Tag Archives: Ho Chi Minh travel

Favorite food stall of foreigners in Saigon

If you need a suggestion for street food stall in Saigon, you can find it here. As for the Saigonese, this is merely a normal street food stall but in the eyes of foreign expats, it is a must-visit spot in Saigon. In over the 5 years, the people in Nguyen Dinh Chieu apartment get familiar with the image of …

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Launch event for Saigon Big Sales 2013

In the morning of November 22nd, the Launch Event for Saigon Big Sales 2013 was held in Ho Chi Minh by municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism in association with Department of Industry and Trade, Vietnam Skyline Advertise Limited Company. The Deputy Director of Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Ho Chi Minh City, Mr. La Quoc Khanh …

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Saigon Opera House, historical symbol in Ho Chi Minh

 The trip to explore Vietnam today connects you to another historical symbol of Ho Chi Minh City. That is Saigon Opera House. Saigon Opera House is a theater situated in Dong Khoi Street, District 1. It is regarded as a general-purpose house specialized in holding art performance and big events. It is a typical of French colonial architecture and tourist attraction …

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Cho Lon, China Town in Saigon

Location: Cho Lon covers a large area including District 5, 10 and a part of District 11 and 6 Characteristics: whenever talking about Cho Lon, everybody often think about a China Town in the centre of Ho Chi Minh. It is a must-visit attraction of domestic and foreign visitors. Before 1698, there were many Chinese people living in Minh Huong …

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Dam Sen Cultural Park, amusement park for adults and kids

Location: No.3, Hoa Binh Street, Ward 3, District 11, Ho Chi Minh city Characteristics: Dam Sen Park is one of the largest and most modern parks in the country designed in European and Oriental architecture style. With an area of approximately 50 hectares of which 60% is for green trees with garden and 20% of its is lake, Dam Sen …

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Binh Quoi Tourist Area, green space in Saigon’s centre

Escape from crazy life in the urban, we are going to take you to a tranquil village where you could enjoy personal moment for yourself. Located about 2 km from the city’s centre, Binh Quoi Tourist Village is an ideal place for relaxation with beautiful landscape and professional service, completely satisfying the requirements of the tourists. Binh Quoi Tourists Village is …

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Giac Lam pagoda, must-visit spiritual attraction in Saigon

Giac Lam Pagoda is well-known for the oldest temple in Saigon. Located at No.565 Lac LongQuang Street,  Ward 10, Tan Binh District, the pagoda was built in 1744 by Ly Thuy Long from Minh Huong. At first, the pagoda was named Son Cam. Later, it is also called Cam Son because of its location on Cam Son Mound. The name …

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Duc Ba cathedral, architectural masterpiece in Saigon

Constructed by French between 1863 and 1880, the Duc Ba Cathedral or Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica on Han Thuyen Street, Distric 1, Ho Chi Minh City is really a architectural masterpiece. It is considered as the largest Roman Catholic Church in Vietnam. Located in the complex of Municipal Post Office, Municipal Theater, Kids Hospital 2…; the Duc Ba Cathedral is a …

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Com Tam, taste of Saigoneses

In culinary diary today, we are going to introduce you a very popular dish in Saigon: Com Tam (Broken Rice). If Hanoians are proud of pho, the Saigoneses are happy with Com Tam. Coffee culture between Hanoi and Saigon The Saigoneses eat Com Tam as frequently as the Hanoians eat pho, even more. Because there are so many Com Tam restaurants …

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