Where to go in Vietnam for Christmas holiday 2016
November 22, 2016

Christmas is special time filled with happiness and harmony, so many people always in a divided mind as where to go with relatives. If you can’t decide where to spend in Viet Nam, this article with a variety of choices, will not disappoint you.



If those who love the cold weather and would like to enjoy a freezing cold Christmas night, let’s visit Sapa. People often celebrate Christmas at the biggest and most famous ancient stone church which is designed in unique European architecture, will definitely make your Christmas more wonderful. Moreover, coming Sapa in the time of New Year visitors also have the opportunity to enjoy and admire poetic beauty of hills covered with white color of peach blossom, apricot blossom and plum blossom. Tourists will be fascinated with its romantically picturesque landscape and do not want to return....


The capital of Vietnam is a bustling tourist attraction with a harmonious beauty of both ancient and modern features. Therefore, there is no doubt that enjoying Christmas in Hanoi is really fantastic.

• St. Joseph's Cathedral

St.Joseph's Cathedral in Hanoi

Lies in Hang Trong Ward, Hai Ba Trung District, St. Joseph's Cathedral is not only activities center of parishioners but also place for tourists to go sightseeing, that’s why it is usually busy, especially on special occasions like Christmas. On these day, the church are richly ornamented with many eye-catching pines and hundreds of iridescentfairy lights. Some people often visit St. Joseph's Cathedral before Christmas several days in order to make the most of X-mas together and enjoy delicious food around the church or just take a seat at tea shop for drinking lemon tea without hustling in the midst of a press.

• Votive Objects Street:

Votive Objects Street in Hanoi

It isn’t difficult for whom visit Hanoi for the first time to find Votive Objects Street because it is located 0.7 km from Hoan Kiem Lake to the North. Votive Objects Street changes its look every time Christmas arrived. These days, the street is covered with red, green, white colors of numberless lovely items like Santa Claus hats, Christmas tree ornaments. When the city lights up, Votive Objects Street is also aglow in multicolored setting and attractive to a lot of Hanoi people and tourists. Specific decorative items for Christmas season such as laurel wreath, bauble, bells, reindeer and tinselare diversified of design, color and size. Every pattern on these items are designed delicately, meticulously and fascinate buyers, thusthey really enjoy and buy a lot of options.

• Royal City:

Royal City in Hanoi

At Christmas, Royal City Square ( 72A Nguyen Trai – Thanh Xuan – Ha Noi) is decorated monumentally with 31-metre-giant Christmas tree, fountain area with bright lights ... if you prefer joining youthful and dynamic space, Royal City is expected to be an ideal destination for Yule.

• Times City:

Times City in Hanoi

From the earlydays of December, Times City (Vinh Tuy Ward, Hai Ba Trung District and Mai Dong Ward, Hoang Mai District) is extremely brilliant with the symbols of Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. This beauty becomes twinkling and vibrant at night, particularly at music fountain area. Exploring mysterious labyrinth and taking photos along with family as well as friends are actually memorable experience for you on this Christmas days.


Christmas in Da Nang

Da Nang city is both gentle and dynamic place that foreign tourists often choose for their trips to Vietnam. Touring in Danang apart from enjoying Bana Hill’s beauty, strolling on the Dragon Bridge at night, there are many different programs and interesting activities to celebrate Christmas in this beautiful coastal city. If you have traveled to Da Nang, you also do not miss out Hoi An. Elegant atmosphere and slow pace of life of the people here will bring you the poetic experience and surprises...Because of these reasons, Sa Pa is worthy to be one of the Best places to visit in North Vietnam...

Da Lat

Da Lat Cathedral

When visiting Vietnam in December, visitors should not miss out Da Lat so that you can welcome Christmas in the fairly cold climate and admire beauty of wild sunflowers alternated with hydrangea hortensia and mimosa. Celebrating Christmas in this flower city is popular with couples looking for romantic moments. Cycling double bike with your loved ones around Xuan Huong Lake, visiting a romantic cafe in a warm setting and glistening candle as well as wandering around the town at night and so on, will be unforgettable memories. In addition, guests can enjoy energetic and exciting flashmob dance performance by teenagers. This is an annual event to welcome winter festival in Da Lat. Also, tourists can experience the unique culture of the Central Highlands ethnic minority people there...

Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City is always a favourite tourist attraction in Vietnam for visitors to go sightseeing, because of its diversity of landscapes, everyone often ponder on where to go on special occasion, particularly X-mas is coming.

• Chinatown

China Town in Saigon

In Chinatown you can easily purchase Christmas decorations in the stores when you go to Chinatown in Hai Thuong Lan Ong Street. Christmas in Chinatown  is not crowded as the Mid-Autumn festival but it still attracts a lot of people, especially the youth. You can take photos or go shopping a lot of things for Christmas with affordable prices.

• Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica

Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica

The city center area are elaborately decorated, some amusement places for Noelaround Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica can including Diamond Plaza, Dong Khoi Street, Turtle Lake ... Come here, you can both  capturemany beautiful pictures and have meal along with catering services.

• The City Theatre

City Theatre in Saigon

Like Notre Dame area, everywhere around the heart of District 1 is also decorated spectacularly. Also, because many 4-star, 5 starhotelsconcentrates, the Christmas atmosphere here is somewhat special and bring a little European style. Normally, in front of every hotels or shopping malls are garnished splendidly so that visitors can photograph without a surcharge.
Places given here is just one of the interesting places in Vietnam, there is still a lot of other ideal points of interest in Vietnam that you should discover as well as welcome a warm Christmas with friends.

• Bitexco Financial Tower

Bitexco Financial Tower

If you want to observe the whole city on Christmas night, just pay a visit to Bitexco Financial Tower, a 68-Storey, 262.5 m skyscraper which is a tallest building in Saigon. Once you reach Saigon Skydeck on 49th floor, you will be overwhemed by breathtaking 360 degree views across the city and Saigon River. Great views are also enjoyed from the 50th and 51st-floor restaurants, particularly at night when the metropolis below glitters above.

Binh Duong

Christmas in Binh Duong

Coming to Binh Duong to see with your own eyesthe highest 36-metre-Christmas tree, placed in Thanh Le house of culture, HiepThanh Ward (Thu Dau Mot - Binh Duong) with diameter of 14m and decorated with over 200,000 colorful and bright LED bulbs creating vivid color effects. This is an attractive destination for young people in the Christmas season, not only to enjoy the Christmas atmosphere, but also can take photos with this record Christmas tree.

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