A Street vendor in Ha Noi
HA NOI, September, 26, 2017 – You are a nature lover, a photographer or an adventurer and you are looking for a place for your vacation? Here in Vietnam, there are best cities for every taste of travelers
From the North to the South, Vietnam attracts millions of tourists annually with its spectacular spots and cultural diversity. If you have never set your food on Vietnam, you must wonder where to go and what to do. Here we recommend some excellent places with good reviews of both service and natural beauty. We hope that with our suggestions, you will have unforgettable memories in Vietnam. Now, let’s discover this charming country with our list of best cities to visit for every taste of travelers.
- 1. Hanoi for people who love big cities
The hustle and bustle of Hanoi and crazy traffic here seem intimidating at first, but don’t let the screaming hawkers and weaving motorbikes stop you from exploring the specific culture here.
The beauty of Hanoi is the mixture between modern and ancient. You can easily catch sight of old French colonial buildings in the center of Hanoi and historic sites such as One Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of Literature, and Thang Long Citadel. Vietnam’s capital has a history of 1000 years so the wealth of history here may impress many tourists. On the other hand, Hanoi is also an active metropolis with many skyscrapers, shopping centers, and amusement parks.
- Hue for culture lovers
If you are interested in Asian specific culture, ancient imperial architecture and the long history of Vietnam, Hue is the perfect destination for you. Hue Citadel was recognized as the World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1993. Located by Perfume River, Imperial Enclosure is the most well-known tourist site in the city which contains rich historic value together with royal mausoleums such as Tu Duc Tomb or Khai Dinh Tomb. For all history lovers, Hue is such an ideal place for your vacation.
- Danang for people who are looking for peace
Danang is regarded as the worth-living city and also a charming tourist attraction in Vietnam. The best time for you to come here is from June to August. There are many outstanding tourist spots in Danang such as Ngu Hanh Mount, Cham Island, My Khe beach, Linh Ung Pagoda, Han River and some amusement parks such as Ba Na Hill, Asia Park for people who love entertaining activities.
In addition, Danang is famous for good securities, therefore, you don’t need to be worried too much of crimes when traveling here.
- Nha Trang for sea lovers
Located by the sea, Nha Trang is an outstanding tourism city in Vietnam center. Nha Trang attracts millions of tourists every year with its gorgeous backdrop of white sandy beaches, forest-covered mountains, and untouched islands. Stunning beaches in here such as Duong beach, Hon Chong beach, and Dai beach are really worth a visit. If you get bored of sunbathing and swimming in the beach, you can take part in a scuba diving or a kayaking tour.
- Dalat for nature lovers
Located in Lam Vien Plateau, Dalat is called “the city of love and eternal spring” which is absolutely an ideal destination for people who love sightseeing and photography. Travelers setting their food on Dalat for the first time may be impressed with spectacular flower fields, verdant pine tree forests, and French colonial villas.
If you love to enjoy stunning natural sceneries, never forget to add Langbiang Mount, Valley of Love and Xuan Huong Lake on the top of the where-to-see list.
- Ho Chi Minh city (Sai Gon) for people who love metropolis
An afternoon in Saigon
Located in the south of Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City used to be called “the pearl of Indochina”. Nowadays, this city is still one of the centers of economy, culture, and education together with Hanoi. Sai Gon, which shares many common things with Hanoi is a place of striking contrast and cultural diversity. Adding to the charming cultural jolt are many interesting tourist attractions, from War Remnants Museum, Cu Chi tunnels to Ben Thanh market.
- Halong for photographers
Known as a stunning city by the sea, Halong city is one of the most famous destinations in Vietnam for both domestic and foreign travelers. The most outstanding tourist spot in here is Halong Bay. The name Halong Bay is translated as “where the dragon descends into the sea”. Recognized as World Heritage Site by UNESCO, Halong Bay can be seen as the most imposing sea view in Vietnam with gorgeous natural caves and untouched islands.
Visit Halong, don’t miss the chance to go on a boat cruise to catch sight of the beauty of this world heritage.
Here is a list of best cities to visit in Vietnam. Check out to see whether you can choose one suitable for your taste!
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