Top 10 Reasons Why Vietnam is Famous?


Do you know why Vietnam is famous in the whole world? Located in the continent of Asia, Vietnam is a country of forests and beaches with unique S-like shape. Thanks to the long coastal line from north to south, it has famous beaches. Coming to Vietnam, travelers have chances to witness incredible things they have never seen before, both in terms of natural scenery and long-standing culture.

In other words, it is no coincidence that Vietnam is one of the favorite destinations of tourists all over the world. Let’s find out why this beautiful country attracts thousands of arrivals on a yearly basis.

Magnificent landscape

Why Vietnam is famous? Vietnam has the biggest cave on the Earth - Son Doong cave
Discover Son Doong – the largest cave on Earth

Vietnam has numerous impressive natural landscapes gaining worldwide popularity. As of 2014, Vietnam has eighteen places recognized by UNESCO World Heritage Sites. They include two natural heritages (Halong Bay and Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park), five cultural heritages (the relics center of Thang Long Citadel – Hanoi, Ho dynasty citadel, Hue ancient imperial complex, Hoi An Ancient Town, and My Son temple tower), one mixed heritage (Trang An landscape complex), and other cultural heritage.

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Tasty foods

Eating Vietnamese food
Eating Vietnamese food in Vietnam brings exciting feelings

Are you a fan of Vietnamese food? For instance, Pho Hung on Spadina – Toronto, Nam Son near Bowery – New York, and Paris’s Le Lotus Blanc in Bourgogne, do you love all of them? However, although they are good, they can never be as real as the food served in Vietnam.

In Vietnam, it is unnecessary to visit luxurious restaurants to enjoy traditional cuisine. The foods are sold in eateries at almost every corner on the street. In addition to noodles and bread, some specialties are only available in this land and recognized by the world including Hue beef noodles, spring rolls, pancakes, etc. Especially, there are many typical dishes with unique tastes in different regions. In short, Vietnamese cuisine is very rich and diverse.

Vietnamese coffee

Egg coffee
Yeah! A cup of Vietnamese Egg coffee perfects your morning

Forget the famous coffee brands such as Starbucks once you come to Vietnam! Let’s come and enjoy Vietnamese coffee. Many foreign visitors get surprised at the large number of café along the streets. Right, the local people like having a cup of coffee before work in the early morning. They often meet and chat with their colleagues here.

There are two popular kinds of coffee including traditional coffee or iced milk coffee. The passionate aroma of coffee is a thing that draws the footsteps of visitors to Vietnam.

Friendly People

Vietnamese children with smile
Friendly Vietnamese people left an everlasting impression on visitors

According to a survey by HSBC International Bank, Vietnam is the second most friendly place in the world for foreigners to settle and work. In addition, Hubpages travel page also emphasized: “Vietnam is a typical Southeast Asian country in enthusiasm. The tourists are always amazed by the hospitality of the local people. In particular, the smile is a typical Vietnamese gesture.

A Diverse Culture

Vietnamese Tet holiday
Vietnamese people gather together during Tet Holidays

Vietnam possesses an immensely rich tangible and intangible heritage. In addition to the wonderful natural landscapes and friendly people, Vietnam is also a historical place that visitors are excited to learn about.

What is more, with the traditional festivals, visitors can experience and immerse themselves in the local atmosphere of celebrations. Recently, cultural travel is trending tourism in Vietnam. There are many cultural tours such as trips to traditional craft villages, food cultural tourism, tours in rural areas. From that, travelers have memorable moments in the peaceful countryside.

Affordable cost

Besides great landscapes and cuisine, Vietnam is an ideal destination because of its affordable prices.

On the other hand, Vietnam is also suitable for settlement. Only with an amount of 400-800 USD/month (about 9-18 million VND), it is possible to rent a comfortable apartment in big cities with well-equipped furniture. Meanwhile, with the same amount, in smaller areas, you can rent a whole house for a family.

The most incredible beaches

Ninh Van Bay, Nha Trang
The stunning Ninh Van Bay in Nha Trang

Vietnam is well-known for many of the most beautiful and charming beaches in the world. For example, My Khe Beach in Da Nang, or Mui Ne, Nha Trang, and Phu Quoc in the south, etc. Visitors are often interested in some activities including sunbathing and water sports. Besides, you can enjoy the delicious seafood dishes here.

Unique travel experience

O Quy Ho Pass
The breathtaking O Quy Ho Pass in the North of Vietnam

Compared to Asian countries such as Thailand or Malaysia, Vietnam is still a sought-after destination. Some areas in Vietnam have not urbanized yet. Therefore, it is quite pristine and suitable for visitors to find strange feelings.

Coming to the mountainous areas in the north, staying with an ethnic family, and seeing the sunrise at the peak are appealing activities that help you eye-witness the magnificent landscapes in Vietnam.

If you want to relax in a quiet place, Hoi An Ancient Town with old quarters is a preferable choice. In case you are a fan of water sports, Mui Ne should be a great destination.

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Can Gio mangrove forest
Can Gio Mangrove Forest is one of the top venues for nature lovers

Ecotourism is a form of tourism that contributes significantly to the general development of the “smokeless industry” in Vietnam. The good news is that people have become more aware of natural protection in recent years. Because they love to be closer to nature, they tend to spend on eco-tours.

Besides foreigners, such Vietnamese people from crowded areas often go to these places for sightseeing or relaxation. In the future, when human life becomes more and more modern and highly dependent on technology, it is inevitable that ecotourism will also strongly develop to help people balance their lives. Hence, it is an ideal choice for a family of any range of ages.

Vietnam also has a variety of eco-destinations such as the Mekong Delta – Cat Be Floating Market, Marble Mountain and Son Tra Peninsula in Danang, Can Gio Mangrove Forest, etc.

Exciting adventure travel

Diving in Phu Quoc Islands
Phu Quoc Island – One of the best places for diving in Vietnam

Adventure tourism is one of the types attracting the youth now. How about visiting a country with over half of hilly terrain, an intertwined river system, many beautiful caves, and more than 3,000 km of coastline?

The most appropriate types of adventure tourism are walking, climbing, diving, windsurfing, parachuting, motor racing, boat racing, etc. With majestic natural landscapes, northern mountainous regions and central highlands are great places for adventurous visitors in Vietnam.

Wrapping Up

After all, if you are looking for a strange destination with lots of fun and interesting experiences, Vietnam is a good choice. Don’t worry! You are guaranteed a memorable trip once coming to Vietnam. I am sure that it will be a pity if you miss this country! This is the reason why Vietnam is famous.


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