The Vietnamese culture gained a lot of influence from the Chinese during their short occupation in the country’s present-day capital. The culture has drawn further influences from the Champa and Khmer cultures. During the French colonial period, Vietnam had taken a fresh outlook on the country’s architecture.
Vietnamese cuisine is richly diversified and much appreciated in the world. There are three categories of this cuisine related to the north, central, and southern region of the country. One can enjoy a delicious array of this flavoursome cuisine at many apart’ hotels in Vietnam, and many a Da Nang Condotel offered by companies such as Citadines Blue Cove Danang.
Until the dawn of the Nguyen Dynasty, the natives of the country had more freedom in choosing what they wore daily. The Nguyen rulers imposed restrictions on the type and colour of the clothes that should be worn by people of lower classes. Gold was reserved as a colour that’s worn by only the rulers.
Religions and Festivals
Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism are the three main teachings of the country. Apart from them, ancestor worshippers and Catholics are a common sight as well. Some of the highly notable festivals in the country include the Mid-Autumn Lantern Festival and the Lunar New Year.
Arts and Literature
The main teachings in Vietnam have had a significant impact on the art forms in the country, although more recent art presentations reflect Cham and French influences. Literature, which comes in folklore and written forms, has transitioned from romanticism to realism over the years.