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Binh Tan District in Ho Chi Minh City

Other than those who live here, arguably, most locals know very little about Binh Tan District besides the fact that it houses Aeon Mall Binh Tan, one of the popular shopping centers in Ho Chi Minh City, and the West Station (Ben Xe Mien Tay), a major bus station to the west of the city connecting to provinces in the Mekong Delta. Binh Tan is the d...
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I didn't know there is a huge mall in this district. Lots of my friends are living here, will definitely go to the mall to hang ou... Read More
Saturday, 22 February 2020 17:27
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District 12 in Ho Chi Minh City

When coming to District 12, you can see the contrast between the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, like District 1 and District 3, and a peaceful area. Unlike the other destinations in Ho Chi Minh City, this area mainly attracts tourists thanks to its outdoor activities, which can be hard to find in other crowded districts. Map of District 12's Attra...
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Guest — Syeda
Wow so many districts in Saigon, but this district seems far out of town
Sunday, 27 October 2019 11:59
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District 10 in Ho Chi Minh City

As a district near the city center, District 10’s economics is growing, but the lifestyle of locals is still the same. Join us in finding out what to do, what to see, and where to eat in this district.Map of District 10's Attractions:District 10 OverviewThe land which is now named District 10 was a deserted place between two big cities in Southern ...
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Guest — Kye
Went through here on a food tour. Lots of options and very crowded. Great to see the more local side of Saigon.
Saturday, 26 October 2019 14:30
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Go Vap District in Ho Chi Minh City

Each district of Ho Chi Minh City its a different charm. As for Go Vap District, it has been reputed as a vibrant area with continuous housing and business development for those who seek investment opportunities.Map of Go Vap District's Attractions:Go Vap District OverviewGo Vap District has been highly urbanized since the 1980s and now it is still...
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I love your site! Your team has put together lots of great info, )... Read More
Saturday, 26 October 2019 15:04
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Tan Phu District in Ho Chi Minh City

If you want to have more local experiences in Ho Chi Minh City, Tan Phu District is a place where you could actually encounter how Saigonese work, shop, and live daily. Moreover, this district could attract you with many appetizing cheap street foods and interesting attractions.Map of Tan Phu District's Attractions:Tan Phu District OverviewTan...
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Guest — Amira
Isn't the airport located in this district?
Saturday, 26 October 2019 14:54
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District 9 in Ho Chi Minh City

To the east of Ho Chi Minh City is another outskirt district, connecting the city with the provinces in the north and east. Learn more about this district - District 9 - in our guide and discover the fun activities you can enjoy here.Map of District 9's Attractions:District 9 OverviewDistrict 9 was an outskirt of Thu Duc District in the past, and s...
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Thu Duc District in Ho Chi Minh City

Thu Duc District is a gateway situated in the northeast of Ho Chi Minh City. The district is mostly known for its college town, and it is often associated with the dynamic area of universities and the ideal environment for students. There are many special things about this suburban district making it a new developmental growth of the city.Map of Th...
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Guest — Kevin Mart
there's not much to do in thu duc besides going to the malls. The food and drinks here are cheap, though
Friday, 10 January 2020 17:26
Guest — Edie
Thu Duc is far from the city center. I had booked an airbnb here, but it was so far from everything else! The transport cost was h... Read More
Saturday, 26 October 2019 15:00

Tan Binh District in Ho Chi Minh City

Tan Binh District has one of the biggest Vietnam international airports, Tan Son Nhat International Airport, welcoming most overseas travelers and give them the first impression about Vietnam and Ho Chi Minh City. Therefore, there are plenty of interesting things to do and eat, such as traditional cuisine and recreational activities. This district ...
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Guest — Mae
I love this market at pham van hai, it's near my hotel
Saturday, 26 October 2019 15:48
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Phu Nhuan District in Ho Chi Minh City

What is the quickest getaway from Ho Chi Minh City’s Center? Come to Phu Nhuan District, only 10 minutes away, and you can experience and learn more about the daily life of locals as well as try different cuisine they have to offer. It is a central district, but you can still find it less hustling but no less exciting than District 1.Map of Phu Nhu...
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Guest — Azra Sanchez
I love visiting here with friends at night. A lot of nice restaurants and drinking places, both local and international chains. If... Read More
Thursday, 30 January 2020 11:35
Guest — Elise
I used to live at the Phan Xich Long area, it was quite nice with many restaurants and "nhau" places around the 2 sides of the riv... Read More
Saturday, 26 October 2019 13:39

District 5 in Ho Chi Minh City

Chinatown is always fascinating to travelers with its cuisine and its colorful lights at night. District 5 in Ho Chi Minh City, a part of Chinatown, won’t disappoint you with a lot of delicious foods and shopping centers.Map of District 5's Attractions:District 5 OverviewDistrict 5 has been a part of Cho Lon or Chinatown in Ho Chi Minh City since C...
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Do you conduct tour about District 5? I sent you an email please help to check. We are a family of 5 wanting to tour in March.... Read More
Thursday, 30 January 2020 11:25
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District 2 in Ho Chi Minh City

To locals, District 1 and District 7 are for fancy entertainment and activities, while areas like District 2 used to be a place with little to do. However, things are changing, and many people, both locals and foreign nationals are moving to the district looking for luxurious foods and entertainment.Map of District 2's Attractions:District 2 Overvi...
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District 4 in Ho Chi Minh City

Located next to District 1 - the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, District 4 is a crowded district where you can easily observe the ordinary daily lives of Vietnamese locals. It is also an ideal destination for food-lovers as there is a wide variety of tasty street foods and several wonderful eating streets in District 4.Map of District 4's Attractions:D...
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Binh Thanh District in Ho Chi Minh City

Binh Thanh District is one of the districts in Ho Chi Minh City where you can get away from the crowded downtown. This old district may not be well-known by many tourists, but you can enjoy its authentic and buoyant spirit. If you are looking for an area where you can experience the casual life of local people but not really far from the center, Bi...
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District 7 in Ho Chi Minh City

As a developing district with a great number of impressive new buildings, high-standard apartments, and various high-end services, District 7 is a worth-exploring place on your luxury tours. If you have a chance to visit District 7 on your Ho Chi Minh City trip, this is what you can expect.Map of District 7's Attractions:District 7 OverviewDistrict...
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lots of international restaurants here, especially Korean restaurants, so this is a nice area to plan a fancy dinner
Monday, 06 January 2020 14:03
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District 3 in Ho Chi Minh City

District 3 is one of the most developing districts in Ho Chi Minh City besides District 1. Visiting District 3, you will be impressed by not only many office buildings and restaurants but also a great number of religious sites, unique coffee shops, and wonderful eating streets.Map of District 3's Attractions:District 3 OverviewDistrict 3 is located...
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District 1 in Ho Chi Minh City

District 1 is Ho Chi Minh City’s downtown where you often see a lot of office buildings, luxury hotels, and fancy restaurants, along with many most visited attractions where you can learn about the lifestyle, culture, and history of the city. When night comes, it is also the time the district is most lively and crowded with people, especially the y...
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Guest — Tracy Claire
I had an amazing tour around this area, so many attractions to see and many things to do. I will make sure I join your guys' night... Read More
Friday, 21 February 2020 15:55
Guest — Grayson Mars
such a bustling area with lots of shops and entertainment
Saturday, 04 January 2020 13:44
Guest — Cameron
Thanks for the much needed information.
Tuesday, 01 October 2019 19:17

Alcohol in Vietnam - Common Drinks and Legal Age

Drinking alcohol is popular in Vietnam that it’s virtually a part of the culture here. Saying that Vietnamese like beer is a massive understatement, we deeply love it. The act of drinking alcohol impregnates every fabric of society. Vietnamese drink alcohol on many occasions or even on no special occasion at all. Like many other countries in the wo...
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Guest — Sonya Enderson
I love trying new alcohol everywhere I go on my Vietnam trip. Not all tasted good though ^^ some were pretty strong, and some were... Read More
Thursday, 12 March 2020 13:16
Guest — Christina Edwards
I don't think the Vietnamese requires an ID to by alcohol
Saturday, 19 October 2019 23:50

7 Things to do on a Saigon Night Tour

As one of the most modern and busy cities in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City (or Saigon), is an ideal spot for travelers who want to discover the unique culture, including the lifestyle, cuisine, and traditions here, either at day or night. Saigon nighttime is entirely different from its daytime; there are a lot of things to do on a Saigon night tour tha...
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Guest — Claudia
Did the night tour and it was the best! We loved the BBQ dinner and it was nice surprise. High recommend this company! Ask Lien as... Read More
Saturday, 26 October 2019 14:57
Guest — Blanche Tucker
The city is the best at night, Thank you for showing me around
Saturday, 19 October 2019 22:57

5 Things to do on a Ho Chi Minh City Layover

The Tan Son Nhat International Airport (airport code: SGN) is the biggest in Vietnam, located 8 kilometers from Ho Chi Minh City’s center - District 1 making many tourist attractions shopping centers and restaurants accessible for those stuck on short or long layovers.Related Article: Tan Son Nhat Airport GuideThings to do on Ho Chi Minh City Layov...
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Guest — Rachel Martinez
Hello, I sent you an email about a half-day tour. My name is Rachel Martinez and we are a family of 6.
Thursday, 30 January 2020 11:29
Guest — Katie C
My partner and I had an 8 hour layover in Ho Chi Minh and contacted this company for a half-day tour of the city. From the point o... Read More
Wednesday, 29 January 2020 11:40
Guest — Darcie
Our family had a 6 hours layover and contacted this company for a half-day tour. They arranged and picked us up at the airport, an... Read More
Saturday, 26 October 2019 14:25

What to Eat on Food Tours in Northern Vietnam (Part 1)

When discovering Vietnamese foods, you will find a little bit of all the four tastes - salt, sour, sweet, and bitter - combining well with one another creating the unique of the dish of each region. On the land spreading more than 1,500 kilometers from the North to the South, Vietnam is also blessed with different climates and has diverse sources o...
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Guest — Zoya
I had the smoked buffalo meat at one the roadside street stops at Sapa. The weather was chilly, and I had it next to the charcoal ... Read More
Sunday, 27 October 2019 13:28
Guest — Norman Bowers
Northern Vietnam truly offers the essence of Vietnamese cuisine
Saturday, 19 October 2019 23:26
Guest — Isabella Smith
Vietnam has much to offer for any kind of tourist and traveler. From delicious street food in the old quarter to the beautiful arc... Read More
Friday, 02 February 2018 21:46


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