Cities

Cities in Vietnam

A Luoi

A Lưới is a rural district of Thừa Thiên-Huế Province in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam. It is located west in the highly mountainous area of A Shau Valley bordering Laos.

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Ba Na

mages of Ba Na Hills in Danang when evening arrives and the temperature cools are reminiscent of ancient mysterious and irresistibly romantic European castles shrouded in a mist of fog.

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Bac Ha

Bắc Hà is a rural district of Lào Cai Province in the Northeast region of Vietnam. It is the capital of the region of the Flower Hmong, one of the 54 minorities of Vietnam and of the six groups of Hmong people. It is famous for its Sunday morning market, where thousands of locals gathered, the women dressed in their very intricate handmade costumes (it takes three to five months to embroider one by hand), as well as for the Saturday morning smaller market of Can Cau, 18 kilometres (11 mi) north of Bắc Hà.

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Bac Kan

Located in the northeastern part of Vietnam, about 170 km away from Hanoi, Bac Kan is a province rich in tourism potential. This feature is credited to Bac Kan's abundance in natural resources (including land, forest and mineral resources) as well as its charm in cultural identity (with 7 ethnic minority groups).

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Bac Lieu Salt Farming

Bac Lieu province, the largest salt producer in the Mekong Delta

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Bac Son Valley

Bac Son Valley is situated 160km south of Hanoi, and is an ideal place for agriculture.
One interesting aspect about this valley is its incredibly high mountains which are about 500-1200 meters high. These mountains, together with the valley’s paddy fields, create a great scenic landscape that you can only see after climbing 500 steps to reach the peak of the mountain.

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Ben Tre

As one of the major agricultural suppliers in the Mekong Delta, Ben Tre is a province of fertile flatlands, extensive waterways, sand-hillocks, green paddy fields and lush orchards.

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Buom Ma Thuot

Buôn Ma Thuột, is the capital city of Đắk Lắk Province, in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. Its population is approximately 300,000. The city is the largest in Vietnam's Central Highlands region, and is famous as the regional "capital of coffee".

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Ca Mau

Ca Mau Cape, 180 kilometers from Ca Mau City, is the only place in Vietnam where people can see both ocean sunrise and sunset in one day. A place where humans and nature co-exist in harmony, Ca Mau is dotted with bird parks, swamplands, channels and forests.

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Cai Be

Cái Bè is a river-land mixed town in Vietnam. It is a rural district (huyện) of Tien Giang province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam.

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Cai Lay

Cai Lậy is a rural district (huyện) of Tien Giang province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 320,220. The district covers an area of 411 km². The district capital lies at Cai Lay.

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Can Cau Market

Can Cau Market opens every Saturday and on holidays, revealing the simple but colorful life of ethnic people in the northern highlands. The market is a place where the Mong and Giay ethnic people trade their products and plants and animals they raise at home or find in the wild. Many dress up and come to meet friends.

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Can Tho

Cần Thơ ( listen), the name comes from "cầm thi giang" - river of poems, is a city in Vietnam. The city, regarded as "Western capital", with an estimated population of 1,121,000 as of 2004, is the biggest city in the Mekong Delta.

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Cat Tien

Cát Tiên National Park is an important national park located in the south of Vietnam, approximately 150 km north of Ho Chi Minh City. It has an area of about 720 km² and protects one of the largest areas of lowland tropical rainforests left in Vietnam.

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Nam Cat Tien

Cát Tiên National Park is a vast lowland tropical forest and biosphere reserve in southern Vietnam

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Cham Islet

Cham Islet: Recognized as a world biosphere reserve by UNESCO, Cham Islet is a group of eight small islands: Hon Dai, Hon Mo, Hon Lao, Hon Kho Me, Hon Kho Con, Hon La, Hon Tai, and Hon Ong.

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Chau Doc

Châu Đốc is a district and town in An Giang Province, bordering Cambodia, in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 112,155.
The town is located by the Hâu River (a branch of the Mekong River flowing through Vietnamese territory) and Vinh Te canal. Châu Đốc is situated 250 km west of Hồ Chí Minh City. It takes about six hours to travel by bus from Hồ Chí Minh City.

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Con Dao Island

Con Dao Island, is situated at about 185 km (115 mi) from Vung Tau and 230 km (143 mi) from Ho Chi Minh City, the group includes 16 mountainous islands and islets. The total land area reaches 75.15 km² and the local population is about 5,000.
Endangered species protected within the park include the hawksbill turtle, the green turtle and the dugong. Ecosystems represented in the park include seagrass meadow, mangrove and coral reefs.

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Cu Chi

Củ Chi is a suburban district of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

It is famous for its Củ Chi tunnels, which were constructed during the Vietnam War, and served as headquarters for the Viet Cong. Today, the district has many industrial zones.

As of 2006 the district had a population of 269,702. The district covers an area of 435 km². The district capital lies at Cu Chi.

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Da Nang

Đà Nẵng ( listen), occasionally Danang, is a major port city in the South Central Coast of Vietnam, on the coast of the South China Sea at the mouth of the Han River. It is the commercial and educational center of Central Vietnam; its well-sheltered, easily accessible port and its location on the path of National Route 1A and the North-South Railway make it a hub for transportation. It is located within 100 km of several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Imperial City of Huế, the Old Town of Hội An, and the Mỹ Sơn ruins. The city was previously known as Cửa Hàn during early Đại Việt settlement, and as Tourane (or Turon) during the interval of French rule.

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Da Nang 1970

Da Nang: In 1970, Steve Ferendo, an employee of the American Heavy Mechanical Equipment Maintenance Company No. 156, took many vivid pictures of Da Nang City.

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Dalat

Đà Lạt (Vietnamese pronunciation: [ɗâː làːt] ( listen)), or Dalat, (pop. 206,105 as of 2009, of which 185,509 are urban inhabitants) is the capital of Lâm Đồng Province in Vietnam. The city is located 1,500 m (4,900 ft) above sea level on the Langbian Plateau in the southern parts of the Central Highlands region. In Vietnam, Da Lat is a popular tourist destination.

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Dong Van

Đồng Văn is a rural district of Ha Giang province in the Northeast region of Vietnam

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Ha Giang

Hà Giang (About this sound listen) is a town located on the east bank of the Lô River in the Northeast region of Vietnam . It is the capital of Hà Giang Province. The town has an area of 168.7 km² and population of 40,000 inhabitants.

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Ha Long Bay

Ha Long Bay (Vietnamese: Vịnh Hạ Long, listen, literally: "descending dragon bay"; is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a popular travel destination, located in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam. The bay features thousands of limestone karsts and isles in various sizes and shapes. Ha Long Bay is a center of a larger zone which includes Bái Tử Long bay to the northeast, and Cát Bà islands to the southwest. These larger zones share similar geological, geographical, geomorphological, climate, and cultural characters.

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Ha Noi

Hanoi (Vietnamese: Hà Nội, listen), is the capital of Vietnam and the country's second largest city. Its population in 2009 was estimated at 2.6 million for urban districts, 6.5 million for the metropolitan jurisdiction. From 1010 until 1802, it was the most important political centre of Vietnam. It was eclipsed by Huế during the Nguyen dynasty as the capital of Vietnam, but Hanoi served as the capital of French Indochina from 1902 to 1954. From 1954 to 1976, it was the capital of North Vietnam.

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Hai Phong

Hải Phòng (help·info), also Haiphong, is the third most populous city in Vietnam. The name means, "coastal defence".

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Hoa Binh

Located at the entrance of the Northwest region of Vietnam, Hoa Binh Province is proud to be one of the oldest areas in Vietnam with its world-famous Culture where human life has existed since 10,000 – 2,000 BCE.

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Hoang Su Phi

Hoang Su Phi: Established hundreds of years ago, Hoang Su Phi District in the northeast province of Ha Giang is now the home of many ethnic groups who live mainly by growing rice and other subsidiary crops.
It is estimated that the terraced fields were created at an altitude of 1,000m above sea level around 300 years ago. They cover 760ha in six communes of Ban Luoc, San Sa Ho, Ban Phung, Ho Thau, Nam Ty and Thong Nguyen.
Over the years, the terraced fields have not only helped the locals to produce food to provide for the whole district but have also been a beauty spot of great potential for tourism development.

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Hoi An

Hội An ( listen), or rarely Faifo, is a city of Vietnam, on the coast of the South China Sea in the South Central Coast of Vietnam. It is located in Quang Nam province and is home to approximately 120,000 inhabitants. It is recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

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Hon Khoi Salt Fields

Salt making is a very hard job, which is suitable to men but at Hon Khoi salt fields in the central province of Khanh Hoa, women are the main workers.

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Hot Springs

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Hue

Huế ( listen) is the capital city of Thua Thien-Huế province, Vietnam. Between 1802 and 1945, it was the imperial capital of the Nguyen dynasty. It is well known for its monuments and architecture. Its population stands at about 950,000 people.[1] In Sino-Vietnamese script, used until 1945, the name of the city is written 化.

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Khau Vai Love Market

The 100-year-old festival, which is held in the third lunar month, is a popular meeting place for ethnic groups in the locality, particularly those in love.

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Khe Sanh

Khe Sanh is the district capital of Hướng Hoá District, Quảng Trị Province, Vietnam, located 63 km west of Đông Hà. During the Vietnam War, the Khe Sanh Combat Base was located to the north of the city. The Battle of Khe Sanh took place here.

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Kon Tum

Kon Tum is the capital town of Kon Tum Province in Vietnam. It is located inland in the Central Highlands region of Vietnam, near the borders with Laos and Cambodia.

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Son My

My Beach Property, near La Gi

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Long Hai

Long Hải is a township (Thị trấn) and town in Long Điền District, Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu Province, in Vietnam

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Lung Cu

Lung Cu flagpole is a flagpole country located at the top of Lung Cu mountain aka Dragon (Long Son) have a height of about 1,700 m over sea level, the commune of Lung Cu , District Council Office , the province of Ha Giang , where the northernmost point of Vietnam . Since flagpole atop 02 looking down the mountain sides around the pond in shallow water never called dragon eye, is the source of water for the use of the two peoples.

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Ly Son Island

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Mai Chau

Mai Châu is a rural district of Hòa Bình Province in the Northwest region of Vietnam. The district is located at about 160 km from Ha Noi. The scenery of Mai Châu attracts many tourists

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Thuy Son Mountain

Marble Mountains (Vietnamese: Ngũ Hành Sơn; "Five elements mountains") is a cluster of five marble and limestone hills located in Ngu Hanh Son ward, south of Da Nang city in Vietnam. The five 'mountains' are named after the five elements; Kim (metal), Thuy (water), Moc (wood), Hoa (fire) and Tho (earth).

All of the mountains have cave entrances and numerous tunnels, and it is possible to climb to the summit of one of the peaks. Several buddhist sanctuaries can also be found within the mountains, making this a famous tourist destination.

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Moc Chau

Mộc Châu is a rural district of Sơn La Province in the Northwest region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 118,867.[1] The district covers an area of 2,025 km². The district capital lies at Mộc Châu

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My Son

Mỹ Sơn (Vietnamese pronunciation: [mǐˀ səːn]) is a cluster of abandoned and partially ruined Hindu temples constructed between the 4th and the 14th century AD by the kings of Champa (Chiêm Thành in Vietnamese). The temples are dedicated to the worship of the god Shiva, known under various local names, the most important of which is "Bhadresvara."

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Nam Du

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Nha Trang

Nha Trang ( listen) is a coastal city and capital of Khanh Hoa province, on the South Central Coast of Vietnam. It is bounded on the North by Ninh Hoà district, on the East by the South China Sea, on the South by Cam Ranh town and on the West by Diên Khánh district. The city has about 300,000 inhabitants, a number which is projected to increase to between 500,000 and 600,000 inhabitants by 2020[citation needed] according to an estimation of Nha Trang Administrative Board Statistics.

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Ninh Binh

Ninh Binh is known as the land of many historical sites and beautiful landscapes.

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Phan Thiet

Phan Thiết ( listen) town is the capital of Binh Thuan province, in southeastern Vietnam. Phan Thiet is a municipality in central, south central sector, however, the development plan to 2025, it would be municipality Southeast Vietnam. The population of Phan Thiết city in 2005 is roughly 350,000 and is expected to increase to about 400,000 in 2015. Phan Thiet is the provincial capital of Binh Thuan province where all government offices for the province are located. There are also seven districts in the province : Hàm Thuận Bắc, Hàm Thuận Nam, Đức Linh, Tánh Linh, Hàm Tân, Bắc Bình and the island district of Phú Quý.

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Pleiku

Pleiku is a town in central Vietnam, located in that nation's central highland region.

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Central Highlands - Pleiku

Pleiku is a town in central Vietnam, located in that nation's central highland region. It is the capital of the Gia Lai Province; Many years ago, it was inhabited primarily by the Bahnar and Jarai ethnic groups, sometimes known as the Montagnards or Degar. But now, it is inhabited primarily by Kinh ethnic group. The town is the centre of the urban district of Pleiku which covers an area of 261 km². As of 2003 the district had a population of 186,763

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Phong Nha Cave

Phong Nha is the most exemplary cave, in terms of aesthetic value and beauty, in Phong Nha - Ke Bang.
After almost 20 years of tourism development in Phong Nha, tourists now have the opportunity to experience all seven outstanding features of Phong Nha Cave, as listed by the British Royal Cave Explorers’ Society. These include:
- Cave with a high and wide door
- Cave with the most beautiful sand and reefs
- Cave with the most beautiful underground river
- Cave with the most magnificent system of stalactites
- Cave with dry, high and wide chambers
- Cave with a beautiful, deep and wide lake
- The longest wet cave.
With a length of 7,729m, Phong Nha is one of the world's longest water caves. In particular, this is the sole cave with an underground river in Vietnam that is opened for tourists.

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Phu Quoc

Phú Quốc (known as Koh Tral by Cambodians) is the largest island in Vietnam. The island is part of Kiên Giang Province, has a total area of 574 square kilometres (222 sq mi) and a permanent population of approximately 85,000. The district of Phú Quốc includes the island proper and 21 smaller islets. The district seat, Dương Đông, is located on the west coast, and is also the largest town on the island. The economy is centered around fishing, agriculture and a fast-growing tourism sector; Phú Quốc being one of the most popular tourist destinations of Vietnam.

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Phu Yen

Phú Yên is a coastal province in the South Central Coast of Vietnam. It is the easternmost province of Vietnam's mainland.

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Phuoc Hai

Phuoc Hai, a fishing village in Dat Do district, Ba Ria-Vung Tau province, is famous for not only its beautiful, pristine and romantic beaches but also fish sauce and dried fish.

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Phuoc Tich ancient village

More than 500 years of existence, through wars and the destruction of nature, Phuoc Tich village in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue still preserves the pristine beauty of a traditional Vietnamese village.

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Quyen Nhon- Quang Ngai

Qui Nhơn, also Quy Nhơn, is a coastal city in Binh Dinh province in central Vietnam. It is composed of 16 wards and five communes with a total of 286 km². Quy Nhon is the capital of Bình Định province. As of 2009 its population was 280,900. Historically, the commercial activities of the city focused on agriculture and fishing. In recent years, however, there has been a significant shift towards service industries and tourism. There is also a substantial manufacturing sector.

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Sa Pa

Sa Pa, is a frontier town and capital of Sa Pa District in Lào Cai Province in northwest Vietnam. It is one of the main market towns in the area, where several ethnic minority groups such as Hmong, Dao (Yao), Giáy, Pho Lu, and Tay live.

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Saigon-Na Trang

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Sa Mu Pass

The pass of Sa Mu in the central province of Quang Tri is nearly 1,400 meters above sea level and very near the Vietnam-Laos border. It is a big challenge for drivers on the north-south route.
The pass is 19.8 km long, connecting the two communes of Huong Phung and Huong Viet in Huong Hoa district, Quang Tri province. It is winding and always covered by white clouds.

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SaPa Winter

Sa Pa: Snow in Feb 2014

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Sin Ho

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Son La

Sơn La is a city in the Northwest region of Vietnam. It is the capital of Sơn La Province.
In the era of the Sip Song Chau Tai Son La was a fort of the Black Tai

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Son Doong Cave

Vietnam’s Son Doong, the world’s largest cave

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Son Tay - Mia Pagoda

Son Tay town in Hanoi has many well-known historical – cultural sites such as Dong Mo lake, Son Tay ancient citadel, Duong Lam ancient village, Den Va festival, and Mia pagoda.

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Ta Cu

Ta Ku, The statue of Buddha on Nirvana of Ta Ku is the longest Buddha statue in Vietnam, and depicts the Buddha entering paranirvana. It is forty-nine metres long and eleven metres tall. The statue was begun in 1963, being finally completed in 1966, and has become a favourite hotspot for tourists. It is located in Linh Son Truong Tho pagoda, Ta Cu mountain, Ham Thuan Nam district, Binh Thuan province.

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Tam Co

The beautiful Tam Coc, a popular destination in the northern province of Ninh Binh, is blooming with ripe yellow rice fields

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Tay Ninh

Tây Ninh is a provincial city in southwestern Vietnam. It is the capital of Tây Ninh Province, which encompasses the town and much of the surrounding farmland. Tây Ninh is approximately 90 km to the northwest of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam's largest city. As of 2013, the city had a population of 153,537, and a total area of 140 km².
The city is most famous for being the home of the Cao Đài religion, an indigenous Vietnamese faith that includes the teachings of the major world religions. The Cao Đài religion's Holy See, built between 1933 and 1955, is located around 5 km to the east of Tây Ninh's city centre.

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Terrace North Vietnam

Terraces in the North

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Thac Ba

The Thác Bà Lake (Hồ Thác Bà) is a manmade lake in Vietnam created by construction of the Thác Bà hydroelectric plant in the 1960s.[1] Thác Bà is the name of the Bà Falls which pre-existed the dam

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Thien Duong Cave

Thien Duong Cave: The cave is located in Son Trach village, Bo Trach district, Quang Binh province, around 70km far from Dong Hoi City and 25km far from Phong Nha Cave. It lies in the limestone zone of the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park – a world’s nature heritage recognized by UNESCO.

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Tua Chua Karst Plateau

scenic plateau sandwiched between the high mountains of north-western Vietnam.

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Thu Dau Mot

The tomb is located on the land of the Tran family, a family with a long tradition in Thu Dau Mot. Due to the loss of historical documents, no one knows who Mr. Lan is and when the tomb was built. The remains show that the tomb is an elaborate feudal-style architectural work.

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Temples

Various Temples throughout Vietnam

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Van Long Lagoon

Located about 80km from Hanoi, in Gia Vien district, this quiet body of water is surrounded by limestone mountains and several spectacular caves, each with a unique beauty and mystery.

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Phong Nha - Vinh

Vinh is a city in Vietnam. It is located in the northern half of the country, and is the capital of Nghệ An Province.

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Xin Man

Xin Man is a mountainous district in the western Ha Giang province. With an area of almost 600 km2, it is home to many ethnic minority groups such as Nung, H'mong, Tay, Dao, Kinh, La Chi, Phu La, Hoa and Cao Lan.

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Vung Tau

Vũng Tàu is a seaside city of Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu Province in Southern Vietnam. The city area is 140 km2 (54 sq mi), consists of thirteen urban wards and one commune of Long Son Islet. Vũng Tàu is the capital of the province since the province's founding, and is the crude oil extraction center of Vietnam

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Vi Thanh

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Yen Bai

Tea-harvesting season takes place in the province of Yen Bai, part of the Vietbac tea region in northern Vietnam at the end of March and beginning of April.

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