Vietnam’s wonders honored on Google Arts & Culture for the first time

Google Arts & Culture and the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism for the first time announced the “Wonders of Vietnam” project on the online platform on January 21 to honor 1369 stunning photos of the country.

Vietnam’s wonders, Google Arts & Culture, Vietnam’s wonders, Google Arts & Culture Vietnam’s wonders are honored on Google Arts & Culture. Photo: Google Arts & Culture

Director-General of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism Nguyen Trung Khanh highly spoke of Google's activities to promote Vietnamese tourism. "The “Wonders of Vietnam” project is expected to give international visitors new perspectives about Vietnamese tourism. I believe that it will continue helping Vietnamese destinations shine, especially in the context of travel restriction caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Tienphong reported.

Vietnam’s wonders, Google Arts & Culture, Vietnam’s wonders, Google Arts & Culture Hoi An lantern festival Photo: Google Arts & Culture

United States Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink gave special praise to the country and people of Vietnam. He said that he and his family have traveled to Da Nang, Hue, and Hoi An as well as other Vietnamese destinations many times. He expressed his belief that 35 exhibitions featuring 1,369 beautiful photos will bring various perspectives about Vietnam.

On the online platform, visitors can admire the beauty of Son Doong cave, Hoi An Lantern Festival, Hue royal court music as well as interactive features that allow you to experience the wonders of Vietnam in a new way.

Vietnam’s wonders, Google Arts & Culture, Vietnam’s wonders, Google Arts & Culture The project features 35 exhibitions with 1,369 photos of Vietnam’s wonders

“In the context of the tourism industry in the world and in Vietnam being hard-hit by the pandemic, it is important for Vietnam's Wonders to be accessible to the world”, Amit Sood, Senior Director of Google Arts & Culture said.

Google Country Director for Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia Tram Nguyen said that the online exhibition gives viewers opportunities to immerse themselves in traditional music and tourist sites of Vietnam through panoramic photos. The project is an important part of Google’s comprehensive support for Vietnam’s tourism sector.

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