Visiting Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam? Here’s the Travel Guide

Visiting Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam? Here’s the Travel Guide
A city of many names, many also call it Saigon, Prey Nokor or just HCMC, for short. This largest city of Vietnam was once colonized by France but has deep Khmer roots. Today Ho Chi Minh is home to more than 80 Universities and Colleges. And with over 7 million registered motorbikes, keep that head on a swivel! Remember: Yellow traffic lights just means drive faster! Let’s visit Ho Chi Minh City!

Visiting Ho Chi Minh City? Here’s What To Do

There’s really so much to do, this place could keep you busy for days. Here’s a list of our must-see’s when visiting Ho Chi Minh City.

Visiting Ho Chi Minh City? Get a good look:

 

Bitexco Tower and Sky Deck

You literally cannot miss this 68-story skyscraper complete with a helipad. Located in the heart of District 1 in the center of the city, head to the top for roughly $9, and enjoy 360-degree views of the city below or grab a drink at the bar. 

Busy streets

Quite possibly the world’s highest concentrations of motorbikes, HCMC has some seriously busy streets. Head over to the neighborhood KFC or Lotteria and grab a top floor table during rush hour, for crazy views of the organized chaos below. 

Visiting Ho Chi Minh City? Admire the French Architecture:

 

Tan Dinh Church

Also known as Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, this stunning architectural gift dates back to the 1880’s during the French colonial period. This Roman Catholic Church is painted pink from head to toe, inside and ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Visiting Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam? Here’s the Travel Guide
Guide Location: Vietnam » Saigon/HoChiMinh City
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Bitexco Tower and Sky Deck   Tan Dinh Church   Notre Dame Cathedral   Pho Hoa Pasteur   Tan Dinh Market   War Remnants Museum   Reunification Palace  
Author: Josh And Krissy Sedivy
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