Popular Destinations in Vietnam
Capital of Vietnam, Hanoi is the economic and cultural hub of the country
and famed for its centuries-old architecture. Here ancient oriental
architecture merges seamlessly with French Colonial, Modern, and
Contemporary architecture styles. The ancient core of the city remains
crowded with locals and the old quarter district is dotted with little
temples, noisy eateries, and shops. Some of the famous tourist attractions
in Hanoi are Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Presidential Palace, Hoa Lo Prison,
Hanoi Opera House, St. Joseph's Cathedral, Vietnam Military History Museum,
Vietnam Fine Arts Museum, and Turtle Tower.
Ho Chi Minh City
Formerly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is the largest city in Vietnam.
It is a high-octane city of culture and commerce that has fuelled Vietnam’s
growth for decades. The city is known for its pivotal role in the Vietnam
War. History enthusiasts will enjoy visiting the city’s great museums,
which include Museum of Vietnamese History, War Remnants Museum, and Ho Chi
Minh Museum. Ho Chi Minh is lined with French colonial landmarks such as
the Saigon Notre-Dame Cathedral, Saigon Central Post Office, Municipal
Theatre, and Ho Chi Minh City Hall. The city has a booming culinary scene
and visitors here can relish a variety of food, from the tasty delicacies
of street stalls to the classiest delicacies at restaurants. Visitors will
find here beautiful long alleys, magnificently built temples as well as
modern skyscrapers. Major tourist attractions in Ho Chi Minh are Gia Long
Palace, Independence Palace, Cu Chi Tunnels, Ben Thanh Market, Vinh Nghiem
Pagoda, Ben Duoc Memorial Temple, An Dong Market, Saigon Zoo and Botanical
Gardens, and Suoi Tien Amusement Park.
Situated on Vietnam’s central coast, Hoi An is the country’s most
atmospheric town. A former port, the city was a center of trade in the 15th century and a melting pot of culture. The historic city’s Old
Town Quarter (Ancient Town) is well preserved and a haven for history
lovers. Visitors will find here colorful French colonial buildings,
Japanese merchant houses, ancient tea warehouses, Chinese temples, and
Vietnamese tube houses. Popular landmarks in Hoi An are Japanese Covered
Bridge, Fukian Assembly Hall, Phung Hung House, Cantonese Assembly Hall,
Tran Family Chapel, Museum of Sa Huynh Culture, Museum of Trade Ceramics,
Old House of Tan Ky, Hoi An Market, and Quan Cong Temple. Moreover, the
city has a vibrant culinary scene and a busy riverside food market. Beach
buffs can head out to the nearby beaches, Cua Dai and An Bang.
Best Time to Visit Vietnam
The best time to take Vietnam flights is from February to April during spring season and from August to October during autumn months. For those who wish to avoid crowds and get economical flights, for them, May and November are the best months to take cheap flights to Vietnam.
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