5 Biggest Cities To Visit in Vietnam

By | March 21, 2022

Criteria to become the biggest cities in Vietnam depends not only on area and population but also on the development of the economy and infrastructure. The list below here is the five biggest cities to visit in Vietnam.

1. Hanoi Capital

Hanoi city is the capital of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Located in the middle of the Red River Delta includes 12 districts, 17 districts. This city is a centrally run city classified as a special urban area along with Ho Chi Minh City.

In recent years, many large commercial centers such as Royal City, Time City, AEON Mall, etc … have been built and become the favorite shopping place in Hanoi of many people.

This is also one of the cities with potential tourism development potential with a series of the museum and historical architectural work. When you come to Hanoi, you can visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Hoan Kiem Lake, Temple of Literature, Long Bien Bridge.

Besides, you should also visit the streets of Hanoi Old Quarter to discover all the traditional and interesting features of this city.

2. Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City plays the role of the country’s economic locomotive, ranking first in Vietnam in terms of economy, population. It is considered Vietnam’s most important economic, political, and cultural center.

The economy of Ho Chi Minh City is diversified in many fields such as fisheries, agriculture, processing industry, construction, tourism, finance, mining, etc., attracting many residents and living workers.

In addition, Ho Chi Minh City is also a prominent tourist destination in Vietnam. With traditional culture mixed with modern urban, tourists will be satisfied when coming here to visit. Some tourist attractions you should visit are Ben Thanh market, Notre Dame Cathedral, City Central Post Office, Cu Chi Tunnels.

The food in the City has all kinds of dishes, from ordinary restaurant dishes to luxurious restaurants to ensure diners’ satisfaction. Broken Rice and Vietnamese beef stew are two dishes you should try when coming to this city.

3. Hai Phong City

Hai Phong City is the 3rd largest city in Vietnam, the 2nd largest city in the North after Hanoi, and one of the 5 cities directly under the central government in Vietnam.

Besides, Hai Phong also has another name that is the city of red phoenix flowers. Because this city grows a lot of phoenix trees and every summer they seem to dye the city red.

Famous as an industrial port city. However, this city still has great potential for tourism. Now, Hai Phong currently owns a world biosphere reserve located in Cat Ba Island, along with the best beaches and resorts in Do Son.

This City also has cultural features, especially cuisine and traditional festivals. Every year, Hai Phong attracts a large number of domestic and foreign tourists to visit.

4. Can Tho City

Can Tho City is the most significant and economic center, most modern, and developed city in the Mekong Delta. This City is also known as a riverine city with an extensive river system.

The city’s economy is mainly agricultural vast orchards, and rice fields. In addition, Can Tho city is also home to many scientific and technological training and research institutions and is the cultural center of the southwestern provinces.

5. Da Nang City

Da Nang is a centrally run city classified as a grade 1 urban center, located in the South Central region.

As one of Vietnam’s famous tourist coastal cities. There are many entertainment spots such as Ba Na Hills, Hai Van Pass, Dragon Bridge.

Da Nang is considered the most livable City, a major center of economy, politics, culture, society, education, science, technology, and health of the central region of Vietnam.

In recent years, Da Nang city has invested and built a series of large commercial centers, high-rise buildings, and major roads with the aim of changing the face of the City in the eyes of tourists.

When coming to Da nang City, do not forget to spend time walking around the beautiful bridges such as the golden bridge and enjoy the delicious dishes in Da Nang.

Above, we have just introduced to you the five most significant cities in Vietnam. Hopefully, the list of the big cities in Vietnam will expand more and more in the future.

Category: Best Of Vietnam

About TIN NGUYEN

Currently, I'm the founder and responsible for the content on Explore One Vietnam travel website. After many trips, I have accumulated a lot of experience in traveling to Vietnam, so I want to share these things with international tourists.

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