Vietnam has surpassed several strong nominees such as Armenia, Brazil, Egypt, Greece, Japan and Saudi Arabia to be crowned World's Leading Heritage Destination in 2023.
The award shows the globally outstanding values and attractiveness of the country’s cultural heritage to the international community.
Hoi An Ancient Town
Besides the immense beauty of the mountains, forests, sea and islands, Vietnam also possesses world natural and cultural heritage sites recognized by UNESCO, historical and cultural relics associated with traditional festivals, long-standing craft villages, delicious cuisine, architectural works with rich historical value...
Each type of heritage has its own unique beauty and story. All together this creates a phenomenal attraction to visitors around the world.
From Hanoi - the capital city of thousands of years of civilization, World Natural Heritage Sites of Ha Long Bay, Trang An Landscape Complex, World Cultural Heritage Sites of Citadel of Ho Dynasty, Hoi An Ancient Town, My Son Sanctuary, the Complex of Hue Monuments… Vietnam's rich heritage system is a testament to a majestic and brilliant Vietnam with harmonious natural scenery, diverse national identities, and a long cultural history.
The Complex of Hue Monuments