Thua Thien Hue preparing dossier for Phuoc Tich ancient village to be recognized as special relic
Phuoc Tich ancient village is surrounded by the O Lau river in Phong Hoa Commune, (Phong Dien District, Thua Thien Hue Province), which is 40km north of Hue City. The village was founded in 1470, during the reign of Le Thanh Tong. With its poetic scenery, valuable architecture of ruong houses and garden houses, and unique cultural institutions, etc., the village was recognized as a national relic in 2009. Currently, the functional agencies are preparing a dossier to propose the…
Hung Yen’s ancient temple worships Jade Emperor
An Xa Temple (also called Dau An Temple) in the northern province of Hung Yen is the largest architectural work of Taoism in Vietnam. The temple, which has historical and…
Visiting Da Dia Reef, indulging the sound of the stone percussion of the Ancient Soul
When coming to Phu Yen, visitors definitely can not ignore the special national relic Da Dia Reef. And when visiting here, visitors can not miss indulging the sound of the…
Vinh Moc Tunnels – An underground legend
(TITC) - Located under the basalt soil hill closing to the seashore in Vinh Linh District, Quang Tri Province, Vinh Moc Tunnels used to be the military fortress of Vinh Moc’s army and people to fight against the fierce raids of American Empire and Sai Gon puppet government during 8 years (1965-1972).
Thai Binh: 2017 Tran Temple Festival opens
The Tran Temple Festival, one of the biggest annual spring festivals in Viet Nam, opened at the national special historical complex of the Tran Kings’ shrines and tombs in Tien Duc Commune, Hung Ha District, in the northern province of Thai Binh, on February 9 (the 13th day of the first lunar month).
Visiting Phu Quoc Prison Relic   (Aug 04, 2016)
Visiting Phu Quoc Prison Relic
(TITC) - Located in An Thoi Town, Phu Quoc Island District, Kien Giang Province, 30km to the southeast of Duong Dong Town, Phu Quoc Prison Relic was also known as “The living hell” because American-Sai Gon puppet government used many brutal torture forms, such as nailing, barbed-wire cages, burying alive… to subdue Vietnamese revolutionaries’ fighting will.
Tran Dynasty historical relics recognised as special national relic
Quang Ninh province held a ceremony on September 13 to receive the Prime Minister’s certificate recognising Tran Dynastry historical relics as a Special National Relic.
Phu Dong temple becomes special national relic
Phu Dong Temple in the capital’s Gia Lam district received a certificate recognising it as a special national relic site at a ceremony on May 5.
Ho Chi Minh Trail recognised as special national relic
The decision to recognise the Truong Son – Ho Chi Minh Trail as a special national relic was announced at a ceremony held in the southern province of Binh Phuoc on March 1.
Competition launched to find best tour guides
A competition for tour guides in Hanoi has been launched to find outstanding tour guides before the millennium anniversary in the capital.
Tourist numbers jump during holiday
The number of visitors attracted to popular and well known Vietnamese tourist spots rose sharply during the Liberation Day holiday period, from April 30 to May 3.
Saigontourist welcomes seafaring tourists to Vietnam
The Saigontourist Travel Company welcomed 450 foreign tourists and crew who joined the five-star cruise liner “Columbus” on January 12. The ship’s passengers were predominantly German.
Island life offers a change of pace
The Cu Lao Cham (Cham islands), an isolated archipelago including eight small islands 18km off the coast of Hoi An, are a tourist spot worth discovering.