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Tops Destinations In Vietnam

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Vietnam is a wonderful country with green rice fields and rich historical and ancient traditions. Tourism is a major industry in Vietnam. It is home to beautiful sea beaches, mountains, traditional villages, historical cities and modern cities. Vietnam tourist destinations will keep your days full.

Halong Bay

Halong Bay, a World Heritage site of outstanding natural beauty is an essential experience for the Vietnam traveler. It features nearly 2000 islands and islets nesting in the calm emerald green waters of the Tonkin Gulf in the South China Seas.

All of the islands are of limestone and dolomite and they cover and area of 1500 square km. Tours are available to embark on a traditional style wooden junk. A fresh sea food lunch is served on the boat during your cruise. As the tour continues you will then visit the Thien Cung & Dau Go caves. These boast some of the most spectacular tales and characters fossilized into the grotto.

Hanoi

Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam with beautiful lakes and pretty yellow stucco buildings. Hoan Kiem Lake is a beautiful and peaceful lake with the 18th century Ngoc Son Temple; this temple can be reached by the Huc Bridge.

Old Quarter is the most popular place in Hanoi with shops selling all types of goods in nearly 40 winding streets. There are also many craft stores, cafes, art galleries and restaurants. Hanoi is one of the popular Vietnam tourist destinations.

Mekong River

Move inland in Vietnam and take a boat tour of the mighty Mekong River. Travel through beautiful lush jungles of Laos and Thailand to see towns and temples along the shores while traveling up river.

Take a side excursion and travel through the local canals to see interesting sights and the local people. It will surely be worth carrying your camera as you won’t want to miss anything.

Phong Nha-Ke Bang

Phong Nha-Ke Bang is a natural park situated at the province of Quang Binh and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The popular attractions of this site are the Tien Son Cave and the limestone forest.

Ho Chi Minh City formerly known as Saigon is one of the commercial centers of Vietnam and is one of the major Vietnam tourist destinations. The streets are filled with two wheelers and the markets are chaotic. You can visit the colorful Emperor of Jade Pagoda which is a Chinese temple with glided characters and woodcarving of local deities.

Some of the popular tourist spots in Ho Chi Minh City are; the Hotel de Ville, twin towers of Norte Dame Cathedral, War Remnant Museum, Re-Unification Hall and many more.

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