Top 10 destinations in Vietnam by Malaysian newspapers

11, April, 2017

Top 10 destinations in Vietnam by Malaysian newspapers

From world heritage sites, caves to national parks, Vietnam is rated by Malaysia's New Straits Times (NST) as a magnet for tourism. The newspaper reviews Vietnam as a country with breathtaking natural beauty with many world heritage sites, tunnels for those who want to explore history, pristine beaches, floating markets. Unique caves and national parks for adventure tourism.

Here are the 10 most attractive destinations in Vietnam according to the value of the chromosome.

1. Cu Chi Tunnels
Located in Ho Chi Minh City, Cu Chi Tunnels were the site of several military campaigns during the Vietnam War and were used as a base for operations in 1968. After the liberation of Saigon, This tunnel has become a war memorial area and a tourist attraction to South Vietnam.

2. Ham Rong bridge
As the longest bridge in Vietnam, Ham Rong Bridge, Da Nang was built on the Han River, simulating the shape of the Ly dynasty. Every night, the bridge is illuminated by thousands of LED lights, bringing a vibrant scene to the city.

3. Linh Phuoc Pagoda
Completed in 1952, Linh Phuoc Pagoda is one of the most famous temples in Vietnam with a 37 meter long bell tower, the highest in the country. The walls, ceiling, pillars, decorative dragon, phoenix in the temple are delicate mosaic of porcelain and glass.

4. Son Doong Cave
With a height of over 200m, 150m wide and 5km long, Son Doong cave is considered the largest cave in the world. Hang is located in Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park, Quang Binh Province, this is certainly one of the most exciting adventure that visitors can experience in Southeast Asia.

5. Phu Quoc Island
With white sand beaches, Phu Quoc Island is Vietnam's largest island, rich with windsurfing, scuba diving or simply relaxing on the beach. This is also a place to watch beautiful sunset.

6. Ha Long Bay
Ha Long Bay was declared a World Heritage Site in 1994, located 170 km east of Hanoi. This is one of the natural wonders of the world with amazing karst formations. Visitors to Halong can choose to travel by boat or kayak to visit this beautiful bay.

7. Hoi An ancient town
The architecture of Hoi An ancient town seems not to be affected much by time although it has been built about 200 years ago. Homes and streets are a mix of Vietnamese, Chinese and Japanese styles.

8. My Son Sanctuary
Like many historical sites in the world, the My Son Sanctuary - a UNESCO World Heritage Site - has been largely destroyed by time and by war. This is considered the longest archaeological site in Indochina.

"My Son" means "beautiful mountain" and it really deserves the name. The holy spot is set in damp jungle and small creepers sprouting from the cracks of the architecture bring out its extraordinary beauty.

9. Sapa
Created by the French in 1922, Sapa is located in northwestern Vietnam, near the Chinese border. Sapa majestic landscape with terraced rice fields and unique houses of ethnic minorities.

10. Cai Rang Floating Market
Visiting floating market in Vietnam is not to be missed with any visitors, most famous Cai Rang floating market.

When it was just dawn, hundreds of boats gathered at Cai Rang Floating Market - the largest shopping mall in the Mekong Delta - creating a lively and cheerful atmosphere. Most of the boats carry local agricultural and vegetable produce. Smaller boats sell light beverages, wine and food for breakfast, while other boats sell services and products such as gasoline, mobile tags, clothing, cosmetics and spices.