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Ho Chi Minh City, with the old name is Sai Gon, is an interesting destination in Southeast Asia, long time ago known by the tourits as “Pearl of the Far East”. Currently, Ho chi Minh City is considered as one of the most dynamic areas of the country - a social, cultural and economic center of the South of Vietnam. The visitors can explore and easily walk between large centers such as the People’s Committee Building, Opera House, Reunification Palace, Ben Thanh Market, Cho Lon Market… Ho Chi Minh City is also the perfect starting point to explore most of the South of Vietnam including the historic Cu Chi Tunnels, the majestic Mekong Delta or popular beach destinations such as Vung Tau, Phan Thiet, Nha Trang.

Although the area is more than 2 000 square meters, and the population counts more than 8 million inhabitants, the center of Ho Chi Minh City gives the visitor the feeling of a small, intimate and cozy town. Meanwhile, the suburban districts surrounding the city with the river, the rice fields and the orchards brings guests a peaceful feeling of rustic countryside. The people in this city is famous for its flexibility, enthusiasm, special kindness, friendliness and hospitality.   

A highlight of Ho chi Minh City is the quality and quantity of restaurants showcasing the best of local delicacies. Restaurants are present everywhere from the popular cuisine on way to high-end international cuisine. Ho Chi Minh City is a colorful hub which is to explore by tasting a distinctively fresh, fragrant, light and undeniably tasty local cuisine.