Phong Điện PhongDien Floating Market- Vietnam markets: PhongDien Floating Market 20 kilometres southwest of Can Tho, the best floating market in the Mekong Delta. Boats loaded with produce from nearby orchards of the Mekong Delta converge to the floating market. They carry mostly fruits but also coconuts, vegetables and fishes.
Chùa Hương Chua Huong (Perfume pagoda) is located in Huong son (Perfume mountain) 70 km southwest of Hanoi. Chua Huong is not one temple but a cluster of temples and shrines in the general vicinity of Huong son. Perfume pagoda has a long history in Vietnamese literature. This temple, its name, has been a theme of many songs, topic of poetry, used in literary works as well as backdrops for paintings.
Vu Sua VuaSua literally means “milk from the breast.” The juice that flows from this fruit tastes like real sweet milk.
Ha Tien Ha Tien is a seaside and fishing resort. Ha Tien has many famous beaches like MuiNai, Bai No, BaiOt, Bai Hon Heo, Bai Hon Chong and Bai Duong. Perhaps the most attractive ones are Bai Hon Trem and Bai Duong with yellow sand and coconut groves.
ÁoDài The Ao Dai is the most recognizable traditional dress seen in Vietnam, and though western style clothes are popular, this beautifully styled outfit is still actively worn throughout the country during Tet, at work, at school to weddings, and other national celebrations.
Cầu Trường Tiền The Truong Tien Bridge was rebuilt during 1991-1995 to connect the HuongGiang River. The bridge has had six spans and twelve bays. In the mornings, there are many people who are going and coming over the bridge.
Thanh long Eating the fruit is similar to that of the kiwi fruit due to a prevalence of sesame seed-sized black crunchy seeds found in the flesh of both fruits which make for a similar texture upon consumption.
VũngTàu Vung Tau is a city located in the southern region of Vietnam. It is a tourist landmark for its extensive beautiful beaches.
Chè Che, pronounced "ch-eah" (rhymes with "Yeah!"), is the general term for a sweet dish or dessert, which in Vietnam, is usually soupy and can sometimes contain sweetened coconut milk, some sort of starch, fruits, jellies, or all of the above. Some che is served chilled while others, hot.
Chao Tom Also known as Grilled Shrimp Paste, the recipe consists of clean shrimps placed in coconut water. The shrimps are later grilled and ground to obtain shrimp flour. The flour is mixed with fat and sugar to finally obtain shrimp paste. This dish is served with fish sauce.
NhaTrang NhaTrang is well known for its pristine beaches and excellent scuba diving and is fast becoming a popular destination for international tourists, attracting large numbers of backpackers as well as more affluent travelers on the Southeast Asia circuit. It is already very popular with Vietnamese tourists. NhaTrang Bay is widely considered as amongst the world's most beautiful bays.
MũiNé Apart from its beautiful tropical beaches lined with groves of swaying palm trees, rivers rich of fresh fish and crabs, Mui Ne beach is also known for its immense saharan dunes meandering through kilometers of red, yellow and white sands. Strong sea breezes make it very popular for kitesurfing and windsurfing.
ChômChôm The Rambutan, also known unofficially as Hairy Cherry,. Today is grown in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam.
Vịnh Hạ Long Vinh Ha Long or Bay of the Descending Dragon is often touted by proud Vietnamese as the world's Eighth wonder. One of the main attractions of Ha long is the bay's calm water and the thousands of limestone mountains dotting the seascape.
Mận Also known as “water apple, it is native to the South-East Asia. The coloring of the fruit varies from pale green to ruby red. The waterapple is bell-shaped and is about 5 cm in diameter.”
PhúQuốc PhuQuoc is a popular tourist destination for nature and sea lovers. Until recently this was a fishing island known only among Vietnamese for its fish sauce.
ChùaMộtCột The One pillar temple was built by Emperor LýTháiTông, who ruled from 1028 to 1054. According to the court records, LýTháiTông was childless and dreamt that he met the bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, who handed him a baby son while seated on a lotus flower. After his firstborn child, the emperor constructed the temple in gratitude for this in 1040, having been told by a monk to build the temple, by erecting a pillar in the middle of a lotus pond, similar to the one he saw in the dream.
BánhCuốn Eating banhcuon for breakfast is a great favorite among many Vietnamese.
Khế The star fruit is a native of Southeast Asia. When sliced cross-wise, the pieces look like five-pointed stars. The fruit is widely used in Vietnam cooking although it can be eaten raw.
Banh Chung thu Banhchung is a must for Tet not only because it is a nutritious and delectable treat, but also because the story of its origin resonates the beauty of Vietnamese culture and folk-lore.
Hội An In 1999, the old town was declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO as a well-preserved example of a Southeast Asian trading port of the 15th to 19th centuries, with buildings that display a unique blend of local and foreign influences.
NộiThànhHuế Inside the citadel was a forbidden city where only the concubines, emperors, and those close enough to them were granted access. Today, little of the forbidden city remains, though reconstruction efforts are in progress to maintain it as a tourist attraction as a view of the history of Huế.
Vịnh Hạ Long Hạ Long Bay (literally: Descending Dragon bay) is a UNESCO World Heritage site located in QuangNinh province, Vietnam. The bay features thousands of limestone karsts and isles in various sizes and shapes.
DiênKhánh DiênKhánh Citadel was built in 1793 by NguyễnAnh, a prince of the Nguyễn lineage who later became King Gia Long (1802-1819). The outer wall of the citadel forms a hexagon, with unequal earthen sides of 3.5 metres in height. The exterior of the wall is almost vertical, while the inner side is more sloping and forms two levels.
SầuRiêng Widely known and revered in Southeast Asia as the "king of fruits", the durian is distinctive for its large size, unique smell, and thorn-covered husk. The edible flesh emits a distinctive odor, strong and penetrating even when the husk is intact.
BàChúaXứ According to a legend, in the early 1800s villagers found a statue of a lady dating to the 6th century in the forest. They built a temple in her honour, hoping that she would bring them better crops and better lives. This is why the marble statue of Ba Chua Xu, meaning "country lady," is worshipped.
Nhãn In Vietnamese, "long nhãn" means dragon eye. The Longan is a close relative to the litchi. The meat is translucent white and is very juicy and sweet. In Vietnam, dried longans are cooked in water to make a dessert drink called 'nuoc long nhan'.
Pleiku Pleiku is the heart and soul of the Central Highlands, essentially untouched by tourists save for the occasional backpacker and those seeking to explore virgin hill tribe villages and the lush scenery of the Truong Son Mountains.
Măng Cụt The Mangosteen is a fruit that is unique to South-East Asia. The fruit is extremely hard to grow and it often takes 8-15 years for a tree to bear fruits. These segments taste sweet and sour and have a slight acid after-taste similar to grapes or strawberries.
NúiVòiVoi Through Kien An district, visitors will see Mountain Elephant (An Lao district). Mountain Elephant looks like a huge elephant lying between paddy field and blue sky, with an area of more 1km2, 145m high reflected in Lach Tray river.