Explore Saigon in the way of foreigners
One of the most famous features of Saigon in the eyes of foreigners is … traffic. According to many travelers, if you temporarily ignore the fear of being on the road here, surely the most prosperous city in southern Vietnam will have many interesting things to explore.
Trying street food
The unique Vietnamese cuisine is always the theme that makes foreigners excited to experience. The food in Saigon is rated as delicious and affordable. The taste of the food on the sidewalk and in the restaurant does not have too much difference. “Fair to say, we found that eating anywhere is very good,” an American guest said.
For drinks, many people are not familiar with the sweet taste of Vietnamese coffee but they are addicted to it after a few drinking.
Trying Saigon street food: “Banh trang tron”
Visit religious sites
Notre Dame Cathedral is one of the first places that foreign tourists visit when traveling Saigon. Many people think that they come here because of the impressive architecture. “This is one of the witnesses of a part of Vietnamese history and you must definitely visit.”
President Barack Obama visited Ngoc Hoang pagoda
In addition, three temples tourists often visit are Ba Thien Hau Pagoda, Ngoc Hoang Pagoda and Ong Pagoda (Nghia An Hoi Quan). Thien Hau Pagoda is also known as the most beautiful temple in Saigon. These sacred places are built by the Chinese and these are in Chinese architectural style.
Explore Cho Lon area
In Saigon, the Hoa people live in District 5, a part of District 10, District 11 and District 6. They have built streets with architectural features. This is a very popular tourist attraction when coming to Saigon.
Festival in Cho Lon area
Visit Ben Thanh market
It is called “shopping paradise” that you must visit when you come to the most crowded city in South Vietnam. You can find everything from coffee beans, fruits to street food.
Welcoming the Lunar New Year in Saigon
Saigon in Tet holidays
Guests are very impressed with the atmosphere in Saigon on Tet holidays. They also leave the message to the following guests: “Come here on Tet holidays, you will step into the magical world. The street is decorated with brilliant lights, flags, flowers and colorful icons. Come and discover their biggest spiritual festival, you will see a mysterious Vietnam, but also very attractive and new. ”
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