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.

Nam Yet- a coconut island on Truong Sa archipelago

Located in the north of Truong Sa (Spratley) Archipelago, in Khanh Hoa province, Nam Yet island is called the “Coconut island”. From afar, the island is like a blue silk strait with ranges of coconut trees. Reported by Radio the Voice of Vietnam (VOV).

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Ten best places to visit in Vietnam, Touropia finds

Ten best places to visit in Vietnam, Touropia finds

A long, narrow country squeezed in between the East Sea and the Laos and Cambodia borders, Vietnam is a land of striking landscapes that range from the lush rice terraces and forested mountains in the north to the picturesque valleys of the Central Highlands and the fertile delta and beautiful beaches of the south. Included in the mix are booming modern cities, colonial towns, traditional villages, archaeological sites and otherworldly islands.

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Nui Coc - a suspended mirror on northern mountain

Nui Coc - a suspended mirror on northern mountain

Nui Coc Lake, which was created from a dam built in Cong river in Dai Tu district, northern Thai Nguyen province, is well-known for its spectacular and legendary beauty and the romantic love story of a young couple.

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Caving tourism turns Quang Binh into hotspot for visitors

Caving tourism turns Quang Binh into hotspot for visitors

The less developed Central region of Vietnam harvests distinct cultural values and natural masterpieces largely unknown to outsiders.

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New massive cave discovered in Quang Binh

New massive cave discovered in Quang Binh

A group of locals in central Quang Binh province believe they have discovered a new cave, adding to the province’s already extensive network of caverns.

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Binh Thuy ancient house – a must-see destination

Binh Thuy ancient house – a must-see destination

Binh Thuy ancient house in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho is an ideal place to explore the region’s history.

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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.