Vietnam is a beautiful country with a long coastline from north to south, each region has a different beauty and its own mark. The North is a large land with many historical and cultural values of the nation. This is also considered as a tourist paradise because of the amazing beauty that nature bestows, a beauty that few places can compare.
Let’s explore the unique cultural beauty as well as the spectacular natural beauty through the top 5 most enchanting destinations in the North of Vietnam with SILA Urban Living serviced apartments!
1. Hanoi capital – The beauty of a thousand years of civilization
Hanoi – The capital is more than 1,000 years old, famous for its long history, wealthiness in identity and traditional culture. The center of the city is an old quarter which is full of characteristics and quintessence of Hanoi culture with 36 streets where each street is a craft village. The streets, houses, corners are bold in the style of Vietnamese ancient architecture mixed with French colonial architecture which create a very Marvellous charm. Through many ups and downs of history, this place still retains many intact architectures as in the beginning. It can be said that the old quarter indeed is the soul of the city.
Beside the tourist attractions such as Quoc Tu Giam Temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem lake, Ho Tay lake, One Pillar Pagoda… Visitors also can enjoy delicious Hanoi cuisine which is rich in flavours, delicate but frugal.
Different from the dynamic bustle of another major city in Vietnam, Saigon, Hanoi is less crowded and often exudes a gentle and romantic atmosphere which is present in every corner, brilliant flower loads and quiet lakes here. Come and experience the essence that nature has gifted this land.
2. Sapa – A natural masterpiece from terraced fields
Located at the highest position in the North, Sapa all year round is covered with hazy clouds creating a fanciful beautiful picture. Visitors coming here can enjoy the fresh air, the simple tranquillity of the Northwestern land, the wild but breathtaking beauty of nature, the terraced rice fields stretching to the horizon and the majestic Fansipan mountain. Besides famous attractions such as Stone Church, Muong Hoa valley, ancient rocks field, Silver waterfall, Cat Cat village, Ham Rong mountain, the beauty of culture and cuisine of the mountainous ethnic groups here is also extremely unique with its own identity.
The best time to come to Sapa is in December when the weather is quite cold, there can be fog and clouds spreading all over the way, it sometimes snows. You will feel like you are immersed in fairy tales while watching the sea of clouds here. Sapa is truly the place for lovers of nature and its wild beauty.
You cannot help falling in love with Sapa, once you come there. You definitely want to come back to Sapa many more times.
3. Ha Giang – Magnificent dance of the highland roads.
Ha Giang is not only beautiful by its majestic scenery, endless winding roads, but also adorned by Buckwheat fields that create beautiful picture of magical colours.
Every season in Ha Giang is beautiful but the most beautiful one is in October because Buckwheat flowers are blooming everywhere. Ha Giang wears a colourful outfit every time the Buckwheat season returns, visitors will freely experience and enjoy the majestic but also romantic scenery of the highland. The sights that cannot be missed in your Ha Giang travel are Heaven Gate, Quan Ba Mountain, Dong Van Rock Plateau, Lung Cu Flagpole, Ma Pi Leng Pass
Ha Giang is definitely a promising tourist destination which is captivating every step of the visitors.
4. Ninh Binh – Wonderful ink wash painting of Vietnam nature
Ninh Binh is blessed by nature with the beautiful “green mountain, blue water” with many interesting sights such as Tam Coc – Bich Dong caves, Trang An, Cuc Phuong National Park which create a very gentle and loving but no less majestic panorama.
This place is not only famous for its beautiful landscapes, but also a land of rich history and culture with 1,499 ranked historical relics such as Hoa Lu ancient capital, Phat Diem stone church complex, Bai Dinh pagoda. And especially, the Trang An scenic complex has been recognized by UNESCO as a World Natural and Cultural Heritage.
The beautiful landscapes, the long history, the unique culture and the specialties of this masterful land will surely leave many unforgettable impressions in the hearts of visitors.
5. Halong Bay – One of the 7 natural wonders of the world
Halong Bay has many beautiful landscapes, diverse fauna and flora, with great archaeological and geological significance associated with cultural and historical values.
Halong Bay is surrounded by hundreds of islands, limestone islands with a unique system of rocky mountains and caves. Halong Bay is the pride of Vietnam tourism when recognized by UNESCO as one of the 29 most beautiful bays in the world and one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Looking down from above, Ha Long Bay is like a vivid stone painting and extremely splendid.
Halong Bay is truly one of the biggest tourist attractions in Vietnam. It is also a place where you can enjoy swimming on beautiful pristine beaches, going kayaking on blue waters, exploring towering rocky mountains on the islands and having fresh local seafood dishes while watching the beautiful sunset or sunrise.
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