Vietnam a beautiful country situated in Southeast Asia is a country full of rich history, beautiful landscapes, extensive cuisines and a tourist paradise. This beautiful country offers so much that no one wants to miss a holiday in Vietnam. Here is a list of places you need to visit and fun activities to do in Vietnam.
1.Temple of Literature
The Temple of Literature in Hanoi is dedicated to Confucious. An attraction which attracts tourist in great numbers was built in 1070. The Temple of Literature is also known as Vietnam’s first National University. When visiting Vietnam this beautiful place is a must-visit attraction. The temple speaks of the beauty of Vietnamese architecture.
2.Hoan Kiem Lake
Hoan Kiem Lake is another great tourist attraction to visit. The place surrounds with peace and quiet, a pagoda sitting in the centre on a small island. The island on which the temple is built is known as Jade Island and is accessible by the iconic Huc Bridge or Rising Sun Bridge which is a charming scarlet-painted wooden bridge of classical Vietnamese design.
3.Hanoi Opera House
The Hanoi opera house another great tourist attraction was built by the French colonials in the year 1901. The opera house is situated in central Hanoi Vietnam. This opera house is the biggest theatres situated in Vietnam, also this opera house depicts the French culture that was found in Vietnam during the French colonial rule. This beautiful theatre has a range of activities that visitors would enjoy a lot, local Vietnamese opera, traditional folk music and ballets are some of them.
Activities in Vietnam
1.Halong Bay Independent Adventure
Halong Bay is one of the biggest tourist attractions one could find in Vietnam. A beautiful scenic location has a lot to offer in terms of attraction and activities. Most tourists prefer going on a cruise visit to the bay. The local cuisines with street food are a must-visit for all those foodies. The street food stalls offer a variety of mouth-watering and delicious cuisines. To get a closer look of the Bay cruise the waters in a kayak or dive right in the bay and swim your way through.
Another great activity to try out in Vietnam would be hopping on a motorbike and travelling through the beautiful roads with rice paddy fields onto either side, a great way to enjoy beautiful scenic views and escape from the hustling & bustling city of Hanoi for some great relaxation.
3.Vietnamese Foodie Tour and Cooking Class
Experience an in-depth market tour with your very own chef guide who will explain the local ingredients as you sample the delicious street food. Then get hands-on experience in a Vietnamese cuisine cooking class.
4.Halong Bay Islands and Cave Tour
Halong Bay island is a one day trip which you can experience cruise by traditional junk, Visit Thien Cung Cave, Boat tour to kayak or bamboo and fresh seafood lunch.