Destinations

Giac Lam Pagoda

Giac Lam Pagoda

Giac Lam Pagoda (also known as the Cam Son or Cam Dien Pagoda) is located at 118 Lac Long Quan Street in Tan Binh district.  Built in 1744, it is one of the city’s oldest pagoda. It was built by Lý Thụy Long, a native of Minh Hương, in the spring of 1744, i.e., during […]
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Cuisine

Saigon to host international food fest

Saigon to host international food fest

A food festival showcasing dishes from countries across the world will open at 23-9 Park in Saigon on December 12. Specialities from 50 restaurants and hotels representing 25 countries and territories across the world will be showcased and sold in 80 booths at the festival. The annual festival aims to promote Vietnamese and international cuisine […]
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Culture

Death Anniversary Of Tran Hung Dao

Death Anniversary Of Tran Hung Dao

Tran Hung Dao was a Vietnamese Grand Commander-in-Chief in the 18th century and was said to be one of the very few generals in history to have never lost a battle or war under his command. Every year on the 20th day of the 8th lunar month, Vietnamese people honour the death anniversary of Tran […]
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Travel News

HCM City leads charge on tourism

HCM City leads charge on tourism

Nguyen Thi Hong, deputy chairwoman of the city’s People’s Committee, said that enterprises in HCM City had invested a total of US$1.38 billion in 1,000 tourism projects in other localities around the country. HCM City, Khanh Hoa, HCM City and Binh Thuan Province attracted the most domestic and foreign tourists, said La Quoc Khanh, deputy […]
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SaiGon Blogs

Life inside Cu Chi tunnel

Life inside Cu Chi tunnel

According to Mr Dao, in 1962, 1963, Cu Chi people responded to the campaign of digging tunnels and so did Phu My Hung ward. Used to dig the tunnels since 14 years old, Mr. Nguyen Van Tien (born in 1935 in Phu My Hung ward) understand than anyone else the toughness of the days that […]
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