Top 10 most attractive tourist destinations in Vietnam

Nowadays, traveling is becoming an increasingly popular and widespread need for everyone. Hard working days will gradually be compensated by interesting places and places with wonderful scenery. Vietnam is a country that places great emphasis on tourism development. Currently, in this country there are many attractive tourist destinations that attract a large number of tourists. Let’s take a look at the places you shouldn’t miss with Travel Vivu.


Hoan Kiem lake

Hoan Kiem Lake, also known as Sword Lake, is located between the old town including the streets of Hang Ngang, Hang Dao, Cau Go, Luong Van Can, Lo Su… with the Western quarter planned by the French a while ago. for more than a century are Bao Khanh, Cathedral, Trang Thi, Hang Bai, Dinh Tien Hoang, Trang Tien, Hang Khay, Ba Trieu.

Although not the largest lake in the capital, Hoan Kiem Lake is associated with the lives and thoughts of many people. The lake is located in the center of a district with narrow old quarters, opening up a space large enough for indigenous cultural activities. The lake has many beautiful scenes. And more than that, the lake is associated with legendary history, a symbol of the desire for peace (returning the sword to the pen), the nation’s martial arts talent (the sacred sword at the bottom of the lake and the pen tower writing into the blue sky).

Next to Hoan Kiem Lake, there are also walking routes on weekends, perfectly suitable for tourists to enjoy the scenery of Hanoi. On the walking route, there are many artistic and cultural activities such as playing folk games, singing, drawing, taking photos… From the walking routes around Hoan Kiem Lake, visitors can go to “French Street”. Trang Tien, Dinh Le “book street”, Ham Ca Map street, Ly Thai To monument, walking along Hoan Kiem Lake, going up The Huc bridge to Ngoc Son temple… These are all interesting places to enjoy Hanoi .

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Thien Mu Pagoda

When mentioning Hue, people will immediately think of Thien Mu Pagoda because this is one of the destinations with the most beautiful scenery in Hue. The green mountains and blue waters, the charming scenery and the tranquility of nature here will make our souls more peaceful. This pagoda was officially built during the reign of Lord Nguyen Hoang in 1601. During the reign of Lord Quoc (Nguyen Phuc Chu), Thien Mu Pagoda was rebuilt on a larger scale, more beautiful and more spacious.

With its natural beauty and expanded scale right from that time, Thien Mu Pagoda became the most beautiful pagoda in Dang Trong. Coming here you will admire the unique beauty of Phuoc Duyen Tower, a famous symbol associated with Thien Mu Pagoda. The tower is 21m high, with seven floors, built in front of the pagoda. Each tower floor has a Buddha statue. Inside there is a spiral staircase leading to the top floor, where a golden Buddha statue used to be worshiped.

Referring to this golden statue of Shakyamuni Buddha, we must mention the legend of the theft of the golden statue. Even though the thief was found and the king decided to execute him, there was a practitioner who, when passing by the temple, heard about the loss and recovery of the statue and couldn’t help but wonder. After a while of sitting cross-legged, this practitioner seemed to realize something and decided to transform into a golden statue so that the injustice would no longer happen again. And the Perfume River is where the flow of this golden statue is kept. If you come to Hue, stop by here and learn more about this legend, it will be very interesting.

Thien Mu Pagoda is considered one of the most sacred pagodas in Hue. The pagoda is located on the left bank of the Perfume River, on Ha Khe hill, about 5 km west of Hue city center. This place has also become a source of inspiration for many authors to compose poetry and prose.

In addition, there is another interesting point: standing in Thien Mu Pagoda, you can see the panoramic view of the charming Perfume River, a symbol of the ancient land of Hue. The gentle river scene along with the boats calmly floating on the water will make your soul more peaceful, a very strange feeling during your journey that only Hue can have. The beauty of Thien Mu Pagoda has captivated many tourists. If you go to Hue without visiting this famous temple, it would be a pity!

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Ha Long Bay

Ha Long Bay is located in a part of the Gulf of Tonkin, the Northeast borders Bai Tu Long Bay, the Southwest borders Cat Ba archipelago, the West and Northwest border the mainland, the Southeast and South face outwards. northern Gulf. The breathtaking landscape on the Bay is created by more than 1,600 large and small limestone islands on the characteristic emerald green water of Ha Long Bay. This is also the place that witnessed changes in the Earth’s historical development. The limestone columns are covered with rows of deep green tropical trees, along with a system of magnificent limestone caves and caverns.

Ha Long Bay was recognized by UNESCO as a World Natural Heritage for the first time in 1994 thanks to its unique and aesthetically important natural landscape values. In 2000, Ha Long Bay was honored for the second time to be recognized for its unique geological and geomorphological values, through the process of Earth tectonics over billions of years. Many tourists do not expect that Ha Long is a Heritage of such great value to humanity because of its rare biological, cultural and historical diversity. Thanks to those unique values, Ha Long Bay has become an attractive destination for tourists, where they can get closer to the vibrant and interesting country and people of Vietnam.

In Sino-Vietnamese, “Ha” means reduction, and “Long” means dragon. “Ha Long” literally means “dragon bay”, combining ancient mythology and Vietnamese history. In English, there are two ways to use the word “Vietnam” and “Vietnam”. The same goes for Ha Long, the use of the word “Halong” is more popular through word of mouth due to long-standing awareness while “Ha Long” is still the official name of the Bay.

Ha Long Bay belongs to Quang Ninh province, located in the northeast of Vietnam, only 180 km east of Hanoi; Surrounded by Bai Tu Long Bay, Lan Ha Bay, Cat Ba Island, Tuan Chau Island and Ha Long City. Although it has a small area of about 1,533 square kilometers, Ha Long Bay owns about 1,600 limestone islands and islets. Limestone towers, large and small islands with characteristic weathered caves deep inside, large and small caves outside are all fascinating mysteries waiting for visitors to explore. Some islands are completely empty. Located on the island are beautiful beaches, with clear emerald water lapping on smooth white sand.

The only way to fully explore Ha Long Bay is to travel on the blue islands yourself. On a wooden boat or cruise ship, visitors can enjoy the enchanting natural scenery from the balcony, terrace or front of the luxury yacht. Admire the sunrise and sunset, bathing the bay in dramatic pinks and oranges, and enjoy the fresh air that completely relaxes the mind.

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Ninh Binh

Not far from the bustling capital Hanoi, Ninh Binh always gives visitors a strange feeling of peace and gentleness. Some famous tourist destinations in Ninh Binh that captivate tourists are Trang An, Bai Dinh pagoda, Hoa Lu ancient capital or Tam Coc, Bich Dong…

Trang An tourist area is the most famous tourist destination of Ninh Binh today. With beautiful wild natural scenery, Trang An Ninh Binh has been recognized by Unesco as a world natural and cultural heritage.
Visiting Tam Coc, you will sit on a boat, go down the romantic Ngo Dong river, admiring the rolling mountains and shimmering golden rice fields. The poetic scenery here will surely captivate any visitor.
Located 15km from Ninh Binh city, Bai Dinh Pagoda is the largest pagoda in Vietnam with many established records such as the largest Dai Hong Chung in Vietnam; owns the tallest and heaviest bronze Buddha statue in Vietnam; is the pagoda with the largest set of three-world statues in Vietnam; The pagoda has the largest well in Vietnam as well as the most stone Arhat statues in Vietnam.
Hoa Lu ancient capital is located in Truong Yen commune, Hoa Lu district, and is a particularly important national relic complex in Vietnam. This relic area includes King Dinh temple, King Le temple and many other works. Currently, Hoa Lu ancient capital is a favorite destination for many tourists, especially those who want to learn about history as well as go to ceremonies to pray for good luck.
Not stopping there, Ninh Binh also possesses many extremely attractive specialties. Coming to Ninh Binh, you will not only admire the charming scenery, but you will also sublimate your taste buds. Ninh Binh’s specialties you can enjoy are Ninh Binh scorched rice, Gia Vien shrimp paste, Ninh Binh mountain goat, Yen Mac spring rolls, Kim Son fish salad,… It can be said that traveling to Ninh Binh has been gradually asserting its position. Coming to Ninh Binh is an opportunity for you to return to the nation’s roots to understand more about traditions, history, culture as well as the people of Ninh Binh.

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Phong Nha - Ke Bang

Phong Nha Cave is the most typical scenic spot of the cave system belonging to the Phong Nha – Ke Bang scenic complex. Phong Nha was voted as one of the most beautiful caves in the world with the following criteria: Longest underground river, most beautiful underground lake. The highest and widest cave entrance, the most beautiful sandy beaches and reefs, the largest and most beautiful dry cave, the most magical and magnificent stalactite system, the longest water cave. Phong Nha Cave is a destination chosen by many tourists during their trip to Quang Binh.

Phong Nha Cave is located in a cave complex in the Ke Bang limestone massif, in Son Trach commune, Bo Trach district, Quang Binh province. It can be said that this is a natural masterpiece, a precious heritage of Vietnam and the world. Phong Nha is not like other tourist destinations in Vietnam, the cave located in the primeval forest of Ke Bang seems to be pristine and pristine. Sitting on a boat running up the river, looking out on both banks, we see rolling limestone mountains, scattered villages, corn fields, and sugar cane fields. Phong Nha consists of two parts: dry cave and water cave. Phong Nha Cave has been recognized by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage.

The most interesting thing when exploring is the beautiful, shimmering space in the cave, listening to the sound of gurgling water, and the pleasant, cool air, all of which will give you a feeling that you can’t find anywhere else. When coming to Quang Binh, remember to visit Phong Nha – Ke Bang cave, you will definitely be conquered by the shimmering, magical natural landscape, like a once-in-a-lifetime place.

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Da Nang is located between three world heritage sites: the ancient capital of Hue, the ancient town of Hoi An and the My Son sanctuary. Da Nang also has many beautiful landscapes that captivate tourists such as Marble Mountains, Ba Na, Son Tra Peninsula, Hai Van Pass, romantic Han River and Han River Swing Bridge – the pride of the city, and the American Sea. The most beautiful Khe on the planet.

Da Nang is one of the most attractive tourist cities in Vietnam, and the cuisine here is also extremely interesting. The city on the Han River attracts tourists with the most attractive beaches on the planet, airports, luxury resorts,… Besides, Da Nang is also one of the 20 cleanest cities in the world. . Da Nang Airport is among the best in the world, convenient for the travel of domestic and foreign tourists.

Da Nang is famous for its temples, pagodas, shrines, peaceful beaches and extremely friendly people. Some tourist attractions that tourists should not miss when visiting Da Nang are: Dragon Bridge and both sides of the Han River, My Khe Beach, Ba Na Hill, Asia Park Da Nang,… It can be said that Da Nang city has always been the pride of Vietnam. And what could be more wonderful than this dynamic and beautiful city? It is one of the destinations that many tourists visit when coming to Vietnam.

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Hoi An

When mentioning Vietnam tourism, Hoi An is a name that cannot be ignored. Hoi An has an old-fashioned look with a gentle lifestyle that many tourists choose. Currently, tourism in Hoi An is very developed with a large number of domestic and foreign tourists coming every year. There are also many places to visit and take photos here.

Hoi An ancient town is an ancient town located on the coast of the Central province, 30km south of Da Nang city, in Quang Nam province, Vietnam. Hoi An ancient town is typical of a bustling commercial port. This place once had traces of the Cham trading port, known for the famous Silk Road. During Vietnam’s two major wars, this place was not devastated and officially became an attractive tourist destination known to many tourists from all over the world.

Coming to Hoi An Ancient Town, you can immerse yourself in pagodas with classical architecture, with old houses from the 17th and 18th decades or the image of a yellow wall of bougainvillea flowers in front of the porch. At night, Hoi An Ancient Town seems to be transformed with magical shimmering light bulbs and lanterns shining on both sides of the street, enhancing the romantic beauty of this place.

Hoi An Ancient Town represents a harmonious combination of many architectural and cultural beauties over many decades, and is a typical place of a traditional Asian market harbor that is completely protected. Now. This is a place to preserve beautiful moments during the discovery process of visitors when coming here. Hoi An ancient town was once a busy international trading port, including architectural heritage dating back hundreds of years, and has been recognized by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage since 1999.

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Sapa terraces

Sa Pa is a highland town in Sa Pa district, Lao Cai province, Vietnam. Located on a flat surface at an altitude of 1500 to 1650 meters on the slopes of Lo Suay Tong mountain. The peak of this mountain can be seen in the Southeast of Sa Pa, with an altitude of 2228 meters.

Looking down from the town, there is Ngoi Dum valley in the East and Muong Hoa valley in the Southwest. Among many famous beautiful scenes such as Fansipan peak, Ham Rong flower garden, ancient stone church… terraced fields are also the places that many tourists want to visit the most.

In 2009, Travel and Leisure Magazine (USA) also voted Sa Pa terraced fields as one of the 7 most beautiful and spectacular terraced fields in Asia and the world. In December 2011, Lonely Planet travel magazine (UK) introduced the land “Sa Pa as one of the 10 great places in the world for walking” and in early November 2013, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has also decided to classify Sa Pa terraced fields as a national heritage site.

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Nha Trang

Nha Trang is known as Vietnam’s sea tourism paradise, famous for its romantic islands and blue beaches that attract tourists from all over the world. The coastal city of Nha Trang is the capital of Khanh Hoa province, on the South Central Coast of Vietnam. Nha Trang Bay is one of the most beautiful bays in the world, it is a priceless gift that nature bestows on this land. The center of Nha Trang City is built along Tran Phu street, this is the busiest place in Nha Trang city,… On this route there are many hotels, restaurants… across the street is the beach. Beautiful swimming pool of Nha Trang City.

Nha Trang is as beautiful as a precious gem of Vietnam. Here, thousands of domestic and foreign tourists flock here every day to enjoy the enchanting beauty of this beautiful, poetic city. You should travel to Nha Trang from January to August, but Nha Trang is most beautiful in July, August, and September of the solar calendar. In Nha Trang there are many tourist attractions, such as: Vinpearl Land, Hon Mun, Hon Tam, Ninh Van Bay, Institute of Oceanography, Ponagar Tower, Husband – Wife Hon, Dai Lanh Beach, Dam Market…

Nha Trang is one of the most interesting and attractive destinations in Vietnam that you cannot miss in your travel and exploration journey. Nha Trang is not only famous for its beautiful scenery but also very delicious food. When you come to Nha Trang, you must definitely try seafood, grilled spring rolls, jellyfish noodles, Cau Dua Duck,…

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Mui Ne

Mui Ne is a place, the name of a sea cape in Phan Thiet city, Binh Thuan province, Vietnam. This is a famous tourist center of Binh Thuan province and one of Vietnam’s national tourist areas. Mui Ne is famous for its vast sand dunes, beautiful beaches and towering coconut trees surrounding the sea, filled with sunshine all year round.

Today, Mui Ne is a ward of Phan Thiet city with a total area of 35.41 km², a population in 1999 of 24,275 people, a population density of 686 people/km² and a project to upgrade into a town is being formed. of Binh Thuan province. Visitors to Mui Ne are not only attracted by the wild beauty of nature but also by the unique cuisine and hospitality of the kind fishing village people.

From a desolate coastline with desert-like red sand dunes far from roads, with only a few poor fishing villages, hundreds of resorts have sprung up in Mui Ne. 22 km northeast of Phan Thiet city center, Mui Ne is connected to this coastal city by two roads: Nguyen Dinh Chieu (Road 706) and Vo Nguyen Giap (Road 706B) – considered important routes. for Binh Thuan’s tourism industry. When coming to Mui Ne, visitors will be able to visit Mui Ne fishing village and have the opportunity to witness the activities of a purely Vietnamese coastal fishing village.

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