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Gilded statues at the pagoda named after phoenix cry in HCMC

The ancient pagoda, once praised as the most scenic of Gia Dinh (HCM City at present), has statues of exotic origin and materials.

The pagoda of 10,000 unique statues in HCM City

The four walls on the 4th floor of the more than 50-year-old temple are covered with 10,000 Buddha statues of various sizes, which are arranged in squares.

Explore Can Gio - a green oasis near HCM City

If you are looking for a getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life, look no further as you dive into the natural environment and humble lifestyle of the must-see destination Can Gio.

Old Saigon streets seen through the lens of a German photographer

"On the sidewalks, you will see countless street stalls, eateries, bike repair shops," German photographer Hans-Peter Grumpe said about HCM City in the early 1990s.

HCM City launches golf tour service to attract visitors

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism and the Vietnam Golf Tourism Association jointly launch the golf tour service to promote the new product in the city.

Ho Chi Minh City named among Asia’s top 10 best street food cities

Canadian travel magazine The Travel has listed Ho Chi Minh City among top 10 Asian cities that can be considered a dream for every street food lover.

Cu Chi Tunnels proposed for UNESCO World Heritage Site recognition

The Ho Chi Minh City administration has recently sent a document to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism proposing plans to include the Cu Chi Tunnels relic site in the list of UNESCO’s proposed World Heritage records.

Chinese community parades in streets to celebrate Nguyen Tieu Festival

Thousands of people flocked to the streets of District 5 on February 5 to enjoy performances during the Nguyen Tieu festival performed by the Chinese community in Ho Chi Minh City.

Hoi An, HCM City among world's top 25 trending destinations in 2023: TripAdvisor

Germany’s famous travel site reisereporter.de has run an article highlighting the world’s top 25 trending destinations for 2023, including Vietnam’s Hoi An ancient city and Ho Chi Minh City, recently voted by readers of TripAdvisor.

100-year-old incense-making village busy ahead of Tet

Recent days has seen craftsmen in Le Minh Xuan incense-making village in Binh Chanh district of HCM City hard at work as they strive to meet orders for the coming Lunar New Year holiday, known locally as Tet.

HCMC extends hotline service to serve tourists

The HCMC departments of tourism and information-communications have jointly launched one more extension of the 1022 hotline to support international and domestic visitors to the city.

Ho Chi Minh City among trending destinations for 2023

Ho Chi Minh City has been named among the top 10 trending destinations to visit in 2023, according to New York-based travel site Thrillist, who quote the latest data compiled by travel search engine Kayak.

HCM City opens new night food street in District 3

HCM City has opened a new night food street, Nguyen Thuong Hien, which was officially put into operation on December 21.

HCM City river-based tourism potential untapped

Despite significant potential for growth, river-based tourism remains underexploited due to a lack of proper investment and a legal framework for developing river cruising, a conference heard.

Ho Chi Minh City to showcase tourism in Times Square broadcast

A video introducing tourism in Ho Chi Minh City is set to appear during the New Year's Eve celebrations held at the world-famous Times Square in New York City.

HCM City promotes tourism on CNN

A video about HCM City’s tourism will be broadcast during prime time hours on CNN, according to the HCM City Department of Tourism.

HCM City to launch overnight cruises along Saigon River

Ho Chi Minh City’s tourism authority plans to launch overnight cruises with ships accommodating hundreds of people along the Saigon River starting next year.

Ho Chi Minh City looks to cash in on new travel trends

Ho Chi Minh City expects to fully exploit bleisure travel - a novel type of tourism combining business travel with leisure time.

Gallery and coffee for dinosaur lovers

Saurus Coffee and Gallery is an ideal destination for people with a love for dinosaurs in HCM City.

Bustling food street in Ho Chi Minh City attracts tourists at night

Located in District 10 of Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Thi Ky street has been dubbed a paradise of street food as it features over 100 stalls, with the area being a familiar destination for both local and foreign tourists.