In the famous novel “The Quiet American” of Graham Greene, Phat Diem was described that the cathedral was "more Buddhist than Christian". Indeed, this church was constructed in the Sino-Vietnamese style, blended with stone walls built in the European neo-Gothic style.
Trang An landscapes complex ecological tourist attraction stretches with an area of 4,000 ha with spectacular limestone areas and rice fields. The site dates back some 250 million years and has hundreds of valleys and caves.
The Pu Luong national nature reserve is located in the Quan Hoa and Ba Thuoc districts of the Thanh Hoa province, about 5 hours by car from Hanoi. This reserve, which covers an area of 17,662 ha, was founded in 1999 and is considered to be the largest forest area on karst in northern Vietnam.
Located in Bac Can Province, 240 km from Hanoi, Ba Be lake is one of the biggest fresh water lake in Vietnam. The lake bed is made up of limestone with millions of crags and crevasses that are ideal for a large variety of marine life - there are over a hundred of species of freshwater fish in the lakes. It spanning over 500ha with 8km long, and 2km wide at its widest spot.
Ha Long Bay is one of the most important travel destination of the whole Vietnam to say and Quang Ninh Province for itself. It is widely known for its extraodinary beauty of natural, regarded as a gift of Vietnamese Motherland