According to readers, TripAdvisor has released a list of 25 most visited Asian cities in 2017. Vietnam has four cities this list. TripAdvisor is a travel website headquartered in Massachusetts, USA. It is one of the most popular and most visited websites in the travel industry. In the list of 25 most attractive cities in Asia, Vietnam has 4 representatives, including Hanoi, Halong, Hoi An and Ho Chi Minh City.
Hanoi (ranked 14th)
The ancient beauty of the capital thousand years of culture with the old town, ancient temples and architectural works bearing the stamp of France make visitors extremely impressed. Besides, Hanoi is also “rejuvenated” with the speed of development, rapid modernization, hidden in itself a vitality, a non-stop movement.
Visitors to Hanoi are impressed by the mix of classical and modern peaceful coexistence in Thang Long – Hanoi. Despite the modernization, the people here do not forget the past.
Coming to Hanoi, tourists are advised to visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. Hanoi is also a city of lakes, parks and shady streets with more than 600 temples and pagodas, which make the city a very attractive one.
Ho Chi Minh city (ranked 15th)
Ho Chi Minh City is the largest and most crowded city of Vietnam. New features in the culture or the moves in the economy of the country often start here.
This place is especially the works bearing the stamp of France with the wide boulevard and the car travels like a loch. War Remnants Museum, Ngoc Hoang Pagoda, and Ben Thanh Market are places to visit the tourists cannot be ignored in Ho Chi Minh City.
Then you can down the stream to the Mekong Delta to see the largest rice basket in Vietnam where “the storks fly straight wing”, the floating market and the families living in small boats.
Hoi An (ranked 17th)
It is considered to be a well-preserved ancient port city, preserving the souls of a land that was once a trading hub of Southeast Asia in the 15th and 19th centuries.
For travelers to Vietnam, no one can skip Hoi An. On the 14th of the lunar calendar months, in the evening, the residents of the city turn off the electric lights to light up the lanterns. In addition, tourists are very impressed with the skill of the tailors here when coming to Hoi An. Most of them also want to make a gift to celebrate.
Hoi An is also famous for the beauty of traditional architecture, the harmony of houses, walls and roads. Along with the ups and downs of history, Hoi An ancient town still retains the ancient features of ancient and mossy style in each tile roof, brick, and tree as the idyllic character and the essence of the local people.
When traveling to Hoi An, visitors should choose the time from February to April every year because it is the time Hoi An is most the most comfortable for tourist. It is less rainy, not sunny as summer with pleasant climate, and airy space. At this point you can comfortably visit the beautiful scenery in Hoi An or discover new activities and places to feel full of beauty here.
Halong (ranked 25th)
Halong City is the key economic gateway to the North, with the potential to become one of the most modern urban in Vietnam. In the economic development strategy of Halong, tourism is considered as a driving force to promote the development of other economic sectors.
Halong has a coastal climate, which is characterized by two distinct seasons: hot and cold seasons. The average annual temperature is 23.7ºC. In the winter of November to April of next year, the average temperature is 16.7ºC, the lowest is 5ºC. In the summer from May to October, the average temperature is 28.6ºC, the highest is up to 38ºC.
In general, the prices in Halong Bay are not too expensive for a popular tourist. The tourists can shop at traditional markets, commercial centers or on the streets of Halong, Anh Dao, Vuon Dao (Beach Fire); Le Thanh Tong, Tran Hung Dao (Hon Gai).
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