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Ho Chi Minh City for Visitors

Information about Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City is the largest city in Vietnam. It is located about 1100 miles south of the city of Hanoi. In the past Ho Chi Minh City was called Prey Nokor and later, Saigon. It was the capital of the French Colony of Cochinchina and later it was the capital of the Independent state of South Vietnam. The city's name was changed to Ho Chi Minh City in 1976. Ho Chi Minh City is situated on the banks of the Saigon River, about 37 miles inland from the South China Sea.

Wikipedia Introduction to Ho Chi Minh City

WikiTravel Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guide

Government of Ho Chi Minh City

Visit Mekong: Attractions in Ho Chi Minh City

Attractions in Ho Chi Minh City

Binh Quoi Tourist Village
Tourist attraction in the Binh Quoi Tourist Area established in 1994 on the Thanh Da Peninsula of the Saigon River. The village has landscaping that includes gardens, lawns, coconut trees, creeks, and thatched cottages highlighting the nature and culture of the Meking Delta region of Vietnam.

Ho Chi Minh City Hall
French colonial style building housing the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Head office.

Mariamman Temple
Temple dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Mariamman. Built in the late 19th century by traders from Tamil Nadu.

Municipal Theatre / Saigon Opera house

Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens
See also the Saigon Zoo Wikipedia Article

Suoi Tien Amusement Park
See also the Suoi Tien Wikipedia Article

Museums in Ho Chi Minh City

Directories of Ho Chi Minh City Attractions
- Wikipedia "Ho Chi Minh City Attractions" Cateogory

See also:
Other Attractions in Vietnam
Vietnam for Visitors
Do It In Asia

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