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

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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Danang

Ponagar Tower — Remarkable Reminder of a Forgotten Era

Standing tall since the 8th century, Ponagar Tower is testimony to the remarkable Cham legacy. It’s still an active and vibrant place of worship for Vietnamese Cham as well as Buddhists. Discover the myths and architectural marvels that surround this rare and historic site.
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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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Hanoi

Hanoi Old Quarter: A Charming Historian of Trades

Hanoi Old Quarter used to be the urban hub and trade center of the feudal capital before Hanoi. Stroll around architectural charms while shopping at stores or in markets. There are specialty streets for beer, coffee, jewelry, or stop by the popular water puppet theatre.
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Hanoi

West Lake: Tranquility Amid Temples and Pagodas

West Lake is the largest freshwater lake in Hanoi with a most tranquil atmosphere. While strolling around, visit a mythical princess at Tay Ho Temple, or the God of the North Star at Quan Thanh Temple. But first, read about the fox and buffalo and other names for the lake.
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Hanoi

Imperial Citadel of Thang Long: Vestiges of a Bygone Hanoi

The Imperial Citadel of Thang Long are the historic remains of early Hanoi. Travel through vestiges of time and 1 300 years from the foundations of Vietnam, to the Le Dynasty, and a modern day Defense HQ. Sites include citadel gates, Hanoi Flag Tower, and archeological digs.
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