170-year-old pagoda is popular tourist site in HCM City

170-year-old pagoda is popular tourist site in HCM City

The 170-year-old An Phu Pagoda at the foot of Chanh Hung Bridge in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 8 is an attractive destination for foreign visitors to the southern city.

Cua Van among most beautiful villages around the world

Cua Van among most beautiful villages around the world

Cua Van, a small floating fishing village in the northern province of Quang Ninh, has been listed among the world’s 16 most beautiful villages by Journeyetc.com, a travel advisory website.

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A visit to Langbiang Mountain

A visit to Langbiang Mountain

Visitors to the resort city of Da Lat can take a tour of the Langbiang plateau and sample ruou can (wine stored in a big jar and drunk with a long bamboo pipe), a specialty of ethnic minorities living in the Central Highlands.

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Homestay tourism in Sa Pa attracts holidaymakers

Homestay tourism in Sa Pa attracts holidaymakers

Among the crowds of visitors in Sa Pa district in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai in the early days of 2018, many chose to stay at the homes of local ethnic minority people to experience the unique culture first-hand.

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Coconuts make stylish hats

Coconuts make stylish hats

Craft workers in the southern province of Ben Tre, the "land of coconuts", have created a variety of unique souvenirs for tourists from the fibre surrounding the fruit.

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Tra Su Cajuput Forest attracts more visitors to An Giang

Tra Su Cajuput Forest attracts more visitors to An Giang

Travellers to the Mekong Delta should visit Tra Su cajuput forest in An Giang province to enjoy its beautiful landscapes and serenity.

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Sa Pa resort town recognised as national tourism site

Sa Pa resort town recognised as national tourism site

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recently signed a decision recognising the resort town of Sa Pa in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai as a national tourism site.

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Tram Chim National Park - an attractive destination for tourists

Tram Chim National Park, a reduced model of Dong Thap Muoi, appears to be an attractive destination for both local and foreign visitors.

Ben Thanh market – a symbol of Ho Chi Minh City

Located in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, Ben Thanh market has long been viewed as a symbol of the country’s largest economic hub.

Famous ancient dance relives or lives again

“Con di danh bong”, a cross-dressing double act dance has been restored at the Hao Nam ancient village’s festival in Hanoi after over a half a century.

Vietnam’s underworld

From 1965 to 1973, people from Vinh Linh district in Quang Tri province lived in the Vinh Moc tunnels, harbouring soldiers, storing ammunition and simply surviving.

Sa Huynh artefacts explain piece of the past

Hundreds of objects displayed at the National Museum of Vietnamese History will inform people about an ancient culture that flourished 2,000-2,500 years ago.