Spiritual tourism destinations in the northern province of Tuyen Quang attracted numerous visitors coming to pray for health and prosperity in the new year. During the first days of Lunar New Year 2019, An Vinh pagoda in Hung Thanh ward, Tuyen Quang city received thousands of visitors every day, who come to sightsee and pray for health and prosperity. Like previous years, in the festive season in early lunar new year 2019, Nguyen Thi Ngoc Mai’s family visits the spiritual tourism destination in Tuyen Quang. It’s not only an occasion for Mai to pray for good. It’s also a chance for her family to understand the cultural tradition of the locality. Tuyen Quang is home to several pagodas and temples with many of them being recognised as the nation’s relics. The pagodas are known as a holy land with stunning natural landscapes, attracting thousands of visitors during the first days of the lunar year./. … [Read more...] about Spiritual tourism destinations attract visitors
The Hanoitimes - Many South Korean travelers described an impressive experience in Vietnam, for them: “home away from home!” Vietnam opens tourism promotion office in South Korea Vietnam aims to pocket US$30 billion from tourism in 2019 The number of South Korean visitors to Vietnam in 2018 hit 3.48 million, a surge of 44.3% from a year earlier, continuing the upward trend over the past years. South Korean visitors in Vietnam Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are abuzz with Korean culture while beachside destinations like Danang, Hoi An, Nha Trang, and Phu Quoc are tailored for Korean tastes, according to both domestic and foreign media. Reasons attributed to the surge in South Korean visitors are as follows. Firstly, geographical proximity. It takes average five hours to get to Vietnam from South Korea. The short distance is a favorable condition for young people who can save time to enjoy their vacation in the country of both modern and … [Read more...] about Why is Vietnam so attractive to South Korean visitors?
After being put into operation earlier this year, Da Nang’s Son Tra night market has become a popular destination, attracting thousands of locals and tourists coming to shop. However, to become a noteworthy tourism product, the market needs more highlights and interesting activities. With its convenient location, the Son Tra night market and pedestrian street has become a hot spot, attracting tourists and locals to the venue, especially during weekends. Every night, the market welcomes up to 1,000 visitors who come to shop and sightsee. Many people have praised that the market is well-aired and clean, with a clear source of products at reasonable prices. However, the market has not yet met visitors’ demand. Among over 150 shops at the market, locally manufactured products are still modest compared to fashion, cosmetics, and imported product shops. In the time ahead, the night market will be opening an additional 100 shops in order to diversify goods and … [Read more...] about Danang’s night market needs boost to attract tourists
Summer is coming and it's about time to start planning your holiday. A vacation can be the highlight of your summer, but if you're still struggling with your itinerary, allow us to give you some ideas. Ha Long Bay Photo by VnExpress/Quy Doan Ha Long Bay never fails to attract tourists thanks to its stunning natural beauty and temperate climate. During the hottest days of the year, it's best to embark on a cruise sailing among countless spectacular rock formations rising above the clear water to Lan Ha Bay, kayaking through caves to hidden lagoons and swimming from white, sandy beaches. The Ha Long Carnival 2018, under the theme "Ha Long – Heritage, Wonder – Friendly Destination" will kick off on April 28 with music, art performances and fireworks shows. And for all those reasons, Ha Long Bay should absolutely be put on your go-to list this summer. Sa Pa Photo by Minh Khuong Sa Pa has long been a favorite among locals during the summer thanks to its cool mountain … [Read more...] about The top 5 destinations for your summer escape in Vietnam
(VEN) - Going to pagodas and temples early in the lunar year is a Vietnamese tradition. Like many other localities nationwide, Nghe An Province has many pagodas and temples that attract visitors, one of which is the Con Temple in Phuong Can Village, Quynh Phuong Commune, Hoang Mai Town. The Con Temple is one of four sacred temples in Nghe An Province. It was built nearly 800 years ago for the worship of the four mother goddesses. The site comprises an inner and outer temple. Its location by the seaside and adjacent to mountains makes for a picturesque backdrop. Though not very large, the temple is where special cultural and historical values converge, making it a sacred place for people to pray for peace and good luck. Tourists to the site can admire 142 precious artifacts and 28 stone and wooden statues from the Le Dynasty. Kings of the Tran Dynasty regularly visited the temple and some renowned poets, including Nguyen Du and Le Huu Trac, composed their works inspired by the … [Read more...] about Con Temple: A spiritual tourism destination