The top 10 destinations in Vietnam recommended for foreign visitors

Vietnam has beautiful landscapes, and its architecture and cuisine are also noteworthy. The following are the top ten famous places in Vietnam that every foreign tourist should see at least once in their lives.


Ha Long Bay

Ha Long Bay, recognized by UNESCO as a natural world heritage, is one of the most beautiful bays in the world. From a birds-eye view it looks like an enormous colored painting. Spending the night on a cruise is an amazing experience for tourists visiting Ha Long Bay.

>> Top 5 things to do in Halong


Sapa not only attracts visitors with its beautiful and majestic natural landscape, but also with the unique culture of its indigenous people. Climbing Mount. Fansipan, taking pictures in terraced fields, or staying in a homestay with the minority groups are visitors’ favorite activities. Fansipan – the highest peak in Indochina.

>> Top 5 things to do in Sapa


Hanoi - the capital of Vietnam. The noise, motorbike culture, people, history, and the cuisine of Hanoi are what makes it special for many foreign tourists. 

>> Top 5 things to do in Hanoi

Ninh Binh

Ninh Binh is a popular destination for domestic and foreign tourists. It offers natural and cultural heritages including Trang An eco-tourism area, Tam Coc - Bich Dong, Mua Cave, Cuc Phuong forest, Bai Dinh Pagoda, and the Hoa Lu Citadel. Ninh Binh is known as “Ha Long Bay on land”.

>> Top 5 things to do in Ninh Binh

Quang Binh

Son Doong Cave is as high as a 40-story building and wide enough for a Boeing 747 to fly over. The cave, located in Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park in Quang Binh Province, was discovered in 2009. It is currently the largest cave in the world, with rich vegetation and surreal scenery


Hue is one of the cities imbued with Vietnam's history, with relics from the 19th century Nguyen Dynasty. Its complex of monuments was recognized by UNESCO as a cultural heritage. For many foreign tourists, this is a must-see destination in Vietnam.

>> Top 5 things to do in Hue

Da Nang City

Da Nang is one of the busiest cities in Vietnam with a wide range of tourist attractions including My Khe beach - one of the 6 most beautiful beaches on the planet (voted by Forbes magazine), Ba Na Hills with many entertainment activities, Son Tra Peninsula, Marble Mountains, Han River, and Dragon Bridge.

>> Top 5 things to do in Danang

Hoi An

Hoi An was recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage in 1999. It was one of the 10 most attractive tourist cities in Asia, listed by Smart Travel Asia magazine. The nostalgia, peace, and beautiful natural scenery of Hoi An are what keep foreign tourists coming.

>> Top 5 things to do in Hoi An

Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City is one of the two largest economic and cultural centers in Vietnam. The Notre Dame Cathedral, City Post Office, Independence Palace, and Ben Thanh Market are some of its popular tourist destinations.

>> Top 5 things to do in Ho Chi Minh city

Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc is the largest island city in Vietnam. Known as "Pearl island", Phu Quoc is a beach paradise for tourists. The Long Beach (Bai Dai) is on the list of top 5 clean and beautiful beaches in the world voted by ABC News.

>> What to expect on Phu Quoc Island

We hope that the above list of places to visit in Vietnam will be helpful for you. If you need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact Viet Center team. 


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