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Where to Go When in Ho Chi Minh City The old city of Saigon is now known as Ho Chi Minh City and fondly called by many as the “Pearl of the Far East.” Although there are many great cities to travel to when in Vietnam, having this title gives Ho Chi Minh city a special hidden charm that is unique to the place. Ho Chi Minh though is not as romantic as Hanoi yet it has its own set of characteristic features and point of attractions that makes it equal with other travel destinations around the world. The truth is tour packages in Ho Chi Ming City attract many visitors from all over the world. Here are some of the attractions and activities that you can do in this place which also proves why this place is worth visiting. The Mekong Delta which is a sprawling 39.000 square kilometers is famous for its rich biodiversity supporting over 10,000 newly discovered biological species. The unique cultural tradition of the residents of the Mekong Delta is also something worth looking into. A visit to the Mekong Delta introduces you to the Floating Markets, something that you should not miss when you visit the place. In this floating market you should ride in a sampan bringing along a local guide who will show you how the conduct business in this colorful and relaxed ambiance. Fruits and vegetables from local producers are being sold by locals in seller’s boats which they sell to market goers. There are also sampans that are like mobile cafes where they offer soft drinks, iced tea, and strong noodle soup to market goers. The Cu Chi a tunnel in Ho Chi Minh City Cu Chi district is a large network of interconnecting tunnels. This tunnels are connected to other tunnels which go all through Vietnam’s underground. When the Vietnam war was raging, the Viet Congs used these tunnels for their military purposes. There were many uses for this tunnel during the war including communication and supply route, food and weapon cache, hiding spot, hospital and living quarters.
Finding Parallels Between Trips and Life
There are many immigrant inhabitants in HO Chi Minh City so if you go around the city, the local culture is actually a product of various cultures existing in the city. A visit of the Chinese markets as well as the Thien Hau pagoda will give you an unforgettable cultural tour of the city. If you want to really experience local community life, you should check out their lantern making activity.
Finding Parallels Between Trips and Life
Ho Chi Minh has much more to offer to its visitors in beautiful and satisfying attractions and activities. The ones listed above are just some of these that make traveling to Ho Chi Minh City a truly rewarding experience.

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