Haiphong is a bustling port city on the Gulf of Tonkin 60 mi/95 km southeast of Hanoi, and it's Vietnam's third-largest city. Its vibrant, educated residents are open, friendly and keen to speak to tourists.
Despite its heavy industrial economy, the city does have several points of interest, including temples and pagodas (the Du Hang Pagoda is especially nice), the Hang Kenh Communal House (intricate wood sculptures and stone carvings), and a colorful flower market. It also has one of the lar... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2016 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.