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Vieng Xai Cave city – The underground cave system which housed for the most people in Indochina

The caves around the village of Vieng Xai were home to the Pathet Lao leadership and thousands of civilians for almost a decade during the 'Secret War' that the United States of America waged on Laos between 1964 to 1973

Trung Nguyen Coffee Museum – The Largest Coffee Museum in Indochina

More than 10,000 coffee-related cultural relics from the renowned Jens Burg Museum in Germany were handed over to Trung Nguyen Corporation. The collection is now under the safekeeping of the company, where it is showcased in Trung Nguyen’s Coffee Museum in Buon Ma Thuot Province, Vietnam.

Preah Vihear Temple – The highest Hindu temple situated on the mountain in Indochina

Prasat Preah Vihear is one of Cambodia’s most famous temples.

Banteay Srei – The largest Relious structure built of red sandstone in Indochina

Although it's out of the way, true temple buffs won't want to miss Banteay Srei, a beautiful 10th-century Hindu temple complex about 23 miles north of Angkor Wat.

Tonlé Sap – The largest freshwater lake in Indochina

It’s late October and Cambodians are eagerly anticipating the coming end of a most difficult rainy season. Here on the Tonle Sap, the water has nearly submerged the trees, only the highest branches appear above the waters of this vast inland sea. In the villages, securely hidden behind the mangrove forests, or ‘flooded’ forests as they are locally known, the water level has nearly reached the floorboards of the stilted homes that in the dry season would soar six meters above the ground

Pha That Luang – The largest gold-covered Buddhist stupa in Indochina

The 45 metres high That Luang Stupa or Pha That Luang was originally built during the ancient Khmer civilisation, when Vientiane was inhabited by people known as the ‘Cham’.

Buddha Park Xieng Khuan – The largest Buddha Park in Indochina

The Xieng Khuan Buddha Park is located, just past the Friendship Bridge and 25 km southeast of Vientiane, the capital of Laos.

Ba Chua Xu Joss House – Sam Mountain – The joss house with the largest numbers of tourists in Indochina

Lady of the Realm is a prosperity goddess from southern Vietnam, a supporter of business, health, and a protector of the Vietnamese border. She is housed in Vĩnh Tế village at the foot of Sam Mountain, near Cambodia.

Bai Dinh Pagoda – The largest temple in Indochina

Bai Dinh Pagoda in the northern province of Ninh Binh is famous for its great size and beautiful architecture, and also well-known for its record number of huge Buddha statues.

Fansipan Peak – The highest mountain top in Indochina

Fansipan Mountain is located 9km south-west of Sapa Townlet in the Hoang Lien Mountain Range. Fansipan is branded "the Roof of Indochina" at the height of 3,143m; Fansipan is to be approved as one of the very few eco-tourist spots of Vietnam, with about 2,024 floral varieties and 327 faunal species.

Nomination for “The Largest whale shark’s skin in Indochina”

The whale shark is one of the biggest marine species in the world. On May 18 2010, Mr Dai Thanh Hao, along with  fishermen in Ganh Hao, Dong Hai District, Bac Lieu Province found the dead whale shark and due to the traditional custom of local people, its corpse was brought to Lang Ong Nam Hai.

Nomination for “The Largest private hotel chain in Indochina”

Since the first appearance of Muong Thanh Hotel in 1996 in Dien Bien Phu City, Dien Bien Province, the hotel chain with the same name have been developing and spreading across many cities and provinces in Vietnam. By November 29, 2012, Muong Thanh Hotels had 18 hotels in big cities and provinces such as : Ha Noi, Quang Ninh, Nghe An, Da Nang, Binh Dinh, Khanh Hoa, Ba Ria – Vung Tau with five 3-star-hotels, ten 4-star-hotels and three 5-star-hotels (Muong Thanh Que Huong in Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa; Muong Thanh Thanh Nien in Ha Long, Quang Ninh and Muong Thanh Song Lam in Vinh, Nghe An)

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