Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City have been named among top ten Asian cities for 2011 by the US Travel and Leisure magazine.

In the list, the capital city of Thailand, Bangkok took the first place while Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi came seventh and ninth, respectively.

Additionally, this list also honoured Vietnam’s Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi and Park Hyatt Ho Chi Minh City, among top ten out of 25 Asian best urban hotels.

Last year, the capital city of Hanoi ranked seventh in the list of top ten Asian tourist destinations, voted by the online tourist magazine Smart Travel Asia./.