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Hochiminh City

Hochiminh City is a “city that never sleeps” in Vietnam, where you can be entertained every moment of your time. It is also an impeccable pantry, where all the kitchens in the world are united in one of the most vibrant cities of ASEAN. You can enjoy a variety of cuisines, from local delicacies to international dishes, in this dynamic and diverse metropolis.

Here are some tips to help you getting into the cultural beauty of the city even more!   

  • Notre Dame Cathedral:

The important spot was crowned the Basilica Title in 1962 and is now one of the only four in Vietnam known for its great role in the Vietnamese Catholic community. All the materials were directly imported from France as they retain their bright and lively soul in the world today. In front of the cathedral stands a Virgin Mary statue, which is said to have shed tears in 2005, causing thousands of people to stop around the Basilica.

Famous cathedral in Ho Chi Minh City.


Amidst an active and growing continuous vibration today, this site still acts as a stop for people of all generations to gather around in the bustling Saigon.

  • Reunification Palace:

It was once the residential and workplace of the president of the Republic of Vietnam – Ngo Dinh Diem – it became world-renowned in 1975 when the North Vietnamese army tank shut down the main gate, marking the Southern Liberation event to unify the country on April 30.

Independence Palace or Reunification Palace is a main public landmark in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam

  • People’s Committee Building 

It has just recently opened after a long time closed for restoration. This Renaissance-style style bears a striking resemblance to its original inspiration. It is situated at the intersection of Nguyen Hue Boulevard that can easily be seen when you take a night stroll to feel the bustling city vibe of Ho Chi Minh City.

Statue of Ho Chi Minh in front of the People’s Committee Building in Ho Chi Minh City.


  • People & Lifestyle: 

Ho Chi Minh City is a melting pot of cultures, where people from different backgrounds and origins have come together and created a vibrant and diverse community. The city’s history dates back to the 17th century, when immigrants from China and other regions settled and established hamlets in the area. The city also has a Khmer minority, who are the descendants of the ancient Angkor Empire. Despite their differences in languages, beliefs, cuisine, and costumes, the people of Ho Chi Minh City have lived in harmony and mutual respect.

The peaceful coexistence and exchange of cultures have given Ho Chi Minh City a unique character and charm, that can be seen in its architecture, art, music, and lifestyle. The city’s people are known for their high sense of community, simplicity, and openness. They are friendly, hospitable, and optimistic. They are also creative, dynamic, and adaptable. In Ho Chi Minh City, you can always discover something new and exciting, as the city offers a rich and colorful blend of traditions and modernity.

One of the best ways to experience the culture and lifestyle of this lovely city is to explore its street food scene. You can find a variety of local dishes at every corner and alley, near the famous attractions or hidden away from the crowds. From the most alluring aroma noodles, rice, pancakes, to iressitabling snacks, desserts, and drinks.You can also see the friendly and lively faces of the Saigonese, who love to share their food and stories with you.

Another vigorous aspect culture is the nightlife. After a long day of work, many people like to gather with their friends and enjoy a cold beer or a cocktail at one of the many venues in the city. You can find beer streets, beer clubs, bars, and pubs that cater to different tastes and moods. Join the fun and entertainment such as live music, karaoke, dancing, and more. You will be amazed by the energy and enthusiasm of the vibrant people here, who know how to live and have fun!

As we mentioned before, Ho Chi Minh City is a city that never sleeps. You can feel the hustle and bustle of the city at any time of the day or night. The traffic is always busy, with motorcycles, cars, buses, and bikes filling the streets. The people are always on the move, and the city does too. Saigon is a city that is full of surprises and opportunities for you to discover.

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