World Heritage Sites



© photo: Cheddarcheez original photo The culturally rich former imperial capital (it was Japan’s capital for more than a millennium) is now a modern city with 17 Unesco World Heritage sites.  

Luang Prabang

photo by Luang Praban is an UNESCO World Heritage city beautifully located amidst lush green hills at the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Khan river impresses travelers with lots of history and charm over and over again. The city was formerly the capital of a kingdom of the same name. Until the communist...

Halong Bay

photo by Richard Lamprecht Halong Bay is a UNESCO world heritage site, limestone and schist islands occupying 2 main areas; the southeastern part of Bai Tu Long Bay and southwestern part of Halong Bay. Find out more about Halong Bay and the Mekong Delta.  

Angkor Wat

© photo: ecperez  original photo Known as one of the world’s wonders and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, it is a home of the imposing ruins of the ancient Khmer civilization. Stretching over some 400 square kilometers, including forested area, Angkor Archaeological Park contains the magnificent remains of several capitals of the Khmer Empire...