Ho Chi Minh City, With All The Mystery Of The Far East-kd.wuhan.net.cn

Travel-and-Leisure Located to the west of Saigon River, Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) is Vietnam’s largest city, its economic capital and cultural hub. It is one of most attractive and visited cities in the Far East, with bright boulevards and French colonial buildings. Its streets are the scene of much of the urban life. Its a myriad of shops, street stalls and vendors, who display their wares on the sidewalks, as exponents of the true Vietnamese idiosyncrasy. It is a city with numerous cultural centers. Among the places that attract the attention of tourists visiting the city of Ho Chi Minh is the Reunification Palace, a French republican building, formerly the Government House of the President of Vietnam, which had to be remodeled due to bombing during the war. Besides, theres the Ben Thanh market, one of the oldest shops in the city, well known for the sale of traditional products, meals, etc. Ho Chi Minh is a city of museums, all related to the ancient and recent history of the country. The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum guards the remains of the father of the country in a glass sarcophagus, and the cathedral of Notre Dame, which represents the French empire, is one of the most important and representative buildings of Vietnam. Under the name of Saigon it was the capital of the French colony of Cochinchina and later became the capital of South Vietnam after the independence, between 1954 and 1975. In 1975 the city of Saigon was attached to the surrounding province of Gia nh and given the current name of Ho Chi Minh City, although many people still call it so. The city, which is 1 760 kilometers to the south of Hanoi, the capital city, has a rich cuisine famous for the use of soy sauce, hoisin sauce and fish sauce, and recipes typical of the country based on local spices and vegetables. A very typical dish is the soup, with a variety of flavors and noodles. The most popular are the Bun Bo Hue, Pho Banh Canh and the Pho. Any time of year is ideal for your Ho Chi Minh holidays , with a tropical climate with high humidity. The average annual temperature is 28 C, with a maximum of 39 C. The city has an intense nightlife, and its center is the place to be on Sundays and holiday evenings. The streets in Saigon are usually full of boys and girls who cross the city on bicycles and motorbikes. For your Vietnam holidays, in Ho Chi Minh City you can choose hotels by category located around Dong Khoi Street, in the eastern part of District 1. The Rex Hotel Saigon, five-star, has 6 floors and 284 rooms equipped with modern facilities. It is a favorite among tourists for its excellent location, and the excellent staff. Each of the 84 rooms at the Blue Diamond Hotel has all the comforts and conveniences of home. It is a 3 star facility offering guests a memorable stay. I also recommend Ngu Lao street and De Than, hosting cheap restaurants. About the Author: 相关的主题文章: