Top 10 spiritual tourist attractions in Vietnam

(VOV) -The Vietnam Book of Records (Vietkings) has announced the top 10 spiritual destinations that attract a large number of domestic and foreign tourists. 1. The Mot Cot Pagoda The Mot Cot Pagoda (one pillar pagoda), which was built on a 4m high pillar with a diameter of 1.2m in Hanoi in 1049, is recognised as the most architecturally unique. The temple was built by … [Read more...]

Smuggled Thai products outplay Vietnam goods in Mekong Delta markets

Thai-made products of all kinds - from cosmetics, detergents, clothes and footwear to rice, food and motorbike parts - have become necessities for many visitors and pilgrims to the Mekong Delta province of An Giang, in southern Vietnam. Thai products are more durable, of high quality, and have eye-catching designs, while their prices are only slightly more expensive than … [Read more...]

Top attractions in Vietnam worth every visit

The Hanoitimes - The top 45 most attractive destinations in Vietnam were choosen by by travel companies, Vietnam Record Association and domestic and foreign tourists with the view of seeking and promoting the country's fastinating tourism site. The Top 45 list include Top 5 ancient temples with the oldest education in Vietnam, Top 10 islands with natural beauty, Top 10 … [Read more...]

Top 45 attractive destinations in Viet Nam announced

Guinness Vietnam has announced the top 45 most attractive destinations in Viet Nam, selected during the itinerary of seeking and promoting the country's fastinating hotspots by travel companies, Viet Nam Record Association and domestic and foreign tourists. The Top 45 list include Top 5 ancient temples with the oldest education in Viet Nam, Top 10 islands with natural beauty, … [Read more...]

Top 45 attractive destinations in Vietnam announced

Tourists visiting the Temple of Literature (Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam), one of the ancient temples with the oldest education in Vietnam. (CPV) - Guinness Vietnam has announced the top 45 most attractive destinations in Vietnam, selected during the itinerary of seeking and promoting the country's fastinating hotspots by travel companies, Vietnam Record Association and domestic … [Read more...]

Strengthening investment in tourism development in Mekong Delta

(TITC) - According to Mekong Delta Tourism Association, in 2014, the region's localities have actively invested in tourism development, contributing to attracting more international and domestic tourists. Tien Giang invests VND 430 billion in tourism development In 2014, Tien Giang invests VND 430 billion to develop tourism. Being endowed with favorable natural … [Read more...]

Art & Entertainment News Headlines 22/5

Stunning photographs show off central region One hundred and twenty-five photographs capturing sea, landscapes, cultural activities and people in central region provinces are on display for the public in Quang Binh Province. The photographs were selected from among 1,240 entries submitted by 200 photographers, who are based in the provinces of Thua Thien-Hue, Quang Tri, … [Read more...]

Temple festival opens in Mekong Delta

The Ba Chua Xu Temple Festival opened in An Giang Province's Chau Doc town May 21. A view of the Ba Chua Xu Temple (Photo: SGGP) The biggest folk festival in the Mekong Delta, held annually from the 23rd of the fourth lunar month, will see a parade of the deity Ba Chua, known as Lady of the Realm, a washing rite, kylin and dragon dances, traditional music performances, a boat … [Read more...]

Delta holds national temple festival

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of An Giang will hold Ba Chua Xu Temple Festival, a national festival, on May 21-25. The festival, which is organised from the 23th to 27th of the fourth lunar month every year, honours Ba Chua Xu (the local tutelary goddess), whose temple is located at the foot of Sam Mountain in Chau Doc Town. The event has five solemn ceremonies, … [Read more...]

Capitalising on Tourism Potential

Undoubtedly, An Giang has the most potential for tourism development in the Mekong Delta. The province is home to many ethnic groups with various unique cultural features. With a diverse, rich culture, An Giang province has many festivals which are organised throughout the year, with the most famous being Ba Chua Xu Temple Festival and Bay Nui Cow Racing Festival. An Giang … [Read more...]