The historic port city of Haiphong
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Haiphong is the third largest city in Vietnam, and apart from being an industrial port city it has a historic city centre that should attract more tourists than it does.
A guide to the Hanoi-Haiphong railway - buying tickets, trip review, and a proposed railway from Kunming to Haiphong.
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