Places To Visit In Vietnam
Situated on the Southeast Asian Indochinese Peninsula, lies the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. The history of Vietnam dates back to the Paleolithic age. The influence of the Chinese and the French is clearly evident in the culture and traditions of the country. Vietnam also has some exquisite architectural structures and enthralling natural vistas. The places to visit in Vietnam take you on a journey through the exotic countryside and its many faces.
Here is a list of the places to visit in Vietnam:
Imperial Citadel of Thang Long in Hanoi is one of the most popular places to visit. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a glorious fortress that reflects the military might of Vietnam. It also houses some century’s old relics, palaces, war remnants and others.
Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum is another place of deep interest in Vietnam. Known as sanctity and serenity, it houses the preserved bocy of Ho Chi Minh in a glass sarcophagus.
Hoan Kiem lake and Ngoc Son is a must visit if you are in Vietnam. The lake is popularly known as the Turtle Lake and the Ngoc Son Temple in the middle of the lake makes for the most scenic place.
War Remnants Museum is another must visit place in the country. its houses a wide variety of tanks, weapons, artillery, armored vehicles and bombs. A remnant of an era that is hard to forget, the War Remnants Museum also holds a section with posters and photos of the antiwar movement.
Other places include Cu Chi Tunnels, Mekong Delta, Golden dragon water Puppet Theatre, Hoi An Ancient Town, My Son Sanctuary, Cham Island, Phuoc Lam Pagoda, the Perfume River and others.
The beautiful mountains with the rivers meandering through, the sparkling white sandy beaches and the azure blue waters of the sea make for the most breath taking vacation destinations. The places to visit in Vietnam abound in natural beauty and come as a complete package.