Vietnamese seaside city named top rising travel destination: TripAdvisor

Da Nang, Vietnam (All Rights Reserved/Tripadvisor)

Da Nang, Vietnam (All Rights Reserved/Tripadvisor)

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A Buddhist beach sanctuary between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam has been named the top rising destination of 2015 by TripAdvisor, in a new list that features unheralded travel hotspots.

Topping the list is Da Nang, Vietnam, which saw the greatest increase in positive feedback and interest from the TripAdvisor community, year-over-year.

Above and beyond its luxury hotel-lined beaches, the city is renowned for being a hotbed of Vietnamese cuisine with authentic local dishes like fish ball noodle soup, fried chicken wings in fish sauce.

TripAdvisor visitors also recommend Marble Mountains, a cluster of five limestone and marble hills with peaks, caves, tunnels and temples.

Here are the top 10 destinations on the rise in the world according to TripAdvisor:

1. Da Nang, Vietnam (Average nightly hotel rate1: $51)
2. Sihanoukville, Cambodia (Average nightly hotel rate: $99)
3. Limassol, Cyprus (Average nightly hotel rate: $146)
4. Ao Nang, Thailand (Average nightly hotel rate: $68)
5. Bodrum City, Turkey (Average nightly hotel rate: $128)
6. Naha, Japan (Average nightly hotel rate: $84)
7. Hurghada, Egypt (Average nightly hotel rate: $100)
8. Kazan, Russia (Average nightly hotel rate: $108)
9. Manaus, Brazil (Average nightly hotel rate: $93)
10. Eilat, Israel (Average nightly hotel rate: $290)


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