Vietnam – Ho Chi Minh City

About Ho Chi Minh City

The first feeling once you have reached Ho Chi Minh is the multitude of motorbikes and the effervency of people across the streets. The downtown kept his charm : main avenues, green spaces, old architecture from the colonial past. In same time, it’s easy to visit by walk across each spots : the central post office, the cathedral, the independence Palace … You can also grab a motorbike and move around. The taxi and motorbike have a good value.

The second feeling is there is no huge infrastructures you will can find in others capital. Of course, some districts are under construction with modern skyscrapers. Overall, the people are welcoming, the Vietnamese food is tasty and you can find easily many kind of cuisines through the city. One of the specialities to try as snack is the Banh Mi.

Otherwise, the downtown can be visited in two days taking time to visit quietly the places. If you wish to have a stunning view of the city, the Bitexco Tower is the place to be. From the top, you can observe the city and visit the Heineken museum via many attractive activities. The best time to visit the top is before the sunset. The colors and the view are amazing.

Places to see

  • Ben Than Market
  • Saigon Central Post Office
  • Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica
  • Saigon Opera House
  • Independence Palace
  • Ho Chi Minh City Hall
  • Tan Dinh Church
  • Bitexco Financial Tower
  • ​Bui Vien Street
  • Hotel Continental Saigon
  • Turtle Lake
  • Ton That Dam Street

About Mekong Delta

Mekong Delta is an amazing place where some rivers are crossing. It’s easy to find some tours which propose some activities : boat tours, lunch at a farmer, visit of coconut manufactories. The place is not far from Ho Chi Minh City, on the way some temples can be visited in the city of My Tho.

Places to see

  • Vinh Trang Temple
  • Unicord Island

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Discovering the world, meeting new people around us who create our World. Being opened to others, keen in their lifestyle, their culture, their desires, their religion, their happiness and their aim. During the last few years, I’ve had the luck to travel in countries that are important to me. Each trip is a new experience : one way to get knowledge about the country, to understand and to have one point of view without relying on books. ROMNES World is primarily a blog where I express my passion for photography and travels through anecdotes and basic information about each countries I have been to. Welcome to my blog to share my adventures.