Published on : Friday, May 6, 2016
Hanoi welcomed nearly 228,000 tourists, including 42,640 foreign visitors during the period a year-on-year increase of 14 per cent.
The sector earned 646 billion VND (US$29 million), 14 per cent more than the same period last year, the municipal Department of Tourism reported.
Popular attractions included the Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature), the Thang Long Royal Citadel, the capital’s old quarter, the Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple.
About 224,230 tourists came to the central city of Da Nang, including 44,229 foreigners, between April 30 and May 2, up 25 per cent compared with the same period last year.