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.

Yen Tu Buddhist spring festival begins

Yen Tu Buddhist spring festival begins

Thousands of tourists and pilgrims flocked to the opening ceremony of this year’s Spring Yen Tu Pagoda Festival in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh.

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Kien Giang province leases forest for tourism

The Mekong delta province of Kien Giang has approved a forest lease plan for tourism development in the 2010-2015 period.

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Vietnam’s underworld

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.

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Sa Huynh artefacts explain piece of the past

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.

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Famous ancient dance relives or lives again

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.

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Four new caves discovered in central Quang Binh

Central Quang Binh has discovered four new caves in To Mo and Tan Hoa valleys, Tan Hoa commune, Minh Hoa district.

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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.