Vietnam Travel Guide

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Buzzing cities, world-class cuisine, dramatic landscapes, and rich biodiversity give Vietnam a distinct character: from the capital city of Hanoi up north, to Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta down south. One of Southeast Asia's most resilient peoples, the Vietnamese have absorbed noticeable influence from their massive northern neighbor China as well as their former colonizer France. Echoes of the Vietnam War (known here as the American War) still reverberate, but for the most part Vietnam is too busy looking forward to dwell on the past.

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Vietnam Hotels

Fodor's local writers visit every hotel we recommend. Look for our discerning Fodor's Choice picks or search by price and location.

Restaurants

Vietnam Restaurants

Find the best Vietnam restaurants in every price category with our top picks.

Things To Do

Things To Do in Vietnam

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.

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Vietnam Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go to Vietnam

    Indochina is Alive and Well. Bite into crisp baguettes while lazing under scalloped yellow café awnings and sipping coffee that's been elevated... Read more

  • Flavors of Vietnam

    Rice noodles and fresh vegetables aside, the food in Vietnam varies dramatically between the northern, central, and southern regions. Fresh herbs... Read more

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