Vietnam: Our Top 15 Highlights

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The best MARCO POLO Highlights

HA LONG BAY

A picture postcard scene of white limestone islands and blue sea

OLD HANOI

A journey back in time to the halcyon days of the craft guilds

VAN MIEU

The huge Temple of Literature complex in Hanoi is a splendid example of Confucian architecture

SAPA

This idyllic spot in the mountains of the northwest has become a popular tourist attraction

DALAT

When the cherry trees are in blossom, lovers come flocking to what used to be a summer retreat for the French colonialists

CHAM MUSEUM

Amazing artefacts from the Cham era displayed with loving care in Da Nang

MARBLE MOUNTAINS

Ascend to Buddha – caving and an incredible panorama included

MY SON

A visit to the temple ruins, once the Cham's most important religious shrine, is a must

HOI AN

A delightful little town with beautiful Chinese assembly halls and clan houses

HUE CITADEL

The impressive residence of the former Nguyen rulers brings the Imperial era back to life

CHUA NGOC HOANG

Devotees come to this mysterious pagoda in Saigon to worship the Taoist Jade Emperor

BOAT TRIP ON THE MEKONG DELTA

Canals, temples and markets – an expedition from My Tho along the waterways of this fascinating river delta

CAO DAI TEMPLE

The Cao Dai sect's Holy See in Tay Ninh is a bizarre, yet impressive mix of cathedral, mosque and pagoda. Visitors can watch the prayer ceremony from the balcony

MUI NE

A 16km (10 mi) long beach, fishing boats and a hint of the Sahara desert – Mui Ne has taken over from Nha Trang as Vietnam‘s top beach resort

PHU QUOC

Robinson Crusoe island with a dense jungle, cocktail bars and idyllic sunset beaches


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