more than 100 factories of fish sauce production.