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Thien Vuong Pagoda is one of the many religious sights in Vietnam that enhance the local culture and are worth a visit. Locally known as the "Chinese Pagoda", the structure is built in the typical continental architecture with edged roofs and stenciled walls. In the hall you will find three statues of the Buddha made in sandalwood and are very awe-inspiring. In the premises, is a pine forest that adds to the serenity of this pristine monastic site.
Perched high amidst hills surrounded with pine trees is the romantic Lake of Sighs. The lake is so named after a Vietnamese girl drowned herself in the anticipation of her lover. With such a legendary story associated to it,the lake is now famous as a couple's paradise. The delightful lake is calm and serene and there runs a small path across the lake. A visit to this lake is an enriching experience that is an absolute treat to your senses. Get to this attraction and enjoy the refreshing change away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Valley of Love (Thung Lũng Tình Yêu) is one of the central highlands of Vietnam, and attracts many tourists and locals because of its beautiful views and cool temperature. There is also a lovely man-made lake nearby where boating is a thriving activity. Surrounded by idyllic hill slopes, pine trees and the fresh mountain air, the valley is ideal to unwind from and is popular amongst couples for its romantic ambiance.
Few landmarks are as intricately ornamented as Linh Phuoc Pagoda. Nearly the entire structure is inlaid with glass, porcelain, and terra-cotta shards. Even the site's famed dragon statue, measuring 49 meters (160 feet), is carefully mosaicked with fragments from over 50,000 broken bottles. The pagoda also houses hundreds of statues and carvings celebrating Buddhist figures. Visitors are welcome to participate in prayer at this place of worship by writing down a wish, sticking it to the large bell on the pagoda's first floor, and chiming the bell three times.
Located at the foothills of the Prenn mountain pass, the Prenn Falls is an exotic waterfall site that attracts hordes of tourists year after year. Its cascading waters fall from a height of nearly 49 feet. The pristine pool created by the water is surrounded by beautiful flowers and pine trees. If you wish to see untouched nature in its finest form, then you must pay a visit to the Prenn Falls.
Located to the Southeast of Hoan Kiem Lake, is Hanoi's French Quarter. The main highlight of this place is its spectacular architecture. With majestic buildings and luxurious hotels and restaurants the place is a famous tourist destination. When Hanoi was occupied by the French in the 19th Century CE, they demolished a number of Vietnamese buildings and were replaced with French styled replicated villas. Visit the renowned Sofitel Metropole Legend Hotel, the Opera House, the Press Club, and various other breathe taking attractions.
The Cam Ranh Bay is one of the most beautiful water bodies that passes through the city of Nha Trang. The bay is of historical importance for its significance during the Vietnamese war. Surrounded by airport and different ports, this bay is also the commercial hub in the city. If you are touring the city, Cam Ranh Bay is a must-visit.