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Stunning terraced fields in Sapa

Sapa’s terraced fields are currently covered by water to prepared for a new crop, offering a mesmerizing beauty.

FAQs on travelling to Vietnam during the coronavirus pandemic

As the novel coronavirus pandemic spreads and impacts the entire planet, many countries have issued entry and travel restrictions, including Vietnam.

'Paradise' of terraced rice fields in Son La

At the end of September and early October, in Bac Yen district, Son La province, the golden terraced rice fields on the hillsides create a charming scenery.

Tich Thien Duong, a 200-year-old house in Da Nang

The 200-year-old Tich Thien Duong is the only remaining ancient house left in Da Nang city, in which traditional Vietnamese ancient architecture is still kept intact.


Four more Vietnamese sites recognised as ASEAN heritage parks

Three national parks and a nature reserve in Vietnam have been added to the list of ASEAN heritage parks, taking the country's number to 10.

100-Pillar House attracts visitors to Dong Thap province

A more than a century-old house which was built with over 100 precious wood pillars located in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap is one of the popular destinations by the number of tourists.

Tuyen Quang's Na Hang Reservoir offers stunning landscapes

Lying in the furthest district of Tuyen Quang Province, Na Hang Reservoir of the Tuyen Quang Hydropower Plant offers visitors a stunning view of green mountains, impressive caves and waterfalls, and clear emerald water.

Touch the clouds at Bach Ma Mountain

Following a 20-km road leading to the summit of central Vietnam's Bach Ma (White Horse) Mountain, at 1,450 metres, visitors might feel as if they are surfing on clouds.


So Kien Basilica attracts visitors for East-West fusion architectural style

Ke So Church or So Kien Basilica in the northern province of Ha Nam has become an attractive place for visitors for its East-West fusion architectural style.

Cai Rang floating market in pictures

The Cai Rang floating market on the Can Tho river, six kilometers from the center of Can Tho city, is a popular attraction in the Mekong Delta.


Havesting sandworm in Vietnam

Every year, between the 9th and 10th months of the lunar year, farmers in the northern province of Hai Duong drain their fields and go on the hunt for sandworms.

Dragon boat tour on Perfume River

Dragon boat tours on Huong (Perfume) River have drawn a flock of visitors who have not only admired Hue imperial city but also immersed themselves in melodies of Hue songs.

Hanoi glows in autumn

When the cool wind and sunshine brighten up the atmosphere, red leaves spiral to the ground at the slightest touch ...autumn is the most beautiful time of the year in Hanoi.

Vietnamese food: Tapioca dumplings

It took a while to catch on, but after two years of perseverance one dumpling vendor finally brought a taste of the central region to Vietnam’s capital city. 

Happiness road to plateau of beauty

To reach the UNESCO recognized Dong Van Karst Plateau, visitors have to take a road, named Hanh Phuc (or Happiness). Not many people know the story of how a monumental road was built in the 1960s.

My Son santuary's solemn beauty

My Son relic site, a complex of Champa pagodas and temples, is located in Duy Phu commune, Duy Xuyen district, Quang Nam province. It was recognised as world’s cultural heritage site in 1999.

Hoi An – convergence of quintessence and culture

The ancient town of Hoi An in Quang Nam has been honoured as "Asia’s Leading Cultural City Destination" at the 26th World Travel Awards for the first time.

Vietnam's two World Heritage sites in photos

A celebration was held in Quang Nam recently to mark the 20th anniversary of UNESCO’s recognition of Hoi An and My Son as World Heritage sites.

A visit to Phat Diem stone cathedral

Phat Diem Stone Cathedral, located in Kim Son district of Ninh Binh province, is about 120 kilometres from Hanoi. It was built in the 1875s to 1898s, with oriental architecture.

Hai Phong draws visitors to Cat Ba island

In the first nine months of 2019, the district welcomed 2.5 million tourists, a year-on-year rise of 12 percent, including 626,600 foreigners.