Ho Chi Minh City

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Posted by DH Travel at 3:24 am April 28, 2014

Ho Chi Minh City or formally it is still called Saigon, this is the largest and most bustling cities in Vietnam. Saigon is located in the south of Vietnam, it is very easy for tourist to connect with a lot of the different famous destinations of Vietnam from Saigon such as Cu Chi Tunnels, My Tho, Ben Tre, Can Tho with the largest two floating markets is Cai Rang and Phong Dien floating markets, The Mekong River Delta with My Tho and Ben Tre where you have a chance to hear the folk songs and take a boat trip to surround the small canals to find the floating life of the locals at here , Phan Thiet with Mui Ne Beach very romantic and suitable for couples and honeymoon trips, Nam Cat Tien National Park with a lot of the different kinds of birds and animals, Nha Trang Beach City with many beautiful islands and luxury resorts, Phu Quoc island with the clean and wild beaches, Con Dao island…..

sightseeing must see in Saigon

Saigon has been ever considered the jade of Far East, and until now this is also the largest city in Vietnam

Saigon is still very famous with a lot of the historical sites where you must include once travel to here such as Reunification Palace where is the president of the Southern Vietnam in the past, War Remnant Museum where display many kinds of exhibits in the war, Notre Dame Cathedral with the special architecture of French, Old Post office is also one of the most beautiful architecture of French-built, Ben Thanh market where you can buy anything for sale and this site is also considered as the heart of Saigon, Cho Lon and Chinese town are two places with a lot of original Chinese live and work, Giac Lam pagoda one of the most ancient pagodas in Ho Chi Minh City…All of these sites are located adjacent so it is also very convenient for you to explore at the same time, by this way you also do not need to take a long time to transfer between this sightseeing.

Saigon has been considered as “ the jade of Far East”, this city is very rich and busy all time even day or night in the past. And, until now this busy city is also not so different since from the part, it is also still very bustling and busy, all daily activities about the business of the locals at here are still organized very bustling even day or night. So that if your time in your country is different from the time in Saigon, Vietnam, then you also do not worry because you can enjoy any activity even day or night during the time you stay in this special city.

Ho Chi Minh City is still very well-known about its local fishes, there are many different traditional dishes very delicious and special at here such as Banh Mi, Noodle (Phở), Oc (Shellfish), Com Tom (Broken Rice), Goi Cuan (Spring Rolls), Banh Xeo (Crispy Pancake), Hu Tieu (Rice noodle), Ca Kho To (Caramelised Fish in Clay Pot), Banh Cuan (Rolled Cake)……you must try at least from 2-5 dishes in this list once travel Saigon because it is very special and also not expensive for you to pay, especially you can find it anywhere on the streets around Saigon.

special dish must try in Saigon

Banh Mi is the dish must try on your trip in Saigon

Different from Hanoi with four season in a day such as Spring (little rain), Summer (very hot), Autumn (very nice/ the nicest) and Winter (very cold), the weather in Saigon has just two seasons is the dry and rain season, and the weather in both of these seasons is little hot in daytime but it becomes cool in the nighttime. The degree is around 25-38C in Saigon. If you just visit Ho Chi Minh City or full sights of the southern Vietnam, then you do not need to bring many kinds of clothes or warm clothes because the weather at here is very stable and always little hot.

Also the similar as Hanoi city, the traffic in Saigon is very complicated, it is very difficult if you must cross a road while staying in Saigon because almost vehicles in this city are still motorbikes, and it is very terrible in the rush hours around from 7am-8am and from 5-6pm every day. So, if you must go somewhere by yourself, then the best way is you should catch a taxi and avoid the rush time so that it will help you save a lot of time and safer for you.

sightseeing must see in Saigon

Motorbikes are still the major vehicles in Saigon

If you are tourists whose traveled to many places around the world, after visiting Saigon you will feel that the locals at here very friendly, honest and they speak English also very well. Arrival to Saigon, you will have a chance to find about the traditional habits and customs of the locals in the south of Vietnam, and you also should not miss going to the closed destinations with Saigon to explore such as Mui Ne with very beautiful beach, the Mekong River Delta with the life on the water river of locals at here….

Saigon is one of the most famous destinations in Vietnam, this city has the international airport called Tan Son Nhat airport with a lot of international flights arrive and depart from here, and it is also very easy for you to catch a flight from any country in the world to arrive here. So, you should not miss exploring Saigon once travel Vietnam.

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