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Ho Chi Minh City for free

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Ho Chi Minh City for free
The former capital of South Vietnam is home to many grand public places, peaceful parks and bustling neighborhoods where you can wander for hours.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Winter
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Uy Ban Nhan Dan Thanh Pho
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Uy Ban Nhan Dan Thanh Pho

Though still called Hotel de Ville locally, this is no longer a hotel. This landmark building is actually The People's Committee, a government building with no public access.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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Central Post Office
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Central Post Office

This post office also houses a useful office center with phones and fax lines.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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Dong Khoi Street
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Dong Khoi Street

Take a leisurely stroll down this colorful street full of fancy shops for a glimpse of Ho Chi Minh City at its most polished.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Chinatown (Cholon) -  District 5
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Chinatown (Cholon) - District 5

The western part of the city is dominated by Cholon (Chinatown), a thickly settled district rife with teahouses and pagodas and the famous Binh Tay Market.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
Giac Lam Pagoda
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Giac Lam Pagoda

Saigon’s oldest pagoda is distinctive for its elaborate tombs, rare trees and resident bat colonies.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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