Van Mieu (The Temple of Literature) was constructed in 1070 during Ly Thanh Tong’s dynasty. Its original purpose was to honor Confucius. In 1076, the first university of Vietnam called Quoc Tu Giam (The Imperial Academy), was established within this temple by Emperor Ly Nhan Tong. That’s the reason why the complex has the name
There is a wide variety of Vietnamese food waiting for you to taste. This food trip may take you several days to discover all food throughout three regions of the country. But first, let’s start with our must-try list below: Rice noodle soup-Phở Pho (rice noodle soup) a typical dish of Hanoi people, has been existing
Thien Mu Pagoda, Nha Trang, Phu Quoc … are among most favorite destinations voted by international travelers on Touropia. 1. Ha Long Bay Located in the West of the Gulf of Tonkin, Ha Long bay covers an area of 1.553 km square, includes 1.969 islands, almost are limestone islands. This place enchants travelers by its
Sapa is one of those destinations that draw the most visitors in Vietnam. No matter when you go, Sapa is always ready to welcome travelers with its year-around beautiful natural landscapes and as well as kind warm-hearted locals. Spring Just like spring in other mountainous town, Sapa has comfortably warm weather with temperature falling between
Located 300km northward of Danang, Quang Binh is the meeting point of diverse culture and battlefield of the two national wars. Therefore, it holds many historical relics as well as cultural heritages from different periods. Quang Binh has typical North Central features, is homeland of diverse ethnicities, which contributes to its unique culture. With its
If you have been in Hanoi for long days already and did make the most of exploring this city, there are still many attractive destinations near Hanoi area waiting for you to come and discover. Let take some days out of Hanoi to discover the real life of Vietnamese Northern citizens.