Ho Chi Minh City Overview

Known as the largest destination in Vietnam with a lot of beautiful and magnificent landscapes as well as tasty dishes to explore and enjoy, Ho Chi Minh is really a must - visit destination in Vietnam. Every year, Ho Chi Minh attracts a lot of tourists coming here to visit famous landscapes and enjoy the hustling atmosphere in the city.

You do not have to worry about where to go, which festivals and events to take part in or where to go shopping in Ho Chi Minh as there is a long list of things to do in Ho Chi Minh that you should not miss on your trip. Some of the popular spots in Ho Chi Minh City to visit and explore such as: War Remnants Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, Jade Emperor Pagoda, Ben Thanh Market, Reunification Palace, Central Post Office. These are the most attractive sites in Ho Chi Minh that no tourist misses to visit when visiting Ho Chi Minh City. It is a great chance for you to know more about culture and history of the city as well as give your eyes an opportunity to admire beautiful and well - known landscapes.

In addition, one of the things that makes tourist come back the city that is the special and delicious foods. Some of famous foods in Ho Chi Minh which are the passion of many people include: Banh mi, Pho, Bun mam, Bun Bo Hue, Banh da cua, Banh cuon, Banh xeo, Hu Tieu, Goi cuon, Com tam. Enjoying the specialties of Ho Chi Minh City will help you get more memories and unforgettable experience in the modern and bustling city. All are waiting for your exploration and experience. Do not hesitate to visit this beautiful city.

Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City

Our Ho Chi Minh City trips

Trip name Days
11 Days North To South Vietnam Hanoi, Vietnam to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 11 Days North To South Vietnam 11 days View Trip
12 Day Vietnam Relaxing Tour With Phu Quoc Island Hanoi, Vietnam to Phu Quoc Island , Vietnam 12 Day Vietnam Relaxing Tour With Phu Quoc Island 12 days View Trip
14 Days Vietnam & Cambodia Tours One Stop Two Countries Hanoi, Vietnam to Siem Reap, Cambodia 14 Days Vietnam & Cambodia Tours One Stop Two Countries 14 days View Trip
Ten Days Vietnam Highlight Hanoi, Vietnam to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Ten Days Vietnam Highlight 10 days View Trip
Cu Chi Tunnel Tour Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Cu Chi Tunnel Tour Full Day View Trip

Shopping

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General Information

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Explore Vietnamese History BEYOND the War

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Travel Tips

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Top Attractions

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Ben Thanh Market in Ho Chi Minh

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Central Post Office in Ho Chi Minh City

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Travel Experiences

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Fast and Furious Foodie Tour

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Take a Cooking Class

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Food Culture

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Bun Mam

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