Hoi An followed by Sa Pa are the top endorsed destinations for photography by both global and Vietnamese travellers
Every year on the 19th of August, World Photography Day celebrates the art, craft, science and history of photography. The day also encourages photographers from across the globe to share a single photo that encapsulates the world.
With a mission to make it easier for everyone to experience the world, including the 32% of Vietnamese travellers who are feeling nostalgic looking through old photographs from previous vacations to help them decide on a future trip*, Booking.com shares a list of top endorsed destinations by global and Vietnamese travellers for photography in Vietnam.
If you are looking for some inspiration for your next click, bookmark these photogenic destinations for your next photo-packed getaway when it becomes safe to do so, and look forward to filling your Instagram feed with the most incredible and double-tap worthy travel snapshots!
Global Traveler picks
From the quaint and ancient streets of Hoi An to the majestic limestone cliffs of Ninh Binh
Travellers from across the world are smitten by the picturesque landscapes of Vietnam, as it is filled with truly photogenic destinations that could satisfy anyone’s yearnings for mind-blowing travel photos– from UNESCO-recognized sites to breathtaking mountainous regions.
The top 3 Vietnamese destinations endorsed for photography by global travellers include the ancient town of Hoi An with its popular mustard-colored houses, Sapa surrounded by mountains, terraced rice fields, waterfalls and streams and Hanoi known for its bustling Old Quarter.
Global travellers also fell in love with Vietnam’s never-ending coastlines of pristine beaches and mountain ranges with gorgeous tiny towns nestled in between, as they also included spots such as Ha Long, Dalat, Ninh Binh, Danang and Mui Ne in their top 10 endorsed destinations for photography.
|Top 10 destinations in Vietnam endorsed for photography by global travellers**|
|1) Hoi An||6) Dalat|
|2) Sapa||7) Ninh Binh|
|3) Hanoi||8) Danang|
|4) Ha Long||9) Mui Ne|
|5) Ho Chi Minh City||10) Hue|
Vietnam Traveler picks
From the breathtaking rice terraces of Sa Pa to the historic and imperial city of Hue
The best way to get recommendations is from the locals–and Vietnamese travellers have shared their recommendations on where to take the best shots and capture your travel memories. Mirroring the world travellers’ recommendations, Vietnamese travellers also ranked Hoi An as their number one destination for photography in the country followed by Sa Pa.
Local photography enthusiasts are also fond of getting lost in picturesque urban cities, such as Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Hue as these places carry bustling and majestic vibes, which might add a lot of character and personality to the photographs.
While some photography lovers seek urban centers to get the perfect shot, others turn to beautiful natural wonders for photo inspirations. Fascinating destinations for nature-lovers include Ninh Binh and Ha Long with their limestone karst landscapes and extensive waterways, pristine beach spots of Danang, serene mountainous destinations of Dalat and Sapa, and the lush greeneries of Tam Dao provide, as these destinations provide thrill-seeking and camera-clicking Vietnamese travellers with countless opportunities to capture photos that will remind them of their best travel memories.
|Top 10 destinations endorsed for photography in Vietnam by Vietnamese travellers**|
|1) Hoi An||6) Danang|
|2) Sapa||7) Hanoi|
|3) Dalat||8) Ho Chi Minh City|
|4) Ha Long||9) Hue|
|5) Ninh Binh||10) Tam Dao|
Bucket list these photo-worthy destinations for your next getaway once it is safe to do so, and remember to book your stay at Booking.com for a myriad of choices of the best places to stay in these destinations.
*Research commissioned by Booking.com and conducted among a sample of adults who have traveled for business or leisure in the past 12 months, and must be planning to travel in the next 12 months (if/once travel restrictions are lifted). In total 20,934 respondents across 28 countries and territories were polled, including 500 from Vietnam.
**Methodology: based on all existing data on Booking.com to date. Reviews from customers on Booking.com that mention recommendations for photography were included in the list.
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