Ho Chi Minh City is a melting pot of culture and historical landmarks. If you’re interested in learning more about Vietnamese culture, these are some of the spots you should check out on your trip.
Binh Quoi Village
Binh Quoi Village offers a peaceful escape from the city. The village is filled with green grasslands, small cottages, and coconut trees. It’s popular among locals and replicates the Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region of yesteryear.
Saigon Central Mosque
Saigon Central Mosque offers visitors a chance to appreciate the Muslim scene in Vietnam. The building was constructed by Muslims from South India in the 1930s.
Cao Dai Temple
If you’re fascinated by indigenous Vietnamese culture, a visit to the Cao Dai Temple is a must. The ceremonies are authentic and offer a glimpse into the indigenous Vietnamese religion.
Cu Chi Tunnels
The Cu Chi Tunnels are an extensive networks of underground tunnels that were used during the Vietnam War. Exploring the tunnels is an immersive history lesson.
Southern Vietnam Women Museum
Women played a crucial role in the war and after the war. A visit to Ho Chi Minh is not complete without visiting the Southern Vietnam Women Museum. It’s dedicated to the contribution women made during the Vietnamese war and the tough period that followed.