VietNamNet Bridge – Hai Phong is the main port of northern Vietnam and a commercial and industrial centre. It is the third most populous metropolis in the country.
100km from Hanoi, Hai Phong is a lovely city that retains a colonial look. The city is also known as ‘The City of Flame Flowers’ because most of its streets are lined with flame flower trees.
Hai Phong serves as a pleasant base when visiting other north-eastern spots such as Cat Ba and Halong Bay.
In Hai Phong, there are many places worth visiting and these include temples, shrines, pagodas and mausoleums. There is also a beach and communal house that tourists often frequent. The town is also known for a handful of festivals, including one which involves buffalo fighting. Continue reading “Top attractions in the northern port city of Hai Phong”