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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 a g...

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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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Itineraries for a Saigon Walking Tour

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As a center of economy in Vietnam, Saigon welcomes visitors from all over the world to the city for business trips and touring. It is not difficult to explore the culture of the city since there are many kinds of attractions and activities in Saigon. Touring Saigon on a motorbike is the most convenient option for full exploration, but getting aroun...

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An Dong Market in Ho Chi Minh City

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An Dong Market is another popular market after Ben Thanh Market and Cho Lon in Ho Chi Minh City. This market is located in the Chinatown area and has served many shop owners of boutiques and local customers in the city since it was built. This is also a special local landmark where tourists rarely know about to explore and visit. Our local gui...

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Tan Dinh Market Review

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In the years of development and integration, dynamics 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 day-time 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 Sa...

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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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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 the diversity in a cultural combination of different ethnics. 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, busi...

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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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Shopping in Ho Chi Minh City

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There is a little of everything to satisfy your cravings for shopping in Ho Chi Minh City! Where to buy luxury things in Ho Chi Minh:  Shopping mallsDesigner Clothing Brands Boutique shops and cheap items in Ho Chi Minh: Shopping streetsWhat you can buy with US$1Knock-off Designer BrandsLocal Clothing BrandsTailors Local markets in Ho Chi Minh...

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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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What to do at 23-9 Park (September 23rd Park)

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While there are multiple public parks in Ho Chi Minh City, 23-9 Park or September 23rd Park is one of a kind and a must-visit. It is the only park to house a huge, extravagant underground shopping and culinary complex, not to mention its convenient location in the heart of District 1. Find out in details what to do at 23-9 Park! 23-9 Park in Ho Chi...

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Tailors in Ho Chi Minh City

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In a world where people would opt for ready-made clothing, tailoring has become somewhat a luxury. However, you would be taken by surprise at how affordable and quick to get a hand on custom-made suits or dresses in Vietnam. Although the “world tailoring capital” is in Hoi An City, the tailor in Ho Chi Minh City can also deliver the best workmanshi...

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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. ...

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Top 7 Night Markets in Hanoi

Top 7 Night Markets in Hanoi

Hanoi is one of the most crowded cities in Vietnam. Back in the day, most people went to work and school and did not have the time to wander around and shop for clothes or shoes. For such reason, several night markets were established after the business hours and had since become part of the local's tradition. Let’s check out the seven most famous ...

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Top 8 Night Markets in Ho Chi Minh City

Top 8 Night Markets in Ho Chi Minh City

If you have no plans at night, call your friends to visit one of the night markets in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). You will be overwhelmed by the paradises of cheap products and lots of interesting items to browse for your Vietnam shopping. For your local insights, have a look at our picks of the top 8 night markets for your Ho Chi Minh shopping belo...

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Nha Be District in Ho Chi Minh City

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To the south of Ho Chi Minh City is the location of two suburban districts, Nha Be District and Can Gio District. While Can Gio is an island, isolated from the rest of the city by rivers and ocean, Nha Be District is a busy port with about one-third of its border is with Soai Rap River. If you want to be a Ho Chi Minh City expert explorer, checking...

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