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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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HISTORY MUSEUM

If you are visiting the Botanical garden and Zoo, then pop next door to the History museum (1929) Its a lovely, historical Pagoda style building which typifies Indochinese architecture.The museum...
balhannah
Dec 30, 2013

The Museum of History

This museum is housed inside a beautiful yellow building built by the French in 1927. The actual museum first opened in 1979. Among other things the museum displays items from Vietnam's ethnic...
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IreneMcKay
Jul 07, 2013

Worth your time

The museum opened in 1979, and occupies a building constructed by the French in 1927.It is a really nice museum that starts with early stone tools and ends with the French period. It has everything...
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JessieLang
Feb 19, 2011

Museum of Vietnamese History

This excellent museum can be found on the left as you enter through the main entrance into the zoo and botanical gardens. It traces Vietnamese history from prehistoric times till the period of French...
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Willettsworld
May 03, 2010

Great architecture

Besides the usual history stuff, there's an old plane and heli on the grounds. I also love the history exhibits on the war period. There's also a section on past currencies used in Vietnam, from way...
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yukisanto
Mar 10, 2007

Museum of Vietnamese History

An excellent introduction to Vietnamese history and culture from the primitive era (circa 500, 000 years ago) and through the dynasties of Hung Kings, Ly, Tran, Le, Tay Son and Nguyen. Formal dressing...
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SLLiew
Nov 04, 2006

history museum

entrance is Vnd15. Unlike other museums, they wil give u 3 Vnd5 tickets instead of 1. its a nice place to see. There are ancient vietnam relics there and s0me buddhas from angkor wat. There is a mummy...
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haydnesque
Sep 24, 2006

History Museum

HCMC's History Museum is a model of what such institutions ought to be: well laid out, with good lighting, and a fine overview the history and customs of the peoples of Vietnam. The museum also has...
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NedHopkins
Feb 12, 2006

History Museum

The History Museum Is a well-rounded and informative presentation of 4000 years of Vietnamese history. The recent war takes a back seat here and you'll see sturdy French cannons, Khmer relics, ancient...
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Eurasian68
Jan 06, 2006

A Little Taste Of History

If you have nothing better to do you can visit the Museum of History but I have to admit the motorcycle ride over was much more fun than actually visiting the museum. Most of the museum talks about...
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neurochic
Nov 08, 2005

The Museum of Vietnamese History.

This architecurally interesting building houses a modestly displayed collection of artifacts dating back to the beginning of human civilisation in Vietnam. One of the most intriguing sections is that...
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worldkiwi
Apr 29, 2005

HISTORY MUSEUM

This is an outstanding museum. It is the best place to get acquainted with Vietnam’s history. Housed in a building from the early 1900s, the museum displays artefacts from the Bronze Age to the early...
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MikeAtSea
Nov 24, 2004
 
 
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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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