Top 10 unique places must visit in Vietnam in 2023

Vietnam is a developing country located in Southeast Asia, a country with a long and diverse historical culture and fantastic natural scenery. It is a famous tourist destination in Asia and worldwide, attracting millions of tourists every year.
Let's discover the top 10 famous attractions in Vietnam in 2022 you must visit if you have planning travel to Vietnam with Go Viet Trip.

1. Halong Bay

Halong Bay located in Quang Ninh province far from Hanoi 170 km, is one of the most famous attractions in Vietnam. When people talk about Vietnam, they will talk about Halong bay.
Thanks to nature, Halong Bay has a beautiful landscape. Coming here, visitors will feel the spectacular and beautiful nature turning thousands of those quiet inanimate stone islands into sculptures. Which makes visitors surprise.
Halong bay also was recognized by UNESCO twice as a world natural heritage in 1994 and 2000.


halong bay 

The best place to visit in Vietnam

2. Mu Cang Chai - Yen Bai

Mu Cang Chai is located in Yen Bai province, far from about 300km from Hanoi. This is one of the most prominent names when people want to visit and enjoy the beauty of the Northwest mountains. Not only domestic tourists, but the "golden towns" here also attract many followers worldwide.
The best time to visit Mu Cang Chai is from September to October when the ripe rice season. The best places to watch the "golden season" are Mong Horse hill (Sang Nhu village), Tu Le commune, La Pan Tan, etc. The valley below opens magnificently from above with each patch of brilliant fields, stretching to the top of the sky, interspersed with simple brown roofs and dreamy streams.


 mu cang chai

Mu Cang Chai

3. Sapa

Sapa is a highland town in northwest Vietnam, where terraced fields stretch to the horizon. Besides, by exploring the stunning landscape visitors have a chance to explore the culture of many ethnic people such as Kinh, Hmong, Red Dzao, and Tay…

Sapa has a majestic natural landscape, Sapa weather is unique with four seasons in one day. Traveling to Sapa will bring you unforgettable special experiences with the scenery and culture of ethnic peoples. This is also the best places to visit in North Vietnam

sapa vietnam

The best places to visit in North Vietnam


4. Hanoi

Next is Hanoi – this is the capital of Vietnam more than a thousand years old.
Tourists can explore the Hanoi old quarter with many historical sites as well as French architectural works and enjoy the delicious dishes of the capital. Here is also the main stop before visitors travel to other places in the North of Vietnam.

5. Explore Trang An or Tam Coc in Ninh Binh

Among the tourist destinations in Vietnam that contain the most cultural and historical values, Trang An and Tam Coc in Ninh Binh are certainly the top names. UNESCO recognized this relic area as a World Cultural and Natural Heritage in 2014.
Besides that, visitors can explore the majestic ancient capital of Hoa Lu ancient capital or conquer Mua cave. The good thing is not too far from Hanoi capital. Just 2 hours on the bus and visitors can go within a day.


trang an tam coc in ninh binh 

Trang An Tam Coc


6. Hue city 

Not only is it famous for the ancient citadel that is kept almost perfectly, but visitors also explore many tombs of the king and also have many other famous foods that we cannot ignore.
Besides, the people in Hue are very friendly, and always ready to help you.
This is also why Hue has attracted many domestic and international visitors over the years.


hue city 

Hue imperial citadel 

7. Da Nang, Hoi An

Da Nang is known as the worthiest to a livable city in Vietnam
It not only attracts tourists with friendly smiles and beautiful beaches but also attracts visitors with the Golden Bridge in Ba Na hill tourist area.
Besides, visitors can combine visiting Hoi An ancient town about 30km from Da Nang city.
Hoi An ancient town is a peaceful, poetic place, lying on the Hoai River. The scenery in Hoi An is beautiful as a love painting. The colorful lanterns make the picture more beautiful and attractive to tourists.
Recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage Site in 1999, Hoi An ancient town, is an ideal destination for tourists worldwide. Besides visiting the old house, traditional craft villages, ancient temples, lantern streets, and friendly people. Hoi An is always on the list not to be missed when you visit Vietnam.


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Golden bridge in Da Nang and Hoi An ancient town

8. Explore and relax at the most beautiful beaches in Nha Trang

Vietnam has over 3000km coastline and many beautiful islets, so the coastal Vietnam tourist attractions attract many visitors every year. Among them, we must mention Nha Trang - the pearl of the Far East located in the central strip of sunny and windy land.
Today, the most beautiful beaches in Nha Trang are Hon Mun, Yen Hon Noi, Binh Hung, and Binh Ba islands, Diep Son island, etc. All of the above names have the same characteristic of a long sandy beach, with fine sand on the side, next to the clear seawater. Besides, if you are a fan of adventure travel, the activities of scuba diving to see corals, canoeing, surfing, etc., here will satisfy you.

9. Ho Chi Minh City

Unlike Hanoi's ancient and peaceful beauty, Ho Chi Minh City is the largest economic and cultural center in Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City was once known as the "Pearl of the Far East" If you love modernity and noise, you cannot ignore Ho Chi Minh City, this is also a city that does not sleep at night.
Besides that, tourists can visit many historical sites and museums, such as the Independence Palace Museum on Nguyen Hue pedestrian street, Cu Chi Tunnels, Notre Dame Cathedral, etc.


ho chi minh city

10. Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc Island (Pearl Island) in Phu Quoc city (the first island city of Vietnam) belongs to Kien Giang province, is the largest island in Vietnam. Located in the south of Vietnam, Phu Quoc Island is an ideal vacation destination with pristine tropical forests and long stretches of white sand beaches. Visitors here can explore the beautiful beach, scuba, explore Safari... This is also the largest fish sauce production capital in Vietnam with many famous brands in Vietnam and around the world.
Bai Dai Phu Quoc is one of the 13 "wildest and most beautiful" beaches globally. Bai Dai is also on the list of 5 clean and beautiful beaches voted by ABC News.

phu quoc island

Phu Quoc island

Here are the top 10 destinations recommended must visit in Vietnam this year. From the North to the South, everywhere in Vietnam, there are beautiful lands, brilliant works, and rich nature to explore. Are you ready to visit Vietnam?
Hopefully, the 10 places to visit in Vietnam will help you get more ideas for the upcoming places to visit. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Go Viet Trip. Wish you will have a good trip to Vietnam.

Author Hoan Nguyen

He has over 10 years of experience working in the tourism sector and operator. He has traveled to many places in Vietnam and around the world.

Photos: Go Viet Trip, Internet


author hoan
My name is Hoan and I come from Hanoi, with more than 10 years working in the tourism industry (both as a tour guide then tour operator). I am very proud to say that I can give you the best advice for your trip to beautiful Vietnam.

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