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Top 7 Famous Local Markets in Ho Chi Minh City

Top 7 Famous Local Markets in Ho Chi Minh City

Although modern trading sites and shopping malls are becoming more popular in the fast-paced lifestyle of the Saigonese, traditional markets have been long-standing and keeping several cultural aspects of the Vietnamese for hundred years, and they are the symbols of the city. When travelers visit Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, a visit ...

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Vietnam Shopping Destinations and Tips You Need To Know

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If you consider yourself a shopping guru, then there is a hidden gem you need to know about Vietnam. Vietnam is quickly becoming one of the hottest new places to visit on holidays. Here you will find beautiful beaches, breathtaking scenery, fresh markets, and Vietnam shopping. What makes the clothing of Vietnam so unique, is its craftsman...

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Do You Love to Shop? Here's What to Buy in Vietnam

Do You Love to Shop? Here's What to Buy in Vietnam

Did you know that the country of Vietnam has 54 different ethnic groups? This diversity provides a wide number of various objects and knick-knacks for you to buy when you visit this remarkable country.If you love to shop and you’re wondering what to buy in Vietnam, we have outlined the top five favorite products of tourists who visit the country. K...

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Vietnamese Souvenirs Your Friends And Family Will Love

Vietnamese Souvenirs Your Friends And Family Will Love

Are you interested in Vietnamese souvenirs? If so, then check out our guide below to the top gifts you should take back from your next trip to Vietnam. Whether you're planning the end of an unforgettable trip to Vietnam, or just dreaming of your next vacation, we have you covered.  Vietnamese Souvenirs  Silk One of the most popular souven...

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Shopping Malls in Ho Chi Minh City

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Besides valuable traditional culture, Ho Chi Minh City is always good at urbanizing and adapting to new trends. The more modern the city becomes, the more shopping malls it has. Ho Chi Minh City is known as the “shopping paradise” of Vietnam thanks to these malls. Coming to these malls, you will enjoy not only the shopping leisure but also the nice...

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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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A Guide to Ao dai - Vietnamese Traditional Dress

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From time to time, Ao dai (pronounced: ‘ow yai’) has always been a representative of Vietnamese femininity and the pride of Vietnamese people. The image of Vietnamese women wearing Ao dai has left a beautiful impression on many travelers around the world who visit Vietnam. There are so many things to talk about Ao dai, but in this post, we will sha...

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Hoc Mon District in Ho Chi Minh City

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Hoc Mon is a tranquil village-style district, but there are a lot of amusement parks, sightseeing, religious sites and historical sites to relieve your stress as well as acquire some historical knowledge. Map of Hoc Mon District's Attractions: Hoc Mon District Overview Hoc Mon District is a suburban district in the Northwest of Ho Chi Minh City, ad...

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District 11 in Ho Chi Minh City

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Among many districts making up the Chinatown in Ho Chi Minh City, District 11 is only second to District 5 in terms of the number of Chinese residing in the city. The culture of the Chinese community in District 11 plays a big part in the locals' daily life. Like other districts in the area, there is no sign to welcome you to the little Chinat...

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District 6 in Ho Chi Minh City

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District 6 is another part of Cho Lon, the Chinatown in Ho Chi Minh City. Find out in this guide the fun thing you can discover in the district. Map of District 6's Attractions: District 6 Overview Located in the southwest of Ho Chi Minh City, District 6 shares borders with Tan Phu District, Binh Tan District, District 11, District 5, and District ...

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Binh Tan District in Ho Chi Minh City

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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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District 12 in Ho Chi Minh City

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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 Attr...

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District 10 in Ho Chi Minh City

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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 Overview The land which is now named District 10 was a deserted place between two big cities in Southe...

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Go Vap District in Ho Chi Minh City

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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 Overview Go Vap District has been highly urbanized since the 1980s and now it is st...

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Tan Phu District in Ho Chi Minh City

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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 Overview ...

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District 9 in Ho Chi Minh City

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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 Overview District 9 was an outskirt of Thu Duc District in the past, an...

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Thu Duc District in Ho Chi Minh City

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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 T...

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Tan Binh District in Ho Chi Minh City

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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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Phu Nhuan District in Ho Chi Minh City

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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 Nh...

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District 5 in Ho Chi Minh City

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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 Overview District 5 has been a part of Cho Lon or Chinatown in Ho Chi Minh City sinc...

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