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.

Hai Minh, a fishing village marked by beauty and peace

Hai Minh, a fishing village marked by beauty and peace

In a routine unchanged for decades if not centuries, a working day is well under way in a fishing village as the sun rises over the Quy Nhon Beach in south central Binh Dinh province.

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Ngu Island - Attractive destination for visitors

Ngu Island - Attractive destination for visitors

Ngu (fish) Island in the central province of Nghe An which looks like two fish, has become an attractive destination for tourists.

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Old Quarter tourist spot promoted

Old Quarter tourist spot promoted

The Dong Lac Communal House has been recognised by the Hanoi Tourism Department as a new tourist destination in the Old Quarter.

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Northern Vietnam named Forbes’ cheapest travel place

Northern Vietnam named Forbes’ cheapest travel place

The US magazine Forbes has listed northern Vietnam as the cheapest place to visit in 2017.

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World’s most beautiful bay Lang Co looks to better serve visitors

World’s most beautiful bay Lang Co looks to better serve visitors

Lang Co, voted as one of the world’s most beautiful bays by the Worldbays Club in May 2009, has become a tourist attraction in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.

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The most famous ancient house in Mekong Delta

The most famous ancient house in Mekong Delta

People familiar with French author Marguerite Duras might not know that The Lover, her most celebrated novel and winner of the Goncourt Prize in 1984, was inspired by her girlhood in the Mekong Delta in Vietnam.

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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.