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Where To Go In Vietnam: Top Strange Must-Visit Places

Where to go in Vietnam attracts much tourists’ concerns as Vietnam is a destination which is never boring. In addition, each location gives visitors different experiences as well as feelings. Moreover, among places where to go in Vietnam, there are strange places with their unique names drawing the attention of many people. Besides the most famous landscapes in Vietnam, these places are worth visiting to understand more about Vietnam. Therefore, in this article, All Know-How will show you how strange these places are.

Some strange places with their unique names draw the attention of many people.
Some strange places with their unique names draw the attention of many people.

The City With No Traffic Light

Da Lat City has no traffic lights
Da Lat City has no traffic lights

 

Going around Da Lat city, we certainly cannot find any traffic light
Going around Da Lat city, we certainly cannot find any traffic light

Of destinations where to go in Vietnam, this might be the sole city having no traffic light. Going around Da Lat city, we certainly cannot find any traffic light. We can see that in any large city, traffic lights are necessary to ensure traffic safety. However, in this city, it is not necessary. It seems obvious to its residents, but not many tourists know.

Explaining the reason why there are no traffic lights, the local people said that most of the roads in Dalat are sloping. Waiting for the traffic light to change its color in the middle of the slope causes difficulties and danger. Especially this is very dangerous to other vehicles.

Even on the 5-way intersections or 6-way intersections, congestion still does not happen though lots of vehicles participating in the traffic
Even on the 5-way intersections or 6-way intersections, congestion still does not happen though lots of vehicles participating in the traffic

Da Lat is a tourist city, so in the afternoon, many vehicles from all the roads participating in the traffic. But even if on the 5-way intersections or 6-way intersections, congestion still does not happen.

Lam Tuyen Lake
Lam Tuyen Lake

 

 The flower gardens with lots of flowers blooming, which makes the scene more colorful
The flower gardens with lots of flowers blooming, which makes the scene more colorful

Hence, we should immediately plan to visit Da Lat. Also, on the trip, we can admire some sightseeing places such as romantic Tuyen Lam Lake, poetic Xuan Huong Lake or the flower gardens with lots of flowers blooming, brightening the city corner.

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The City Of Ancient Trees

Tra Vinh City is known as the city located in a forest of ancient trees
Tra Vinh City is known as the city located in a forest of ancient trees

 

Walking on the streets in Tra Vinh, we will not feel hot even in summer thanks to the canopies of these ancient trees
Walking on the streets in Tra Vinh, we will not feel hot even in summer thanks to the canopies of these ancient trees

In summer, when we come to the tourist cities, we will inevitably feel hot. However, walking on the streets in Tra Vinh (Tra Vinh province), we will experience the opposite feelings. Tra Vinh city has such a widespread system of green trees that we feel as if we were in a forest of the ancient trees. Furthermore, this city is one of the cities with the most ancient trees among spots where to go in Vietnam.

With such a lot of ancient trees, Tra Vinh deserves a city in a green forest
With such a lot of ancient trees, Tra Vinh deserves a city in a green forest

The green of the trees has emphasized more the romance together with the ancient features in this legendary land. Moreover, for many years, Tra Vinh city has been considered as the green city of the Mekong Delta. Anybody coming here is interested and impressed by the ancient trees with their longevity up to hundreds of years. Additionally, they are so big that even 4 people cannot embrace their chunk.

 The green of the trees has emphasized more the romance together with the ancient features in this legendary land
The green of the trees has emphasized more the romance together with the ancient features in this legendary land

In other cities, people cut down trees to make construction works. But in Trà Vinh, in recent years, construction works such as schools and offices have to “avoid” these trees.

In Tra Vinh, besides walking along the roads under the shadow of the canopies of these trees we also can visit temples with unique architecture, Ba Dong beach or peaceful isles.

 Hang Temple is one of the most well-known temples in Tra Vinh City
Hang Temple is one of the most well-known temples in Tra Vinh City

 

Ba Dong beach - the most famous and the longest beach in Tra Vinh
Ba Dong beach – the most famous and the longest beach in Tra Vinh

The Most Mysterious Island In the World

Con Dao Island is ranked 9th in the top 10 most scary places in Asia.
Con Dao Island is ranked 9th in the top 10 most scary places in Asia.

 

Nowadays, it becomes one of the tourist attraction
Nowadays, it becomes one of the tourist attraction

When it comes to Con Dao Island, people will think about Con Dao prison – one the world’s most scary prisons. From a prison to a tourist destination, Con Dao has been voted as one of the most mysterious islands in 2012 by Lonely Planet. Additionally, it is ranked 9th in the top 10 most scary places in Asia.

This is the most notorious colonial prison in Indochina. Besides, the revolutionary soldiers called it “Crime hell on earth” during the two resistance wars against the French and Americans. There are many terrible and harsh forms of torture and infliction, not inferior to those in the Middle Ages. Many visitors had to be scary when witnessing the models showing torture scene in Con Dao.

Also, Con Dao Island is preserved to become a natural world with an area of jade water and white sand beaches and other beautiful places
Also, Con Dao Island is preserved to become a natural world with an area of jade water and white sand beaches and other beautiful places

The former prison is now preserved as a National Park. Also, this is a natural world of jungle, an area of jade water and white sand beaches, home to dolphins, turtles, and beautiful coral reefs. However, we can only find a single dive shop and several resorts in Con Son.

Miraculous and colorful coral reefs under the sea in Con Dao Island
Miraculous and colorful coral reefs under the sea in Con Dao Island

A Mysterious Tourist Destination In Southeast Asia

Cu Chi Tunnels are not only a popular tourist destination but also one of Vietnam’s most unique works
Cu Chi Tunnels are not only a popular tourist destination but also one of Vietnam’s most unique works

 

One of many tunnels at Cu Chi Tunnels
One of many tunnels at Cu Chi Tunnels

Cu Chi Tunnels – an exotic destination – stand on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City. Besides, they are not only a popular tourist destination but also one of Vietnam’s most unique works. This is a 195- kilometer long tunnel in total built in the American War. Nevertheless, some tunnels are small and dark, so they have been enlarged than before so that visitors can easily travel. Also, there are also lights here.

The tunnel entrance
The tunnel entrance

The tunnels are dug in a clay-laterite area, so they have a high durability and are less likely to collapse. Additionally, the tunnel system is deep underground, and able to withstand the power of a large blockbuster. Besides, different areas of the tunnels can be in isolation when necessary.

The tunnel system is deep underground, and able to withstand the power of a large blockbuster
The tunnel system is deep underground, and able to withstand the power of a large blockbuster

Today, Cu Chi Tunnels have become an attractive tourist destination among places where to go in Vietnam, especially in Ho Chi Minh City. If we visit this place, we will experience a life as the real soldiers in the past.

These above are top strange places where to go in Vietnam that we should come to experience different feelings from other famous places. They might bring us some scary feelings as in Con Dao island; or peace as in Da Lat or Tra Vinh city. However, whatever feelings we have, we will understand more about the miraculous and wonderful things in each country. For other information about different attractive and unique places in Vietnam, follow and read other articles at AllKnow-How.

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