Ho Chi Minh


Ho Chi Minh City, formerly named Saigon, is Vietnam's largest city with 7.5 million inhabitants. The city with the area of 2090 km2 is divided into 19 districts and 5 districts and District 1 is the center of the city.


Ho Chi Minh City is the most modern and bustling city of Vietnam. Within its bustle, however, its glorious past is still shining through a myriad of monuments and colonial structures.


Around nearby, you can discover the Holy See in Tay Ninh and Cu Chi Tunnels.

Ho Chi Minh city

Ho Chi Minh City went by several different names: the French figuratively put it “Pearl of the Far East”, the American named it “Saigon” and the Chinese called it “Cho Lon”. 


Cu Chi and Tay Ninh

Tay Ninh and Cu Chi are major destinations near Ho Chi Minh City. Both are made famous worldwide by the Vietnam-American war and each has its own appeal. Tay Ninh is the cradle of Cao Dai religion in Vietnam, home to the tasty Trang Bang Noodle Soup and the legendary Ba Den Mountain. Cu Chi is best known for its amazing underground world, an intricate system of tunnels once serving as concrete bases of Vietnamese guerillas during the war.


Attractions and activities to discover Cu Chi and Tay Ninh:


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Traveled from 07 Oct 2013 to 18 Oct 2013

"We returned home safely and just wanted to tell you how much we enjoyed our journey in Vietnam. We are all so happy and better informed about life in Vietnam after the trip you so carefully organised for us."

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