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Ho Chi Minh City

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(3.4/5 based on 95,000+ reviews for top 30 attractions)
Things to do: sightseeing, museums, shopping

Pearl of the Far East

Formerly known in the West as Saigon and affectionately referred to as the "Pearl of the Far East," Ho Chi Minh City is a study of old and new, woven and piled together in a fast-paced urban hub. Between the attractions in Ho Chi Minh City that visitors should make a point to see--like the frozen-in-time government buildings, museum of the war with the United States, and the monumental Taoist, Buddhist, Catholic, and Islamic houses of worship--take time to explore street life in the city. Try the excellent street food, French breads and pastries, and samplings of all kinds of regional Vietnamese cuisine; bargain in the city's bustling markets; and dip in and out of its galleries and boutiques. Plan your tour of Ho Chi Minh City and Vietnam travel itinerary using our Vietnam trip itinerary builder.
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Ho Chi Minh City absorbs all kinds of travelers, from the swarms of young backpackers on tight budgets to traveling businesspeople and luxury experience seekers. District 1 is the place to stay for proximity to sights, nightlife, and restaurants. Hostels around Pham Ngu Lao draw backpackers looking for the basics, small bed and breakfasts offer quieter and more private options for just a slightly higher price, and smart mid-range and luxury hotels provide immaculate service and indoor spas and pools.
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