UNESCO World Heritage Vietnam: A Photo Diary

 

With jaw-dropping natural marvels and fantastically preserved ancient relics, Vietnam is home to eight incredible UNESCO World Heritage status sites. From abandoned imperial cities to present day towns, unique landscapes to underground wonders, the heritage sites of Vietnam are truly something to behold.

Here is a visual insight into this culture rich country.


The emerald waters and limestone islands of Ha Long Bay

The emerald waters and limestone islands of Ha Long Bay


A moment of calm away from the other boats, Ha Long Bay

A moment of calm away from the other boats, Ha Long Bay


Intricate detail on the Mỹ Sơn ruins, built between the 4th and 14th century AD

Intricate detail on the Mỹ Sơn ruins, built between the 4th and 14th century AD


A temple dedicated to the worship of the Hindu God, Shiva at Mỹ Sơn

A temple dedicated to the worship of the Hindu God, Shiva at Mỹ Sơn


Driving to the world famous cave complexes, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Driving to the world famous cave complexes, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park


400 million year old stalactite and stalagmite formations at the Phong Nha Caves

400 million year old stalactite and stalagmite formations at the Phong Nha Caves


A glimpse into the largest cave network in Asia

A glimpse into the largest cave network in Asia


Exploring the ancient imperial city of Hue

Exploring the ancient imperial city of Hue


 
Restored corridors within the Hue monument complex

Restored corridors within the Hue monument complex

 

A waterlily pond within the ancient walled palace of Hue

A waterlily pond within the ancient walled palace of Hue


Preserved remnants of an ornate former capital city

Preserved remnants of an ornate former capital city


The beautiful and lively ancient port town of Hoi An

The beautiful and lively ancient port town of Hoi An

 

Thank you for having a look at this post. Have you been to Vietnam or has this inspired you to go? Feel free to let me know in the comments!