Here are some very interesting facts about Vietnam that you may or may not have known about the beautiful south-east Asian country that is fast becoming popular as a tourist destination.
You probably knew this, but motorbikes are the preferred mode of transportation in Vietnam. It is said that there are more than 45 million registered motorbikes which can make the traffic in the big cities rather frightening for the uninitiated. You should be aware that in Vietnam, traffic etiquette allows for pedestrians to just keep walking and the vehicles will get out of your way.
Ho Chi Minh
The national hero is still very much loved and venerated in the country. If you spend some time in Vietnam and are staying at a Hanoi serviced apartment, you’ll be interested to know that the Ho Chi Minh’s remains are mummified and preserved at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum just 2.4 km from Somerset Grand Hanoi.
If you are familiar with Vietnamese cooking, you would already know about this famous dish. It is the national dish of the country and is served all over from small street food snack carts to gourmet restaurants.
Vietnam is the second-largest coffee producing country in the world after Brazil. You can try the local delicacy, egg coffee which is as famous as it pho all over the country.
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