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Ho Chi Minh City Sightseeing Tour with Saigon River Speedboat Cruise
"Meet your guide upon pickup at your hotel in the afternoon and hop in an air-conditioned vehicle to explore the highlights of Ho Chi Minh City. First visit the city’s most popular museum often frequented by westerners – the War Remnants Museum – formerly called the Museum of Chinese and American War Crimes. As you tour exhibits about the Vietnam War which the Vietnamese refer to as the ‘American War’ hear stories of former Saigon from your guide.Next visit the Reunification Palace
From $70.00
 
Saigon by Night: Cyclo Ride including Dinner on cruise
"This afternoon your guide will pick you up from your centrally located Ho Chi Minh City hotel. You will ride in a cyclo the typical pedicabs of the city. On this small-group tour discover the history and culture of this bustling city as you pass by the History Museum Central Post Office Notre Dame Cathedral Opera House Dong Khoi street
From $31.00
 
Ho Chi Minh Cyclo and Walking Small Group Adventure Tour
"Your tour begins at the General Post Office and from there to Notre Dame Cathedral both fine examples of French colonial architecture. Continue towards the Reunification Palace previously known as the Presidential Palace the site of the official South Vietnamese surrender on April 30th 1975. Entry is not included but you will have the opportunity to take photographs. From there head over to the War Remnants museum. Originally opened in September 1975 the museum displays old military equipment and other related items from the Vietnam War including some larger exhibits including an F5A fighter and a UH1-Huey helicopter. Hop into a traditional cyclo a three-wheeled bicycle with a carriage at the front for you to sit in
From $32.00

More General in Bien Hoa

Our visit to Biên Hòa in 1995

--In the city of Biên Hòa in 1995 we stayed at the Peace Hotel (Khách San Hòa Bình), which was fine, but I won't do a hotel tip on it since I have no idea what it's like now or even if it's still...
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Apr 14, 2013

Access to the river, 1995

--The people who lived in the house in 1995 were all descendents of the old couple I had known thirty years before. After they showed me the new addition they had built onto the back of the house they...
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Apr 14, 2013

Washing dishes in the river, 1995

--This may not look like a very luxurious way to wash dishes, but it was a big improvement to have the stone steps here, instead of just the steep dirt path that I had known from thirty years...
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Apr 14, 2013

Re-visiting the large pagoda in Tân Ba

--They also took us to the large pagoda, which I remembered as being the center of religious and social life in the village.In addition to the rooms with altars and religious statues, there was also a...
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Nemorino
Apr 14, 2013

Meeting the monk at the large pagoda

--In the banquet hall of the large pagoda I was introduced to the monk who seemed to be in charge. He was a friendly man who was very interested in talking with me. Unfortunately our only common...
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Apr 14, 2013
 
 
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Things to Do Near Bien Hoa

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Dong Khoi Street

A lively street in the heart of Ho Chi Minh. It became famous during French rule when it was known as the Rue Catinat, with five star hotels, posh restaurants and elegant boutiques standing next to...
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Mariamman Hindu Temple

This small Hindu temple is frequented by both Saigon's tiny Hindu population along with resident Vietnamese. It was built in the late 19th century by traders from Tamil Nadu and is dedicated to the...
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War Remnants Museum

There are lots of reviews of the War Remnants Museum on here and elsewhere, so I was expecting a particularly harrowing and one-sided affair. It wasn't quite like that, perhaps because I was already...
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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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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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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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Top 5 Bien Hoa Writers

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Nemorino

"Tân Ba 1964/65 . . ."
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"Bien Hoa"
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"Welcome to Bien Hoa City"
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