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Urban Tales - Cholon

362 Tran Phu, District 5, Cho Lon | District 5, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
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Mystery Adventure in Ho Chi Minh City
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Halfway between a life-sized investigation, an original city-tour and a treasure hunt, Urban Tales invite you to solve a mysterious case of murder that took place in the thick ambiance of Cholon. By following in the footsteps of the culprit you will also enjoy an unusual self-guided tour of Ho Chi Minh City’s fascinating Chinese quarter. This 1/2 day excursion has been especially designed for individual travelers willing to discover the city by themselves. The scenario will lead the visitor to some of Cholon best kept secrets: century-old temples and pagodas, traditional Chinese medicine boutiques, votive paper shops and hidden lanes. Urban Tales is also a formidable opportunity to meet locals who will interact with you all along this scripted walking tour to bring you additional clues and help you solve the murder of Dr Lam. Price: 990.000 VND/adult & 750.000 VND/child (7-11 yo) - Free of charge for kids under 7. Additional services: Option #1 Transfer by classic French car: + 300.000 VND per adult / + 250.000 VND per child. Option #2 Dim Sum lunch at the end of the game: + 110.000 VND per adult & + 100.000 VND per child
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362 Tran Phu, District 5, Cho Lon | District 5, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
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"murder mystery tour"
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"chinese quarter"
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"dim sum lunch"
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"discover china"
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"finding clues"
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"car pickup"
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"escape room"
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"visiting temples"
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"self guided"
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"starting point"
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"great morning"
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"a lot of fun"
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"traditional medicine"
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"great fun"
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"photo opportunities"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Good experience and planning done. keep it up! BTW my friend is looking to get Zach's contact, maybe instagram? He's so nice and the lemonade at the aisle was so refreshing!

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anukanda, General Manager at Urban Tales - Cholon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Meilianaha, Thanks for taking the time to share your review; we are extremely happy that you enjoyed your walking adventure in Cholon, Will send you the contact of Zach by private message, The Ubiquest team

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed this game! It's suitable for small groups like the 3 of us. Clues was not too difficult although at first we were worried if we can solve the

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anukanda, General Manager at Urban Tales - Cholon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear visitor, Thank you for taking the time to share your review here, We are very happy you enjoyed the experience, The Ubiquest team.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great experience for me and my cousins. It's not our first interactive detective game ever, but it was a different experience having to go around a town looking for clues.

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anukanda, General Manager at Urban Tales - Cholon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Michelle, We are very happy that you enjoyed your Urban Tales experience in Cholon. Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review, The Ubiquest team.

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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

An innovative crossover between an escape room and guided tour, the first clue to solve was finding our way to the non-descript alley which was to be our starting point. The tour takes you through local homes, Chinese medicine shops, temples, alleys and interesting photo...More

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anukanda, General Manager at Urban Tales - Cholon, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Dear JT, Thank you for taking the time to write and share your review here. We are very happy that you enjoyed exploring Saigon's Chinatown while doing our adventure walking tour! The Ubiquest team.

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Great fun searching & exploiting the city trying to find clues ,discovering places while being careful when crossing the roads all part of the adventure,definitely worth it ,the staff all played a clever strategic part in which you had to get the clues from them...More

Thank Stacey B
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anukanda, General Manager at Urban Tales - Cholon, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2018

Hi Stacey, Great to read that you fully enjoyed your walking adventure with us on the streets of Cholon! Thank you for taking the time to share here this review, The Ubiquest team

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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

First full day in Asia and we booked this trip in advance on a recommendation of a colleague. Great way to explore the old city with temples, markets, narrow streets, crazy roads, amazing sights, sounds and smells. Kind of forgot we were playing a game,...More

Thank james m
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anukanda, General Manager at Urban Tales - Cholon, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2018

Dear James Great to read that you fully enjoyed your walking mystery adventure with us on the streets of Cholon! Thank you for taking the time to write this review, it is always very much motivating for our staff. If you ever visit Hanoi, we...More

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Reviewed March 23, 2018

Brilliant and fun. Was great solving the mystery and getting go to sightsee at the same time. All the staff stayed in character which made it more exciting! Very different way to get out and see the city as well as learn some of the...More

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anukanda, General Manager at Urban Tales - Cholon, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2018

Dear Hinka K, Thank you so much for taking the time to share here this very warm review. It is great for us to hear that you fully enjoyed your walking adventure with us. The Ubiquest team.

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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Well organised activity that lets you discover countless hidden spots in this fascinating part of Saigon!

Thank Michael S
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anukanda, General Manager at Urban Tales - Cholon, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Dear Michael Thank you very much for your enthusiastic review! The Ubiquest team.

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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

This murder mystery tour was awesome! As a self guided tour, you can go at your own pace and see (or skip) whichever sites you’re interested in. The mystery itself is challenging, but all of the clues make sense and it comes together in the...More

Thank Jennifer W
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anukanda, General Manager at Urban Tales - Cholon, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Dear Jennifer, We are so happy you enjoyed the whole Urban Tales experience ... Thanks for taking the time to write this very positive review! It is always so important for us to get visitors' feedback. The Ubiquest team

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Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

This a very enjoyable activity that takes you through the streets of Cholon, the traditionally Chinese enclave in HCMC, on the hunt for the killer of a chinese doctor. You begin in the home of the doctor and are given visual and verbal clues that...More

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anukanda, General Manager at Urban Tales - Cholon, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2018

Dear Visitor, Thank you for taking the time to write this very detailed & positive review. We are extremely happy that you enjoyed the whole experience! If ever you go to Hanoi, please note that we also have an "Urban Tales" tour there, with a...More

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