The mysterious state with ancient thousand-year history, culture, numerous sights, the rich and various nature, kind and open people is Vietnam. The coastal strip of the South China Sea over 3 thousand km long, the relic woods covering the massif comfortable climate and mass of the historical places fanned by legends annually attract hundreds of thousands of tourists to this Asian country.
Feature of Vietnam is the combination of various natural landscapes that allows tourists to choose the most acceptable options. The coastline stretched on 3200 km along the South China Sea abounds with the lonely bays surrounded with saturated tropical vegetation, and in the central part of the country is proud the massif where peaked rocks are surrounded with the relic woods towers. Various legends which do a travel to Vietnam even more interesting are connected with each corner of Vietnam. The most known is history of creation of Halong Bay which appeared thanks to the Red Dragon who came back once to Earth. Still, the foreign guests getting tours to Vietnam move off in its searches during driving on junks on still emerald waters of Gulf of Tonkin.
On a mirror of Halong Bay as if the generous hand, scattered 3 thousand islands some of which are uninhabited. During sea walks to which practically all tourists choosing rest in Vietnam go to a look the surprising show of rocky coast with the undercover grottoes, caves twined the lianas and towering against the background of transparent azure water opens. Here it is possible to sunbathe and bathe, at the same time admiring the various underwater world. A bright final chord of stay in an island part of Vietnam is the lunch or the dinner made from fresh seafood: squids, shrimps, crabs, spiny lobsters or fish according to original local recipes.
The well-known beaches of the South China Sea became the favourite place for numerous European tourists for a long time. There are best hotels of Vietnam, accommodation at which gives the chance to forget about any household problems, having given only to pleasure and pleasure from beach rest. On the coast the world and the leisure which is intruded upon only by singing of birds reigns. The fantastic underwater world with its motley inhabitants opens to fans of diving. Even beginners can be engaged in it – services of instructors cost not much, as well as hire of necessary equipment.
Many tourists come to Vietnam for the sake of its mountain resorts. One of the most known is Da Lat. Last century it was built by the French colonialists as the resort town for the local aristocracy. Here everything, beginning from mountain air and finishing with rare clay, inures to benefit to people. Local Aesculapians use various plants, extracts and extracts from insects, sea inhabitants, mineral educations for creation of the unique medicines treating a set of serious diseases.
Rest in Vietnam is fine at all seasons of the year. If in one its part there are rains, then in another – the bright sun shines. Moving over the country, it is possible not only to avoid influence of monsoons, but also to study local sights.
In spite of the fact that the population of Hanoi exceeds 6 million people, it remains surprisingly the pure green city surrounded with a set of lakes. One of them – the lake of the Returned Sword located directly in the center of the capital. Of course, it is connected with myths and legends which all who choose rest with children in Vietnam can learn, seeking to see something new and interesting. In the middle of a reservoir there is a natural island on which the Temple of the jade mountain built in the 19th century towers. All poets and prose writers coming to Hanoi consider a duty to visit this place: the temple is devoted to "spirit of literary creativity". Here the Pagoda of the Turtle announced by a symbol of the Vietnamese capital is constructed.
Unique monuments of architecture are many constructions scattered across Hanoi. It and the pagoda of Chua Kot's Mat keeping on one column, both the Flag tower, and the Cathedral, and Municipal theater. Only in Hanoi it is possible to see theater of water dolls where the scene is replaced by a smooth surface of the lake over which, as if live, puppets move. A unique part of the city is the old area. In it streets are called in honor of the handicraftsmen living here – the street of mirrors, the street of silk, the street of spices, the street of hatters and others. Walk on them on a trishaw allows to feel spirit of ancient Vietnam, not only to hear, but also to see its history.