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Besides bursting ports, industrial zones and factories, the northern coastal city of Hai Phong has its own charm.

A spicy treat from Hai Phong cuisine

Among all versions of the iconic Vietnamese sandwich, the spicy banh mi of Hai Phong might be the smallest, but don't let that fool you into thinking it's any less than its larger siblings.

Spicy ‘banh mi’: A speciality of Hai Phong

Among the different versions of ‘banh mi’ available in Vietnam, the ‘banh mi cay’ (spicy ‘banh mi’) of Hai Phong may be the humblest, consisting of just a baguette, some pate and a squeeze of local chilli sauce.

Big cities can't get enough of Kênh tofu

Different from Hanoi’s famous Mơ tofu, soya curds from Kênh in Thai Binh are well known far and wide for being thin, just 0.5 cm, and has a buttery and fragrant taste.

Field mouse meat at the price of beef

Tu Doi villagers, every year, go on the hunt for field mice, which is considered a delicacy here.

French-style architectural landmarks in Hai Phong City

Hai Phong, a port city in northern Vietnam, boasts a smooth blend of Oriental and Western architectural styles.

Stunning Cat Ba through photographer Hai LeCao’s “wild perspective”

The photo series "Cat Ba’s Wilderness" by photographer Hai LeCao features the amazing and stunning beauty of Cat Ba Island, a famous tourist destination in the northern port city of Hai Phong.

Peaceful Hai Phong port city in the days of social distancing

Photographer Hai LeCao (real name Le Cao Hai, born in 1984) spent nearly a month searching for and recording peaceful moments in the northern port city of Hai Phong.

Visit the beautiful neighbor of Halong Bay

Lan Ha—a bay in the shape of an arc, which accommodates more than 400 lush-green islets—offers a wonderful landscape.

A visit to one of the oldest pagodas in Hai Phong

The Hang (Cave) Pagoda, also known as Coc Tu Pagoda, leaning on a mountain and overlooking the beach in northern Hai Phong City is a spiritually and historically significant place of worship.

Cat Ba National Park offers the best trekking options

If you are looking for a trekking place in Hai Phong City, Cat Ba National Park, part of a biosphere reserve in the city, offers a number of fun ecotourism options including mountain treks.