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A 100-year-old alley in town – Hẻm Hào Sĩ Phường, Sài Gòn

While Hanoi has been famous for its 36 old streets attached to the history and culture of the 1,000-year-old capital, Saigon, the former name of HCMC, can take pride in an age-old alley that has maintained its original architecture and special traits for decades. 

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Located at 206 Tran Hung Dao B in HCMC’s District 5, the 100-year-old alley Hao Si Phuong attracts passers-by by a small drinks stall in front of the alley

The 100-year-old alley in the city’s District 5, better known as Hao Si Phuong, is worth visiting as tourists can take a close look at Chinese-influenced unique architectural features and gain an insight into daily lives and spiritual values of the Chinese community there.

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Nơi vải lanh đi muôn phương

  • 17.07.2017, 16:13

TTCT – “Lanh gắn với dân tộc Mông như vợ với chồng. Lanh là sự kết tinh của tri thức, của bản sắc, là tinh hoa văn hóa dân tộc Mông trên núi cao… Còn công việc của chúng tôi là cố gắng đưa lanh của dân tộc mình tỏa khắp năm châu!”. 

Nơi vải lanh đi muôn phương
Nghệ nhân Vàng Thị Mai (đội mũ) cùng làm việc với các vị khách quốc tế và trẻ em Mông ở Lùng Tám -NGỌC HIỂN

Nghệ nhân dệt lanh Vàng Thị Mai (55 tuổi) tự tin giới thiệu về Hợp tác xã (HTX) lanh Lùng Tám do bà sáng lập và làm chủ nhiệm.

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Làng tranh tường phát sáng trong đêm đầu tiên ở Việt Nam

Thứ ba, 1/8/2017 | 14:11 GMT+7 VnExpress

Những bức tường thô nhám ở thôn Thanh Thủy, Quãng Ngãi khoác lên chiếc áo mới là tranh 3D có khả năng phát sáng trong đêm.

Ngoài làng bích họa ở Lý Sơn, Quảng Ngãi vừa có thêm một làng tranh 3D độc đáo ở thôn Thanh Thủy, xã Bình Hải, huyện Bình Sơn. Tranh ở làng được vẽ không chỉ dưới dạng tranh tường 3D mà còn có khả năng phát sáng trong đêm.

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Nhộn nhạo và tan hoang – 4 kỳ

  • Nhộn nhạo và tan hoang
  • Rệu rã… chờ sụp
  • Những người “tự cứu”
  • Xếp hạng nhiều, giữ được bao nhiêu?

Nhộn nhạo và tan hoang

27/05/2014 06:17 GMT+7

TTDi tích lịch sử được công nhận xong nhưng không có ban quản lý, bị bỏ hoang. Nhiều di tích đang chờ ngày đổ sụp vì không có kinh phí để trùng tu. Và nhiều di tích “bỏ thì thương, vương thì tội”. Đó là thực trạng ở nhiều tỉnh thành và ngay tại thủ đô.

Nhộn nhạo và tan hoang Phóng to
Thành cổ Luy Lâu bây giờ chỉ còn lại như thế này vì xung quanh đã biến thành làng xóm, nghĩa trang hay nơi họp chợ – Ảnh: V.V.T.

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Three 50-year-old coffee shops in Saigon

Last update 08:00 | 11/06/2016  vietnamnet

VietNamNet Bridge – From the day the first coffee cups were processed, after many changes of history, Chieu, Cheo Leo and Am Phu coffee shops are still open in the heart of Saigon.

Chieu Café

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Tucked onto a short alley off Cao Thang Street a safe distance from the roaring traffic of the nearest main road, Chieu Café is still a good spot for groups, couples or anyone to hang out and have some drinks as well as to flee the scorching heat and hustle and bustle of city life.

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China to introduce national standard for English translations in attempt to rid country of Chinglish


Tired of getting laughed at by visitors for its hilariously bad English translations, China is planning to institute a set of fun-killing national guidelines aimed at wiping out the scourge of Chinglish once and for all.


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The must-visit islands of Khanh Hoa

Last update 09:00 | 20/04/2016  vietnamnet

VietNamNet Bridge – With its wild beauty, blue sea, the islands of Tu Binh, Robinson, Diep Son are the most beautiful islands of Khanh Hoa.

Nhung hon dao hut du khach cua Khanh Hoa hinh anh 1Binh Ba Island is also known as Tom Hum (Lobster) Island. This is the most-famous island in the cluster of Tu Binh islands. Binh Ba Island is not big and does have tourism services but its beaches are exceptionally beautiful.

Nhung hon dao hut du khach cua Khanh Hoa hinh anh 2Binh Hung Island possesses wild beauty, with white sand, turquoise water and fresh seafood.

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Floating village tries eco-tourism

VIETNAMNET – Update: June, 24/2017 – 09:00

Boats carry visitors to Vung Viêng floating fishing village in Quảng Ninh Province. The village is promoting responsible tourism with fish farms and tours friendly to environment. — Photo baoquangninh.com.vn

QUẢNG NINH — The floating Vung Viêng fishing village in Hạ Long Bay, northeastern Quảng Ninh Province usually hosts about 15,000 visitors each month. During peak periods the number of visitors soars to 21,000.

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Funny and humorous signs, signage and billboards in Vietnam that you must see

Updated on October 11, 2013
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As an engineer, Mazlan had the opportunity to travel & work abroad & had traveled to over 30 countries.

During our recent trip to Vietnam, we came across a few signboards that were quite funny and humorous. These signboards were directional signs to help people find their way, billboard or signboard to help sell their products and signboard of hotels with catchy names.

Funny signange? This signboard was taken at Danang airport
Funny signange? This signboard was taken at Danang airport | Source

Either the car parking area is gone in 3-minutes or you turn into foot passengers!

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Red Dao wedding ceremony

Last update 14:56 | 17/04/2017 –  vietnamnet

The Red Dao ethnic community in the northern province of Lao Cai has a rich culture. Their wedding ceremony is among these cultural features.

A Dan Tri reporter recently attended the wedding ceremony of bride Tan U May and groom Tan A Hin in Pho Village, Ban Quam Commune. The event lasted for two days with most of the activities held at the groom’s family.

On the first day of the wedding, the bride’s family came to the groom’s house. The bride wore the Red Dao ethnic people’s traditional clothes

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APEC seeks to promote sustainable tourism development

Last update 09:35 | 20/06/2017 –  vietnamnet

Encouraging the participation of local people is part of the measures to promote sustainable tourism development. The issue was put on table at an APEC high level policy dialogue in northern Quang Ninh province on June 19.

According to United Nations World Tourism Organisation, tourism in many developing and least developed countries is the most viable and sustainable economic development option.

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A glance at Tay Ninh, the capital of Caodaism

Last update 10:23 | 20/06/2017 –  vietnamnet

 Founded in 1926 in Tay Ninh province, the Caodaism worships the Divine Eye, known as the eye of heaven and a symbol of its supreme being. It is now the third largest religion in Vietnam.

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The Tay Ninh Holy See, the centre of Caodaism in Vietnam, was completed in 1947, covering an area of more than one sq.km with twelve gates.

The Tay Ninh Holy See has unique architecture ​that combines various religious styles – Buddhism, Christianity, Muslim, Confucianism, Hindu and more.

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Co Loa – the oldest citadel in Vietnam

Last update 09:53 | 11/04/2017 –  vietnamnet

VietNamNet Bridge – Co Loa Citadel was built near Phong Khe, about 20 km to the north of today’s Hanoi, during the end of the Hong Bang Dynasty (about 257 BCE). The fortress is a spiral-shaped complex of the then new capital. The site was the source of various relics of the Dong Son culture of the Bronze Age.

According to folklore, An Duong Vuong defeated the last of the Hung Kings in 257 BCE and founded the kingdom of Au Lac, choosing the site of Co Loa as his capital.

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Best places to enjoy watching butterflies in Vietnam

Last update 17:07 | 13/06/2017 –  vietnamnet

Tourists will have an opportunity to get a better view of colourful butterflies this summer in many forests in Vietnam, such as Cuc Phuong, Nam Cat Tien and other National Parks.

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Tam Dao National Park in the northern province of Vinh Phuc

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Ba Be lake in Nam Mau commune, Ba Be district, Bac Kan province, about 230km north of Hanoi.

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