Hue- a romantic city

Hue- a romantic city

8/14/2015 - 15:40

(VOVworld) – From 1558 to 1945, Hue was the imperial capital city of 9 Nguyen Lords, the Tay Son regime and 13 Nguyen dynasties. During those 4 centuries, Hue became an extensive complex of unique architectural and cultural relics. In 1993, the Hue imperial complex was recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage Site. The city has become a...

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Quang Tri battlefield

Quang Tri battlefield

8/7/2015 - 10:28

(VOVworld)- Quang Tri province attracts visitors not only because of its beautiful landscape and delicious food but also its historical relic sites. The visitors come to the province to express their gratitude and show their respect to fallen soldiers. Quang Tri citadel, Highway 9 Cemetery, and Truong Son National Martyrs’ Cemetery are the popular destinations. Dinh Thieu reports.

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Quang Tri citadel embraces a glorious history

Quang Tri citadel embraces a glorious history

7/31/2015 - 17:03

(VOVworld) – Quang Tri citadel on the bank of river Thach Han was the site of fierce battles during the US war in Vietnam. The site became the tomb of tens of thousands of Vietnamese soldiers who sacrificed their lives for national liberation. The site now attracts many foreign and Vietnamese tourists.

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Nha Ruong- Ancient houses in Hoi Ky village, Quang Tri province

Nha Ruong- Ancient houses in Hoi Ky village, Quang Tri province

7/23/2015 - 14:43

(VOVworld)- Hoi Ky ancient village in Hai Chanh commune, Hai Lang district, Quang Tri province is located by the O Lau river. The village is more than 500 years old. Visitors to the village are amazed at the numerous ancient wooden houses known as Nha Ruong, religious establishments, and the peaceful lives of the local people.

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Vinh Moc tunnel- a world beneath the war

Vinh Moc tunnel- a world beneath the war

7/13/2015 - 19:31

(VOVworld)- No words can be more illustrative than the title of the film “Vinh Moc tunnel- a world beneath the war” by Director Janet Gardner to describe Vinh Moc tunnel in Vinh Linh district, Quang Tri province. The war has ended and the tunnel has become a historical site. Visitors to Vinh Moc tunnel come to better understand local people’s...

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Luc Yen natural stone market

Luc Yen natural stone market

7/9/2015 - 16:01

(VOVworld) – Luc Yen district, 80 km from Yen Bai province is famous for making gem stone pictures. Using rough stones, skilled artisans make beautiful pictures popular within both domestic and foreign customers. There are hundreds of workshops making stone pictures in Luc Yen providing jobs for thousands of people.

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Tour of famous pagodas in Ho Chi Minh City

Tour of famous pagodas in Ho Chi Minh City

6/24/2015 - 18:15

(VOVworld)- Ho Chi Minh City is famous for its impressive architecture which includes some beautiful pagodas that exemplify the Oriental architectural style. Over the centuries, these pagodas have been popular destinations for Buddhist followers and world travelers.

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Ben Thanh market in HCM City

Ben Thanh market in HCM City

6/18/2015 - 17:32

(VOVworld) - Ben Thanh Market, with its famous clock on the facade of the southern gate, is an architectural symbol of Ho Chi Minh City. It is a must-see for all tourists to the city, both Vietnamese and foreigners.

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Bitexco tower- Symbol of prosperity

Bitexco tower- Symbol of prosperity

6/9/2015 - 15:00

(VOVworld)- With its unique architecture, Bitexco Financial Tower in Ho Chi Minh City has become a tourist attraction. Shaped like a lotus, the tower symbolizes Ho Chi Minh City’s prosperity.

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Suoi Tien amusement park

Suoi Tien amusement park

6/4/2015 - 10:28

(VOVworld) - Located on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh city Suoi Tien Amusement Park is an ideal destination for the weekend. With more than 150 facilities recreating historical and cultural legends, the park is like a museum of nature and a play ground for everyone. Laughter, wonder and excitement are guaranteed.

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Notre Dame Cathedral in Ho Chi Minh City

Notre Dame Cathedral in Ho Chi Minh City

5/28/2015 - 16:28

(VOVworld)- Notre Dame Cathedral in Ho Chi Minh City strongly embodies the French architectural style. It is one of the major city landmarks that attracts both Vietnamese and foreign tourists.

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Nha Rong wharf - Ho Chi Minh Museum

Nha Rong wharf - Ho Chi Minh Museum

5/21/2015 - 15:34

(VOVworld) – Nha Rong wharf is a popular tourist destination in Ho Chi Minh City. This was the place where President Ho Chi Minh embarked in 1911 to seek a path to national salvation. Nha Rong Wharf attracts millions of Vietnamese and foreign tourists every year.

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Municipal Theater in Ho Chi Minh City

Municipal Theater in Ho Chi Minh City

5/14/2015 - 15:36

(VOVworld) – Ho Chi Minh City is home to several buildings with a French architectural style. The Municipal Theater is one of them. Closely associated with the city’s history, the Municipal Theater is undoubtedly the emblem of Ho Chi Minh City. It is also a popular tourist attraction.

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Reunification Palace: Historical and Cultural relic

Reunification Palace: Historical and Cultural relic

5/7/2015 - 16:05

(VOVworld) – The Reunification Palace received a large number of visitors during the celebration of the 40th anniversary of southern liberation and national reunification. Here, the visitors learned about the fall of the Saigon regime on April 30, 1975. The Reunification Palace has been recognized as a special national relic for its historical and architectural values.

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Tour of villages in Dak Lak

Tour of villages in Dak Lak

4/23/2015 - 16:46

(VOVworld) – Visitors to Dak Lak province in the central highlands have an opportunity to ride an elephants and learn how local people hunt and tame elephants. The province is home to several ethnic minority groups: E De, M’Nong, Gia Rai, Lao and Thai. Today, Discovery Vietnam will take you on a tour of ethnic minority villages in Dak Lak.

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Dak Lak Museum of Ethnology

Dak Lak Museum of Ethnology

4/16/2015 - 16:29

(VOVworld) - Dak Lak Museum of Ethnology is a place that should not be missed if you visit the Central Highlands. This museum preserves and presents the culture quintessence of ethnic minorities in the Central Highlands. The museum has more than 10,000 objects and receives about 100,000 visitors a year, one third of whom are foreigners.

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Buon Ma Thuot, the capital of coffee

Buon Ma Thuot, the capital of coffee

4/9/2015 - 15:26

(VOVworld) - Buon Ma Thuot city in Dak Lak province is known as the capital of coffee. This central highlands city is famous for its excellent coffee and numerous cafes. Today, Discovery Vietnam takes you on a tour of Buon Ma Thuot.

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Dray Nur waterfall- symbol of beauty in the Central Highlands

Dray Nur waterfall- symbol of beauty in the Central Highlands

4/2/2015 - 15:53

(VOVworld) – With its romantic mysterious beauty, Dray Nur waterfall in Dak Lak province is closely associated with many legends of the Central Highlands. The waterfall has become a popular tourist destination.

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Legendary beauty of Lak lake

Legendary beauty of Lak lake

3/24/2015 - 9:27

(VOVworld)- Lak lake in the Central Highlands region is one of Vietnam’s most beautiful and largest fresh water lakes. Surrounded by primeval forests, the lake is a popular eco-tourist site. Lak lake is closely associated with the many legends of the local M’nong ethnic people.

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Yokdon National Park

Yokdon National Park

3/19/2015 - 15:45

(VOVworld) - Yokdon National Park in Buon Don district, Dak Lak province is one of the largest nature reserves in Vietnam. It is also one of the most popular destinations in the Central Highlands with its magnificent scenery and wildlife and extremely varied flora.

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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

(VOVworld) - We are very glad to know that Gerry Neumann has returned to his home in England safe and sound. On his latest email on March 20, Gerry wrote...

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Vietnamese "Ao dai" promoted in South Korea

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(VOVworld) - It’s freezing cold during winter in South Korea. But the harsh weather cannot keep Vietnamese women there from wearing “Ao dai” – the traditional Vietnamese long dress, which...