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Việt Nam, Japan mutually attractive for travellers

Update: October, 12/2018 - 07:00
Việt Nam welcomed over 800,000 Japanese last year, and statistics show a steady rise in numbers from 647,000 in 2014. — Photo hanoijsg.org

HCM CITY — A report from the Việt Nam National Administration for Tourism shows that Japan was among the top three tourism source markets for Việt Nam.

In recent years 4.9 million Japanese have been visiting Asian countries each year, and Việt Nam is the second most popular choice for them behind only Thailand.

Việt Nam welcomed over 800,000 Japanese last year, and statistics show a steady rise in numbers from 647,000 in 2014.

The áo dài (traditional long dress) and Vietnamese cuisine are among the attractions for Japanese, and the Mekong Delta, Đà Nẵng, Huế, Hội An, and Hạ Long Bay are the favourite destinations in the country.

Japan also attracts a large number of Vietnamese visitors. Some 300,000 went to this country in the first eight months of this year. — VNS

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