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For Khmer people, a pagoda is considered their spiritual house and sheet-anchor. Kal Bo Pruk Pagoda, in An Giang Province, is not only the get-together place for residents but also the sanctuary for them to worship Buddha, pray for good health and luck as well as good harvests and peace in their souls. It is said to be one of the most beautiful pagodas in the area.
A view of Kal Bo Pruk Pagoda in An Giang Province. (Photo: SGT)
More than VND3 trillion (US$150 million) will be invested in the second phase of the Dai Nam Tourist Site, announced the Dai Nam Joint Stock Copmany on July 1.
A view of the old house at 115 Hang Bac Street in Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem District.
Son La, the fifth largest province in the country, is located to the northwestern region of Vietnam. Eighty percent of the province’s natural area is covered with mountains. The province is populated by various ethnic groups, including the Ma, H’mong, Dao, Muong, Kinh, Khmer, Tay, Thai, and so on.
Much has changed, but much has stayed the same as Hanoi’s famous old quarter weathers the storms of modernity
A view of the old house at 115 Hang Bac Street in Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem District.
Nearly 17, 000 cherry trees will be planted around Tuyen Lam Lake in the Central Highlands resort city of Dalat by the end of this year.
The coastal province of Binh Thuan will organize the International Yacht Festival 2010 on October 21 to 24 at Mui Ne Beach, which will be the biggest tourism event of the province this year, a tourism official said.
A private war museum in Nghia Ninh Village, 7km west of Dong Hoi City in the central province of Quang Binh, was the second stop on Canadian writer Susan M Smith’s trans-Viet Nam tour after Ha Noi
Foreign MICE (meeting, incentive, convention, exhibition) tourists have begun returning to Vietnam after one year’s interruption due to the global financial crisis.
A lot of Vietnamese travelers complain that there’s no point in going to the same place twice. The travel agencies and localities don’t have anything new to offer.
In Hong Kim Commune, A Luoi District, Thua Thien-Hue Province, A No Eco-Tourist Area has three waterfalls described as three white, silk curtains. The scenery promises unforgettable moments during summer vacations.
Tourists at A No Waterfall in A Luoi District, Thua Thien-Hue Province. (Photo: Tuoi Tre Du Lich Online)
Poland is to share the 37, 000 USD cost of preserving a stele engraved with King Tu Duc’s teachings that sits in front of the old national university in Hue City with a donation of 18, 700 USD.
"I was with my parents, and we were riding on a boat amongst a sea of lotus flowers. I felt like a fairy princess in my favourite childhood movie, Journey to the West, " Hoang Kieu To Uyen recalls, as if it had happened just yesterday. "And the funny thing is that I was actually in the West. Well, West Lake (Ho Tay) to be exact".
The War Remnants Museum was voted as one of 10 Most Popular Ho Chi Minh City tourist attractions by local and foreign visitors in the “Ho Chi Minh City-100 Excitements” program, launched last year by the HCMC Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism.
Rates advertised by high grade hotels in Hanoi in the second quarter of 2010 were twelve percent below their rates a year earlier. The biggest drop is at the five star level.
The People’s Committee of central Ninh Thuan Province has approved in principle for the Hong Kong-based Polo Beach International Limited Co to develop a US$4.5 billion tourism complex in the province, the provincial official website revealed.
The Dai Nam Tourism Complex in Binh Duong Province. (Photo: TP)