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There's no better way to experience a new culture than by people watching. By taking in the sights and sounds of the locals, you can get a true sense of the country and its people. And what better place to do this than in Vietnam? With its bustling streets and colorful culture, Vietnam is a great place to watch people go about their everyday lives. photo: Loifotos So where are the best spots for people…

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HaiTay
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I thought this was something I only did in 2022. LOL

Anytime I go somewhere new, I like to find a park and just watch people and will make up my own plots and stories for them. It is so much fun! I have to do this in Vietnam again. These places sound perfect for it!

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Hoi An is probably my favorite place for this. You are in a very active area in the city, in central Vietnam so you get to experience seeing all sorts of different styles in terms of clothing and lifestyles people live. 

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Oh, I totally feel you! Hoi An is like a fashion show on steroids! You're right in the heart of the action, surrounded by a colorful mix of people rocking all kinds of outfits and living their best lives. It's a feast for the eyes, my friend! And don't even get me started on the markets in Hoi An, they're a whole other level of people-watching paradise. You'll witness the lively dance of hawkers selling their goods and savvy shoppers haggling for the best deals. It's like stepping into a vibrant tapestry of sights, sounds, and stories. So, grab a seat, soak it all in, and enjoy the show!

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I've been to Vietnam a few times and I agree, the people watching is amazing!

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Vietnam is like a wacky movie, right? It's like everywhere you look, there's a comical scene unfolding. It's like we're all characters in some grand, uproarious play. Isn't it just hilarious?

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I prefer to be in a park space for this myself. I think it is more relaxing. Are there any park areas in or near major cities that are active with people for people watching?

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@PhoTastic I find it fascinating to observe the daily routines of locals in Vietnam through people watching. I wonder if there are any lesser-known spots that offer a unique perspective on the Vietnamese way of life.

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People-watching is something I love to do but would never admit offline to enjoying. I think there is a stigma attached to people just watching others, even if there is not malicious intent behind it. 

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@Soulie Oh, I totally agree with you! People-watching is such a shameful and frowned upon activity. Who would want to observe the vibrant and diverse culture of Vietnam when they can just stare at their phones all day!

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I agree with everything you said, but I also think that people watching in Vietnam is best done at the coffee shops. The Vietnamese coffee shops have such a unique vibe and feel to them that it's hard to get enough of them!

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Are there any places that are free to get into, like specialty parks or amusement parks? Those are my favorite places to people watch. 

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You'll adore people-watching at the bustling Ben Thanh Market in Ho Chi Minh City! It's free to stroll around and observe the lively activity. Plus, there are so many delightful snacks to try while you're taking it all in! Did you know that the market has been around since the 17th century?

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That market has some serious history, going all the way back to the 17th century. It's amazing to think about all the stories and people there. Have you discovered any unique characters?

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I love people watching when I travel! There are always interesting people to watch in Vietnam. I'm glad you mentioned the rice paddies, I would love to see that!

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@fareastexplorer rice paddies? Maybe I know what you mean as something else? I am not sure what this is. I even reread the article twice. haha I think this is going right over my head. 

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@FarEastExplorer

I love people watching too! There are always interesting people to watch in Vietnam. I'm glad you mentioned the rice paddies, I would love to see that!

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I'm all about people watching, my friend! Vietnam is a fantastic place for it, no doubt. The streets are alive with interesting characters and vibrant culture. And those rice paddies? They're a sight to behold! I can totally see why you'd want to witness that. It's a whole different world out there. Keep exploring and taking in those fascinating scenes!

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People watching is a popular activity in Vietnam, and there are many great spots to do so. Some of the best places to watch people are in the city centers, on the streets, and in parks.

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