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Places to visit when traveling Ho Chi Minh city

The excitement of tourists when exploring Cu Chi Tunnels

Ho Chi Minh city is the biggest center of economy, politics, culture in the South of Vietnam. Moreover, this is also a big center of tourism with many famous relics of history, beautiful places of interest, traditional culture and so on. Every year, this city attracts millions of tourist coming to see and contemplate. Visiting here, you should spend time coming to some following places: Indochina tours Vietnam

Rong Vang Water Puppet Theater

The entrance of Rong Vang Water Puppet Theater in Ho Chi Minh city

The entrance of Rong Vang Water Puppet Theater in Ho Chi Minh city- source: internet

Rong Vang Water Puppet Theater is located in the campus of Culture and Labor Palace of Ho Chi Minh city which is beside Tao Dan Park. Water Puppet is one of the traditional forms of art in Vietnam which has existed for more than 10 centuries. In the past, it usually performed on some holy and important occasions such as festival, anniversary, Tet holiday and so on. In particular, Water Puppet is considered as the intangible culture of Vietnam. The main stage is on water. The characters are puppets. The artists stand after the curtain and control these puppets.

The stage of Water Puppet is on water

The stage of Water Puppet is on water -source: internet

The ticket is about 65,000 Vietnam dong per adult per night. In average, Rong Vang Water Puppet Theater serves more than 500 audiences from many places in the city as well as foreign tourists. Each program consists of 17 parts. Each part lasts about 45 minutes. Visiting Rong Vang Water Puppet Theater will be a memorable experience for you in Ho Chi Minh city. luxury mekong river cruise

Cu Chi Tunnels- the relic of history of Vietnam

Inside of Cu Chi Tunnels

Inside of Cu Chi Tunnels- source: internet

Cu Chi Tunnels is one of the most important relics of history in Vietnam which can attract the interest of the world. Being located in Cu Chi district, this structure is the proof for the intelligence, gallantry and tenacity of Vietnamese people in war. This is a unique structure- a system of tunnel which is deep in the ground with many floors and corners like cobweb. The length of Cu Chi Tunnels reaches more than 200 kilometers. This was the secret accommodation and meeting place of officials, soldiers and local people in war.

The excitement of tourists when exploring Cu Chi Tunnels

The excitement of tourists when exploring Cu Chi Tunnels -source: internet

Since the South of Vietnam was liberated, Cu Chi Tunnels has been recognized as an important national relic of history in Vietnam. This structure is the symbol and pride of Vietnamese people. Coming here, you will have chance to understand more about Vietnamese history in war.

Cai Be Floating Market

Although Cai Be Floating Market isn’t located in Ho Chi Minh city, it is very near this destination. Therefore, almost visitors who travel Ho Chi Minh city spend time on this unique market. Cai Be Floating Market is the biggest wholesale market in South West of Vietnam. This market is very famous in not only Vietnam but also the world because the trading activities happen completely on the river with cheap, giant and diverse amount of good.

Fruits are sold in Cai Be Floating Market

Fruits are sold in Cai Be Floating Market -source: internet

The boats from remote gardens gather here for trading. Therefore, in Cai Be Floating Market, you can find almost everything such as cloths, furniture, seafood, fast food, soft drink and so on. In particular, the price for all the goods are very cheap and qualified. You can buy something as presents for your family and friends.

Ho Chi Minh is one of the most ideal destinations for you in the South of Vietnam. Coming here, you can see and visit many interesting places such as Rong Vang Water Puppet Theater, Cu Chi Tunnels, Cai Be Floating Market and so on. Let’s spend time traveling Ho Chi Minh city with mentioned places.

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