Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City named in top 25 trending destinations for 2020
Vietnam’s central coastal city of Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City were both named among the top 25 trending destinations in the world for 2020 by the world’s largest travel platform TripAdvisor.
Ngu Hanh Son (The Marble Mountains), a must-see place to visit in Da Nang city
Ranked seventh in the list, Da Nang City is described as laid-back and friendly. According to the website, culinary tours are a hugely popular way to experience the literal flavour of Da Nang.
It also recommends for tourists to stuff themselves with bold noodle soups and savoury street foods and explore the limestone caves and Buddhist grottos of the Marble Mountains.
Meanwhile, in the 12th place, Ho Chi Minh City is praised for its charming French colonial architecture and wide boulevards.
Places of interests that visitors shouldn’t miss in the city as suggested by TripAdvisor include the War Remnants Museum, Jade Emperor Pagoda, and frenetic Ben Thanh Market.
The ‘trending destinations’ vote is a new category within the 2020 Travellers’ Choice Awards for Destinations conducted by TripAdvisor. It recognises destinations that saw the biggest increase in positive reviews, booking interest and searches over the last year.
The port city of Kochi (or Cochin) in India came top of the list, followed by Luzon Island in the Philippines, and Porto in Portugal. Nhan Dan
US magazine Forbes has listed Hon Ong (Whale Island) in the central province of Khánh Hòa among the 10 must-dive destinations this year.
Vietnam was ranked seventh among the world’s 20 fastest growing travel destinations in 2019, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).