Most people who travel to Vietnam are attracted by the country’s natural beauty. As well as its extreme natural beauty, Vietnam has a long history of ancient traditions. It has many unique sights and attractions for visitors to see including historic ruins and old temples.
Củ Chi Tunnels
The Củ Chi Tunnels tunnels are an extremely large network of underground tunnels which are connected for approximately 120 miles. They are located about 25 miles northwest of Ho Chi Minh City or Saigon. In 1968 they were the base of all operations for the Tết Offensive (military campaign) and were used by the Việt Cộng army during the Vietnam War as their hiding spots. Over the years the tunnels have become one of the most popular tourist attractions in Vietnam because of the history behind them. All visitors are allowed to crawl through the safer parts of the tunnel giving them an insight to what it was like for the army back in 1968.
Nha Trang Seaside Resort
Nha Trang, Vietnam’s most desired seaside resort town is the capital of Khánh Hòa Province on the South Central Coast of Vietnam. It is the most popular seaside resort town in Vietnam for many different reasons. The area features a range of gorgeous beaches with clean, fine, golden sand along with clear water that has mild and attractive temperatures. This city is more popular than other seaside resorts because of its upbeat lifestyle. This place is also popular for those individuals who are interested in scuba diving, as it is known as the scuba diving centre of Vietnam.
The Sa Pa Terraces
Sa Pa is a town located in northwest Vietnam close to the Chinese border. Local mountain people grow rice, corn and vegetables on these paddy terraces. Tourists visit this town because of its picturesque views. Don’t be put off by the crowds of people, as your explorations of this lovely countryside will all be worthwhile!
Ha Long Bay Coast Line
Situated in northern Vietnam, this long attractive coastline is about 125 miles in length. The words translate directly into “Bay of Descending Dragons”. This coastline is Vietnam’s most admired tourist attraction. It has an enormous amount of islands each covered with very thick jungle-like vegetation. All the islands combined form a breath taking sea view of various limestone columns. A large amount of the islands on Ha Long Bay have a vast amount of empty or hollow space along with huge caves and other islands even feature lakes. Some even have groups of fishermen living on them.
These attractions are just to name a few, as we all know that Vietnam has hundreds of tourist attractions on offer. Whether you are looking for a place to relax or you are in need of a history lesson, Vietnam has it all! Some other attractions include Hoi An, Mui Ne, Hoan Kiem Lake and Thien Mu Pagoda.