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Ho Chi Minh City: A Guide to the Many Districts in Saigon  


Kaylin
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Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, is one of the most vibrant cities in Southeast Asia. With a population of over eight million people and spanning nearly 2500 square kilometers, it is no wonder that this dynamic metropolis offers its visitors an array of experiences to choose from. From the colonial-era landmarks downtown which exudes old-world charm to eclectic markets filled with exotic trinkets and street food stalls where you can sample regional…

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Saigon is a wonderful place. I used to think that I would end up loving this city less the more I traveled and the more I saw Vietnam especially. Still not the case. This city has everything you would expect and then some!

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I think District 4 was my favorite overall when I was in Saigon. I am not sure I spent enough time in each area to know for certain though. 

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I agree with you. The districts in Ho Chi Minh City are very interesting, especially District 1 and District 3. The former has a lot of French architecture and the latter has a lot of Chinese architecture.

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I never really thought about each district being different from the other but when you explain it, I can see it. I am not sure which ones I have been too. My second trip to Vietnam was Ho Chi Minh City but I was not good with maps!

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I love that this city is so complex with different areas. Like you can feel like you are in an entirely different city going district to district. 

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