HCMC has an array of sites for visitors to explore and activities to undertake such as a trip to Tan Lap floating village, taking beautiful photos of miniature versions of the world’s wonders in Long An, or discovering Chinatown in District 5.
One popular activity when visiting HCM City is travelling to Chinatown in District 5. The area is inhabited by a number of Chinese people and a trip here gives guests an insight into a number of ancient pieces of architecture, local spiritual sites, as well as an array of delicious food options. Pictured is the 250-year old pagoda located close to Nguyen Trai road in District 5.
There are a variety of delicious Chinese dishes on offer in Chinatown, especially hoanh thanh, a type of wonton noodle soup. Each bowl of hoanh thanh is quite cheap at approximately VND25,000.
Ba Lu café is popular among guests due to its simple design and flavoursome coffee. Each cup of coffee is priced at VND10,000.
Tan Lap floating village, also known as Tan Lap indigo forest, is located in Moc Hoa district in Logn An province. Visitors to the area are able to immerse themselves amid green trees whilst enjoying tranquility during their escape from the bustling atmosphere of urban areas.
Located about 100km from HCM City, an entrance ticket to Tan Lap floating village is priced at VND50,000 each, including the rental price of a boat. Visitors can go canoeing at a rental price of VND130,000 per person.
Miniature versions of the world’s wonders can be found in the park. belonging to the Cat Tuong Phu Sinh residential area in Duc Hoa district, Long An province. The area first came into operation in 2017 and has since become a top check-in point for young travelers to the region.