Statue of the Virgin Mary in front of the Cathedral
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Saigon Notre-Dame Cathedral, Ho Chi Minh City

Saigon Notre-Dame Cathedral is located in Ho Chi Minh City, very close to Saigon Central Post Office, and is the largest Catholic church in Vietnam and a major tourist attraction.  Saigon Notre-Dame Cathedral is currently [Read more…]

Saigon Central Post Office
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Saigon Central Post Office

Saigon Central Post Office is a magnificent building from the late 19th Century located in the centre of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.  The post office is open from 07:00 to 19:00 every day [Read more…]

South Gate to Ben Thanh Market
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Ben Thanh Market, Saigon

Ben Thanh Market is the oldest and largest market in Ho Chi Minh City, located right in the centre of the city at the meeting point of four major roads.  Ben Thanh Market is open [Read more…]

Saigon Opera House
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Saigon Opera House

Saigon Opera House, officially known as the Municipal Theatre of Ho Chi Minh City, is a grand 19th Century building located in the centre of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnamese.  Saigon Opera House never [Read more…]

Sculpture in Tao Dan Park
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Tao Dan Park, Ho Chi Minh City

Tao Dan Park covers over 100,000 m2 in central Saigon, also known as Ho Chi Minh City, in the south of Vietnam.  Tao Dan Park is a popular place for local residents to go to [Read more…]

Saigon City Hall
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Saigon City Hall

Saigon City Hall, known as the Ho Chi Minh People’s Committee since 1975, is one of the most striking buildings in Ho Chi Minh City.  Saigon City Hall is not open to visitors, however, you [Read more…]

Vietnamese steak and eggs in Saigon
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Vietnamese steak and eggs

Steak and eggs cooked together in a skillet is popular dish in Vietnam. The Vietnam call  the dish bo ne which means shaken beef, which refers to the shaking of the meat as it cooks [Read more…]

Temple of the Hung Kings in Saigon
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Monument to the Hung Kings, Saigon

The Moment to the Hung Kings is a small shrine to the first Kings of Vietnam located in Tao Dan Park in Saigon (also known as Ho Chi Minh City), near to the Independence Palace. [Read more…]