Vietnam is one of the countries in Asia with a variety of beautiful tourist destinations, so many foreign tourists visit it. Various popular tourist attractions will make your holiday experience in Vietnam unforgettable.
Here are some names of destinations in Vietnam that you must visit.
Sa Pa Terraces
Just like Indonesia, the country of Vietnam has a beautiful natural charm. One of them is located in the city of Sa Pa, in Lembang Muong Hoa. You can find terraced rice fields that present an exotic panorama. Here you can go trekking and get to know the local community’s culture.
Marble Mountain is located in Da Nang City, Vietnam. It is used as a religious tourism destination where there is a cave with a Buddha statue in it. In addition, you can enjoy views of the cluster of five hills which symbolize the five elements.
Ha Long Bay
This place has long been an icon of Vietnam’s tourism. The Ha Long Bay area is famous for its natural beauty and has been listed as one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites since 1994. This tourist attraction is a group of limestone islands surrounded by a beautiful turquoise sea. There are recorded as many as 1600 stone islands with wilderness and caves that you can explore when visiting this place.
Hoi An. City
This old and historic city had an important role as a trade route between Asia and Europe during the 17th Century. You can find various beauties of ancient architecture typical of China, Japan, and Europe in this place. You can also enjoy the romantic nuances of the Hoi An river panorama when visiting this area. So it’s no wonder Hoi An has been included as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1999.
Hoan Kiem Lake
The capital city of Vietnam, Hanoi, has one of the famous tourist destinations called Hoan Kiem Lake, located in the middle of the town. Hoan Kiem Lake has the meaning of “returned sword” adapted from the legend of King Le Loi. The legend tells that King Le Loi had a mighty sword from the gods, driving the Chinese away.
Then King Lo Lei returned the sword to the “golden turtle” in the lake. From that in the middle of this lake was built a temple “golden turtle”. Now the lake is used as a sports venue and a natural tourist spot for the local community.
Hue. Monument Complex
This area is a tourist destination full of historical value, namely the Hue Monument located in the city of Hue, which was founded by Gia Long, the first King of the Nguyen Dynasty, in 1802.
In this place, there are hundreds of historical monuments and ruins and the tombs of the Kings of Ancient Vietnam. In addition to being a historical place, this area also has a charming natural charm. There are also various culinary specialities of the Vietnamese kingdom that you can taste.
The Mekong River, which has a brownish watercolour that makes it look unique, has also become one of the icons of the country of Vietnam, which provides beautiful views. You can walk along this river to enjoy various islands such as Dragon Island, Turtle Island, Unicorn Island and Phoenix Island.
Phu Quoc Island
For those of you lovers of beach tourism, you can visit the island of Phu Quoc, which saves natural beauty. It is located opposite the Cambodian beach. Phu Quoc is the largest island in Vietnam and is popular in Vietnamese tourist destinations.
Phu Quoc Island has natural tropical forests with stunning beaches such as Long Beach and Bai Dau beach, so don’t be surprised this area is one of the most beautiful beaches globally. In addition, the speciality of tourist destinations from Vietnam is the fermented fish sauce with the name nuoc mam. A spice that has a distinctive taste and has been worldwide.
The Sand Dunes
This tourist attraction will give you a different experience while on vacation in Vietnam. The Sand Dunes are sandy hills like the Sahara desert, which are golden in colour, looking stunning. In addition to being a vacation spot, you can also find food and drink vendors in this place.
Phong Nha National Park – Ke Bang
For those of you who have an adventurous spirit, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is perfect for choosing. This place is a tourist destination that has been listed on a UNESCO world heritage site. According to research, this area results from the development of the earth’s crust for 464 million years, forming the most significant and oldest karst formation in Asia.
In this area, you can explore caves that have a length of up to 70 km, one of which is the Hang Song Dong cave which is called the largest cave in the world. In addition, there are underground caves, terraced caves, and dendritic caves.
Those are some of the attractions in Vietnam.