Cultural heritage tourism

The diversity of numerous cultural heritage tourism attractions underlines Vietnam as one of the most famous tourist destinations in Southeast Asia.


Vietnam’s territory, made up of mountainous and hilly regions, alluvial plains and beautiful turquoise coast, brings out diverse zones each having its own unique features. Vietnam’s natural and cultural diversity has the potential of yielding lucrative results when it comes to tourism. The diversity of numerous cultural heritage tourism attractions underlines Vietnam as one of the most famous tourist destinations in Southeast Asia.

Hanoi Vietnam
Hanoi Vietnam. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
Thang Long Royal Palaces
Thang Long Royal Palaces. Photo: Wikimedia
Ho Chi Minh mausoleum
Ho Chi Minh mausoleum
Bat Trang ceramic village
Bat Trang ceramic village. Photo: Pixabay

According to Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Vietnam has more than 3,000 national places of heritage and over 5,000 provincial level relics The kaleidoscope of Vietnam’s world-renowned natural and historical sites attracts an increasing number of visitors from the international community.

Mice tourism in Vietnam
Danang Vietnam. Photo: Pixabay
non nuoc da nang
Non Nuoc seaside resort. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
hoi an vietnam
Hoi An. Photo: Pixabay
Hue imperial city
Hue imperial city. Photo:
Thien Mu Pagoda
Thien Mu Pagoda. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

In addition to Vietnam’s famous UNESCO World Heritage Sites, historical and cultural monuments such as the memorial of President Ho Chi Minh, and the Temple of Literature attract many tourists. Moreover, tourists who come to Vietnam are astonished by local artistic heritages which appear in traditional festivals, tourism events, and traditional formsĀ of arts including: water puppetry, classical drama, traditional operetta and reformed theatre. The National Tourism Year 2012 celebrates numerous cultural events with an aim to promote tourism in Vietnam.

Da Lat Vietnam
Da Lat Vietnam. Photo: Pixabay
Pongour waterfall
Pongour waterfall. Photo: Flickr
Nha Trang
Nha Trang. Photo: VoVanThanh

Tour operators offer tourists cultural heritage tours to various popular beautiful landscapes in Vietnam. For example, going to Ha Long bay, tourists can not only enjoy the stunning scenes and serene of the bay but also visit fishing villages like Vung Vieng, Cua Van to explore the simple daily life of local dwellers. Tourists can travel out of Hanoi and flock to Con Son – Kiep Bac the home of numerous historical relics associated with the life of many Vietnamese heroes and famous persons. Tour Kiep Bac – Ha Long – Yen Tu brings you on a journey to discover wonderful picturesque landscapes made up of towering mountains, crystal clear water white sandy beaches and dense forests.

Phu Quoc Island
Phu Quoc Island. Photo: Pixabay
Sao Beach
Sao Beach, Phu Quoc. Photo: Prince Roy

Tourists are able to take part in cultural heritage tours according to their own expectations. Here tour enterprises provide customizable tours appropriate for every customer. To experience the most in Vietnam it is highly recommended to travel with a tour guide on a private tour.



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