Hanoi – A Political, economic and culture centre of the country

6 Dec

Thang Long – Hanoi is not only a convergence of the political, cultural, historical, but also a  friendly and safe attractive destination.

Thang Long – Hanoi is not only a convergence of the political, cultural, historical, and social – economic quintessence built up over a thousand years of national construction and defence of the Vietnamese nation, but also an attractive, friendly and safe tourist destination in the region and the world as well.

The Presidential Palace on Hung Vuong avenue where State-level ceremonies are held to welcome foreign Heads of State during their travel to Vietnam.

The Presidential Palace

Hanoi Flag Tower on Dien Bien Phu Street near the historical Ba Dinh Square.

Hanoi Flag Tower

The house-on-stilt of President Ho Chi Minh in the Presidential Palace built in 1967 welcomes millions of visitors in Vietnam Tourism a year.

The House-on-stilt and Uncle Ho Fish Pond

President Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, inaugurated on August 28,1975, is an eternal resting place of the national liberation hero and world’s outstanding cultural celebrity.

Ho Chi Minh mausoleum

Hanoi Opera House was built in 1901 and completed in 1911 as design of Paris Opera. it was restore in 1997.

Hanoi Opera House – A True Beautiful Building in Hanoi

Dong Xuan Market was built in 1890 in the present-day Hoan Kiem District. It regrouped two markets of the old Thang Long, i.e. Cau Dong Market and Bach Ma Market near the To River.

Dong Xuan Marke – Wholesale Market in Hanoi

The  National Convention Centre was built in 2006. Its wave-like roof manifests the idea of Vietnam’s integration into the world and looking towards the future.

The  National Convention Centre

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Prenn Waterfall in Dalat

7 Nov

Dalat is a rich land of beautiful and famous lakes and waterfalls, one of which is Prenn Waterfall. It takes tourists in Vietnam travel 15 minutes to ride a taxi from the city center. The waterfall looks like a water-curtain pouring from 10 meters high down to a small valley which is surrounded by lots of flowers and pine hill.

Prenn Waterfall is situated right at the foot of Prenn Pass, 10 kilometers from the center of Dalat city, Lam Dong province. According to the language of Cham people, Prenn means “the land of invasion”. From Ho Chi Minh City to Dalat, tourists in Vietnam travel must go through Prenn Pass which is 10 kilometers long. This waterfall looks like a water-curtain pouring from 10 meters high down to a small valley which is surrounded by lots of flowers and pine hill.

 Prenn Waterfall- A Popular Sight in Dalat

Prenn Waterfall- Dalat City– Lam Dong Province

 Prenn was the border after these fights (from Prenn to Don Duong, Phan Rang it was the land of the K’Ho and the Ma). The waterfall is 8m high, it falls from the high rock above. So, if you stand at the bottom of the waterfall and look up, it is like the waterfall down from the sky and Saigon people call it Tien Sa (rain drops from the sky).

From 1998 till now, Prenn Waterfall has been strongly interesting so it has been popular sight in Dalat. In the waterfall surrounding, there is a traditional bridge, a pool for crocodiles, and some wildlife such as bears, crocodiles and rubber dinghies. Prenn waterfall sight has a well-known food that is fish soup. The fish is boneless, cooked with rice, served with mustard which makes an unforgettable taste for visitors in Vietnam tourism. Just with a small amount of money, 4 to 6 people can enjoy a fish soup course beside the waterfall.

Bon bon – A wild and tasty plant

1 Nov

Bon bon – A wild and tasty plant.

Na Hang Lake in Tuyen Quang

29 Oct

Na Hang is a mountainous district of Tuyen Quang Province where Na Hang Lake is located. With its primitive and mysterious beauty, Na Hang Lake has become a wonderful tourism destination.

Located in the centre of Na Hang District, Na Hang Lake is surrounded by mountains and ancient temples. Near the lake is Pac Ta Mountain, the highest mountain in the district. It looks like an elephant stooping down near an alcohol jar that is reflected in the green lake. At the foot of the mountain stands an old temple that is dedicated to a concubine of General Tran Nhat Duat from the 13th century.
The temple is famous for its beautiful scenery and sacredness and is a must-see destination for visitors.
Na Hang Lake is considered to be “Ha Long Bay among high mountains and thick forests”. There are 99 mountains with different shapes, fascinating all visitors.

Wild beauty of Na Hang Lake.

Pac Ban Waterfall splashing all year round.

Rocky formations in different shapes create unusual features for Na Hang Lake.

Na Hang Lake looks splendid with 99 mountains around it.

A ferry wharf at Na Hang Lake.

Pac Ta Mountain is the highest mountain in the Na Hang area.
The area around the lake has many spectacular spots, such as natural rocky platforms in strange forms, famous waterfalls, such as Khuoi Sung, Khuoi Nhi and Pac Ban, splashing all the year round and Phien Bung forest which acts as a green lung making the climate in the area very pleasant. On the way to Phien Bung, the hamlets of the Dao and Tay ethnic people appear amid the green canopies of the forest, forming a very peaceful landscape.
With the beautiful sights described above, the authority of Na Hang District uses tourism to boost the economic sector. They have made efforts to develop the infrastructure to encourage tourism. They have coordinated with neighbouring provinces, such as Ha Giang, Bac Kan, Lang Son and Thai Nguyen to organize inter-provincial tours to attract more and more tourists.

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Story: Thuc Hien – Photos: Trinh Van Bo

Kon Ka Kinh National Park

27 Oct

With the purpose of preserving subtropical forest in the high mountains with species of gymnosperm, Kon Ka Kinh was one of four national parks in Vietnam, (together with other national parks in Vietnam: Hoang Lien, Ba Be, and Chu Mom Ray), also one of 27 national parks in ASEAN was listed on ASEAN Heritage Park. The National Park is a priority zone for the protection of biodiversity of Vietnam as well as ASEAN.

Kom ka Kinh National park

Located on the Kon Tum Plateau, in the areas of districts Mang Yang, KBang, and Dak Doa of Gia Lai Province, with the purpose of preserving subtropical forest in the high mountains with species of gymnosperm, Kon Ka Kinh National Park was one of four national parks in Vietnam, together with other national parks in Vietnam: Hoang Lien, Ba Be, and Chu Mom Ray), also one of 27 national parks in ASEAN was listed on ASEAN Heritage Park. The National Park is a priority zone for the protection of biodiversity of Vietnam as well as ASEAN.

Thank to the characteristics of its topography, climate and many other factors, this park contains a great deal of biodiversity. It contains 687 flora species of 459 genus and 140 families, of which the class of Magnoliopsida is dominant (104 families, 337 genus, 528 species). Other diviso of Pteridophyta includes 16 families, 32 genus and 40 species. Gymnosperm includes 5 families, 8 genus, 8 species. In addition, Kon Ka Kinh National park is also the home to several endangered and preserved endemic species. Most of the area in the park is covered by protozoa with the above-mentioned typical flora.

The National Park is home to 428 animal species, of which, 223 species are of vertabrates living on land (34 ordo, 74 families) and 205 species Invertebrates (such as butterfly) of 10 families of (Lepidoptera).

Moreover, the National Park likes as a globally important site for the conservation of amphibian diversity, which supports a number of amphibian species endemic to the Annamite mountains, including four species assessed as globally threatened during the Global Amphibian Assessment: Leptobrachium banae, L. xanthospilum, Rana attigua and Rhacophorus baliogaster.

The park is an important part to local people as a source of natural resources, such as firewood honey and rattans. Anh also, the national park supports at least 110 plant species with known medicinal uses. Use of plants in traditional medicine is widespread amongst locals, although the commercial potential of these species remains largely unrealized.

If you are interested in exploring Vietnam travel, you can visit Vietnam travel guide, Vietnam travel company, Halong cruise, Halong Bay, Halong tours site to know further attractive places.

Source: vietnam-beauty.com

Grilled Snout Otter Clam – a specialty of Cat Ba Island, Vietnam

23 Oct

Grilled Snout Otter Clam – a specialty of Cat Ba Island, Vietnam.

Nha Trang is famous for mango cake dish

23 Oct

Nha Trang is famous for mango cake dish.