If you have an opportunity to visit Vietnam, do not forget with these ten tourist attraction you must visit. A little story about Vietnam, we all know about the famous Vietnam war that had been made total victims died expected to reach more than one million people from both sides. But now, Vietnam is ready to welcome you to visit the tourist spots there. And here are some of the tourist attractions in Vietnam you should visit.
1. Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica
Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica is a cathedral located in the downtown of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Established by French colonists, the cathedral was constructed between 1863 and 1880. It has two bell towers, reaching a height of 58 meters (190 feet). The Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica history start when the last church was feels too small. Thus, in 1863, Admiral Bonard decided to build a wooden church on the bank of Charner canal (Kinh Lớn). Lefevre put the first stone for construction of the church on 28 March 1863. The construction was completed two years later and was called “Saigon Church”. When the wooden church was damaged by termites, all church services were held in the guest-chamber of the French Governor’s Palace. This palace would later be turned into a seminary until the Notre-Dame Cathedral was completed.
2. War Remnants Museum
War Remnants Museum is a war museum at 28 Vo Van Tan, in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam. It primarily contains exhibits relating to the American phase of the Vietnam War. The museum comprises a series of themed rooms in several buildings, with period military equipment placed within a walled yard. The military equipment includes a UH-1 “Huey” helicopter, an F-5A fighter, a BLU-82 “Daisy Cutter” bomb, M48 Patton tank, an A-1 Skyraider attack bomber, and an A-37 Dragonfly attack bomber. There are a number of pieces of unexploded ordnance stored in the corner of the yard, seemingly with their charges and/or fuses removed.
3. Ha Long Bay
Ha Long Bay is a bay of ± 1,500 km ² in north Vietnam with a coastline of 120 km. The bay is located in the Gulf of Tonkin near the border with the People’s Republic of China, located as far as 170 km from Hanoi. A wonder of the world are found in North Vietnam offers great views. There are thousands of limestone towering cliffs and caves contain many stalactites and stalagmites. The beauty of Ha Long Bay will taste entirely if you stay on the ship that will take you around the area, while enjoying the view of sunrise and sunset is very beautiful.
4. Cu Chi Tunnels
Chu Chi tunnels are a silent witness to the Vietcong fighters to repel invaders in Vietnam. The tunnel is approximately 200 km in length located in the village of Chu Chi, which is about 60 km from Ho Chi Minh City. Visitors can try to get into the narrow tunnel and feel how a Vietcong fighters first.
5. Reunification Palace
A palace building in Ho Chi Minh City in which it can be seen that the room was used during the war, such as the hall, meeting room, an entertainment room, a hideaway, complete with a helicopter to the helipad on top of it. All very well maintained including the collection of old books that are on it.
6. Mui Ne
In Mui Ne, in addition to the beach area, there are 2 very beautiful desert, Red Sand Dunes and White Sand Dunes. Lots of tourists who visit the Red Sand Dunes as the unique sand color, which is red. Mostly, they arrived there early in the morning to watch the sunrise, and playing sand-sliding on the sand. And if you search for trips further afield, we can find other deserts, but this time it is white (White Sand Dunes). Here tend to be quiet because it was more remote, but the scenery is beautiful, with a lake and trees around it. It is a place well worth a visit.
7. Mekong Delta
One of the areas in Vietnam that is passed by the famous Mekong river is very long and through 6 countries (PRC, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam). Here you can see the floating market in the morning, making coconut candy, brick making and visitors can walk along this great river using canoes.
8. Da Lat
Is an area of highland with cool and cold weather. Suitable for those who want to feel the cold mountains. There are many waterfalls and a variety of vegetable oil and fruits here.
9. Nha Trang
Is a coastal area that were located quite far from Ho Chi Minh City, close to central Vietnam. ‘s Most famous entertainment venues Vinpearl, which is located on its own island and to reach the cable car can use very long (about 3 KM). This place is perfect for families who have children, because in it there is a resort with entertainment for the kids was very interesting.
10. Bến Thành Market
Bến Thành Market is a large marketplace in the downtown area of Hồ Chí Minh City, Vietnam in District 1. The market is one of the earliest surviving structures in Saigon and one of symbols of Hồ Chí Minh City, popular with tourists seeking local handicrafts, textiles, áo dài, and souvenirs, as well as local cuisine. Ben Thanh market in Ho Chi Minh City is one of the favorite tourist spot. Lots of souvenirs typical of Vietnam which can be purchased here, such as: food, clothing, fabrics, knick-knacks, handicrafts, and there are also many daily necessities like a traditional market. One thing to remember, tourists have to bargain when shopping here.