Nha Trang has been ranked eighth in TripAdvisor's Top ten Asian destinations on the rise. Photo credit: Macaron Magazine. TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, has named Nha Trang in its 10 Top destinations on the rise -- Asia. “Vietnam is a top destination of our travellers. Not only Nha Trang, Vietnam is also well-known with Hoi An, Hue, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City,” TripAdvisor representative Aaron Hung said at the award ceremony held in Nha Trang earlier this week. “I and my wife did have unforgettable Christmas and New Year holidays in Vietnam.” Nha Trang and Hue in central Viet Nam ranked eighth and 10th respectively in the list, which praises Nha Trang for its beautiful sandy beaches, amusement parks, mud baths, golf, the historic Po Ngar temple complex and a variety of hotels and restaurants. The travel site also recommends delicious specialties of the town, including bun cha ca, a soup made from sailfish and jellyfish. According to the Nha Trang Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the city received 4.15 million visitors in 2015, including 974,000 foreigners. It has set itself a target of 4.5 million this year.
A Nha Trang official (R) receives the award from TripAdvisor on March 14. Photo credit: VnExpress.