Northern Vietnam

Northern gets fewer visitors than and the coastal cities in the south, but it's full of culture. Historically, and to this day, it has been significantly poorer than the southern part of the country.

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, the capital of and its second largest city, is a fascinating blend of East and West, with Chinese influence from centuries of dominance, and French je ne sais quoi from its colonial past. Photo: Inkey, CC BY 2.0.

is in northern , 170 km east of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

, or Hai Phong, is a major industrial city, the third-largest city of Vietnam. Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in a beautiful, mountainous region of northern on the border with . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.


Điện Biên Phủ, sometimes called Dienbien Phu, is a city in the region of . Photo:, CC BY 3.0.

is a city and municipality in . It is the capital and largest city of . Photo:, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in northern . It is on the border with China, separated from the Chinese town of by the Nanxi and Red Rivers. Photo: Vmenkov, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in North Vietnam with population of 160,000 people. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Cao Bằng is the capital of Cao Bằng province in northern Vietnam. Photo:, CC BY 3.0.

Hà Giang — city in the northeast region of , located on the banks of the Lô River. Photo: Aqutiv, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a coastal town on the border in . Photo: Bùi Thụy Đào Nguyên, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is in Northern Vietnam, 40 km away from city. Photo: hds, CC BY 2.0.

Đồng Văn is a rural district of Hà Giang province in the Northeast region of Vietnam. Photo: Zennysmile, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is in Bắc Kạn Province, Northern Vietnam. Photo: HylgeriaK, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Bắc Hà is a town in north-western , on the border with the town of in , . Photo: Truth'soutthere, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Đồng Đăng is a town of , , Vietnam.

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