Vietnam has stunning landscapes, its architecture and cuisine are worth mentioning, too. Here are the top 10 famous places in Vietnam that foreign tourists should visit at least once in their lives.
|Ha Long Bay, recognized by UNESCO as a natural world heritage, is one of the most beautiful bays in the world. From a birds-eye view it looks like an enormous colored painting. Spending the night on a cruise is an amazing experience for tourists visiting Ha Long Bay. (Photo: My Tra/ VOV5)|
|Sapa not only attracts visitors with its beautiful and majestic natural landscape, but also with the unique culture of its indigenous people. Climbing Mount. Fansipan, taking pictures in terraced fields, or staying in a homestay with the minority groups are visitors’ favorite activities. Fansipan – the highest peak in Indochina (Photo: ngoisao.net)|
|The noise, motorbike culture, people, history, and the cuisine of Hanoi are what makes it special for many foreign tourists. I the photo is Khue Van Cac, the Pavillion of Constellation of Literature, in the heart of Hanoi capital.|
|Ninh Binh is a popular destination for domestic and foreign tourists. It offers natural and cultural heritages including Trang An eco-tourism area, Tam Coc - Bich Dong, Mua Cave, Cuc Phuong forest, Bai Dinh Pagoda, and the Hoa Lu Citadel. Ninh Binh is known as “Ha Long Bay on land”. (Photo: Dao Minh Tien/ sodulich.hanoi.gov.vn)|
|Son Doong Cave is as high as a 40-story building and wide enough for a Boeing 747 to fly over. The cave, located in Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park in Quang Binh Province, was discovered in 2009. It is currently the largest cave in the world, with rich vegetation and surreal scenery. (Photo: oxalisadventure.com)|
|Hue is one of the cities imbued with Vietnam's history, with relics from the 19th century Nguyen Dynasty. Its complex of monuments was recognized by UNESCO as a cultural heritage. For many foreign tourists, this is a must-see destination in Vietnam. In the photo, Trang Tien Bridge spans over Huong River. (Photo: Duy Sinh/ zingnews.vn)|
|Da Nang is one of the busiest cities in Vietnam with a wide range of tourist attractions including My Khe beach - one of the 6 most beautiful beaches on the planet (voted by Forbes magazine), Ba Na Hills with many entertainment activities, Son Tra Peninsula, Marble Mountains, Han River, and Dragon Bridge. In the photo is My Khe beach in Da Nang. (Photo: danangaz.com)|
|Hoi An was recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage in 1999. It was one of the 10 most attractive tourist cities in Asia, listed by Smart Travel Asia magazine. The nostalgia, peace, and beautiful natural scenery of Hoi An are what keep foreign tourists coming. (Photo: austinvietmartyrs.org)|
|Ho Chi Minh City is one of the two largest economic and cultural centers in Vietnam. The Notre Dame Cathedral, City Post Office, Independence Palace, and Ben Thanh Market are some of its popular tourist destinations.|
|Phu Quoc is the largest island city in Vietnam. Known as "Pearl island", Phu Quoc is a beach paradise for tourists. The Long Beach (Bai Dai) is on the list of top 5 clean and beautiful beaches in the world voted by ABC News. (Photo: To Quoc News)|
Cable news network CNN listed top 10 marvelous destinations in Vietnam in 2021.