Are you searching for Things to Do in Vietnam? Also known by the name of “Museum of American War Crimes”, the War Remnants Museum was inaugurated officially for the public in the year 1975. The museum contains multiple types of equipment used by the American military at the time of war. It is recommended that do not take your child there, they will get scared by looking at the equipment, but yes if you are going on a family trip, you can take them with you.
Vacations are the only time when you can go to new places with your family and loved ones, explore it and create awesome memories, and if you are planning to visit Vietnam this vacation then I must say that it is one of the best decision you have ever taken.
I am going to mention down the list of Top 10 things to do in Vietnam. Yes, if you are a girl and wondering that what else you can do in Vietnam instead of shopping in Vietnam, then girls you have got to trust me as there are many things you can do from which I am mentioning the top 10.
So, let us start!
Top 10 things to do in Vietnam!
1) Boating at Ha Long Bay
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If you are going to Vietnam with your girl gang and thinking about doing sightseeing in Vietnam, once you are done with the shopping, then you must visit to Ha Long Bay. Located at the northern Vietnam, the island covers 1,600 limestone and an area of around 1,500 sqkm. In 1994, the place was declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site and many people from all over the world come to Vietnam every year to enjoy the environment of this place.
2) Hoi An Ancient Town
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If you want to explore Chinese temples, wooden shop houses, French-colonial houses and old canals then you must visit Hoi An Ancient Town. This place was also declared as the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999. There are many old buildings which are now being used as shops of tailors or they are being used as restaurants or cafes. The ticket validity for exploring the place is 10 days, and the cost is VND 120,000 for foreign tourists, and for local tourists, it’s VND 80,000.
3) Cu Chi Tunnels
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One of the most amazing thing you can do while you are sightseeing in Vietnam is explore the Cu Chi Tunnels. We have seen lots of tunnels used by the Army as a secret path, but now you can actually sneak peak into one of the tunnels named “Cu Chi Tunnels” in Vietnam. The tunnel was made in the year 1948, when the Viet Cong were fighting with people of France. But now, it is considered as one of the most iconic attractions.
4) My Son Sanctuary
Another UNESCO World Heritage Site, the location My Son Sanctuary is an amazing sample of the ancient Champa Civilization and it is located at the southern part of the Vietnam. There are around 70 structures that are devoted to Hindu gods and goddesses. After you complete your shopping in Vietnam do visit this place.
5) Complex of Hue Monuments
Complex of Hue Monuments is also known famously as Hue Imperial City and it is located at the bank of perfume river. If you are landing at Phu Bai International Airport, Hue then it will take 30 minutes to reach at the location.
6) War Remnants Museum
Also known by the name of “Museum of American War Crimes”, the War Remnants Museum was inaugurated officially for the public in the year 1975. The museum contains multiple types of equipment used by the American military at the time of war. It is recommended that do not take your child there, they will get scared by looking at the equipment, but yes if you are going on a family trip, you can take them with you.
7) Phong Nha-Ke Bang
If you want to explore national parks in Vietnam, then Phong Nha-Ke Bang is the place that you need to visit. It is considered as one of the best places of people who are adventurous travellers and want to explore the dangerous and scary limestone caves and grottoes located in the park. The price to enter the national park is VND 40,000 and if you want to explore the caves, you need to pay extra fees that is between VND 80,000 to VND 150,000.
8) Imperial Citedal of Thang Long
Located in Ba Dinh, the place imperial citedal of Thang Long signifies, the ancient buildings, wells, roads. The place is also known as the centre of Hanoi and often as it’s symbol. The timings to visit this place starts at 8:00 am in the morning and the place closes at 7:30 p.m in the evening.
9) Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum
Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum is considered as one of the most popular political place in Vietnam that you must visit. The people staying there, know this place by the name of “uncle ho”. The construction of this place is modelled on Lenins mausoleum located in Russia. The construction of this heritage was started in the year 1973, and now people from different countries visit this place just to explore the beauty.
10) The Sand Dunes of Mui Ne
Whenever in your life you are travelling to Vietnam, don’t forget to visit The Sand Dunes of Mui Ne. It is a sand dunes which is similar as deserts. The place is not so costly you can easily visit there with your family, friends and loved ones. It is located in Mui Ne, Phan Thiet place of Vietnam.
Mentioned above are the top 10 things to do in Vietnam, so pack your bags, book your tickets, and travel to Vietnam, explore the markets, do shopping in Vietnamd, go for sightseeing in Vietnam and enjoy with your relatives.
If you are going on a long vacations, then you can explore the nearby places too. The world is quite big and includes lots and lots of heritage places. So, you can easily explore the history of any place if you are interested in knowing about the past of some cities. Enjoy!