As time goes by, 36 streets and guilds in Hanoi's Old Quarters almost remained unchanged in their architectural styles that were designed decades ago.
Two buildings in Ho Chi Minh City have earned places in the list of the world's top 10 super skinny houses, selected by International Dezeen magazine.
The US embassy has given US$40,000 to authorities in the northern province of Vinh Phuc to enable them to restore a traditional dinh (communal house) built nearly 300 years ago.
The US Embassy in Hanoi on August 12 announced a grant of US$40,000 to the Vinh Phuc provincial People's Committee for the preservation of Cam Gia temple in An Tuong commune, Vinh Tuong district.
If you are fortunate enough to take in the splendor that is Hoi An ancient town in Quang Nam Province should not miss a new tour to Lang Lua (silk village) by QuangNamSilk Company at 28 Nguyen Tat Thanh Street.
Hanoi has gone halfway to recovering the architectural space of Lan Ong Street, which specialises in selling Vietnamese traditional medicine and is one of the few streets in the capital that has maintained its time-honoured trade.
The ancient village of Cu Da, in Cu Khe commune, Thanh Oai district, Hanoi, does not only have traditional houses of hundreds of years old, but also French- styled two-story houses of a hundred of years old.
In addition to the amusement spots in the city center, churches are the destinations of many tourists to enjoy the Christmas atmosphere.
Holding a brush in his hand, painter Phuong Vu Manh wipes away the sweat running down his forehead before completing the final strokes of his painting.
The venerable cultural and artistic traditions of China's Guangdong province are on display at a Ho Chi Minh Museum exhibition opened in Hanoi on August 22.