Destinations nationwide attract numerous visitors during holidays

Tuesday, 2019-09-03 12:15:33
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Thousands of visitors pay tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum in Hanoi during the National Day holidays. (Photo: hanoimoi)
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NDO – Tourist destinations around Vietnam attracted a large number of visitors during the recent three-day holiday of the 74th anniversary of National Day, from August 31 to September 2.

According to Hanoi municipal Department of Tourism, the capital city welcomed over 270,000 tourists, a year-on-year increase of nearly 8.6%. Of which, the number of foreign visitors reached over 37,000, up 3.2% over the same period last year.

The city’s tourism sector earned VND328 billion, an annual surge of 22%.

The popular destinations that attracted most tourists were President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature), the National History Museum and Hoa Lo Prison.

In addition, many amusement parks in the city, such as West Lake Waterpark, Bao Son Paradise Park, Baara Land entertainment complex in Quoc Oai district and Bat Trang pottery village, have become tourist attractions of Hanoians, foreign visitors and tourists from other provinces and cities alike.

During the recent holidays, the entertainment areas and cultural parks in Ho Chi Minh City were also crowded with domestic and foreign visitors.

Saigon Zoo and Botanical Garden was crowded with tourists. (Photo: baotintuc)

The Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens received around 30,000 visitors on September 2 alone, a year-on-year increase of 10%.

A wide range of unique cultural and art activities were held on the occasion at the Suoi Tien Culture and Tourism Site and Dam Sen Cultural Park. Nguyen Van Binh Book Street was also an attractive address for the citizens and visitors.

Despite the locality having been affected by typhoon No. 4, thousands of visitors flocked to Moc Chau plateau in the northern mountainous province of Son La during the recent holidays.

The tourists had the opportunity to join numerous traditional cultural activities in the locality as well as enjoy the unique cuisine of the plateau.

Numerous visitors to Moc Chau Plateau in Son La province (Photo: VNA)