Ten best places to visit in Southeast Asia

Thursday, september 27, 2018 15:05

(QNO) - Hoi An ancient town and My Son Sanctuary (Quang Nam province, Viet Nam ) are among ten attractive Southeast Asian tourist destinations with cultural and historical values recognized by UNESCO.

Hoi An ancient town. Photo: Vũ Phạm Văn @Culture Trip
Hoi An ancient town. Photo: Vũ Phạm Văn @Culture Trip

Hoi An (in Quang Nam province) was one of the busiest trade centers in Vietnam in the 16th century. Up to now, more than thousand of ancient architectural monuments including streets, buildings, club-houses, pagodas, temples, family’s workship houses, wells, tombs have been intactly preserved.

The architectures show Vietnamese traditional art and cultural integration with Asian and Western countries. Living habits and customs, rituals, cultural activities, beliefs as well as traditional dishes have been kept here for centuries. So, Hoi An is an attractive destination to domestic and foreign tourists.

My Son Sanctuary in Quang Nam province. Photo:motthegioi
My Son Sanctuary in Quang Nam province. Photo:motthegioi

My Son Sanctuary in Quang Nam province is a complex of religious temples in Central Vietnam that was built by Champa dynasty between 7th and 13th centuries.

The rest on the list  by Trip Savvy are Hue (Central Vietnam), Angkor Wat (Cambodia), Luang Prabang (Laos), Borobudur & Prambanan (Indonesia), Ayutthaya (Thailand), Melaka & George Town (Malaysia), Banaue terraced fields and temples in Philippines, Botanical Garden in Singapore, a pagoda in Sri Ksetra, Pyu ancient city in Myanmar.

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