world heritage sites

Update news world heritage sites

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has assigned the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism to submit a brief report on the Oc Eo - Ba The relic site to the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, proposing putting the site on the Tentative List.

My Son Sanctuary through lens of foreign photographers

My Son Sanctuary is a large complex featuring religious relics, including temples, shrines, and towers. 

Vietnam among world’s fastest growing travel destinations in 2019

Vietnam was ranked seventh among the world’s 20 fastest growing travel destinations in 2019, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

Hoi An – popular destination for Japanese tourists

Among nearly 1 million Japanese tourists to Vietnam, 60-70 percent of whom come to Hoi An ancient city in the central province of Quang Nam, according to Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Vu Hong Nam.

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.

Over 200 experts discuss world heritage conservation in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – An international conference yesterday that gathered more than 200 Vietnamese and foreign experts focused on the conservation and promotion of world heritage sites such as the Thang Long Imperial Citadel.

Heritage at stake

VietNamNet Bridge – The old saying that reads: “God doesn’t give with both hands” seems to be correct here in Vietnam since there are multiple natural heritage sites which force local authorities to face tough choices between tourism development

National Tourism Year connects world heritage sites

 VietNamNet Bridge – The launch of the National Tourism Year 2015 will be held in mid March 2015 in Thanh Hoa Province with a focus on connecting world heritage sites.