Ho Chi Minh (formerly Saigon) boasts of a natural, raw beauty that attracts a huge number of tourists around the world. Its attractions are truly fascinating that tourists, regardless of age, keep coming back to see more. A travel to Ho Chi Minh is paralleled to being part of an old movie or travelling to the past, and be surrounded by places that have been well-known. Since Ho Chi Minh is the biggest city and business capital of Vietnam, the place is witnessing various changes and modernization so today is the best time to be in awe of its natural beauty before its innocence become influenced by the changing times. So, here is our guide to the Top 5 Best places in Ho Chi Minh that will make your stay worth it.
1.War Remnants Museum The War Remnants Museum, Formerly the Museum of Chinese and American War Crime, is located at 28 Vo Van Tan, in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. This was first opened on September 4, 1975 as the Exhibition House for US and Puppet Crimes.
Today, it is one of the most famous museums in Vietnam. This museum meaningfully tells the story of the effects of the thirty-year war between the American and North Vietnamese armies. In this museum, you will find photographs, exhibits, preserved tanks, planes, war machines, a lot of worth-reading materials about the war. It has several buildings that houses various themed rooms and showcases military equipment. Aside from the Vietnam War, this museum also presents information on the first Indochina War where the French colonialists were involved. Continue reading