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Ho Chi Minh City

  • Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Saigon city centre
also known as:
Saigon
Priority: High
Location Type: Destination
Formerly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is Vietnam's largest city and the economic centre of the south.

Hostels

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from 9.54 USD
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96.2
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from 9.06 USD
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from 9.06 USD
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BPA facebook community travel tips:

  • The war museum is a must and the national art museum, but just walking around and crossing the street in Saigon is a experience in itself :) the food in Vietnam is great and the coffee is AMAZING (by Linn-Kristin)
  • Don't forget to try their street food carts, bahn mi sandwiches, pho and delicious beef stew with French bread. You can find them in almost every street corner :) (by Hazel)
  • 1. Try cofee with ice in the street. they are the best!
    2. Pha Ngu Lao street for backpackers area. Book 1 night only (if you do online reservation). Try seek better dormitory then (a lot of)
    3. Chu Chi tunnel - Cao Dai Temple and Mekong tour for sure, but sightseeing in the town also good: water puppet, old books, watching people play shuttle cock, tai chi. go to ben thanh market for souvenir  (by Indra)
  • War museum, cathedral, post office, city hall, opera house, Chinatown,  Jade Emperor & Thien Hau Pagoda, dinner cruise on Saigon river, water puppet, martial art. Cu Chi tunnel, Mekong delta, giant jesus statute in Yung Tau. (by Judith)
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