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What are some points of interest in Vietnam?

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Some points of interest in Vietnam include Bach Ma National Park, the Central Highlands, Hanoi, the Mekong Delta and Saigon. The Tonkinese Alps are also a great location for hiking.

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What are some points of interest in Vietnam?
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Bach Ma National Park is located between Hoi An and Hue. It is known for beautiful walking trails and bird-watching and is particularly popular in March and April when flowers are blossoming.

The Central Highlands is a mountainous area that is relatively cool as compared to much of the country. The area was a scene of fierce fighting during the Vietnam War and was not open to foreign visitors until the early 2000s.

Hanoi is Vietnam's capital and cultural center. Some places to visit in the city include the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Museum of Ethnology and the Fine Arts Museum. Visitors can also enjoy a river journey through rice paddies at Tam Coc.

The Mekong Delta is one of the most famous rivers in Asia. Points of particular interest include the floating markets at Can Tho, the island of Binh Hoa Phuoc and the many temples along the way.

Saigon is also known as Ho Chi Minh City. It is one of Vietnam's most cosmopolitan cities but is also home to the Cu Chi Tunnel network used during the war.

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