Top Places To Visit In Vietnam

Vietnam, the Southeast Asian country, is known for mesmerizing natural landscapes, ancient monuments, and modern sites.

The country is home to many Buddhist pagodas, rivers, lakes, streams, beaches, and cities.

Natural sights range from peaks, mountain passes, and paddy fields to places depicting the country’s history and culture.

People tend to visit Vietnam in order to go on an adventure, taste the extremely delicious food, and relax by watching the beauty of nature.

Some of the best spots in Vietnam are mentioned below.

Don’t forget to visit these places when you head to Vietnam!

Ha Long Bay

Located in the northeastern part of Vietnam, Hạ Long Bay is home to amazing limestone islands and caves.

Renowned to be a world heritage site, this bay is well-known for its beautiful rain-forest islands and clear emerald waters.

People explore the islands by riding on Junk boats or going on sea kayak expeditions.

Other activities include rock climbing, scuba diving and hiking.

Hoi An

Hoi An is well-known for its historic architectural sites.

Situated in the central Vietnam coast, this city is one of the most popular destinations in the country.

The Ancient Town in this region reflects the history of the city, and it also serves as a trading port.

Explore the Ancient Town to find wooden Chinese merchant houses, ancient temples, Vietnamese tube houses, vibrant colonial buildings, and the famous Japanese Covered Bridge.


Hanoi happens to be the second largest city and capital of Vietnam.

Tourists come here to experience the city life of the Vietnamese people.

‘Old Quarter’ forms the heart of the city.

One can find many vendors selling street food, fancy items, and household goods in this region.

The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi, built as a honor for leader Ho Chi Minh, is the most popular ancient monument in Vietnam.

Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City aka Saigon is a city which holds the memories of the Vietnam war.

This city is home to exotic food, French colonial landmarks, and other well-preserved sites.

One can find many architectural sites and food stalls in the busy city streets.

Best sites in this region include the Independence Palace, Saigon Central Post Office, War Remnants Museum, Jade Emperor Pagoda, and the Saigon Notre Dame Basilica.

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

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Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is home to limestone mountains, underground rivers, caves, and tropical forests.

This protected area is also home to a large number of wildlife species.

Paradise Cave happens to be the most important destination in this region.


Hue city in central Vietnam is home to the 19th-century Citadel.

Visit Hue to explore the Imperial City, the Forbidden Purple City, and the Royal Theater replica.

Other major attractions in Hue include the Ngo Mon Gate, the Halls of Mandarins, the Thai Hoa Palace, Hue Museum of Royal Fine Arts, Tomb of Tu Doc, The Mieu, and the Pagoda of the Celestial lady.

Ba Be National Park

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Ba Be National Park is home to freshwater lakes, jagged peaks and thick forests.

This National Park has been setup to preserve the Ba Bể Lake.

People visit this place to experience rural life of the Vietnamese

Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere in this region with activities such as hiking, trekking, boating or kayaking.

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