From the mid-nineteenth century, Vietnam was a French colony for a period of nearly 100 years later. Today , people still see the architectural style of the French in Hanoi, Hai Phong and Ho Chi Minh City.
Every day , in every street bakery sells baguette bread with pate. Currently, only few people have the ability to speak French, mostly older people.
Pate Bread is one of the famous dishes of the people of Vietnam.
Vietnam has experienced many wars that affected the economy. After reunification, peace was restored, the new economy is recovering. Many people in Vietnam can not be forgotten period of hardships experienced. According to estimates, there are about 3 million people in Vietnam have died in the war. Each year thousands of people injured or killed by these ordnance still lying on the ground not explode.
Several museums in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City exhibited artifacts in the War as tanks, rusty aircraft, memorable events... Visitors can tour the battlefield evil a list as Khe Sanh, Dien Bien Phu, Vinh Moc Tunnels...
With the attractiveness of Vietnam culture, the number of tourists to Vietnam increased from a few thousand people ( in 1991 ) to more than 8 million visitors ( in 2013 ).
Vietnam is considered a safe country, political stability. Tourists are not too concerned with crime or security. However , only a single point except that traffic congestion in peak hours.
About cuisine , Vietnam is an exciting destination, tourist attraction. These ingredients make the dish very fresh : vegetables picked from the garden, sea fishing and day use... Unlike Western cuisine, food Vietnam exquisite combination in the use spices, fresh herbs from the market, especially the spicy chili is unmistakable.
Each region has its excellent cuisine. The meal is a blend of cooking characteristics and preferences of the people combined with the sweet, sour, salty, crunchy, spicy and wonderful spices to create an unforgettable taste.
The Vietnam have special spices, known as " soy sauce " or " sauce ". This is the kind of spice that northern people often give to those delicious nutritious dishes like beef noodle soup. Meanwhile, the Southern people use fish sauce to add chilli curry, with coconut milk greasy. In the central region, the dish is extremely delicate process. The cuisine of Hue and Hoi An are cooking more complex and sophisticated, creating exquisite taste great.
Draught beer is the drink so great that visitors enjoy when traveling to Vietnam.
The French introduced coffee culture in Vietnam since the 50s of the XIX century and now it has become a habit of the people. Many people like to drink brewed coffee filter, then added sugar or milk depending on your preferences. This is a style taste of coffee is extremely interesting.
Van Mieu Quoc Tu Giam is one of the most amazing destinations in the capital , Hanoi.
Some famous places to visit in the capital Hanoi is Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Van Mieu Quoc Tu Giam... In addition , visitors also can not ignore the contemplation of the beautiful scenery of Ha Long Bay. You can also visit Lan Ha Bay or sailing to Bai Tu Long Bay to admire the majestic limestone mountains, pristine.
Hoi An shimmering in the brilliant light lantern.
Hue was the capital of Vietnam in 1802 - 1945, with many temples , pagodas, palaces and tombs majestic, magnificent. Among the famous scenic spots in the central town of Hoi An. Located along the coast 150 km southeast of Hue, Hoi An became tourism destination. This place is famous for roads rarely get stuck in traffic, shimmering riverfront with brilliant lanterns, rich tailor.
The specialty dish of Central Vietnam is Banh Khoai (delight cake), Banh bao , Cao Lau... The most beautiful beaches of Vietnam is located on the central strip as Bai Bau, Doc Let, the resort city - Nha Trang and Mui Ne.
The floating market in Can Tho have special attraction for visitors.
The Mekong Delta region is famous for the floating market in Can Tho. This is an exciting destination in your tours in Vietnam. Guests also have the opportunity to experience life in rural areas. Bay Thoi ( Binh Thuan, Ninh Hoa ) is one of the great options for this form of tourism. In addition , visitors also can not ignore travel to Phu Quoc Island - one of the most amazing sights in Vietnam.