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Ho Chi Minh City is the biggest city in Vietnam. Formerly known as Saigon, it was renamed Ho Chi Minh City in honor of the Vietnamese leader.
The iconic Reunification Palace made its name in global history when in 1975 a tank belonging to the North Vietnamese Army crashed through its main gate – thus signifying the end of the Vietnam War.
Vietnam’s street food is some of the best in the world. The options are endless and the dishes timeless. Even simply simplest fruit dish or baguette has a twist in this country.
No one exactly knows the number of coffee shops in Ho Chi Minh. Aside from many fancy front coffees shops on large streets, there are countless ones in cul-de-sacs and even in very small, zigzagging alleys.
Enjoying an evening in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City, officially) is easy. There are so many options that the worry is not what to do, but what you will miss by choosing one activity over another.
Buddha’s Birthday Festival falls on the 15th day of the Fourth Lunar month. In Ho Chi Minh this festival is a major celebration at the Nghia An Hoi Quan Pagoda. The temple is decorated extravagantly with colorful lanterns hung prettily.
Vietnam is a manufacturing country so imitations of brand name clothes are generally cheaper than the suggested retail price! You can find both high end brand clothing and mall brands like American Eagle Outfitters, Gap, Old Navy and more.
Anyone coming to Ho Chi Minh City, or Saigon as most people call it, cannot possible fail to see the Bitexco tower
In Ho Chi Minh City the traffic is always crowded but very convenient. The city is the main junction for trains, roads, water, and air transportation systems for domestic trips and for foreign destination