Ho Chi Minh City, the city always lies among the top Vietnam highlights chosen by the tourists. Considered “A pearl of the Far-east” in the late 19th and the early 20th century, Saigon or Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) renamed in 1976 has become one of the most eventful cities of Vietnam with over 8 million residents. Nowadays, because of the fast growth rate and urbanization, Saigon becomes a modern city with majestic skyscrapers and crowded metropolitan areas. If you are a person who loves the lively nightlife, Ho Chi Minh City is certainly the right place for you. Never get bored because there are various types of activities at night. Coffee shops opening 24/7, night bars and clubs, night markets, movie theaters, or live concerts are diverse options you can choose.
Besides, the French style appears vaguely or intermittently in several buildings such as Saigon Notre- Dame or Saigon Opera House also makes you deeply impressed. However, visit Ho Chi Minh City, you still can marvel at unobtrusive images of local people, food stalls in the streets, small coffee shops along the pavements or Eastern style pagodas, etc. It likes a foundation of peace and tranquility in your soul among the chaotic and busy lifestyle of Saigon people. The best time to visit Ho Chi Minh City is the dry season lasting from December to April when you can enjoy your Vietnam trips with moderate humidity and temperature.