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BUI VIEN WALK STREET – NO SLEEP STREET
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BUI VIEN WALK STREET – NO SLEEP STREET

Bui Vien Street is the main street of the so called ‘backpackers area’ of Ho Chi Minh City. Here you find a wide variety of inexpensive restaurants, bars, souvenir shops and hotels/hostels. While being seated at one of the places you can soak up the local lifestyle and culture. You can shop, dine and party...

The Place To Eat – Asiana Food Town
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The Place To Eat – Asiana Food Town

Cooling air-con, a handy location near accommodation in Pham Ngu Lao, and a huge selection of street food from around Vietnam and the rest of the Asia are the highlights of this excellent new undercover food court. There’s a convenient supermarket, pharmacy and English-language bookshop as well. Hours: 10:00 – 22:30 Just 350m from Winsuites...

Reunification Palace
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Reunification Palace

Reunification Palace was the base of  Vietnamese General Ngo Dinh Diem until his death in 1963. It made its name in global history in 1975. A tank belonging to the North Vietnamese Army crashed through its main gate, ending the Vietnam War. Today, it’s a must-visit for tourists in Ho Chi Minh City.   The...

WAR REMNANTS MUSEUM
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WAR REMNANTS MUSEUM

History Behind The History Just months after the fall of Saigon, in 1975, the government of Vietnam opened the “Exhibition House for US and Puppet Crimes.” From its inception, the museum featured propaganda that highlighted the horrors of war with a heavy political bent. American atrocities, both real and exaggerated, were the primary message. But when America...

Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral
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Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, built in the late 1880s by French colonists, is one of the few remaining strongholds of Catholicism in the largely Buddhist Vietnam. Located in Paris Square, the name Notre Dame was given after the installation of the statue ‘Peaceful Notre Dame’ in 1959. In 1962, the Vatican conferred the Cathedral status...

BEN THANH MARKET
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BEN THANH MARKET

BẾN THÀNH Market (Vietnamese: Chợ Bến Thành) is a large marketplace in central Hồ Chí Minh City, Vietnam in District 1. The market is one of the earliest surviving structures in Saigon and an important symbol of Hồ Chí Minh City, popular with tourists seeking local handicrafts, textiles, áo dài and souvenirs, as well as...