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Best Places to Visit in Saigon Ho Chi Minh

  1. Ben Thanh Market (@benthanhmarket): Explore the bustling stalls of this iconic market, offering a vibrant atmosphere and a wide range of local products, including clothing, handicrafts, and delicious street food.
  2. War Remnants Museum (@warremnantsmuseum): Delve into Vietnam’s history at this thought-provoking museum, which showcases exhibits and photographs relating to the Vietnam War and its aftermath.
  3. Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon (@notredamesaigon): Admire the beautiful French colonial architecture of this stunning cathedral, known as a symbol of Saigon, featuring intricate stained glass windows and elegant spires.
  4. Cu Chi Tunnels (@cuchitunnels.vn): Visit the historic Cu Chi Tunnels, an extensive network of underground tunnels used during the Vietnam War, and gain insight into the country’s past and resistance efforts.
  5. Independence Palace (@dinhdoclap.vn): Explore the former Presidential Palace, now known as Independence Palace, where significant events in Vietnamese history took place. Admire its unique architecture and lush gardens.
  6. Saigon Central Post Office (@saigonpostofficial): Step inside this architectural gem designed by Gustave Eiffel and marvel at its grand interior. Send postcards or simply soak in the charming ambiance of this functioning post office.
  7. Nguyen Hue Walking Street (@nguyenhuestreet): Wander along this vibrant pedestrian street, lined with shops, cafes, and street performers. Enjoy the lively atmosphere and take in the city’s energy.
  8. Jade Emperor Pagoda (@jadeemperorpagoda): Discover the serene beauty of this Taoist temple, adorned with intricate wood carvings, statues, and a peaceful courtyard, offering a glimpse into Vietnamese spiritual practices.
  9. Saigon Opera House (@saigonoperahouse): Admire the grandeur of this stunning French colonial building, hosting various cultural performances, including ballet, opera, and concerts.
  10. Bitexco Financial Tower (@bitexcofinancialtower): Marvel at the cityscape from the observation deck of this iconic skyscraper, offering panoramic views of Saigon’s skyline and the winding Saigon River.
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Isabel Anh Vo

If you ever find a story that paints a vivid picture of Vietnam's best spots — the places you must visit, the mouthwatering food you have to try, and the unexpected kindness of strangers — there's a good chance it's Isabel Anh Vo sharing her adventures. Through her words, she doesn't just describe places; she brings them to life.

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