1. Thang Long capital
Thang Long means “Flying Dragon”, is the name of the capital of Vietnam in Ly, Tran, Le, Mac, Later Le Dynasty, from 1010 to 1788. Now, it’s called Hanoi and just turned 1000 years old on 2010.
2. Cuu Long river
Cuu Long is the common name of 9 distributaries of Mekong River flowing through southern Vietnam. It’s also the name of the biggest delta of Vietnam.
3. Ha Long Bay
Halong Bay is named after an old tale. It’ said that, once upon a time, where the very first Viet people built up the county and was threaten by enemies. To help Viet people fight against enemies, God had sent Dragons down to earth to do the missions. After defeating the enemies, the Dragons stayed on Earth where is called Ha Long (descending dragons) and becomes one of the most enchanted place in Vietnam.
4. Bai Tu Long Bay
On the same tale, Bai Tu Long is where Little Dragons stayed on Earth. Their tails thrashed and formed Bach Long Vi Island. Known as a part of Ha Long Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay also attracts foreign tourists to visit and relax.
5. Bach Long Vi Island
Bach Long Vi – “dragon’s tail thrashed white water” is an island located in Hai Phong. It has an important part in expanding territorial waters and demarcation of the Tonkin Gulf.
Hanoi people referred to as “Dragon Bridge”, one of the symbols of the capital. This is the first steel bridge across the Red River in Hanoi, designed by the renowned architect Gustave Eiffel France French from 1899 to 1902. It’s 1,862 meters long and was one of the world’s major bridges at that time.
7. Nha Rong Landing
Ben Nha Rong (Saigon River confluence, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City) is home on 6/5/1911, patriotic young man Nguyen Tat Thanh began the journey for national salvation. With “two dragons flanking the moon” a very unique Asian architecture, it was a major trading port built by the French in 1863.
8. Ham Rong Bridge
Across the Ma River and located 4 kilometers to the North of Thanh Hoa City, Ham Rong Bridge is a very famous in Vietnam War. It’s built by the French in 1904 and was heavily damaged in war. However, it’s rebuilt and considered as a symbol of strong will of Thanh Hoa people.
9. Ham Rong Mountain
Ham Rong is one of mountains located in majestic Hoang Lien Son mountain range. The shapes of Ham Rong Mt. show the image of a dragon heading up to sky. Located not far from Sapa (Lao Cai), Ham Rong Mt. becomes a beautiful spot for who likes natural scenery, cool and fresh air.
10. Long Hai Beach
Known as blue dragon, Long Hai Beach is famous for long coast and blue water. The distinguish part of the beach is rocky cliff reaching out, dealing with the maniac waves…