Showing 15 Top Places to Visit in Vietnam
Known For : Vietnam Museum of Ethnology | Fine Arts Museum | Old Quarter
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.
Known For : General Post Office (Buu Dien Trung Tam) | War Remnants Museum | Chua Ngoc Hoang (Jade Emperor Pagoda)
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.
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.
Known For : Cat Ba Island | Dau Be Island | Virgin Cave
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.
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Known For : Sapa Museum | Tram Ton Pass | Sapa Church
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.
Known For : Po Nagar Cham Temple | Na Trang Cathedral | Suoi Do Pagoda
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.
Known For : Hoi An Old Town | My Son Sanctuary | An Bang Beach
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.
Known For : Marble Mountains | Cao Dai Temple | Son Tra Peninsula
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.
Known For : Bai Dinh Pagoda | Tam Coc | Mua Cave
Rich in natural landscapes and myriad historical destinations, the province of Ninh Binh is a traveller's dream come true. One of the oldest provinces of Vietnam, this destination has something on its plate for every breed of traveller.
Known For : Xuan Huong Lake | Datanla Waterfalls | Elephant Falls
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.
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 P
Known For : Mui Ne Sand Dunes | Po Shanu Cham Towers | Fairy Stream
The picturesque town of Mui Ne is situated a four-hour train ride away from the capital city of Ho Chi Minh. Perfect for beach lovers, this town is dotted with quaint fishing villages and azure sea waters. A unique feature of this place is that it houses sand dunes right next to the beach.
Known For : Phong Nha Cave | Tien Son Cave | Thien Duong Cave
Phong Nha ke Bang National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage site, known for its many cave systems, old karst mountains, thick green forests and scintillating underground rivers. There are many spectacular caves in the region including the largest cave on the planet. Spread in the region of 10,000 hec
Known For : Sunday Market in Bac Ha | Fairy Cave | Hoang Tuong
A rural district in the northern part of the country, Bac Ha is a beautiful amalgam of various minorities that call Vietnam home. It is the capital of the Flower Hmong region and is most famous for its colourful and vibrant Sunday Market. You can also trek through the gentle northern mountains here,
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. It served as the prison islands- first during French colonial era and later by the US supported South Vietnamese government.