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Famous places in Vietnam

Van Phuc Silk Village

Being a beautiful country in the South East Asia, Vietnam attracts tourists all over the world for its rich culture, fresh atmosphere, hospitable people as well as a wide variety of places of interest it has to offer.

Van Phuc silk village

Van Phuc Silk Village

Van Phuc Silk Village – source: trekkingtravel.com.vn

Located about 10km to the southwest of Hanoi Old Quarter, right on the bank of Nhue River, Van Phuc silk village is famous throughout this country for its traditional weaving and reward standard silk products. Being over 1,200 years old, Van Phuc is honored to be regarded as the most long term silk village producing the best silk in Vietnam. Indochina holidays in Vietnam

Coming to Van Phuc village, travelers will be overwhelmed by extraordinary method of an old aged village in the north of Vietnam with giant banyan tree, communal house, pure well together with the sound of power-looms every corner you go. Setting your pace on the large road in Van Phuc, you will easily get a feeling of being lost in the world of silk with numerous products like ties, crafts, shirts and dresses, etc produced from silk available in the village.

The unique enchantment of Van Phuc Ha Dong silk was a strong inspiration for many Vietnamese songs, poems and movies, for example, the movie The White Silk Dress, one of the most interesting Vietnamese movies.

Ba Dinh Square

Ba Dinh Square

Ba Dinh Square – source: commons.wikimedia.org

Situated next to the Ho Chi Minh complex, Ba Dinh square is a place where many significant national historical events in modern history occur. Originally constructed by French colony and called as Round Point Pugininer, this square is a place where Ho Chi Minh President read the Vietnam Independence Declaration on September 2nd, 1945 – now Vietnam National Day.

That historical moment took place with the attention of representatives from all social classes, including workers, youth, educators, soldiers cheering over the unity and independence of this country. 24 years later, it was also the place where they held the funeral of Ho Chi Minh. Then the in-power Vietnamese government decided that Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum to be have been built on the square so that Vietnamese people can remember the national hero forever.

Thu Le Zoo

Interesting activity at Thu Le Zoo

Interesting activity at Thu Le Zoo – source: mapio.net

Covering an enormous area of 29 hectares, Thu Le Zoo which is surrounded by lush green grasses and an exquisite collection of tree, small plants and flowers is an ideal place for walking tour. Thanks to the advantage, the popular park provides travelers leisure glimpse together with a great chance to enjoy fresh air and magnificent landscape. Many photographers also vote the site as their source of innovation.

Containing of five exhibition areas, the zoo is now featuring 40 animal houses with over 600 animals of over 100 species. Among them, 40 species are listed in Vietnam Red Book and many are presents from America and Australia as well as other continents like Europe and Africa. Indo-Chinese tigers, lions, leopards, elephants, and hippos are some precious animals preserved here.

Besides admiring these outstanding scenery and animals, travelers can also join in many energetic outdoor activities that the park provides such as swan boat driving along 6 hectares of the lakes which is the best chance for you to have the most romantic time with your partners.

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