Hanoi

Red River of Vietnam: Flower Gardens in Hanoi and More

Discover the role of the Red River and the history of rice cultivation in Vietnam. Nowadays, the river has a number of pretty seasonal flower gardens. The West Lake, with tranquil temples and pagodas, used to be part of the river. Bat Trang Ceramic Village is also nearby.
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Vietnam

Trekking in Vietnam: Top 7 Exciting Trails to Conquer

Trekking trails in Vietnam abound, but we’ve picked the best 7. Traverse the mountain highlands of Sapa and Ha Giang. Be captivated inside awesome caves, by sublime scenery in national parks, and mountain top vistas. For spiritual seekers, tread a Buddhist pilgrimage trail.
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Ho Chi Minh

Cu Chi Tunnels: End of the Ho Chi Minh Trail

The Cu Chi Tunnels are truly one of the most remarkable underground constructions in the world. Almost fifty years after the end of the Vietnamese American War in 1975, they continue to tell their fascinating story. Don’t leave Vietnam without touching the raw nerve of Cu Chi.
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Ho Chi Minh

Jade Emperor Pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City

The Pagoda to the Jade Emperor is a unique pagoda that incorporates a traditional Taoist Temple. It’s a welcoming space with rare and interesting artefacts. You can also visit the King of Hell, the corridor of torments, and the Goddesses of Fertility and Mercy.
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Hue

Hue Citadel: Legacy of Vietnam’s Last Feudal Dynasty

Hue Citadel and Purple Forbidden City have many UNESCO-listed sites. Against all odds of war, revolution, and neglect, the heritage of Vietnam’s final feudal dynasty is once again coming to light. Discover how Nguyen Emperors lived and architectural legacies they bequeathed.
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