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Things to do in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

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    1. Walk at Nguyen Hue street at night

    At night, Nguyen Hue’s walking street attracts more tourists. From above looking down, walking street Nguyen Hue so bustle, shimmering color by the lights. People will enjoy the musical performance combined with the laser lights that create artistic color to attract the street.

    Around the area of Nguyen Hue at night, there are shopping centers, shopping centers, restaurants, and eateries to attract tourists and make their own mark on Sai Gon’s walking street. Right on the walking street, you can have beautiful pictures along with the background is the building “lotus” Bitexco Tower in Saigon.

    2. Visit historical sites

    Ho Chi Minh City in particular and generally Vietnam is a land of historical value. If visiting Saigon without visiting the historical sites, it will be missing. There are many historical sites listed above for you to refer. You can visit them to learn about Vietnamese culture and also the people here.

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    3. Drink coffee sidewalk in Saigon

    The people of Saigon have long been familiar with the habit of sitting on the sidewalk, drinking coffee, sometimes alone, sometimes chatting with their friends. Throughout the streets, everywhere seen a few pictures: the small table with the baby chairs, then just a cup of coffee and tea on the table is enough to enjoy. Busy time maybe around 7-9 am, drink a cup of coffee to get energy for the new day and then continue to work.

    Vietnamese coffee is very special. This beverage is so popular that President Obama of the US during his visit to Vietnam in 2016 expressed the desire to enjoy a glass. In 2017, the Canadian Prime Minister also simply sat enjoying the sidewalk cafe in Saigon. If you have the opportunity to come to Vietnam, enjoy drinks as well as the unique lifestyle of the Vietnamese.

    4. Try all the delicious food

    Take a tour around Ho Chi Minh City, you will be overwhelmed by the busiest bustling two sides of the road. In addition to the mushroom-fronted shops, people here still enjoy the food and eating habits, eating the roadside more than 40 years ago. This is also a unique point in the lifestyle of the Saigon

    Foreign tourists are very interested in this cultural beauty of the Vietnamese. Not only that, the food is very good and cheap. Try as much food as you can, you will not regret it.

    5. Enjoy the incredible nightlife

    People said that Ho Chi Minh City is most beautiful at night. When the sun goes down, Ho Chi Minh City is completely different. Saigon River as a romantic and lovely point of the city. Watching the sunset on the river always gives visitors an unforgettable experience. From the area of Thu Thiem Tunnel Park, with a view of the city center, you will see the towering lights in the night. The 68-story Bitexco tower is considered the new symbol of Saigon.

    Guests can easily see this building no matter where in the city the nightlight shines brightly. Nguyen Hue’s walking street is the most attractive place for tourists, with restaurants, hotels, cafes, coffee shops, as well as enjoying street art activities. If you want to see the street, you can choose a cafe high to look down. Those moments are great.

    The bar is an interesting place to visit in Saigon. Some famous bars include:

    • Sahara Bar, 227 Pham Ngu Lao Street, District 1;
    • Go2 Bar 187 De Tham, District 1, Vasco Bar, 16D Cao Ba Quat;
    • Saigon Saigon Bar, 19 Lam Son, 224 De Tham, Pham Ngu Lao Ward 

    If you want to experience night movies, there are plenty of movie theaters that offer you:

    • MegaStar Hung Vuong 126 Hung Vuong, District 5
    • Galaxy Cinema 116 Nguyen Du, District 1; Diamond Cinema, 13th Floor,
    • Diamond Plaza, 34 Le Duan, District 1;
    • Cinebox 212, 212 Ly Chinh Thang, District 3.
    22 Jan 2020
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    Cuong Bach The founder of Journey On Air - The Travel Information Center of Vietnam. Our mission is connecting travelers worldwide to the beauty of the landscape, history, culture and the friendly people in Vietnam.

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