Hai Van Gate honoured as national relic site

Hai Van Gate honoured as national relic site

NDO/ VNA – A certificate recognising Hai Van Quan (Hai Van Gate) as a national relic site was granted to authorities of central Thua Thien-Hue province and Da Nang city during a ceremony on May 24. (May 25, 2017)


Trans-Vietnam train route named among Asia’s most scenic

  Apr 08, 2017
NDO/ VNA - UK-based travel publisher Rough Guides has described Vietnam’s north-south rail link as one of the most scenic routes in Asia.  

Keo pagoda in Nam Dinh recognised as national relic site

  Apr 01, 2017
NDO – Xuan Truong district People’s Committee in Nam Dinh province held a ceremony to receive the Prime Minister’s certificate of merit recognising Keo pagoda in Hanh Thien village, Xuan Hong commune as a special national relic site.  

Cham towers in Ninh Thuan recognised as special national relics

  Apr 01, 2017
NDO—The Ninh Thuan Province People’s Committee held a ceremony on March 31 to receive certificates of merit recognising the Cham people’s Hoa Lai and Po Klong Garai Towers as special national architectural relic sites.  

Con Dao island named Asia’s paradise sea: CNN

  Mar 17, 2017
NDO/VNA - Boasting crystal turquoise sea and a placid atmosphere, Con Dao island in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau has been named by the US Cable News Network (CNN) as one of Asia’s paradise seas. 

Ho Chi Minh City tourism strives to become spearhead economic sector

  Mar 09, 2017
NDO—The Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee held a conference on March 8 to disseminate and implement the Politburo’s resolution on developing tourism into a spearhead economic sector. 

Son Tra Peninsula to become national tourism area

  Feb 21, 2017
NDO—The Son Tra Peninsula in the central coastal city of Da Nang has received the approval of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to become a national tourism area before 2025. 

Con Dao Islands voted among best secret islands on earth

  Feb 18, 2017
NDO/VNA—The Con Dao Islands in the southern province of Ba Ria–Vung Tau have been listed among the best secret islands on Earth, according to a recent article by Travel + Leisure magazine. 

Tuyen Lam Lake tourist site becomes national tourism site

  Feb 18, 2017
NDO/VNA—Tuyen Lam Lake tourist site in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong’s Da Lat City has won approval from the Prime Minister to become a national tourism site. 

Hue Imperial Citadel to open at night in April

  Feb 15, 2017
NDO—The Hue Imperial Citadel will commence with a trial programme opening-up parts of itancient complex to visitors at night from April 22.  

Hanoi’s Presidential Palace among world’s best palaces

  Feb 14, 2017
NDO/VNA—The Presidential Palace in Hanoi was named one of the thirteen most beautiful palaces in the world by US magazine Architecture Digest. 

Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism: an attractive destination

  Feb 08, 2017
NDO—The number of visitors to the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Dong Mo Tourism Area in Son Tay Town, Hanoi, reached 500,000 on December 26, 2016, marking an increase of 200% compared to last year.  

Thua Thien–Hue welcomes 100,000 tourists during Tet

  Feb 02, 2017
NDO/VNA—More than 70,000 tourists, including 31,500 foreigners, visited relic sites in the Hue Imperial City during the Tet (Lunar New Year) festival, which lasted from January 26 to February 1.  

Binh Duong opens spring flower street

  Jan 27, 2017
NDO – The 2017 Spring Flower Street opened on January 26 in Thu Dau Mot City, the central province of Binh Duong, under the theme ‘Binh Duong – 20 years of development’. 

Visiting Yen Tu – A sacred land of Buddhist pilgrims

  Jan 30, 2017
NDO – Located about 45 kilometres from Ha Long City, Yen Tu Mountain welcomes a large number of Buddhist pilgrims across the country during Tet (the Lunar New Year Festival), who come there to worship Buddha while looking back over the past year and praying for a New Year full of peace and happiness.