What to Do in Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam

What to Do in Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam, Saigon/HoChiMinh City, Vietnam (B)

What to do in Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam (HCMC) ? Many travellers only give HCMC 2 or 3 nights but we would encourage you to plan to spend more time there. We recommend that you visit HCMC if:

HCMC surprised us as a city. After travelling from North to South comments from other travellers advised us that HCMC and Hanoi are two different cities. Totally different vibes, things to see and do and the people are different as well. They were so right. Do we have a favourite? No. There are elements in both that we love and elements that we don’t love.

In general, it is a safe city to visit. There are petty thefts as in most cities around the world. We were warned about thefts from motorbike riders who snatch bags, so keep them close to you away from the side of the road that you are walking.

The dry season is the best time to visit Saigon which is between December and April. We spent 2 weeks in HCMC during September and we experienced showers during the day.

You should use Vietnamese Dong instead of USD. There are many money exchange outlets and ATMs all over the city. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: What to Do in Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam
Guide Location: Vietnam » Saigon/HoChiMinh City
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Jane Dempster-smith
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.totraveltoo.com/what-to-do-in-ho-chi-minh-city/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Prei Nokor
  • War Remnants Museum
  • Xa Loi Pagoda
  • Tan Dinh Church
  • Bus Station
  • Ben Thanh Market
  • Skydeck
  • Bach Dang Pier
  • City Hall
  • Independence Palace
  • Notre Dame Cathedral
  • History Museum
  • Central Post Office
  • Saigon Opera House
  • Caravelle Hotel
  • Walk Catinat Street
  • Continental Hotel
  • The Cafe Apartments
  • Mariamman Temple
  • Bu Vien Street
  • Sense Market
  • Ho Chi Minh City Water Puppet Theatre
  • Luong Nhu Hoc
  • Hai Thuong Lang Ong Street
  • Ho Thi Ky Flower Market
  • Spice Viet
  • Bun Bo Nam Bo – Ba Ba
  • Secret House Restaurant
  • Sen Vegan Restaurant
  • Pho Cong
  • Pho 2000 Saigon
  • MadCow Grill & Wine Bar
  • Pullman Saigon Centre Hotel
  • Winsuites Saigon
  • Lotus Boutique Hotel