What are The Best Things to Do in Ho Chi Minh City? (Updated for 2020)

Ho Chi Minh has a near endless supply of things and fun activities to take part in - No matter who you are. Thrill-seekers, bookworms, and history-buffs are all taken care of in Saigon. In this list, we sift through each activity to bring you the best things to do and see in the city. We'll cover the following: cyclo tours, eat street Food, watch a water puppet show, Exploring book street and many more!

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Our pick of the 5 Best Saigon Foods to try

In Saigon but not sure which are the Best Saigon Foods? Our list is your ticket to a culinary journey through Vietnam's largest city. The foods here are a unique mix of exotic flavours that have attracted worldwide attention from renowned chefs like Anthony Bourdain. What makes the food here so special? Saigon has some of the widest range of Vietnamese flavours of any region. These are often the result of the different ingredients which have been provided by unique farmland in the south.

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Vietnamese Architecture in Saigon - Our pick of the Top 6 Beautiful Buildings

Vietnamese Architecture features characteristics influenced by its colonial past, as well as its desire for a brighter future. French colonial buildings sit next to modern skyscrapers. Walking around Saigon expresses a juxtaposition between the two sides of its history, with central districts providing the most diversity. Vietnamese Architecture in Saigon is therefore a broad and eclectic category of design.