In Ho Chi Minh City, did you know these interesting destinations?

In addition to very famous destinations, this year Ho Chi Minh City introduced many new tourism products, many interesting and meaningful check-in points with new roads, strange destinations…

In order to mobilize resources to participate in the development of the tourism industry, Ho Chi Minh City has come up with the idea that “each district has at least one typical tourist product” to attract tourists.

Right in the heart of the city, District 3 has a tourism product with “Drive Vespa to explore colorful District 3”

With this tour, visitors can visit the Monument to Bodhisattva Thich Quang Duc, discover the secret vault containing 3 tons of weapons; visit Chantarangsay Pagoda – the first Khmer temple in old Saigon.

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Driving Vespa to explore the colorful district 3″

After that, enjoy the beauty of sunset on Nhieu Loc Canal, indulge in the dances of the Apsara fairies; Enjoy food on board, drop flower lanterns in front of Phap Hoa Pagoda.

Leaders of District 3 People’s Committee expect this tour to bring a unique highlight, especially for domestic and foreign tourists, becoming a tour not to be missed when tourists come to Ho Chi Minh City.

Phu Nhuan district launched the tour “Phu Nhuan – Where we find it”.

With this product, visitors will be able to visit the national architectural and artistic monument of Dinh Phu Nhuan (located at 18 Mai Van Ngoc) more than 200 years old – a long time and enough to become important. to the spiritual life of the local people.

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Phu Nhuan Communal House

Visitors will have a chance to visit a national historic site, the headquarters of the liaison mission of the General Command of the Vietnam People’s Army, next to the International Committee to supervise and control the armistice in Saigon (located at 87A Tran Ke Xuong).

Next, along Ho Van Hue Street, visitors will experience working as a work-shop at Iris Nguyen (address 81/46 Ho Van Hue) and the city-level Art and Architecture monument of Lang Vo Tanh.

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Perfume making experience

At these two locations, visitors can create their own perfume products, learn about one of the famous martial arts generals of the Nguyen Dynasty, listen to the anecdote “Vo Dong So – Bach Thu Ha”. and interact with artisans about how to make lacquer paintings.

Tour “Go Vap District – One Hundred Years of Finding Old Marks”

Surely many visitors will be surprised to know that in Go Vap district, there is still a traditional bronze casting village, or the vap tree is considered as the origin of the place and a symbol and pride of the people there. this…

“Tan Binh District – So many interesting things”

Visitors will have the opportunity to visit the “Museum of the Armed Forces of the Southeast, one of the places that preserves many artifacts of historical value about the armed forces of the Southeast.

Guests can experience making scented candles, visit Giac Lam Pagoda – the oldest temple in the South with nearly 300 years old – a national architectural and artistic monument in 1988.

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Giac Lam Pagoda – the oldest temple in the South with the age of nearly 300 years;Photo: Tan Binh District

Tour “District 10 – Where history marks”

Visitors will visit the Traditional House in District 10, the printing facility of the Patriotic Association, the National Historic Site, the secret cellar of weapons, the Garage Citroen Duong Van Duc D’indochine, and experience activities. make rice paintings at Quynh Vy Rice Paintings.

Turtle Lake is more attractive with natural book space

The International Square – Turtle Lake is an extremely attractive place for people in Ho Chi Minh City, especially young people. This destination is even more attractive when recently, the People’s Committee of District 3 opened a nature book space here with many useful entertainment activities during the 2023 Lunar New Year.

People who come to visit and have fun at the Turtle Lake area can immerse themselves in the world of books at the natural book space. This area is also brightly decorated to serve residents and visitors during the 2023 Lunar New Year.

Ms. Vu Thi My Ngoc, Vice Chairman of District 3 People’s Committee, said that in the coming time, the district wishes to build and exploit the area of ​​​​Con Rua Lake to become a walking street, a space for community cultural activities, a space for public cultural activities. cuisine with cultural performances, arts, food, reading, entertainment periodically every Saturday and Sunday.

Ho Chi Minh City tourism achieves impressive achievements in 2022

In 2022, the number of international visitors to Ho Chi Minh City reached more than 3,500,000, an increase of 100% over the same period in 2021, reaching 100% of the 2022 plan.

Domestic tourists reached 25,000,000 arrivals, an increase of 167.4% over the same period in 2021, reaching 100% of the 2022 plan. Total tourism revenue reached VND 120,000 billion, an increase of 171.2% compared to the same period in 2021. with the same period in 2021, an increase of 33.33% compared to the plan in 2022.

The position of Ho Chi Minh City tourism destination on the world map is increasingly confirmed with many prestigious awards consecutively awarded in 2022 such as “Asia’s Leading Business Travel Destination”, “Travel Destination”. Asia’s leading MICE tourism” and “Asia’s Leading Tourism Authority” of the World Tourism Organization (WTA); The most popular domestic travel destination according to Agoda’s report; The most attractive destination in the region during the peak summer tourist season (according to Travel & Leisure Magazine); is 1 of 2 Asian cities in the top 15 most visited destinations in the world.

The program “Ho Chi Minh City Welcome You – Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City” was voted as one of the 10 outstanding events of Ho Chi Minh City in 2022.