Hanoi (VNA) – Two Vietnamese cities, Ho Chi Minh
City and Hoi An, have been listed among the Top 6 ASEAN destinations winning TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Best of The Best 2023 Awards.
According to the official website of ASEAN, asean.org, voters
valued the locations of countries for natural beauty, cultural and historical
landmarks, adventure activities, and phenomenal cuisines.
The website noted that UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Site of Hoi An is a historic city that
was once a popular trading port from the 15th to 19th centuries in central
Located in central Quang Nam province, Hoi An is a bustling city with a population of approximately 120,000
and is a popular tourist destination for backpackers and adventurers seeking to
explore the city and the nearby array of attractions.
The city is
notable for its many man-made marvels. On every 14th day of the month the city
turns off its electric lights and illuminates the night with lit paper
“With so many things to do and try in Hoi An,
it is no wonder that this quaint seaside town earned the number two spot on the
TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice Best of the Best 2023,” it shared.
Located in southeast Vietnam along the Saigon River, Ho Chi Minh
City is well known for its historic French colonial architecture. The southern
metropolis is also famous for its many attractions, including the Jade Emperor
Pagoda, the Notre Dame Cathedral, Binh Tay Market, and the Mariamman Hindu
Voted by actual travelers, the awards were bestowed on 25 worldwide destinations, with three ASEAN destinations in the top five and six overall in the list of 25.
Other destinations to make the list were Siem Reap of Cambodia,
Chiang Mai of Thailand, Panay Island of the Philippines, and Lombok of
Earlier, Hoi An and HCM City had been also ranked among the world’s 25 trending destinations by the TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice./.