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The cities in Vietnam are growing into booming cosmopolitans with each passing year. If you are looking for a taste or the urban lifestyle then Ho Chi Minh City or Ha Noi are the places for you. If culture and cuisine are what you seek then head on over to Hoi An. Furthermore, if you are looking to spend your time amidst the ethereal waters of Vietnam on special cruises then Halong Bay is your calling. Other cities like Hue take you back to the time of the one fo the royal kingdoms in Vietnam. Read on to find out more what the various cities in the country have to offer and which ones we think you should definitely visit.

Here is the list of 9 Cities in Vietnam

1. Hanoi

Hanoi
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Known For : Old Quarter Hanoi 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

74 Hanoi Attractions

2. Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City
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Known For : Cu Chi Tunnels War Remnants Museum Saigon Central Post Office

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

78 Ho Chi Minh Attractions

3. Hoi An

Hoi An
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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

8 Hoi An Attractions

4. Da Nang

Da Nang
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Known For : Marble Mountains Golden Bridge My Khe Beach

Dan Nang is the third largest city in Vietnam by population. Popularly known as the tourist capital of South-Central Vietnam, this place is filled with beaches, museums, evolving nightlife and world class infrastructure. The city is located on the coast of South China Sea with Han River flowing in the middle, many spectacular bridges spanning the river.

Best Time: February to May

41 Da Nang Attractions

5. Nha Trang

Nha Trang
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Known For : Po Nagar Cham Towers Long Son Pagoda Nha Trang Cathedral

Nha Trang is one of the most famous tourist spots located in the country of Vietnam. This city is known to be situated along the coast lines and is known to contain abundant sea animals as well as aquatic life. This is one of the oldest human settlements in whole Vietnam and is also known as one of the popular scuba diving spots in the country. This destination over the years has become one of the favourite vacation spots for the people of world.

Best Time: February to April

30 Nha Trang Attractions

6. Hue

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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

6 Hue Attractions

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7. Da Lat

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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

8 Da Lat Attractions

8. Ca Mau

Ca Mau
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Known For : Ca Mau Floating Market Cao Dai Temple Hon Khoai Island

Ca Mau is Vietnam's southernmost town. Somewhat isolated from the main city and braced against the Bac Lieu canal, Ca Mau is the perfect location if you want to drop off the earth and isolate yourself. The silky silt deposited by the Mekong River creates swamps which are home to a variety of wading birds. The entire area is dotted with rice fields and shrimp cultivation farms.

Best Time: June - October

3 Ca Mau Attractions

9. Dien Bien Phu

Dien Bien Phu
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Known For : Muong Thanh Valley Victory Monument A1 Hill

Formerly known as Thaeng, Dien Bien Phu is the capital of Dien Bien Province in the northwestern region of Vietnam. Initially, just a small settlement with very less population, it achieved town status in 1992 and became a city only in 2003. It is best known for the historical 'Battle of Dien Bien Phu' during the First Indochina War.

Best Time: April to June, September to November

6 Dien Bien Phu Attractions

Let us know which one of these cities in Vietnam did you enjoy the most travelling to!!

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