59 destinations to explore in Vietnam
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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.
Map of destinations in Vietnam