Top 10 most beautiful places in Southern Vietnam

In southern Vietnam, the scenery is peaceful and the climate soothing. Travelling southern Vietnam, visitors will have been seduced due to its beauty: relaxing beaches, rolling hills, a network of waterways with floating markets, misty highlands and bustling hip Ho Chi Minh. Southern Vietnam is often characterized as relaxed, food heaven and friendly people .

1. Ho Chi Minh City

What makes Ho Chi Minh city a must-see when traveling to Southern Vietnam is the fabulous mixture of modern and ancient sites, all next to each other. Aside from the temples scattered around town, the city is packed with examples of French colonial architecture: the theater, the Notre Dame cathedral, the Central Post Office etc. The city is also crowded with high modern buildings such as Sai Gon Center, Bitexco Tower, Vietcombank Tower …

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-A building of Coffee shop on Nguyen Hue street. By: @mr.ocsen
A building of Coffee shop on Nguyen Hue street. By: @mr.ocsen

 

Nearly, Landmark 81 is recognized as the tallest building in Vietnam, the tallest completed building in Southeast Asia as of July, 2018 and the 14th tallest building in the world. It is advisable to visit the following places: Independence Palace, Ben Thanh Market, War Remnants Museum, Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Museum of Vietnamese History, Jade Emperor Pagoda, Binh Quoi tourist village, etc.

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-Landmark 81 is the highest building in Vietnam. By: Collection
Landmark 81 is the highest building in Vietnam. By: Đông Giang

 

Especially, Cu Chi Tunnels is about 30 to 40 minutes outside of Ho Chi Minh City by car, which is an interesting place providing visitors unforgettable experiences.The tunnels are part of the huge network of communication tunnels built by the Vietcong during the Vietnam War to evade American soldiers.

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-Cu Chi tunnels is an interesting place attracting many visitors. By : @iv_onn
Cu Chi tunnels is an interesting place attracting many visitors. By : @iv_onn

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-Binh Quoi tourist village in Ho Chi Minh city. By: @suehoang8
Binh Quoi tourist village in Ho Chi Minh city. By: @suehoang8

2. Tay Ninh

Tay Ninh town is the capital of Tay Ninh province, serves as the headquarters of one of Vietnam’s most intriguing indigenous religions, Cao Dai. The Cao Dai Great Temple at the sect’s Holy See is one of Asia’s most unusual and astonishing structures. Coming to there, visitors can explore Tay Ninh Holy See, Dau Tieng pool or Moc Bai border to explore Tay Ninh province, Ba Den mountain area with many other mountains like Pig mountain (Nui Heo), Phoenix Mountain (Nui Phung) and variety of caves through the mountains, such as Thanh Long Cave, Ong Ho Cave, Ba Co Cave, Ba Tuan Cave, etc. .

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-Cao Dai temple
Cao Dai temple is a rococo extravaganza blending the dissonant architectural motifs of a French church, a Chinese temple and an Islamic mosque. By: Dương Vĩnh Tuyên

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-From Ba Den Mountain, visitors can see beautiful sight of Tay Ninh. By: Nguyễn Duy Tùng
From Ba Den Mountain, visitors can see beautiful sight of Tay Ninh. By: Nguyễn Duy Tùng

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-On the top of Ba Den Mountain. By: Nguyễn Duy Tùng
On the top of Ba Den Mountain. By: Nguyễn Duy Tùng

 

3. Vung Tau

Ba Ria – Vung Tau is a coastal province in Southeast Vietnam, which is located in the southern key economic and tourism of Ho Chi Minh City. Ba Ria – Vung Tau province is a large tourist center. It has over 100km seashore with beautiful beaches, peaceful pagodas as well as many lakes and thermal springs, etc. If visitors are looking for vitamin sea or need a quick escape from busy life, Vung Tau travel is the ideal destination. Sandy beach and many coastal activities to make this an ideal weekend destination for anyone.

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-climbing up to Vung Tau’s giant Christ the King Statue is a highlight for many Vietnamese vacationers.
Climbing up to Vung Tau’s giant Christ the King Statue is a highlight for many Vietnamese vacationers. By: @Tracy

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-Hon Ba ( Ba island) from a view in Nghinh Phong Cape. By: Huỳnh Ngọc Nhật Hạ
Hon Ba ( Ba island) from a view in Nghinh Phong Cape. By: Huỳnh Ngọc Nhật Hạ

 

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam- A road is in the foot of Big Mountain
A road is in the foot of Big Mountain. By: @Lephuong1335.

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-Bai Nhat beach, Con Dao island, Vietnam . By: Butbi45
Bai Nhat beach, Con Dao island, Vietnam . By: Butbi45

4. Long An

Coming to Long An, in addition to enjoying the natural scenery, the unique culture of indigenous people, visitors also enjoy delicious food. Visitors can see melaleuca forests in Tan Lap floating village whose aroma attracts herds of bees, and immense ponds of lotuses showing their beauty in sunlight. There are many rare animals such as herons, red cranes, turtles, snakes, and many more. Tan Lap floating village is an enchanted patch of wetland where melaleuca trees rise from the black, swampy waters creating charming corridors through which canoes glide and raised walkways wind.

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-The road leads to melaleuca forest in Tan Lap floating market. By: Hoang Than
The road leads to melaleuca forest in Tan Lap floating market. By: Hoang Than

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-In Melaleuca forest. By: @applekwonn
In melaleuca forest. By: @applekwonn

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-Long An in floating season. By: Huong Son Pham Le
Long An in floating season. By: Huong Son Pham Le

 

5. Dong Thap

Dong Thap is a suitable place for eco-tourism with lotus fields, fruit garden, stork garden and paddy fields. It is a beautiful place for whom wants to escape from busy cities and enjoy a serenity with a rural life in Mekong River Vietnam. Coming to Dong Thap, visitors can admire the vast lotus and bonsai in Sa Dec Flower Garden. Especially, A type of giant lotus leaf with a diameter of 1.5 to 2 meters is planted in Phuoc Kieng pagoda, leaves can be supported the weight of 70kg of an adult. This place attracts thousands of visitors to admire giant lotus leaves each year.

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-Thap Muoi is the most famous lotus garden in Vietnam. By: @diamondnailswestcovina
Thap Muoi is the most famous lotus garden in Vietnam. By: @diamondnailswestcovina

 

There are many valuable places,relic and historic such as: Oc Eo Culture in Go Thap, the Tomb of Junior Doctor Nguyen Sinh Sac, Go Thap Site, Xeo Quyt Relic, that are being protected, preserved and step by step put on operation for economical and social development of the province.

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-Fruit garden in Xeo Quyt, Dong Thap. By: Collection
Fruit garden in Xeo Quyt, Dong Thap. By: Collection

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-Sa Dec flower's village in Lunar new year of Vietnam. By: Trung Pham
Sa Dec flower’s village in Vietnam’s Lunar new year . By: Trung Pham

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam- A special kind of lotus, with giant leaves in Phuoc King pagoda. By: @hueandsun
A special kind of lotus, with giant leaves in Phuoc Kieng pagoda. By: @hueandsun

 

6. An Giang

An Giang is a province in southern Viet Nam. It’s a part of Long Xuyen Quadrangle which suffers a lots of natural disaster. However, this is also advantageous to make fertile soil. Because of soil fertility, the paddy rice fields in An Giang grow strongly and beautifully. Paddy rice fields is now the attracted destination of many visitors. Visiting to An Giang, the first feeling of here is peaceful and comfortable. The paddy rice fields is green and luxuriant. The sky is blue and fresh. The beautiful voice of birds mix the voice of children on paddy fields. All of things create the wonderful picture which anyone cannot forget when coming here.

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-Kmer Pagoda in An Giang. By: Hòa Huy Ngô
Kmer’s Pagoda in An Giang. By: Hòa Huy Ngô

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-Kmer's people in An Giang is cultivating. By: Nguyễn Hoàng Nam
Kmer’s people in An Giang is cultivating. By: Nguyễn Hoàng Nam

 

At the end of floating season in Mekong Delta, many destinations in An Giang like Tra Su cajuput forest, Cham Bung Binh Thien village, Ta Pa jaggery field, Tinh Bien border are still very attractive and enchanted for visitors.

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-Tra Su melaleuca forest in Tinh Bien district, An Giang. By: Hòa Huy Ngô
Tra Su melaleuca forest in Tinh Bien district, An Giang. By: Hòa Huy Ngô

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-Banh Xeo-  delicious crepe of Vietnam  By Nguyễn Bình
Banh Xeo-  delicious crepe of Vietnam.  By: Nguyễn Bình

7. Can Tho

Can Tho is a big city in southern Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region. It is contiguous to five provinces: An Giang on the north, Dong Thap on the north-east, Hau Giang on the south, Kien Giang on the west, and Vinh Long on the east. Set on the southern bank of the Hau River, it’s known for its canal network and nearby floating markets. The major draw for tourists who come here to boat along the many canals and rivers leading out of town. The province converges the bustle of floating market in the early morning. The luxuriant orchards and the unique architecture of the ancient houses, etc. All create the beauty of the river especially that is unmistakable.

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-Cai Rang floating market in early morning. By:
Cai Rang floating market in early morning. By: Collection

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-Can Tho is must-see place in Mekong Delta. By: Nghĩa Trần
Can Tho is must-see place in Mekong Delta. By: Nghĩa Trần

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-Ninh Kieu port is a symbol of Can Tho. By: Nguyễn Xuân Hãn
Ninh Kieu port is a symbol of Can Tho. By: Nguyễn Xuân Hãn

8. Kien Giang

Kien Giang is located in the Mekong Delta region of Southern Vietnam. Coming to Kien Giang, tourists will firstly feel the natural beauty of nature and water with a lot of rivers and canals in this province. Kien Giang is proud of historic sites in U Minh Forest, Hon Dat, Phu Quoc. Besides, visitors can go to visit some stunning and fascinating sites in Kien Giang such as: Ha Tien, and Phu Quoc, in which Ha Tien is plentiful attractive sites of caves, pagodas, tombs, islets along the coast and offshore.

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-Son Tra Cave in Kien Luong District, Kien Giang. By: Tuấn Nguyễn
Son Tra Cave in Kien Luong District, Kien Giang. By: Tuấn Nguyễn

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-The beauty of Nam Du Island. By: @toanh_she
The beauty of Nam Du Island. By: @toanh_she

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-Method of drying squid quickly of local people in Nam Du fishing village
The method to drying squid quickly of local people in Nam Du fishing village. By: Thanh Hai Nguyen

 

9. Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc Island ( also called Pearl Island) is the largest and the most beautiful island in Viet Nam. This island is a part of Phu Quoc district, Kiên Giang province. There is a system of sublime white-sand beaches on the island, which attractive tourists to visit. Phu Quoc Island is a perfect combination of beautiful beaches, romantic sunsets, evergreen forests, and a serene atmosphere. All create the ideal destination attracting visitors all over the world. Phu Quoc has a monsoon sub-equatorial climate. Travelling to Phu Quoc can be made anytime of year, but the best time to visit is dry season. All nature seems to be connected in a perfect way: blue sky, fresh water, white sand beach, and jungle forest far away.

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-The way to a restaurant in Phu Quoc Island. By: @fede_scara
The way to a restaurant in Phu Quoc Island. By: @fede_scara

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-Phu Quoc Island is the largest and the most beautiful island in Viet Nam. By: @alegnapelle
Phu Quoc Island is the largest and the most beautiful island in Viet Nam. By: @alegnapelle

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-'Gate way to heaven' in Star beach. By: @ngocangela
‘Gate way to heaven’ in Star Beach. By: @ngocangela

 

10. Ca Mau

Ca Mau is a province located in southernmost of Vietnam. This place has great potentiality in ecological tourism thanking to salt-marsh ecological systems and diversified plants and animals. Ca Mau Cape is the southernmost point of Vietnam in Ngoc Hien district of Ca Mau province. It is known for the beauty of its landscape and the friendliness of its people. Ca Mau is also famous for U Minh melaleuca forest and Nam Can mangrove forest, Ngoc Hien bird sanctuary and many stunning sights…

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-Catching fish in Thi Tuong Swamp
Catching fish in Thi Tuong Swamp. By: NGUYỄN VĂN HIẾU

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-Nan fileds in Ca Mau. By: Thuần Võ
Nan fileds in Ca Mau. By: Thuần Võ

 

Southern Vietnam- Southern Vietnam travel- beautiful places in southern Vietnam-Da Bac Island ( Silver Rock Island) is a popular place in Ca Mau. By: moc nhan
Da Bac Island ( Silver Rock Island) is a popular place in Ca Mau. By: moc nhan