Quang Nam: two among 30 most beautiful destinations in Vietnam


(QNO) - Vietnam is voted as one of the most beautiful countries in Asia by CNN. Two among 30 best destinations in Vietnam belongs to Quang Nam. They are Thu Bon river and Hoi An city.

Boating on the Thu Bon
Boating on the Thu Bon

The Thu Bon is the border between Dai Loc and Duy Xuyen districts of Quang Nam province. It rises from Ngoc Linh mountain (Kon Tum province) and empties into the South China Sea through Cua Dai beach in Hoi An city. Thu Bon basin (covering an area of 10,350 km2) is the largest river basin in Vietnam.

Hoi An city
Hoi An city

Hoi An is one of the most impressive destinations in Vietnam. It was recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999. Along with the ancient quarter, festivals, traditional craft villages and its cultural diversity are attractive to visitors.

A corner of the Hoi An ancient quarter (contentedtraveller.com)
A corner of the Hoi An ancient quarter (contentedtraveller.com)
Lanterns in Hoi An (denlongvn.com)
Lanterns in Hoi An (denlongvn.com)

Besides the Thu Bon river and Hoi An city of Quang Nam province, 28 other destinations on the list of the best destinations in Vietnam are including:

Son Doong Cave (Quang Binh province)

Sapa (Lao Cai province),

Can Tho city

Vinpearl cable car (Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province)

Phu Quoc island (Kien Giang province)

Son Tra Nature Reserve (Da Nang city)

Dong Van Karst Plateau (Ha Giang province)

Cao Dai Holy See (Tay Ninh province)

Da Dia reef (Phu Yen province)

Hanoi Opera House (Hanoi city)

National Highway 14D (a connection between Sapa and Lai Chau province)

Than Uyen rice terraced fields (Lai Chau province)

Ghost town in An Bang fishing village (Thua Thien-Hue)

Ha Long Bay (Quang Ninhh province)

Con Dao islands (Ba Ria-Vung Tau province)

Ban Gioc Falls (Cao Bang province)

Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica (Ho Chi Minh city)

Dalat (Lam Dong province)

Jungle Beach (Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa province)

Trang An (Ninh Binh province)

Linh Phuoc Pagoda (Dalat city)

Hue Citadel (Thua Thien-Hue)

Cat Ba island (Hai Phong province)

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park (Quang Binh province)

Bac Son valley (Lang Son province)

Tomb of Khai Dinh (Thua Thien – Hue)

Cuc Phuong National Park (Ninh Binh province).