Crocodile-shaped cave in limestone mount
Kien Luong District and Ha Tien Town in Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang are famous for their many historical and cultural relics as well as caves.
Vietnam’s water puppeteers perform in France
Vietnam’s water puppeteers will give 40 shows in 10 cities of France from Jan. 15 to March 21, 2012, said Deputy Director of the Vietnam Water Puppet Theatre Nguyen Tien Dung.
Record huge ceramic dragons set up on West Lake
The 35m long ceramic dragons, which were registered for the Vietnam Book of Records, were moved and set up on West Lake, Hanoi, on January 3 to celebrate the Lunar New Year Festival.
Northern most province receives 330,000th visitor
The northern most Ha Giang province welcomed the 330,000th international visitor in the last day of 2011, marking a successful year of its tourism sector.
Record number of international visitors to Hanoi
The number of international arrivals to Hanoi reached nearly 1.9 million in 2011, a year-on-year increase of 11 percent, according to the capital city’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Flower festival to add colour to Tet
The Phu My Hung Spring Flower Festival this year hopes to bring a richer assortment of blossoms to attract more residents and visitors during the Lunar New Year holiday.
Gastronomy festival takes place in HCM City
The Ho Chi Minh Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism is hosting a gastronomy festival entitled “Taste of the world” from Dec. 26, 2011- Jan. 1, 2012, giving visitors a vivid picture of gastronomic culture from many countries around the world.
Tourists discover nature on trek through national park
Nui Chua National Park, in the central province of Ninh Thuan, is considered "a desert" thanks to its dry conditions and low rainfall.
Tourism promotion launched in HCM City
The second campaign to vote for “Ho Chi Minh City-the 100 interesting things” was launched by the municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism on December 17.
Concert gala marks Vietnam-Korea diplomatic ties
Many well-known artists from the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Vietnam will attend the Korea-Vietnam Chamber Concert at the Hanoi Opera House on December 17 to mark the 19th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries.