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FITO Museum, Ho Chi Minh City

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Visit FITO Museum to examine a collection of almost 3,000 items related to Vietnamese medical practice, with some artifacts dating all the way back to the Stone Age. The exhibited implements used for medical purposes include knives, grinders, pots, and jars, as well as characteristic household objects such as scales, cabinets, teapots, and ceramics. As you roam the traditionally designed museum, notice the preserved old books and documents regarding the history of Vietnamese medicine. Besides asking employees for more details, you can also watch an informative documentary about the evolution of Vietnam's traditional medicine. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to FITO Museum by using our Ho Chi Minh City holiday planner.
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  • Much more liked this museum the several that I saw on the Viet Nam war. Very well explained and very informative
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  • Museum's House doctor, followed by several generations. For this reason, buildings and furniture, this medical device is aligned with antique. Museum-San introduced me to the utility of Viet Nam medical history, medications and medical procedures. Street, in traditional Chinese medicine, do not know the jargon, I didn't catch was understood mostly tend to be for. Mean that touches Viet Nam cultural and historical visits such a scale is not worth looking at and.
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