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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Vietnam

Top 7 Most Interesting National Parks in Vietnam

There are 34 national parks across Vietnam. Fortunately, the best are easily reached from main cities. There’s Cuc Phuong in Ninh Binh and Ba Vi near Hanoi. South of Hue is Bach Ma and north is Phong Nha-Ke Bang. Ho Chi Minh lays claim to Cat Tien and Con Dao National Parks.
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Ho Chi Minh

Con Dao Island: Infamous Hell Prison Turned Paradise

Con Dao Island was once feared for its horrific Tiger Cages in the infamous Con Dao Prison. Now, it’s more a paradise of nature trails through Con Dao National Park. Its beaches and islands are ideal for snorkeling and fishing. Find out how to get to this exotic hideaway.
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