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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 Southern Vietnam in the 19th century, Saigon (old name of Ho Chi Minh City's center) and Cho Lon. A myth about an area in District 10 bordering with District 3, Dan Chu Roundabout, maybe one of the reasons why few people chose to reside here. It was told that mass graves of many soldiers that had sacrificed in the uprising of Le Van Khoi, the son of Marshal Le Van Duyet, against Emperor Minh Mang, were found here, and thus the place is “cursed” and deserted. However, people from Central Vietnam and other parts of Vietnam had come to settle in the land because it was convenient to commute between the city center and suburban areas.

This district is now a place for busy trading activities for big and small businesses alike. The neighbor districts of District 10 are District 3, District 5, District 11, and Tan Binh District. With the total area of 10 square kilometers, District 10 is one part of the Chinatown or Cho Lon in Ho Chi Minh City and also has many attractions like contemporary historical attractions and religious sites, especially temples and pagodas, to visit.

How to Get to District 10

Because the distance to the center of District 10 is about 8 kilometer, from Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Tan Binh District, it would take about half an hour and VND 100,000 for a taxi ride. If you choose the yellow bus No. 119 at the airport, the time should be a bit longer and drop you at some stops in District 10 including those on Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Bac Hai Street, Thanh Thai Street, and Nguyen Tri Phuong Street. From District 1, going through District 3, the distance is shortened to 5 kilometers. You can reach District 10 in about 20 minutes.

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Attractions in District 10

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Like in District 5, you can find a lot of small pagodas and temples in District 10. They may not have a long history, but they are no less beautiful. You can also visit other cultural and historical sites like the museum and parks as well.

Name Entrance Fee Address Category
Tran Phu Monuments Free 875 Cach Mang Thang 8, Ward 15 Historical attraction
Secret Weapon Basement Free 183/4 3 Thang 2, Ward 11 Historical attraction
Fito Museum

Children under 1.2 m: VND 60,000/person
Adult and children above 1.2 m: VND 120,000/person

41 Hoang Du Khuong, Ward 12 Museum
An Quang Pagoda Free 243 Su Van Hanh, Ward 9 Religious site
Vietnam Quoc Tu Pagoda Free 244 3 Thang 2, Ward 12 Religious site
Hung Long Pagoda Free 298 Ngo Gia Tu, Ward 4 Religious site
Giac Minh Pagoda Free 716 Dien Bien Phu, Ward 11 Religious site
Chi Hoa Temple Free 475/77 Cach Mang Thang 8, Ward 13 Religious site
Le Thi Rieng Park Free 875 Cach Mang Thang 8, Ward 15 Public park
Ky Hoa Park Free 16 Le Hong Phong, Ward 12 Public park
Tho Trang White Rabbit Amusement Park VND 150,000 - VND 330,000/person 875 Cach Mang Thang 8, Ward 15 Theme park

 

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Eating in District 10

district 10 ho chi minh city cambodian market

What should you do in Chinatown? Try the food there. In District 10, you will find a mix of Chinese cuisine and Vietnamese cuisine with many delicious savories and sweet dishes to enjoy. The eateries are mostly small businesses owned by the locals instead of a grand and famous brand names like those in District 1 and District 3. Besides Chinese and Vietnamese foods, you should give street foods at the Cambodian Market a try to see the diversity of the culture here.

Category Location
Street Foods

Local markets: Ho Thi Ky Market, Ba Hat Market, Cambodian Market (Le Hong Phong Market)

Eateries streets: Nguyen Tri Phuong, To Hien Thanh, Su Van Hanh, Ba Hat, Thanh Thai

Cafes and Desserts

Su Van Hanh Street, Ba Thang Hai Street, and Nguyen Tri Phuong Street

Sorrento Cafe - 91/6 Hoa Hung, Ward 12
1985 Cafe - 7A/67 Thanh Thai, Ward 14

Vietnamese Cuisine

Steamed Rice Roll:
Banh Cuon Y Thien - 274 Ba Hat, Ward 9

Sweet Soup:
Che Thai Y Phuong - 380 Nguyen Tri Phuong, Ward 4

Crab Tapioca Soup:
Banh canh cua Ut Le - 210 To Hien Thanh, Ward 15

Broken Rice:
Com Tam Tu Map - 812 Su Van Hanh, Ward 12

BBQ
Lang Nuong Nam Bo - 302A To Hien Thanh, Ward 15

 

Shopping in District 10

district 10 ho chi minh city van hanh mall

Even though there is one recently opened shopping mall in District 10, you can still enjoy the activities by going through local markets and shopping streets where you can get your things at reasonable prices. One of the recommendations is to visit Ho Thi Ky Market to buy or simply look at beautiful fresh flowers.

Category Address What to Buy
Local Markets

Nguyen Tri Phuong Market
68 Nguyen Lam, Ward 6

Hoa Hung Market
539A Cach Mang Thang 8, Ward 15

Chi Hoa Market
24 To Hien Thanh, Ward 15

Ho Thi Ky Market - Flower Market
52 Alley Ho Thi Ky, Ward 1

Cambodian Market (Le Hong Phong Market)
374 Alley Le Hong Phong, Ward 1

Chuong Bo Market
384 Alley Ly Thai To, Ward 10

Dried Foods, Clothing, Accessories, and Souvenirs
Shopping Mall

Van Hanh Mall
11 Su Van Hanh, Ward 12

Clothing, Shoes, Bags, Accessories, and Souvenirs
Shopping Streets

Nguyen Tri Phuong Street

3 Thang 2 Street

Clothing, Shoes, Bags, Accessories, Cosmetics, and Souvenirs

 

Nightlife in District 10

district 10 ho chi minh city night market

Night market near the area of Le Thi Rieng Park

district 10 ho chi minh city stadium

Sports games and night markets at Thong Nhat Stadium - 138 Dao Duy Tu, Ward 6

district 10 ho chi minh city theatre

Shows and movies at Hoa Binh Theatre - 199 3 Thang 3, Ward 12

 

Summary of District 10 in Ho Chi Minh City

When you have the chance to visit District 10 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, you should visit the religious sites and cultural sites at daytime to observe and learn all of their beauty and go out on shopping and eating streets at night when the lights on and people fill the streets.

Explore other districts in Ho Chi Minh City with our guide Ho Chi Minh City Districts Overview or join us on our motorbike tours and see the backstreet of Ho Chi Minh City.

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Guest - Kye on Saturday, 26 October 2019 14:30

Went through here on a food tour. Lots of options and very crowded. Great to see the more local side of Saigon.

Went through here on a food tour. Lots of options and very crowded. Great to see the more local side of Saigon.
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