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Ho Chi Minh City Attractions

Vietnam’s largest and most energetic metropolis Ho Chi Minh City is home to everything from chic designer malls and glass skyscrapers to ancient temples pagodas and local markets. Boasting a vibrant nightlife unbeatable food scene and great shopping

the city has more than enough to keep you busy during your stay in Vietnam. Explore Ho Chi Minh City’s museums monuments and religious sites party the night away in one of bars or clubs on Pham Ngu Lao Street or jump on a bike and experience this dazzling city on two wheels.

Areas & Neighbourhoods in Ho Chi Minh City

District 1 – District 1 is the most central and action packed area of Ho Chi Minh City. Full of bars clubs restaurants and shopping areas the district is the perfect destination for an unforgettable night out. Explore the evocative streets of the French Quarter shop for bargains in Ben Thanh Market or learn about the country’s recent past at Reunification Palace.

Cholon – Located in District 5 Cholon is Ho Chi Minh City’s Chinatown. Bursting with life and boasting a fantastic choice of authentic eateries spend a day exploring the area’s traditional Chinese charm and sampling its many culinary delights.

District 3 – Young vibrant and packed full of coffee shops bars and independent shops District three is popular with Ho Chi Minh City’s students and young professionals. Explore the district’s parks people watch from one of the many cafes or shop for bargains in the area’s many fashion boutiques.

Cu Chi – The main reason to visit this outlying district of Ho Chi Minh City is the Cu Chi Tunnels. A vast network of underground chambers and passageways the tunnels will give you a glimpse into what life was like in the city during the Vietnam War.

Things to See in Ho Chi Minh City

Most of Ho Chi Minh City’s sights and attractions are located in the centre of the city. In District 1 you’ll find the iconic Reunification Palace the fascinating War Remnants Museum the magnificent Saigon Post Office and the 19th century Notre Dame Cathedral. The atmospheric streets of the French Quarter are also well worth a few hours of your time during your stay in the city while no trip to Vietnam’s capital would be complete without a trip to the Cu Chi Tunnels.

Things to Do in Ho Chi Minh City

Whether you’re interested in history food nightlife or culture you’ll find plenty to keep you busy in Ho Chi Minh City. Join a street food tour to learn more about Vietnam’s cuisine explore the restaurants markets and alleyways of Ho Chi Minh City’s Chinatown meet locals and travellers in the bars around Pham Ngu Lao Street or learn about the country’s history and culture in one of Ho Chi Minh City many excellent museums and galleries. If you’re feeling especially brave rent a bike or moped and explore this high octane city like a local.

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Discover neighborhoods in Ho Chi Minh City

District 1

The fantastic nightlife and popular shops are just a few highlights of District 1. Make a stop by Ben Thanh Market or Saigon Square while you're exploring the area.

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Downtown Ho Chi Minh City

The fantastic nightlife and popular shops are just a few highlights of Downtown Ho Chi Minh City. Make a stop by Ben Thanh Market or Saigon Square while you're exploring the area.

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Bui Thi Xuan

A very popular commercial hub in Ho Chi Minh City, this spot has a lively mix of technology stores, fancy bars and restaurants and luxurious hotels.

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Dong Khoi

The fantastic nightlife and popular shops are just a few highlights of Dong Khoi. Make a stop by Saigon Square or Vincom Center Shopping Mall while you're exploring the area.

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Phu Nhuan

Phu Nhuan is popular for its abundant dining options, and you can check out Gia Dinh Park, a top attraction in the neighbourhood.

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Little Japan

Travellers come to Little Japan for its abundant dining options, and you can see top attractions like Opera House and Saigon River while you're in town.

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