Chinatown Tour

Chinatown Tour

Chinese culture always has the uniqueness from its daily styles.

There is an existing downtown area in Saigon where Cantonese people predominantly resides. Taking a long ride from early morning or enjoying typical sunlight during the afternoon, Saigon Hotpot will overwhelm your feelings with many interesting facts, mysterious religious stories and legendary anecdotes amongst top destinations in Chinatown such as Binh Tay Market, Thien Hau Pagoda, Nhi Phu Temple and Cha Tam Church.

Take a GLANCE at


FITO Museum

FITO Museum

Binh Tay Market

Binh Tay Market

Thien Hau Pagoda

Thien Hau Pagoda

Nhi Phu Temple

Nhi Phu Temple

Cha Tam Church

Cha Tam Church

FITO Museum is dedicated to the history of Vietnamese traditional medicine. Not only showing many antique, valuable items, books and documents related to traditional medicine, the architecture here is a fluid combination of various regions in Vietnam when moving from room to room. By far, FITO is one of the most brilliant museums worth your visit.


- Entrance fee: 120.000VND for each person.

- Time opening: 8.30 - 17.00

The biggest wholesale market in the city sells a wide range of products from produce, dry-products to clothes, fashion items with reasonable prices. Binh Tay is famous for its typical architecture and hectic atmosphere with thousand of transactions everyday.

Top priorities of Chinese community when they set up in a new town is to build up their education, health and religion. Standing in the middle of Chinatown area is Thien Hau Pagoda with its complex architecture, incredible carving patterns and sacred atmosphere full of wafting incense and lucky red notes.

One of the oldest temples in Vietnam has many rumors for its mysterious worshiped gods. In the special days, devout people flock from all the Southern areas to come here and pray for their best.

This is the first church in the South of Vietnam but surprisingly with many Chinese-based decorating patterns, including a Statue of Mary but looks like a Buddhist Bodhisattva. The church exhibits national historic memorabilia depicting the assassination of President Ngo Dinh Diem in 1963.

Make your PREPARATION


Sunglasses, Hat

Sunglasses, Hat

In HCM City, just only two seasons HOT and VERY HOT. So make sure you eyes and skins are safe.

Water

Water

Remember to keep your energies until the end of day. And water may make you feel best.

Camera/Selfie Stick

Camera/Selfie Stick

Have fun and catch up your moments.

Small money

Small money

Transport costs are very low in Vietnam. Exchange your money in advance to ensure there's no trouble after that.

Costume

Costume

Pay attention to your costume when entering the Notre-Dame Cathedral because there is a rule that you have to cover your shoulders and your knees. Tip: a simple scarf may help you

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