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Ho Chi Minh

War Remnants Museum and A Moving Experience in Ho Chi Minh City

War Remnants Museum – voted yearly among the top interesting museums by Tripadvisor. Explore a confronting and graphic perspective of the Vietnam War. The eerie, enduring effects of Agent Orange aren’t for the faint-hearted. The museum location has its own story to tell.
Ho Chi Minh

Ho Chi Minh City Museum or Gia Long Palace: Historical Insights

Ho Chi Minh City Museum is nothing fancy, but well worth a visit if you’re interested in curious artifacts related to trades, science, or commerce. It’s a nice place for a quiet day reviewing Saigon’s past, and it’s within easy reach of the more popular attractions.
Sapa

Fansipan Mountain Guide: Where Heaven Meets Earth in the Clouds

Fansipan is Vietnam’s highest mountain peak at 3 147 meters. The Fansipan cable car will take you along a spectacular 6.2 km journey to a spiritual oasis of temples and pagodas. An experience not to be missed, Fansipan mountain is accessible from Sapa, Lao Cai, and Hanoi.
Ho Chi Minh

Caodaism: A Uniquely Vietnamese Religion and Its Most Famous Temple

Caodaism is a uniquely Vietnamese religion. It’s a crystallization of religion and philosophy from East to West and has played a special role in Vietnamese history. Visit the Tay Ninh Holy See – a popular Cai Dao attraction with unique architecture and sacred objects.
Ho Chi Minh

Saigon Coffee and the Best Coffee Shops around Ho Chi Minh City

Coffee was introduced to Vietnam by the French and has become an essential part of the Vietnamese culture. Read our guide to know the best types of coffee along with the coffee culture in Saigon. Learn some interesting facts and useful tips for coffee and coffee buying.
Danang

My Son Sanctuary - Empire of the Cham

The UNESCO My Son Sanctuary was established by the first Cham King in the 4th century. Read about the incredible history of the Cham people who controlled the spice trade from China to Baghdad for 400 years. Travel to My Son and step into another world.
Danang

My Son Sanctuary - Empire of the Cham

The UNESCO My Son Sanctuary was established by the first Cham King in the 4th century. Read about the incredible history of the Cham people who controlled the spice trade from China to Baghdad for 400 years. Travel to My Son and step into another world.
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Hoi An

The Cham Islands: Hoi An’s Jewel in the Sea

The Cham Islands are the glittering jewel of Hoi An. Their crystal waters are home to hundreds of species of fish and coral, and the most idyllic beaches in central Vietnam. Read more on how to visit these islands, local homestays, and the best Cham Island diving tours.
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Ho Chi Minh

Cholon in Saigon or Chinatown in Ho Chi Minh City

Cholon, or Chinatown, used to be a separate city to Saigon. The word means ‘big market’, but there’s much more to Cholon and its place in the story of Saigon. Before you head to Saigon Chinatown, read about its unique character, food, pagodas, markets, and local customs.
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Ho Chi Minh

Ben Thanh Market in Ho Chi Minh City

Ben Thanh Market is an iconic structure of Ho Chi Minh City. Its character, and location, has morphed and changed through Saigon’s historic ups and downs. Follow us through each merchandise gate to things you can buy, useful shopping tips, and handy Vietnamese phrases.
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