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US news agency CNN has just named Quang Phu Cau in Vietnam the number one photo on its best travel photography of 2019.
The photo depicts a woman collecting incense sticks in a courtyard in the village of Quang Phu Cau on the outskirts of Hanoi.
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Quang Phu Cau in Vietnam among world’s best travel photography of 2019.
On the list, Quang Phu Cau in Vietnam is followed by Copenhagen, Buenos Aires in Argentina, Venice in Italy, Ipiales in Colombia, Beijing, Abu Dhabi, etc.
Vietnam received 1.5 million foreign visitors in January, a year-on-year increase of 5%, according to the General Statistics Office.
Arrivals by road, air in the reviewed period recorded on-year increases of 26.9% and 1.4%, respectively, while growth was also seen in the number of visitors from all five continents. In January, increases were recorded in the number of holidaymakers from most markets, particularly Thailand (39.7%), Taiwan (China) (31.4%), South Korea (23%), the Philippines (20%), Japan (11.3%) and Malaysia (9.4%).