The central part of Vietnam extends over 1000km from north to south and includes the Annam mountain range, home to many of Vietnam's hill people. The coastal plains are in some points just a few km wide. Here is where the Champa kingdom flourished between the 7th and 19th centuries. In the middle of the central region there are a number of UNESCO World Heritage sites: the imperial city of Hue, a former capital of Vietnam, My Son, a one time capital of the Champa kingdom and the ancient city of Hoi An, an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port.

Hoi An photo gallery  - 82 pictures of Hoi An
Hue photo gallery  - 109 pictures of Hue
82 photos of Hoi An, a small coastal city in central Vietnam with an impressive cultural heritage, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site
109 photos of Hue, a city in central Vietnam and former imperial capital with a large number of historic sites and monuments
My Son photo gallery  - 36 pictures of My Son
Sceneries photo gallery  - 13 pictures of Sceneries
36 photos of the Cham ruins in My Son, one of the oldest monuments in Vietnam and a UNESCO World Heritage site
13 photos of landscapes in central Vietnam
Danang photo gallery  - 159 pictures of Danang
159 photos of Danang, a large city in central Vietnam, close to several touristic highlights
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