Attractions

Top Choice National Park in North-Central Vietnam

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Designated a Unesco World Heritage Site in 2003, the remarkable Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park contains the oldest karst mountains in Asia, formed approximately 400 million years ago. Riddled with hundreds of cave …
Top Choice Cave in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Hang Son Doong

Hang Son Doong (Mountain River Cave) is known as the world's largest cave, and is one of the most spectacular sights in Southeast Asia. The government approved (very restricted) access to the cave system in June 201…
Top Choice Historic Building in Hoi An

Tan Ky House

Built two centuries ago by an ethnically Vietnamese family, this gem of a house has been lovingly preserved through seven generations. Look out for signs of Japanese and Chinese influences on the architecture. Japan…
Top Choice Historic Site in Hue

Imperial Enclosure

The Imperial Enclosure is a citadel-within-a-citadel, housing the emperor’s residence, temples and palaces, and the main buildings of state, within 6m-high, 2.5km-long walls. What’s left is only a fraction of the or…
Top Choice Bridge in Hoi An

Japanese Covered Bridge

This beautiful little bridge is emblematic of Hoi An. A bridge was first constructed here in the 1590s by the Japanese community to link it with the Chinese quarters. Over the centuries the ornamentation has remaine…
Top Choice Historic Site in Demilitarised Zone

Vinh Moc Tunnels

A highly impressive complex of tunnels, Vinh Moc is the remains of a coastal North Vietnamese village that literally went underground in response to unremitting American bombing. More than 90 families disappeared in…
Top Choice Cave in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Tu Lan Cave

The Tu Lan cave trip begins with a countryside hike, then a swim (with headlamps and life jackets) through two spectacular river caves, before emerging in an idyllic valley. Then there's more hiking through dense fo…
Top Choice Cave in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Hang En

This gigantic cave is very close to Hang Son Doong, and both featured in a National Geographic photographic spread in 2011. Getting here involves a trek through dense jungle, valleys and the Ban Doong minority villa…
Top Choice Bridge in Danang

Dragon Bridge

Welcome to the biggest show in town every Saturday and Sunday night. At 9pm, this impressive dragon sculpture spouts fire and water from its head near the Han River's eastern bank. The best observation spots are the…
Top Choice Buddhist Temple in Hue

Thien Mu Pagoda

Built on a hill overlooking the Song Huong (Perfume River), 4km southwest of the Citadel, this pagoda is an icon of Vietnam and as potent a symbol of Hue as the Citadel. The 21m-high octagonal tower, Thap Phuoc Duye…