Beautiful Places in Vietnam

Most Beautiful Places in Vietnam

Vietnam is among the top tourist destinations around the world because of its endless beauty and people. Beaches, mountains, temples, forests and much more, Vietnam has so much going for it.

Here is the list of 14 Beautiful Places in Vietnam

1. Lao Cai, Vietnam - The perfect medley of tribal culture and nature!

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Known For : Hoang Lien National Park, Lao Cai Silver Waterfall Fansipan

Nestled in the midst of mountains and valleys, Lao Cai, an obscure yet well developed Vietnamese region offers you something out of the ordinary - rich Vietnamese culture sans the sultry tropical heat. Lao Cai offers you a picturesque scenery, adventure and a peek into the rich culture and history of the local people, serving as an excellent tourist retreat for all kinds of people.

Best Time: September to October

2. Hoi An, Vietnam - Hoi An-City With Heritage

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Known For : Hoi An Old Town An Bang Beach Fujian Assembly Hall

Hoi An is one of the oldest cities located all over Asia. This city has been known to be around 2000 years old. This city is known to be established in the 15th century and is now declared as the world heritage site by UNESCO. This city was once a popular port and now is known to attract thousands of tourists worldwide.

Best Time: February to July

3. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Known For : War Remnants Museum Saigon Central Post Office Reunification Palace

Commonly referred as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is all about dynamism, crowded streets, skyscrapers and urbanization fusing well with culture side including Oriental style pagodas, ancient temples and traditional markets. With a sudden bout of economic uprising, the city offers something for everyone and thus serving as a destination worth visiting.

Best Time: November to April

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4. Da Lat, Vietnam - City of Eternal Spring

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Known For : Xuan Huong Lake Datanla Waterfalls Elephant Waterfalls

Da Lat is a typical tourist destination located in the southern central highlands of Vietnam. Because of its pleasant weather around the year, people show up all the time seeking summer respite from beaches and lowlands. The elevated town is all about pine trees, lofty hills, blossoming flowers, world class golf and French Architecture.

Best Time: December to March

5. Son Doong Cave, Vietnam

Home to several mammoth limestone grottoes, stalagmites and stalactites, Son Doong Caves located within the Phong Nha Ke Bang is the largest Cave in the world. The Son Doong cave spans about 9 kilometres in length and has sections that are upto 200 metres high. The cave is home to various kinds of wildlife such as monkeys, bats and flying foxes.

6. Hue, Vietnam - Hue-City of Emperors

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Known For : Hue Imperial City Ho Quyen Than Toan Bridge

Hue city is one of the oldest cities in the history of Vietnam. This city was once the capital of Vietnam and has seen pretty tough times. Although not completely surrounded by the rivers this city in Vietnam does sure contain some wonderful beaches. Regarded as the world heritage site by the UNESCO this site was once the city of emperors and visiting here you would still find numerous building which belonged to the rulers of the Nguyen dynasty

Best Time: January to April

7. Sapa, Vietnam - Sapa-Scenic Beauty of Vietnam

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Known For : Fansipan Mountain Silver Watefall Muong Hoa Valley

Sapa is one of the popular hill stations located in Vietnam. Situated at a height of 1500 metres Sapa is known to share border with China. This popular destination is favourite amongst the tourist for its high cultural diversity as well as scenic beauty. This place has seen a rapid growth in the recent years and is regarded as one of the most beautiful locations in the country.

Best Time: March to May

8. Halong Bay, Vietnam - Halong Bay- Place of Dragons

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Known For : Cat Ba Island Sung Sot Cave Dau Be Island

Halong Bay is a popular bay which is located in the north of Vietnam. The name of this place i.e. Halong means "the place of descending dragons'. This place was not very much known before the 19th century. However in the recent years the popularity of this place has risen to a much greater value.It is a beautiful bay which one can visit in order to enjoy the scenic beauty present all around.

Best Time: April to September

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9. Ninh Binh, Vietnam - Nature's extravaganza and cultural colours

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Known For : Trang An Grottoes Tam Coc Bai Dinh Pagoda

Rich in natural landscapes and myriad historical destinations, the province of Ninh Binh is a traveller's dream come true. One of the oldest regions of Vietnam, this destination has something on its plate for every breed of traveller. Due to its extreme popularity among local and foreign tourists, this destination is bursting with activity throughout the year.

Best Time: Throughout the year

10. Con Dao Islands, Vietnam - World of Sandy Beaches and Coral Reefs

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Known For : The Prison Museum Bai An Hai Chua Van Son

Con Dao is a group of islands lying off the southern coast of the country. There are a total of 15 islands of which Con Son is the largest and the only inhabited island. Having served as the prison islands- first during French colonial era and later by the US supported South Vietnamese government, Con Dao is one of the key destinations to visit in Vietnam.

Best Time: November to February

11. Cat Tien National Park - Nature and Adventure Meet

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Cát Tiên National Park is a national park which is located in the Southern regions of Vietnam. It’s approximately 150 kilometres away from Ho Chi Minh City. It covers around 720 square-kilometres of the few surviving tropical lowlands of Vietnam. The national park si home to exquisite flora and fauna such as the golden-cheeked gibbon and many birds. 

12. Hanoi, Vietnam

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Known For : Old Quarter Hoan Kiem Lake Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Packed with rustic beauty and romance, Hanoi is a regularly progressing city with narrow streets of old quarters and modern metropolis. With colonial past, one can witness its shadow lurking all over the city through its colonial-style buildings and museums. Hanoi also offers a great variety of tourist attractions along with plenty of parks and lakes.

Best Time: October to April

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13. Ban Gioc Waterfall, Mong-Cai

Ban Gioc Waterfall is one of Vietnam’s most impressive sights. The Ban Gioc waterfall is 30 meter high, 300 meter wide and is located on the Quay Son River. The waterfall is pristine and untouched by tourist masses. It is the highest waterfall in the country.

14. Ha Giang, Vietnam

Northeast of Sapa lies the unexplored territory of the Ha Giang Province. Arguably one of the best drives in the world, the road to Ha Giang province darts in and out of mountains and rock crevices and up and down mountains and valleys. The immensely spectacular scenery on the drive coupled with smooth roads makes for the perfect motorcycle ride.

How many of these places have you been to? Did we miss out on anything? Let us know in the comments below.

This post was published by Muhammed Salih

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