Points of interest in the city of Haiphong (Vietnam). Tourist routes, monuments, landmarks and attractions of the city of Hai Phong, as Du Hang Pagoda, flower stalls, the museum, the opera house.

Attractions in Haiphong

Sights of Hai Phong


The city of Hai Phongin the North of Vietnam, it draws attention to its red colour due to flamboyant flower, however this industrial city has much to offer us. The main tourist points of interest of the city of Haiphong are Museum of Hai Phong, Du Hang Pagoda, Cathedral of Hai Phong, the Haiphong Opera House, statue of him Chan, Haiphong train station, Hai Phong post office, Hang Kenh communal house, Centre of exhibitions of Hai PhongBeach Do are, the natural park of Cat Ba, the Bach Dang River, the typical shops of flowers, Park Nguyen Du and its commercial port.

Hai Phong Museum

The Museum of the city of Haiphong, built in 1919 and previously used as a headquarters of a French Bank, currently are exposed artifacts and information about the city of Haiphong from prehistory to the present day, focusing especially on the wars against China. The Museum is noted for its typical reddish orange from a structure built with clay.

Museum of the city of Hai Phong
Museum of the city of Hai Phong

Du Hang Pagoda

The Du Hang Pagoda (Dư Hàng), also called Pagoda Phuc Lam, of three floors height, pointed roofs and an interior patio with a 2 meters high Buddha statue. Built more than 600 years ago, during the Ly dynasty and restored on 3 occasions.

Du Hang Pagoda (Hai Phong, Vietnam)
Du Hang Pagoda (Hai Phong)

Hai Phong Cathedral

The Cathedral of Haiphong, very similar to the Cathedral Ho Chi Minh City.

Cathedral Hai Phong (Vietnam)
Cathedral Hai Phong (Vietnam)

Opera House in Hai Phong

The House of the Opera of Haiphong, also called Municipal Theatre of Hai Phong, presided over by a huge photograph of the Vietnamese Ho Chi Minh leader. A neoclassic building built in 1906 in the style of the operas of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, although the result was not as beautiful as the Opera House in Ho Chi Minh City.

Opera House in Hai Phong (Vietnam)
Opera House in Hai Phong (Vietnam)
Municipal Theatre Haiphong (Vietnam)
Haiphong Municipal Theatre


Statue of General Le Chan

Statue of the Generala Le Chan (Lê Chân), a bronze statue of 8 meters of height in honor and remember the woman generala Le Chan, myth of the war against the Mongols and founder of the city of Haiphong.

Statue of Generala Le Chan - Haiphong - Vietnam
Statue of Generala Le Chan - Haiphong

Train Station in Hai Phong

The Haiphong train station, a neoclassical style building that continues to operate today. Probably our entry point to the city of Haiphong if we come from Hanoi.

Haiphong railway station
Haiphong Railway Station

Post Office Hai Phong

The Haiphong post office, built in 1902 following the same neoclassical style of the majority of the buildings in the city of Hai Phong.
As a curiosity, we know that the first telephone line Haiphong city settled in this Office.

Postal ffice Haiphong (Vietnam)
Postal ffice Haiphong (Vietnam)

Community House Hang Kenh

The Hang Kenh communal house is a gigantic Temple of 18th century covering more than 6000 square meters where the Vietnamese pray to their gods. The structure of the Hang Kenh communal House very reminiscent of sewage of the Hue Citadel.

Hang Kenh Community House - Hai Phong (Vietnam)
Hang Kenh Community House - Hai Phong

Exhibition Centre of Hai Phong

The Center of exhibitions of Hai Phong, called International exhibitions centre Canh Dieu, a building of modern architecture that in Vietnam is said resembles the Sydney opera house.

Hai Phong - Vietnam
Exhibition Centre of Hai Phong - Vietnam
International Convention Center of Haiphong - Vietnam
International Convention Center of Hai Phong - Vietnam


Convention Center in Hai Phong - Vietnam
Canh Dieu Exhibition Center - Hai Phong
Convention Center Haiphong - Vietnam
Convention Center in Hai Phong


Do Son Beach

The beach Do are (OJ Sơn), is 20 miles to the outskirts of Hai Phong, on the way to the natural reserve Cat Bac.

Do Son beach in Haiphong
Do Son beach in Haiphong

Natural Park of Cat Ba

The natural park of Cat Ba is an island, declared a nature reserve, 25 kilometers from Hai Phong and halfway to Halong Bay. The best thing to go to Cat Ba is a speedboat from Haiphong. Cat Ba has an area of 170 square kilometers, which makes the natural park of Cat Ba in the largest island in Halong Bay.

Cat Ba Island - Haiphong - Vietnam
Cat Ba Island - Nature Reserve in Haiphong

Bach Dang River

The Bach Dang River (Bạch Đằng) runs through the city, highly recommended sinuously an evening stroll along the banks of the Bach Dang River.

Bach Dang River in Haiphong Vietnam
Bach Dang River in Haiphong Vietnam
Hai Phong - Northern Vietnam
Bach Dang River - Hai Phong - Northern Vietnam
Bach Dang River Shores, Hai Phong, Vietnam
Bach Dang River Shores, Hai Phong, Vietnam
Hai Phong from the river
Hai Phong from the Bach Dang River - Vietnam


Flower Shops Hai Phong


They are well known the Haiphong flowers shops, a few small booths where you can buy an assortment of varied coloured flowers.

Flower Shops in Haiphong - Vietnam
Flower Shops in Haiphong - Vietnam

Nguyen Du Park

The Park Nguyen Du, probably the most impressive gardens of the city of Haiphong.

Nguyen Du Park - Haiphong (Vietnam)
Nguyen Du Park - Haiphong (Vietnam)

Hai Phong Port


The port of Haiphong, one of the largest and most important in the country, with huge cargeros and containers filled with goods. However a visit is worthwhile to contemplate the beautiful Bridge of the port of Haiphong called Binh bridge.

Bridge in Hai Phong - Northern Vietnam
Bridge in Hai Phong - Vietnam
Suspension Bridge port access Hai Phong (Vietnam)
Suspension bridge access to Hai Phong port


Related to the points of interest of Hai Phong

  • Hai Phong More information about the city of Hai Phong, northern Vietnam
  • Map of Haiphong Street, tourist map and map of the city of Haiphong with the most important
  • Cities of Vietnam Guide to the major cities of Vietnam. What to see? What to do? Where to stay?