Vietnam - Country & People

NHA TRANG"S PEACEFUL ISLAND

NHA TRANG"S PEACEFUL ISLAND

Hon Thom, which literally means the “fragrant isle” due to its many wild fragrant trees, has emerged as a new destination just outside the famous resort town of Nha Trang, especially for those who really want to escape.
   23/10/2012 14:21
PEACEFUL SANCTUARY OF BUT THAP PAGODA

PEACEFUL SANCTUARY OF BUT THAP PAGODA

If one day you are tired of living in your urban area with crazy noise and industrial smoke, take a journey back to Kinh Bac region in Bac Ninh Province to enjoy the nnostalgic atmosphere and ancient scenery of old pagodas with some existing for over seven centuries
   17/10/2012 15:42
A RELAXING RIDE AROUDND TOWN

A RELAXING RIDE AROUDND TOWN

Cyclos have become not only an inextricable part of Hanoi’s culture but also one of its “tourist attractions” for foreign visitors to the city.
   09/10/2012 16:13
DONG VAN STONE PLATEAU IS A TOURIST MAGNET

DONG VAN STONE PLATEAU IS A TOURIST MAGNET

Located 1,000 meters to 1,600m above sea level, Dong Van Stone Plateau is formed by narrow valleys alternating with rocky mountain ranges in the north of Vietnam.
   26/09/2012 15:28
My Son: A Holy Land Of Hinduism

My Son: A Holy Land Of Hinduism

My Son is an ancient monumental treasure in Vietnam. However, some statues and exhibits were stolen or had collapsed during the war or over time.
   02/02/2012 10:52
Mui Dinh - centerpiece of Phan Rang City

Mui Dinh - centerpiece of Phan Rang City

Mui Dinh (Dinh Cape) is 40km south of Phan Rang City in the central province of Ninh Thuan and 10 km from the popular Ca Na beach.
   13/12/2011 16:47
Famous mountain range in Lao Cai

Famous mountain range in Lao Cai

Hoang Lien Son is the most towering mountain range with its Fanxipang peak being 3,143m high above the sea level.
   14/11/2011 11:33
Viet Phu Thanh Chuong – quintessential Vietnam

Viet Phu Thanh Chuong – quintessential Vietnam

Located over 30 kilometers from Hanoi, cultural complex Viet Phu Thanh Chuong or Thanh Chuong Viet’s Palace is well-known to those who love to discover Vietnamese culture and admire the quintessence of the nation.
   09/11/2011 17:06
The beauty of Buon Ma Thuot

The beauty of Buon Ma Thuot

Buon Ma Thuot is not only famous for its coffee, it also offers many other attractions for visitors.
   07/11/2011 16:42
Discovering ancient Ang pagoda in Tra Vinh

Discovering ancient Ang pagoda in Tra Vinh

Nestled in a century-old forest which surrounds Ba Om pond, a famous landscape in the Mekong Delta, Ang pagoda is not only an ancient and beautiful pagoda but also a KhNestled in a century-old forest which surrounds Ba Om pond, a famous landscape in the Mekong Delta, Ang pagoda is not only an ancient and beautiful pagoda but also a Khmer Buddhist center in Tra Vinh Province.mer Buddhist center in Tra Vinh Province.
   04/11/2011 14:28
Pa Then women's costume

Pa Then women's costume

Visitors to the northern provinces of Ha Giang and Tuyen Quang will enjoy the colourful costumes of women from the Pa Then ethnic minoirity.
   04/11/2011 13:16
Historic and heavenly Viet Bac program

Historic and heavenly Viet Bac program

The Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism in Bac Kan Province on Tuesday held a press conference to introduce a tourism program called ‘Through Viet Bac’s heritage regions 2011’ with the participation of Cao Bang, Lang Son, Thai Nguyen, Tuyen Quang and Ha Giang provinces.
   03/11/2011 15:03
Sand dunes in Quang Binh province

Sand dunes in Quang Binh province

The sand dunes in the central province of Quang Binh often remind people of blazing sun, hot, dry westerly wind from Laos to Central Vietnam and flying sand. However, they also create wonderful landscapes.
   02/11/2011 09:31
The Northernmost area of Vietnam

The Northernmost area of Vietnam

The border area of Lung Cu on the Dong Van rock plateau is called the rooftop of Vietnam and is legendary for its very special charm.
   01/11/2011 13:47
Ha Noi Architecture

Ha Noi Architecture

<div align="justify">Apart from H&ocirc;̣i An, Hanoi is Vietnam's only city where ancient streets can be found. These streets still keep the same appearance that they had at the end of 19th century. According to historical sources, they have been the true core of Thăng Long since its foundation nearly a thousand years ago.</div>
   18/11/2008 11:31
Ha Noi - The capital of Viet Nam

Ha Noi - The capital of Viet Nam

<div align="justify">Hanoi - the capital of Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the Political - Economic - Cultural - Scientific and Technological center of the whole country. Hanoi is located in the center of the Northern Delta with a population 2.9 million people, and an area 920.97 km2. Hanoi is an ancient city which had been established and developed for almost 1,000 years since 1010.</div>
   18/11/2008 11:20
Overview of traditional festivals

Overview of traditional festivals

<div align="justify">Festive activities are living museums in which typical cultural values of the nation have been preserved for centuries.</div>
   05/11/2008 11:51
Rice cooking competitions

Rice cooking competitions

<div align="justify">During Tet, a number of villages in northern and central Vietnam hold cooking contests that may sound simple, but follow strict and complex rules: Cooking in the wind and rain. Tu Trong Village, Thanh Hoa Province has a temple dedicated to the 11th century warrior Le Phung Hieu. </div>
   05/11/2008 11:48
Kites that make music

Kites that make music

<div align="justify">Kite flying is popular throughout the year in Viet Nam but especially so in summer. People of different ages make kites of many shapes, sizes and materials. </div>
   05/11/2008 11:44
The game of squares

The game of squares

<div align="justify">Either boys or girls, usually age&rsquo;s seven to ten, play the two-person game of O an quan (literally &quot;Mandarin's Box&quot;). They draw a rectangle on the ground and divide it into ten small squares called &quot;rice fields&quot; or &quot;fish ponds. </div>
   05/11/2008 11:41