Hanoi city

Hanoi city

About Hanoi City Hanoi City is the capital of Vietnam, a city of lakes, ancient buildings, French colonial buildings, and the world famous Old Quarter. Its terrain is flat and it is a very easy city to explore by walking or cycling. The sites to see here are endless with the mausoleum complex, ancient temples and pagodas, Vietnams first university, bustling markets, and a traditional water-puppet theatre among the myriad of sites waiting discovery. Travelers will find much to see in the city…

Hue City

Hue City

About Hue City Hue City is known as the beating heart of Vietnam. It was home to the Nguyen emperors, who ruled from the Royal City until 1945. There are some incredible tombs of the country’s leaders scattered around the city and surrounds. Construction began on the city’s Citadel in 1804 and is surrounded by a 10km moat, and with 10 fortified gates with bridges to cross the moat. The rulers lived in a smaller citadel inside the larger one. During the war…

Hoi An City

Hoi An City

About Hoi An City The UNESCO Heritage listed Hoi An City is a living museum and a must see city with much to see and do in and around the surrounding countryside. Once a sheltered sea-port named Faifo, it attracted traders from around the world who came to buy high class silk, pepper, paper, tea molasses, ivory and more. The international sailors and traders left their mark in the town with some very interesting buildings that still stand today, a…

Nha Trang City

Nha Trang City

About Nha Trang City Nha Trang City is the premier beach in Vietnam with a multitude of places to go and things to see in the city and close surrounds. The progressive city has a fine stretch of beach bordered by a large boulevard with numerous shady trees and coconut palms. Its beach boasts fine white sand and the calm waters make it an ideal place for both travelers and locals. There are numerous diving shops that organize both diving and snorkeling days,…

Da Lat City

Da Lat City

About Da Lat City Da Lat City is in the central highlands, and its elevation and cooler weather is often used by locals as a respite place to enjoy far from the heat of Ho Chi Minh City. It was originally built by the French in Colonial days for the same reasons, and when they withdrew they left beautiful French Villas and other fine architectural buildings. Due to its climatic conditions it has become famous for the flowers and vegetables grown there, and this is…

Mui Ne beach - Vietnam

Mui Ne- Phan Thiet

About Mui Ne Mui Ne as one of the most beautiful beach destinations of Vietnam, a coastal resort town in Phan Thiet – the capital of Binh Thuan province, about 4 hours by bus Ho Chi Minh City. Mui Ne is a tropical beach with wonderfully warm weather, which is ideal for swimming and water-sports, and has hosted the World Kite-surfing Titles. There are many places to rent the special gear required to try this sport, whether you are a beginner…

Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City

About Ho Chi Minh City Ho Chi Minh City was the old capital of South Vietnam, known as Saigon, but since the reunification of the country it has changed its name. The bustling place has many sites to see in the city region and its surrounds. Modernity has meant that some ancient places have been surrounded by skyscrapers, which add to the delight of the former capital. Attractions Ho Chi Minh City  There is a plethora of sites to see and things to…

Mekong Delta

Mekong Delta

About the Mekong Delta The Mekong Delta is the region in southwestern Vietnam where the Mekong River approaches and empties into the sea through a network of tributaries. The Delta region encompasses a large portion of southwestern Vietnam, 39,000 square kms in all, and is commonly known as the “food bowl of the nation” because of the abundance of rice, fruits and other commodities grown in the fertile soils there. It is home to 18 million inhabitants who work in…

Hanoi capital Viet Nam

Hanoi – capital of Vietnam

Hanoi – capital of Vietnam is also the country’s second largest city. From 1010 until 1802, it was the most important political centre of Vietnam, before being eclipsed by Huế, the imperial capital of Vietnam during the Nguyễn Dynasty (1802–1945). Hanoi served as the capital of French Indochina from 1902 to 1954 and from 1954 to 1976, it was the capital of North Vietnam, but became the capital of a reunified Vietnam in 1976, after the North’s victory in the war with America….

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