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Bookmark these 7 destinations to celebrate National Day

by PV31 August 2022 Last updated at 19:59 PM

VTV.vn - Vietnam is a dream destination for any history lover. Ancient pagodas, tunnels, tombs and monuments speak volumes of its rich and tumultuous history.

As National Day (September 2nd) is drawing close, Booking.com shares a list of destinations recommended for history based on its endorsed data. So whether you are a history buff seeking a deep dive into Vietnam’s glorious past, a traveler with great love for the motherland wanting to pay respect to past heroes, or simply a tourist looking for a nostalgic ambience, Vietnam National Day would be an ideal time to get to know Vietnam’s history and join in the celebrations.

Hue

The capital city of Hue boasts poetic scenery, tranquil atmosphere and a treasure trove of UNESCO-recognized cultural heritages - making it the perfect place to spend this National Day holiday. This ancient city overlooking the Perfume River is a gold mine in historic sites with plenty of pagodas,tombs and ruins to explore. From Champa Kingdom, Tay Son dynasty, French protectorate, to the Nguyen dynasty, Hue has witnessed it all.

Ha Noi

On September 2nd, 1945, President Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence at Ba Dinh Square, right in the heart of Ha Noi, so it makes perfect sense for travelers to flock to the capital city to celebrate this day. Indulge in Hanoi’s unique blend of old and new, east and west, modernity and reminisce by taking a full-day city tour and get a glimpse into the beautiful architecture and glorious past.

Ho Chi Minh City

Dearly named after President Ho Chi Minh himself, this cosmopolitan city holds great historic significance and distinctive cultural traits. Bustling with energy and excitement at all times, Ho Chi Minh City offers you the best of both worlds to keep a history lover busy: a plethora of centuries-old historical sites like the Reunification Palace, War Remnants Museum, and Duc Ba Church, which you can explore in this tour, and a modern, vibrant city life with good foods and great stays at affordable prices.