Pham Ngu Lao Street

If Thailand has Khao San Road as their Backpacker’s Area and Cambodia has Pub Street as the Party Hub, Pham Ngu Lao Street is both the Party Hub and the Backpacker’s Area in Vietnam.

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Named after their national hero, this street is located at District 1 in Ho Chi Minh.

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Reunification Palace

Walk less than 1 km from Notre Dame Basilica and you will find the Reunification Palace.

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Also known as the Independence Palace, this is where the Vietnam War ended in 1975.

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Notre Dame Basilica

Beside the Central Post Office is the Notre Dame Basilica.

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It is also known as the Basilica of Our Lady of the Immaculate Concepcion.

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Central Post Office

We started our tour in the afternoon and our first destination is the Central Post Office.

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Located at downtown Ho Chi Minh, it was constructed in 18th century in neoclassical style.

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Ben Thanh Market

My cousin got sick and the other one got drunk when we were in Cambodia. In Vietnam, my travel hubby had fever when he woke up the next day. We were supposed to start our tour early morning but we end up starting our morning at the market.

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Ben Thanh is the largest market in Ho Chi Minh selling almost all kinds of items, from souvenirs, food, jewelry and North Face products.

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