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Full-Day Hue City and Perfume River Bike Tour
"50km cycling (L)Recognized as a UNESCO world heritage site in 1993 this city is famous for its magnificent architecture. It’s citadel palaces pagodas and royal tombs frame a poetic background of greenery on the banks of the Perfume River. In the morning we’ll cycle to visit the Hue Citadel and Imperial City. Then we’ll bike upstream aside the legendary Perfume River. Along the way Vietnam Bike Tours’ll stop to visit Thien Mu pagoda then continue to the rolling hills of the surrounding countryside where we’ll find the Royal Tombs of the Nguyen Emperors. We’ll take some time to visit Tu Duc and Khai Dinh tombs. After exploring the splendid gardens and ornate architecture of the tombs we’ll return to Hue to end the trip."
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5-Day Vietnam Central Coast Bike Tour from Hue to Nha Trang
"Day 1: Hue - Hoi An 100km cycling (L D)On the first day we’ll drive by bus 18km out of Hue to the coast. There we’ll begin riding off the beaten track for 40km along a picturesque narrow peninsular road from Thuan An Beach to Vinh Loc. We’ll hop on a local ferry to cross an estuary of the Perfume River before re-mounting our bikes on Highway 1. Here we will cycle the first of the day’s three hill climbs. In the evening we’ll check into the hotel in Hoi An
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4-Day Bike Tour from Hue to Hoi An Ancient Town Including My Son Sanctuary
"Day 1: Hue - Da Nang 60km+ cycling (L)Our guide will retrieve you from your hotel in Hue and organize a transfer out of the city. The day’s bike ride will begin at Thuan An beach and head to Cau Hai lagoon where you will see local fishermen and stilt houses on the water. Lunch will either be held as a picnic on the way or at a local restaurant. After lunch we’ll continue riding to Lang Co beach. On the way you’ll cycle up the Hai Van pass and enjoy a scenic view from the summit. Then we’ll continue cycling along the coast to the hotel for our overnight stay in Da Nang.Day 2: Da Nang - Hoi An 45km+ cyclng (B L)In the morning we’ll visit the Cham museum in the city. Then
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City Hall Tips (41)

Hotel De Ville

This 9102 french colonial building has served as the city hall of Saigon since it was built up to present time and is one of the most fabulous colonial buildings in Saigon. There is a grand square in...
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Jim_Eliason
Oct 12, 2016

Pretty building, vibrant square

City Hall, or the building for the People's Committee, was once the centre of the French colonial system in southern Vietnam (Cochinchina) - that's why some locals will tell you it used to be a hotel...
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Gyppo
Jun 12, 2016

CITY HALL / HO CHI MINH STATUE

Although city hall is not open to the public, it still is worth hunting it down to have a look at the beautiful architecture. It was completed in 1908, once being known as the "Hotel de Ville." It is...
balhannah
Dec 30, 2013

The city Hall.

The City Hall in Saigon is an old french building that was originally build as a hotel in the early 20th century.It is standing right next to the famous Rex Hotel smack in the center of town and is...
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cachaseiro
Mar 15, 2013

People's Comittee Building (2)

Part two of my City Hall Tips with more picturesThe Saigon City Hall is one of the famous Landmarks of Ho CHi Minh City and is now renamed the People's Comitte Building. The Saigon City Hall was...
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machomikemd
Jun 14, 2012

People's Comittee Building Day (1)

The Saigon City Hall is one of the famous Landmarks of Ho CHi Minh City and is now renamed the People's Comitte Building. This will be a two part tip with more picturesThe Saigon City Hall was called...
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machomikemd
Jun 14, 2012

nice building

The building was built in French colonial style. It is actually the office of Ho Chi Minh city's People Committee. Right in front of the building stands the statue of Ho Chi Minh president. The place...
baby156
Aug 25, 2011

HO CHI MINH CITY HALL

Originally called the Hôtel de Ville and now formally re-branded the People's Committee Hall, it's a striking cream and yellow French colonial building for the then city of Saigon. No entry, but the...
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ancient_traveler
Aug 13, 2010

Ho Chi Minh Campaign Museum

Just a short distance from the Museum of Vietnamese History and Zoo is a small military museum devoted to Ho Chi Minh's campaign to liberate the south. It showcases artefacts like weapons, uniforms,...
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Willettsworld
May 03, 2010

Hôtel de Ville de Saigon

Ho Chi Minh City Hall or Hôtel de Ville de Saigon was built in 1902-1908 in a French colonial style for the then city of Saigon. It was renamed after 1975 as the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee....
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Willettsworld
May 03, 2010

Hotel de Ville

The city fathers (and mothers!) rule from the Ho Chi Minh People’s Committee building, which is not open to the public. Situated at the intersection of Nguyen Hue and Le Thanh Ton, the former Hotel de...
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JohanIsWeg
Dec 17, 2008

Day or night, you can’t miss the city hall!

This Rococo-Baroque- and a bit kitsch- building looks out of place in a South East Asian city, but the French colonialists left a lot of that sort of buildings in Vietnam, and they give a sort of...
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kokoryko
Nov 17, 2008
 
 
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Top 5 Ho Chi Minh City Writers

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"Saigon Saigon !"
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"Home"
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"IMPREXXION: HO CHI MINH CITY"
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"Former Saigon"
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"Ho Chi Minh City 29/3/08 - 3/4/08"
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Things to Do Near Ho Chi Minh City

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Bitexco Financial Tower

I simply love the BHD Cinema Experience. And they have the best Caramel Popcorn in town! Also for girls who love UK Shopping Brands, they have TopShop, TopMan, Warehouse, etc. over here. For a...
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Cholon Mosque

The Cholon Mosque in Saigon's Chinatown is representative of the city's small Malaysian and Indonesian Muslim communities. Built in 1932, the blue and white house of worship is an island of simplistic...
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Diamond Plaza

Not exactly a classic Saigon landmark, but it's a favorite with expats. Inside is a mall that's indistinguishable from an American mall, until you look closely at the products on the shelves. Upstairs...
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Chinatown

We went to the Cho Binh Tay at 11:30am and left at the Main Bus Stop about 300metres away from Cho Binh Tay at 2pm. It was big...there were 2 floors but we visited only the ground floor as I was...
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Fito Museum of traditional Vietnamese medicine

While I confess I'm in the Minchin school when it comes to 'alternative' medicine, the Fito Museum of traditional Vietnamese medicine is worth a trip away from the centre. Set over four floors of an...
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Cafe Zoom

WHEN YOU WALK AROUND SAIGON YOU REALLY CANT HELP BUT NOTICE THAT THERE IS QUITE A FEW MOTORBIKES IN THIS BUZZING CITY.. THREE MILLION OR THERE ABOUTS !! THE MOTORBIKES ZOOMING AROUND THE CITY IS A...
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Getting to Ho Chi Minh City

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Le Thanh Ton Street , Ben Nghe

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