Vietnam and its major cities

 

Ditch the images of Vietnam as a war torn country, this south Asian destination is home to some stunning beaches, impressive colonial towns, charming Mekong Delta and cavernous national parks. And if you think it is all, the country surprises you with great adventurous options. From food to entertainment and culture the country is an example of its own kind. The country can’t compete with its opulent peers but it certainly has a wealth of natural beauty and culture that makes it one of the most preferred tourism destinations. Vietnam bound flights remains filled with passengers round the year.

Here we are giving a lowdown on cities in Vietnam.

Hanoi

Hanoi could be an eclectic blend of modernity and tradition. Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam is the place where Parisian and Asian features exist in harmony. The city of Hanoi is replete with numerous tourist attractions. And one of the most important attractions of the city is the Old Quarter. This most famous commercial hub of the city from a various ancient past is still the most bustling destination of the city. The city is an interesting mixture of old and new Vietnam with certain Chinese and French influences. The city has numerous tourist attractions on offer that include Old Quarter, French Quarter, Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and the Temple of Literature. Apart from these the city is also a foodie’s paradise. With several hotels and restaurants doting its landscape you are all set to get an experience of lifetime. The street food of Hanoi is very popular among visitors.

Ho Chi Minh City

Well known for commercial activities Saigon or Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam is a city that is filled with endless energy. The city appears as a seamless blend of ancient alleys, pagoda and traditional shops. But if you think that it is everything; then walk further where city is raring to take leap towards modernity with its great skyscrapers and designer malls. The city caters to the tourists with different whim and inclinations. From cheapest guesthouses to plush hotels and scrumptious dining spaces the city has everything to cater to tourists. Reunification Palace, War Remnants Museum, City Hall, Museum of Vietnamese History, and Ho-Chi-Minh Museum are some of the major tourist attractions in the city. The city is also home to some pagodas that imparts a dash of holiness to the city.

Apart from these there are other cities like Dalat, Haiphong and Da Nang which you can explore. So take a first class flight to Hanoi and explore the country which is far from the media glare.