Ho Chi Minh City


Nguyen Hue Walking Street

Ho Chi Minh City’s Favorite Promenade Ho Chi Minh City is not known for being friendly to pedestrians. Motorbikes zip past each other at perilous…

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War Remnants Museum

A Grim History Ho Chi Minh City’s War Remnants Museum is not for the faint of heart. The war against the United States is still…

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Museum of Vietnamese History

Ancient Vietnam Though it dates to the 1930’s, Ho Chi Minh City’s Museum of Vietnamese History explores the country’s earliest civilizations. Unlike the War Remnants Museum,…

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Municipal Theatre

Political and Artistic History Designed by French architect Eugene Ferret in 1897, the elegant Saigon Opera House served just that purpose all the way through World…

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Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts

Revolutionary Art Three colonial French mansions comprise the Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts. Though smaller than its counterpart in Hanoi, this museum…

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Cu Chi Tunnels

Living History Even before the United States intervened in Vietnam, the residents of Cu Chi had built their tunnels. Originally used to battle the French,…

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