59 destinations to explore in Vietnam
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Destinations in Vietnam
An Giang occupies a position in the upper reaches of the Mekong Delta., in the southwestern part of the country.
Vũng Tàu is an important tourist destination in Vietnam, being particularly well known for its beaches, for its colonial-era architecture, and the Christ of Vũng Tàu, a large statue built by Vietnam's Catholic minority.
Bắc Giang is a province of Vietnam also called the homeland of Blue River and Black Mountain. It has several monuments such as the Khe Rỗ Primitive Forest, Xương Giang, the Ancient Citadel, Cấm Sơn Lake, and Thọ Hà Communal House.
Bắc Kạn is a province of Vietnam, located in the Northeast region, due north of the capital Hanoi. It has numerous mountains, rivers, and lakes which are very beautiful.
It is a coastal province and is situated in the southern part of the country. Two typical tourist destinations of Bac Lieu are the Ho Nam eco-tourism zone and the monument zone of Cao Van Lau musician.
Bac Ninh, the smallest province in Red River Delta Vietnam, is located in the Northern key economic region. Bac Ninh Province is famous for Quan Ho folk songs. Previously, Bac Ninh is the center of the Kinh Bac region. Currently, there are 41 notable festivals in Bac Ninh including the major festivals such as Dau Pagoda Festival, Lim Festival, Ba Chua Kho Festival.
One of the southern provinces located in the Mekong Delta.
Binh Dinh is a province situated in the South Central Coast region in Vietnam. Like other beautiful provinces in this region, Binh Dinh is well-known for its natural beauty with beaches, isles, capes, etc.
The Southeast province of Vietnam, Bình Dương is famous for its eco-tourism zones, historical-cultural relics together with traditional craft villages on things such as lacquer, pottery, and wooden shoes.
Binh Phuoc is a province in the South East Region, located in the south key economic zone of Vietnam with an area of 6,876.6 kilometer square.
The province is known for its scenery and beaches. There are also a number of sites of archaeological significance.
Cà Mau is a province of Vietnam, named after its capital city. Its name came from the Khmers who inhabited the area before the arrival of the Vietnamese, Cà Mau means “black” in Khmer.
The city is nicknamed the "western capital", and is located 169 kilometers from Hồ Chí Minh City. Cần Thơ is famous for its floating markets, where people sell and buy things on the river, as well as the bird gardens and the port of Ninh Kiều.
As the province is in the region where the Vietnamese people lived thousands of years ago before their southwards expansion, Cao Bằng has several points of historical interest as well as many natural features.
Da Nang is known as the tourist capital of South Central Vietnam, with a west-coast location that makes for beautiful sunsets against an impressive backdrop of lush mountains. Within a radius of 10km around the Da Nang city center, travelers can visit historical monuments representing the traditional culture of Vietnam, Champa, China, Japan, and France.
It is located in the southern part of the Central Highlands, about 500m above sea level.
Located east and northeast of Ho Chi Minh City, Đồng Nai is one of Vietnam's main manufacturing centers and one of the most developed provinces.
The name comes from the Mnong (a Mon-Khmer language) word dak Lak, literally "Lak Lake", the largest freshwater lake in the province. It is located in Vietnam's Central Highlands of Vietnam.
Đồng Tháp is a province in the Mekong Delta of southern Vietnam. The province has many attractive places such as Tràm Chim National Park, the flower village of Sa Đéc, Gò Tháp historic site, etc.
Ha Giang is a province located in the remote area of the Nothern Vietnam. Ha Giang offers fantastic mountain scenery over the whole area and diverse cultures of many ethnic minorities.
Ha Nam Province has a long wet rice civilization and diverse folk culture, expressing through cheo singing, chau van singing, hau dong, especially dam singing. Lying in the southwest of the north delta, being an agricultural province, Nam Dinh people still preserve many ancient religious forms worshiping in their spiritual life.
Hà Tĩnh Province is located in the northern part of central Vietnam. Hà Tĩnh has many touristic locations of historical and cultural interest. Notable scenic areas include La River, Vũ Môn Falls, Sơn Kim hot springs, and beaches in places such as Thiên Cầm, and Chân Tiên.
Hải Dương is famous for being a "sacred land with pre-eminent people" with hundreds of well-known historical, cultural relics and scenic beauty areas such as Côn Sơn - Kiếp Bạc, Nguyễn Trãi Temple and Chi Lăng Nam Storks island. This province is home to many traditional handicraft villages with well-known products for centuries.
Hai Phong, is a major industrial city, the second largest city in the northern part of Vietnam. Hai Phong is also the center of technology, economy, culture, medicine, education, science and trade in the northern coast of Vietnam.
The province is famous for the ‘Phung Hiep snake market’. Visitors from over the world come to that market to taste snake liquor and to see the dangerous snake dance.
Ho Chi Minh City, also known by its former name of Saigon is the most populous city in Vietnam with a population of 8.4 million. It is the financial centre of Vietnam and a major air travel gateway to Vietnam.
Hoa Binh province, which means “peace” in Vietnamese, is located in the North of Viet Nam. Hoa Binh Province is one of the oldest areas in Vietnam with the world-famous “Hoabinhian Culture” (Van Hoa Hoa Binh).
Hưng Yên is a province in the Red River Delta of northern Vietnam. Throughout the historic periods, ancient forebears have left in Hung Yen thousands of valuable relics. Those architectural works are temples, pagodas, communal houses, shrines, tombs, etc.
Khánh Hòa is a province of Vietnam located in the South Central Coast. The province is mostly mountainous. The highest peak is Vọng Phu Mountain (2051m) at the border of Đắk Lắk Province. Forests cover more than half of the province's area.
Located in the Mekong Delta regions, it is known for its fishing and rice farming.
The province is located in the Sê San river basin in the Central Highlands region of Vietnam. Kontum has a colourful, diversified culture of ethnic groups.
Lai Chau is a province in northern Vietnam and is particularly known for its mountains and ethnic minorities. It is home to the highest mountain of Vietnam and Indochina called ‘Fansipan’. At a height of 3,143 meters, it is rightfully referred to as ‘The Roof of Indochina’.
Lam Dong is a mountainous province located in South Central Highland Region. Lam Dong is located entirely in the inland of Vietnam, without national border and national shoreline. Lam Dong has an age-old history and culture. Ethnic people during their historical development have left many relics which contribute to the richness of Lam Dong’s culture.
Important historical places of interest in the province are the war-ravaged Đông Đôn border town, which has rich war history and attracts visitors, two large limestone caves within a short distance from the Lạng Sơn town, and a 16th-century citadel of the Ming dynasty. Apart from the historical place, this province offers wonderful scenery of mountains.
Lào Cai is a province of the mountainous Northwest region of Vietnam bordering the province of Yunnan in China. Lào Cai has many historical sites, natural caves and produces agricultural specialties such as Bắc Hà plums.
Long An Province is a mid-sized province in the Southern region of Vietnam. Long An is well known for the Binh Ta archeological sites, such as Go Xoai, Go Don, and Go Nam Tuoc. These buildings are what remain of the Oc Eo-Phu Nam culture (1st to 7th centuries AD)
Nam Định Province is well known in Vietnam for its traditional education system and schools. This is the land of culture, birthplace of many principal graduates, "Khoi nguyen", and intellectuals who bring fame to the country, a unique cultural area mixed between the sea culture and delta culture, scholarly culture and folklore.
It is Vietnam's largest province by area. Nghệ An is located in a central position on the North Central Coast. The major tourist attractions in this province are the Cửa Lò beach, Pu Mat National Park, Con Cuong, and Muong Thanh Ecological Park.
Ninh Binh province is blessed with natural beauty, cultural sights, and the Cuc Phuong National Park. From ancient temples to hidden caves and verdant rice paddies, Ninh Binh offers impressive natural landscapes as the most majestic scenery in Vietnam.
Ninh Thuan Province is the newest province in Vietnam. It was split away from Binh Thuan in the South and Khanh Hoa in the North back in 1993. Ninh Thuận is located in the South Central Coast region of Vietnam.
Phú Yên is a coastal province in the South Central Coast of Vietnam. It is the easternmost province of Vietnam's mainland.
Quang Binh has diverse terrain with everything from mountains to lowlands, forests, and islands, as well as seas and rivers, making it a great place to visit. Quang Binh also Known as “The king of the caves”, has the complex of caves in Phong Nha Ke Bang national park, a World Natural Heritage site by UNESCO, and Son Doong Cave, the new and biggest cave in the world.
The province has two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the ancient town of Hội An and the Mỹ Sơn temple complex. It also lies on the World Heritage Road which connects different World Heritage Sites in Central Vietnam.
Nearly 80% of the province is mountainous with abundant land, forest water, and mineral resources. Nearly 90% of coal output in the country is extracted in this province.
Quảng Trị Province is Located in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam. It is a famous place in Vietnam where the famous battle of Quảng Trị was occurred.
The province's original Khmer name was Srok Kh'leang, meaning "silver depository" because it was where the Khmer king's silver treasury was located.
Sơn La is a province in the Northwest region of Vietnam. The population includes the Black and White Tai ethnic groups.
Tay Ninh has many places of interest: Ba Den Mountain, a famous complex of cultural and historical sites and beauty spots, and Binh Thanh Cham Tower, a monument of the Oc-Eo culture. he province also is the base of the revolution of South Vietnam during the resistance against the Americans.
Thai Binh Province called “great peace” situated in the Red River Delta region of northern Vietnam is a vast plain. This is the only province that isn’t surrounded by mountains.
Thai Nguyen is a province in Northeast Vietnam. It has many revolutionary historic relics and scenic spots along with the favorable geographical location for tourism development of the province.
his is a relatively large province, which ranks as fifth in the area and as third in population among 63 central administrative subdivisions. Thanh Hóa is located in the middle of North Vietnam and the North Central Coast of Vietnam country.
This province is located in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam. It has 128 km of coastline, 22,000 ha of lagoons and over 200,000 ha of forest. There is an extensive complex of imperial tombs and temples in Huế.
Tien Giang is a coastal province in the Mekong Delta, South Vietnam. Tourists will have the chance to sit on a small boat, walk around the canal under the Tram forest. In addition, you also have the opportunity to visit many historical-cultural relics and intangible folk culture in Tien Giang.
Trà Vinh is a province located in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. Farming and aquaculture are the main economic support of the province.
Tuyen Quang is a mountainous province in North Vietnam. Tuyen Quang tourism is well-known for not only historical relics as Tan Trao - ATK, Kim Binh but also many fascinating scenic spots.
Vinh Long is better known for the fishing industry, being one of the largest fish-exporting provinces in Vietnam. Besides, Vinh Long Vietnam is home to several beautiful destinations that attracts tourists.
The province's name derives from Sino-Vietnamese. Vĩnh means "everlasting", while Phúc means "fortune". Together, Vĩnh Phúc means "everlasting fortune".
Yen Bai has steep topography, rising from east to west and from south to north. and it is constituted by three majestic colossal mountain ranges including Hoang Lien Son Mountain Range, con Voi Mountain, and limestone mountain. Forestry and farming are the main economic stays of the province.
Map of destinations in Vietnam