Keo pagoda in Nam Dinh recognised as national relic site

Keo pagoda in Nam Dinh recognised as national relic site

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.  (Apr 01, 2017)


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.  

Ho Chi Minh City named among 10 most vegan-friendly cities in Asia

  Jan 13, 2017
NDO/VNA—Animal protection group PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) has listed HCM City among the top 10 havens for vegans and vegetarians in Asia. 

‘Two Countries – Four Destinations’ tour launched

  Jan 05, 2017
NDO – The ‘Two Countries – Four Destination’ tour, connecting Ha Long and Mong Cai in Vietnam with Dongxing and Guilin in China, was launched at a ceremony held in Quang Ninh province on January 5. 

Hue imperial relic site lures thousands of visitors on holiday

  Jan 03, 2017
NDO/VNA – Nearly 25,000 tourists, including 17,657 foreigners, visited the Hue imperial relic site in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue during the three-day national holiday from December 31 to January 2.  

Sa Pa crowded with tourists in New Year’s first days

  Jan 02, 2017
NDO/ VNA - Sa Pa town in the northern province of Lao Cai welcomed about 35,000 visitors in the three-day calendar New Year holiday, a slight rise over the same time in 2016.  

Hanoi tourism earns VND62 trillion in 2016

  Dec 29, 2016
NDO – Hanoi city has earned over VND62 trillion from tourism this year, up 13% year on year, attracting more than 21.8 million visitors, with over 4 million international visitor arrivals, according to Hanoi Department of Tourism. 

Da Nang, Hoi An to host various events welcoming in New Year

  Dec 22, 2016
NDO – A wide variety of unique cultural and tourism activities are scheduled to take place in the central cities of Da Nang and Hoi An of Quang Nam province to welcome in the New Year 2017 over the coming days.  

Ha Long Bay among top UNESCO heritage sites

  Dec 14, 2016
NDO—The UK-based travel website Rough Guides has listed Ha Long Bay among the top ten UNESCO heritage sites in Asia.