Haiphong is Vietnam’s third-largest city and the country’s commercial hub. Located on the north-eastern coast, it’s a busy port city and a popular destination for tourists. The city is surrounded by mountains and the coastline is dotted with islands, making for some dramatic views. Haiphong is a great place to experience Vietnamese culture and cuisine. There are plenty of markets and street food stalls, as well as restaurants serving up traditional dishes. The city is also home to some beautiful temples and pagodas. For a taste of Vietnam’s colonial past, head to the old quarter, where you’ll find French-style architecture and lively markets.