The 5 best places to visit in Vietnam
In this post, whereto.vn introduces to you the 5 best places to visit in Vietnam. A lot of fantastic tourism experiences are waiting for you at these places.
1. My Son (Quang Nam Province) - a mysterious sanctuary
My Son Sanctuary, a World Heritage Centre, is located in a closed valley of Duy Phu Commune, Duy Xuyen District, Quang Nam Province in the Central Vietnam.
Tourists come to My Son Sanctuary - Photo: Internet
My Son (Vietnam), with more than 70 temples of Champa culture, has been considered as equal to other famous relics in Southeast Asia such as Angkor, Pagan or Borobudur. The Relics also gained the honorable name “The Top Tourist Attractions of Vietnam in 2014”.
Coming to My Son, you should not forget to enjoy a part of the Cham Festival, court dances, religious dances, etc. You also can buy many original souvenirs such as Cham ceramics, brocatelle bags or clothes.
The entry fee for international visitors is 150,000 VND (about 6.8 USD, including visiting and service charge). The visiting time is from Monday to Sunday (even holidays) at 6:00 am until 5:00 pm.
The English website of My Son Sanctuary is http://en.mysonsanctuary.com.vn/gioi-thieu/27/gioi-thieu/ (other languages are Vietnamese, French and Japanese).
2. Son Doong Cave (Quang Binh Province) - the most attractive cave of the world
The grandiose beauty of Son Doong Cave - Photo: Ryan Deboodt
Son Doong Caveis located in Bo Trach District, Quang Binh Province. It is the most attractive cave because it is not only the biggest cave of the world but also has a grandiose, mysterious and wild beauty. The beauty of Son Doong Cave was introduced on Good Morning America of ABC Television in May, 2015.
There are 3 flights of Vietnam Airline, Jetstar and VietJet Air to Quang Binh Province from Ho Chi Minh City everyday. To visit the Cave, you can book a Son Doong Tourfrom Oxalis Adventure Tours.
3. Hue (Vietnam) - an antique beauty
The antique beauty of the Imperial City - a place for the Court only in the old time - Photo: Internet
Hue (Vietnam) is a city of the Central Vietnam and once served as the imperial capital of the Nguyen Dynasty. Tourists come to Hue for her long-standing culture, romantic nature, complex of historical remains and original cuisine.
Hue keeps an antique and regal Eastern atmosphere for herself, distinguishing her from other cities of Vietnam. There are a lot of famous destinations in Hue such as Thien Mu Pagoda, the Imperial City, Tomb of Khai Dinh, Tu Dam Pagoda, Huong River, Ngu Binh Mountain, Lang Co Beach, etc.
4. Halong Bay (Quang Ninh Province) - where the sky and the sea reunion
The picturesque beauty of Halong Bay enchants tourists from all over the world - Photo: Internet
Halong Bay is located in Quang Ninh Province, North Vietnam. She has been recognized as the World Natural Heritage many times.
The name “Ha Long” means “the dragon lands”. Halong Bay comprises thousands of beautiful islands and caves with thousands kinds of animals and plants.
Coming to here, you will know many legends about Vietnamese history and culture. Besides, a trip of Halong Bay cruise surely brings to you unforgettable emotions.
5. Hanoi - a cultural and natural heritage
Try to relax and enjoy the beauty of Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi - Photo: Internet
Hanoi,the capital city of Vietnam, attracts tourists by her original, abundant and diversity storage of culture and nature.
People usually mention famous destinations of Hanoi such as the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum,the Temple of Literature, the old quarter Hanoi, Hoan Kiem Lake,etc.
Coming to Hanoi, you should not miss the water puppetry show at Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre (57B Dinh Tien Hoang Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi). The entry fee is about 60,000 - 100,000 VND (about 2.7 - 4.6 USD).