Ho Chi Minh City Vacations
Formerly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is the largest city in Vietnam. It is built on the banks of the Saigon River. French colonial architechture is still in evidence in the city. Musems in the city include the Ho Chi Minh City Museum. Flights to Ho Chi Minh City are available with Vietnam Airlines from Los Angeles and United Airlines from San Francisco.
Ho Chi Minh City, better known by its former
name of Saigon, is a brazen, industrious and dense metropolis, the
largest city in Vietnam and the business capital of the country.
With a population of five million, it is crowded, noisy and dirty,
yet it is also exciting and historic, the essence of the
Ho Chi Minh City Attractions
Cholon Ho Chi Minh City
Cholon is the thriving warren of streets
comprising the Chinese district of Saigon, first settled by the
Chinese Hoa merchants at the end of the 18th century, and now home
to the biggest ethnic minority community in the country.
Cu Chi Tunnels Ho Chi Minh City
The Cu Chi Tunnels system is an underground
network of tunnels dug in the 1940s by the Vietnamese as a place to
hide during the fight against the French.
Mekong Delta Ho Chi Minh City
The delta is a vast network of waterways
formed by the Mekong River, and the surrounding fertile patchwork
of endless green rice paddies, orchards and swamplands is where
most of the country's rice is grown.
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