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Why We Love Ho Chi Minh City

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Discover 8 reasons why we love Ho Chi Minh City as locals from the city Looking for good reasons to visit Ho Chi Minh City? Discover the most populous city in Vietnam from the locals' perspectives to see why people just love this city so much regardless of where they come from! Let’s begin our countdown! 1. Architecture in its best form The citysca...

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A Saigon Adventure on the Back of the Bike

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As one of the top cities to visit in Vietnam, Saigon offers many tours around the city. One of which is a Saigon adventure on the back of the bike. What is this tour about and why you should try it? Find your answers in the guide below. Why You Should Do a Saigon Adventure on the Back of the Bike "Saigon" is what people, both locals, and foreigners...

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A Guide to Drinking Vietnamese Coffee

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Coffee is one of the popular social drinks in Vietnam not consumed on the run. The locals prefer to sit in cafes or vendors along the streets and leisurely catch up on life over coffee. With favorable growing regions in the central highlands, to the surprise of most coffee consumers, it is the second-largest coffee-producing nation in the world wit...

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Our Recommended Itineraries for Touring Saigon in Half, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Days

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There are many things to discover in Saigon; you will always find something new at each location in this beautiful city. Try our recommended itineraries for touring Saigon and get the best out of your adventure. Some notes about the best time for touring Saigon itineraries are: In the dry season (November - March), the morning and afternoon are goo...

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A Guide to Shopping in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)

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Besides visiting historical landmarks, shopping is also an interesting thing to do that can help you understand more about the lifestyle of people in Saigon. So let's get insights about the fanciest shopping malls, the shopping streets, as well as the crowded local markets in the city. 1/ Shopping Malls in Saigon Full Guide: Top Shopping Malls in H...

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Tan Dinh Market Review

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In the years of development and integration, dynamic cities like Ho Chi Minh City are packed with high-end shopping malls, and the city gradually becomes a shopping paradise to locals and foreign visitors coming from every corner around the world. However, to some people, the local markets are the best highlight of Vietnam as a whole and parts of V...

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Things to do in Saigon at Night

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The scorching heat of Saigon can shy people away from daytime activities, and we bet you’re looking for some night fun to make up for the lost time. That’s why we have wholeheartedly assembled the best choices to relish the night in Saigon for you and your beloveds. Rest assured that, from food choices to recreational spots, the things to do in Sai...

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5 Things to Do on a Ho Chi Minh City Layover

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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 Guide Things to do on Ho Chi Minh City Lay...

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What to See in Dan Sinh Market in District 1

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Address: 104 Yersin, Nguyen Thai Binh Ward, District 1 How to get there: Dan Sinh Market or Dan Sinh Neighborhood is surrounded by 4 streets: Yersin, Nguyen Thai Binh, Nguyen Cong Tru, and Ky Con, with an area of more than 5,000 square meters. The map of Dan Sinh Market Located right at the center of District 1, Dan Sinh Market is a convenient spot...

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Saigon Local Market: Ba Chieu Market

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Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) has a typical lifestyle with lots of local markets in every district where you can enjoy and feel in the most authentic way the atmosphere of bustling but colorful Saigonese daily life and businesses. And one of the best recommendations for anyone who wants to observe how the Vietnamese run their business every day to make...

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Explore the Markets in Ho Thi Ky Alleys

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Located in District 10, Ho Thi Ky Street has many alleys with different things to do. When speaking of Ho Thi Ky, you may think of the famous, beautiful, and colorful Ho Thi Ky Flower Market. However, there is another market located right next to it where you can try exotic cuisines from Cambodia. This guide will help you explore and find out what ...

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The Russian Market in Ho Chi Minh City

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Markets are the soul of Ho Chi Minh City and they play an important role in people's lives. You can find tons of markets when coming to the city, and the markets differ fundamentally in all kinds of goods. Besides the iconic ones like Ben Thanh Market or the traditional local wet market like Ba Chieu Market, Binh Tay Market, and Hoa Hung Market, pe...

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Vietnamese Flower Markets in Ho Chi Minh City

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Besides some local markets where you can buy everything, there are some markets that specialize in selling one kind of goods for the locals like textiles and flowers. You can find quite a few flower markets in Ho Chi Minh City because the flower is one of the products that Vietnamese buy almost every day to decorate their homes and offer to their a...

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Cho Lon: Chinatown in Ho Chi Minh City

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Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) is famous for its diversity in a cultural combination of different ethnicities. Some areas have been established for a couple of centuries, and despite the developed modern world, they still keep their historical aspects reflected in many ways of life. And Cho Lon - the largest Chinatown in Vietnam - is one of the oldest, ...

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Binh Tay Market in Cho Lon (Ho Chi Minh City)

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Binh Tay market, also known as the name Cho Lon Moi (The New Market), has played an important role in Ho Chi Minh City’s residents' daily life. Sitting on Thap Muoi Street, considered as the heart of Chinatown, the Binh Tay Market is the central local market in District 6 and one of the biggest local markets in Ho Chi Minh City. In the 1920s of the...

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How to Bargain in Vietnam?

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Bargain when buying something is fairly common in Vietnam, especially in Vietnamese local markets. For foreign visitors, getting to know how to bargain in Vietnam is worthwhile as it would make it possible for you to get the best price as well as communicate with the native. Here are some useful tips for bargaining in Vietnam. Why You Should Bargai...

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District 3 in Ho Chi Minh City

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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 Overview District 3 is loca...

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Ben Thanh Market in Ho Chi Minh City

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If you are looking for some local experience in Vietnam, you should not miss out on the local markets where you can see the daily life and trading of many Vietnamese in a traditional way. Ben Thanh Market is one of the busiest local markets in Ho Chi Minh City that you should visit to enjoy famous Vietnamese foods and shop for lovely souvenirs. You...

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Ho Chi Minh Two-Day Itineraries

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What can you do in Ho Chi Minh City in two days? Our blog will go through Ho Chi Minh City's two-day itineraries with suggested activities, attractions, shopping, and eating. Check it out below and start planning your trip. Ho Chi Minh City Two-Day Itineraries Day 1: See details in our previous guide Ho Chi Minh City One-Day Itineraries. ...

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How to Visit Saigon on a Budget

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Despite being one of the most developed cities in Southeast Asia, visiting Saigon or Ho Chi Minh City on a budget is absolutely possible. Various activities and attractions in Saigon would probably fit every budget. Have a look at our tips and guide for an affordable and memorable visit to Saigon. Explore Free Attractions in Saigon Notre Dame Cathe...

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