6 famous destinations in Vietnam via polymer banknotes

Currency is not only a mean of payment of each country but also representative to its culture and history presented via images printed on the notes. And Vietnam dong is also not an exempted. In additions to the image of the country’s Great Father Ho Chi Minh, the illustrations of destinations on their backs shall introduce to you amazing perspectives. And these are 6 among them on polymer banknotes.

  1. Bach Ho Oil Field on VND 10,000 banknotes


Being the major oil field in the Cuu Long basin of the East Sea located offshore due east of the Mekong Delta of Vietnam, Bach Ho Oil Field plays a very important role in providing crude oil for Vietnam today.

  1. Hoi An Bridge Pagoda on VND 20,000 banknotes

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Printed on back of this banknote is the iconic image of Hoi An Ancient town – a must-see destination in any trip to Vietnam – Chùa Cầu – Bridge pagoda. Dating backs to the 18th century, the pagoda represents a beautiful historical piece of Japanese architecture covering the town. Behinds its architecture is a interesting story that attracts all travelers visiting this place.

  1. Nghenh Luong Dinh, Phu Van Lau on VND 50,000 banknotes


These are perhaps the places that one cannot ignore in their trip to Hue. Located on the bank of the Perfume River, Nghinh Luong Dinh (Nghinh Luong Pavillion) is a place where the kings of the Nguyen Dynasty used to take the air and enjoy the view of the river.

Staying not far, Phu Van Lau – the second destination on this banknote was used as the place for listing the important edicts of the king and the court or the results of the examinations held by the court.

  1. Khue Van Cac on VND 100,000 banknotes


It’s really a famous destination in Hanoi. It is considered the representative image of entire Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam – the first university of Vietnam and also becomes the symbol of Hanoi capital.

  1. Ha Long Bay on VND 200,000 banknotes

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There is a common saying that “Your trip to Vietnam would not be complete without a visit to Halong Bay”. It has its own reason. Being repeatedly recognized by UNESCO as a natural heritage of the world,  the Bay is also the great artwork of the nature, with thousands of islands and many caves, making a vivid and mysterious world. It is also associated with the country’s cultural-historical values.

  1. The cottage of President Ho Chi Minh’s family in Sen Village on VND 500,000 banknotes

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President Ho Chi Minh – the Great Father of Vietnam people has stayed in the heart of each Vietnamese forever. The cottage of his family in his native place of Sen Village has been preserved intact as a form of respect for his contribution to the country’s history. And if you has no time to visit there yet, you can see it on back of the VND 500,000 banknotes.

Do you want to explore these destinations. Just pack your things and go! Important items to be included in your luggage are your passport, Vietnam visa (if required), camera, and a certain amount of VND banknotes.


Thank you so much to Vietnam-visa.com who sponsored this post.


Pictures and article source https://www.vietnam-visa.com/



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