Here you will find the best Saigon attractions and more. Away from the popular attractions, we also bring you to places that are still untouched by tourism. Ho Chi Minh City or Saigon, as the city is still often called, is Vietnam's largest city. It is a fast-paced city full of contrasts, where street vendors selling fruit, vegetables and other goods are to be discovered alongside sparkling bars and western-style boutiques.
Saigon's story is only 300 years old. In 1859, the city was conquered by the French and became the capital of Cochin China. From 1956 to April 1975, it was the capital of the US-supported Republic of Vietnam.
Today, Ho Chi Minh City is the heart of Vietnamese business people and entrepreneurs. And yet the city keeps its connections to the past, especially in Cholon - Saigon Chinatown, Here you can see dozens of elegant temples and pagodas. The French left their mark with some beautiful buildings from the colonial era, such. Notre Dame Cathedral and the main post office are some of the most beautiful Saigon attractions.
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