About Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) or formerly known as Saigon is the city of commerce, culture and full of rich history. It is the most populated and largest city in Vietnam with a population of 8.4 Million as of 2016.
In the core of the Mekong Delta, Ho Chi Minh City, is the second most important cities in Vietnam after Hanoi. It’s not only a commercial center but also a scientific, technological, industrial and tourist center. The city is bathed by many rivers, streams, canals, and the biggest river – the Saigon River. The Port of Saigon, established in 1862, is accessible to ships weighing up to 30,000 tons, a rare advantage for an inland river port.
Being a city embracing both traditional and modern beauty, HCMC is an ideal destination of interest for every generation with different characters. There are uncountable places of entertainment to visit in this fast-growing dynamic city. Today, Ho Chi Minh City is the largest tourism center in Vietnam. It has various attractions to visit such as Ho Chi Minh Museum, formerly known as Dragon House Wharf, Cu Chi Tunnels, system of museums, theatres, cultural houses.
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