Tags : Vietnam

  • Hue is one of places, which has many cultural heritages. Up to now, there is no places like Hue remaining a lot of originally historical vestiges as in this ancient Capital City.

  • Visit to Vientiane, Luang Prabang, Xieng Khouang, Vang Vieng, Kuang Sii Waterfall, Plain of Jars, Pak Ou cave, Elephant Village, Mekong river. Exploring Halong Bay – a UNESCO World Heritage Site, includes some 1,600 islands and islets, forming a spectacular seascape of limestone pillars.

  • Commonly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is a city in southern Vietnam famous for the pivotal role it played in the Vietnam War. It’s also known for its French colonial architecture, including Notre-Dame Basilica, made entirely of materials imported from France, and the neoclassical Saigon Central Post Office.

  • The cave is 10,000 square meters with complicated interior structure, many floors, and high ceiling. The cave becomes famous thanks to a unique system of stalactites and stalagmites with different forms and shapes.

  • Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is known for its centuries-old architecture and a rich culture with Southeast Asian, Chinese and French influences. At its heart is the chaotic Old Quarter, where the narrow streets are roughly arranged by trade.

  • Halong Bay is 103 miles and three-to-four hours from Hanoi. Many visitors choose to spend either one or two nights cruising on a traditional junk, which not only allows more time for exploring, but also allows for the unforgettable spectacle of limestone islets piercing the mists as the sun rises over the bay.

  • The West Lake is actually the largest in Hanoi hence the longest shore line where people of note can build their nests. It is also home to some of the most expensive 5 star hotels such as the Sheraton, the Intercontinental, the Somerset and the Fraser.

  • The Vietnam Fine Arts Museum is located at 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc, across the street from the Temple of Literature. It is open daily from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Travelers interested in purchasing antique reproductions can do so here, but be sure to request certifications, which will make exiting customs more manageable.

  • The Vietnamese Women’s Museum is one of Hanoi’s most overlooked museums and is also one of its best. The museum was reopened in 2010 after a period of 4 years of renovations. The Museum is located within easy walking distance of Hoan Kiem Lake. It is closed on Mondays.

  • Vạn Phúc is a village traditionally associated with silk weaving in Hà Đông, 8 km south-west of Hanoi. In Vietnamese it is called both làng lụa Vạn Phúc “Van Phuc silk village” and làng lụa Hà Đông after the larger village area name.

  • The city of Hoi An was once considered a destination by Japanese traders who believed the heart of East Asia beat below the port town’s cobbled streets. Today, travelers can feel the pulse of Vietnam’s old and new meeting in this historic town. Ancient temples and classic architecture exist alongside modern storefronts, innovative cuisine and expert tailors. The historic town offers sites and activities to keep everyone content.

  • Tran Quoc Pagoda can be found on the edge of West Lake on Thanh Nien Road. The pagoda opens daily from 7am to 11:30am and from 1:30pm to 6pm. Be aware that visitors must wear modest clothing with long sleeves to be allowed to enter.

  • Tu Duc’s tomb is not only one of the most beautiful works of the Nguyen dynasty, but it is also a romantic scenery of mounts and lakes. Visit after the rainy season, when the tomb’s foliage is in full bloom. Tomb of Tu Duc is accessible by bike from Hue. The ride along the Perfume River is flat and scenic. Open daily from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 pm.

  • Only a few signs identify this tomb, so it can be difficult to find. Hop a motor taxi or participate in a local historical tour to avoid the hassle of finding Tomb of Minh Mang on your own. It’s best to visit in the early morning before crowds arrive. The tomb is also accessible by Dragon Boat on the Perfume River.

  • Titop Island is located in Halong Bay, just northeast of Cat Ba Island. Named in honor of Russian astronaut German Titop during his 1962 visit to Halong Bay, Titop Island’s small size hasn’t hindered its tourist appeal, with the island featuring on many junk boat cruise itineraries.

  • Tinh Tam lake which lies on the left bank of Đinh Tien Hoang Road at the Thuan Loc and Thuan Thanh wards, is one of the well-known beauty spots of ancient Hue.

  • Thu Bon river is responsible in a big way for the traditional and historical heritage of the town of Hoi An. The now fishing town of Hoi An was a popular international trade destination and also a convenient stopover for many merchant ships bound to and from China and other countries.

  • Thien Mu Pagoda has its roots in a local legend: an old woman once appeared on the hill and said that a Lord would come and build a Buddhist pagoda for the country’s prosperity. Hearing of this, Lord Nguyen Hoang ordered the construction of the pagoda of the “Heavenly Lady” (Thien Mu).

  • Located next to Lake Ho Hoan Kiem in the Old Quarter, Thang Long Water Puppet Theater offers several shows each day that you can combine with a visit to the Old Quarter. This is very popular and always busy, so make sure to book in advance. Seats and leg-room are designed for smaller frames; ‘first class’ seats are cheap and strongly recommended.

  • Thai Hoa palace is a typical royal architecture in style of “double houses on one foundation” decorated with enamelled bronzeware, gilding and lacquer. Main decorative patterns of the palace are dragons and clouds together with many symbolic ornaments inside and outside of the building.

  • Tan Ky House is the combination of Vietnamese, Japanese as well as Chinese elements, from a time when the three communities lived together in Hoi An during the 16th and 17th centuries, the house strongly represents features of Oriental philosophy.

  • Tam Giang Lagoon provides a picturesque blend of the natural beauty of the tranquill Hue as well as the rural life of thousands of people earning their lives. The Lagoon is huge, so consider making your base at one of the fishing villages like Ngu My Thanh, Bao La, or Tan My, and exploring from there.

  • Tam Dao is in a vast high mountainous region affected by tropical humid monsoons. The average temperature during the year is 22.9 C.The best time to visit Tam Dao National Park is during the summer, but remember to pack rain gear, as the area is affected by tropical monsoons.

  • The Tam Coc portion is a three-hour excursion by small boat along the Ngo Dong River, beginning at the village of Van Lam and proceeding through a scenic landscape dominated by rice fields and karst towers.