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Cu Chi Tunnel

Cu Chi Tunnel

The tunnels of Cu Chi hides the whole world including classrooms, kitchens and medical facilities underground. Today you can see the tunnels from above and even try to go down in one so as to understand the hardships that Vietnamese soldiers had been through during the wartime. One may utterly be amazed by the determination and endurance of those people who dug up tons of solid soils, gravels and sands to construct this 200-kilometer (125 miles) long underground network.
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Central Post Office

Central Post Office

Saigon Central Post Office is a famous tourist attraction in Ho Chi Minh City located close to Notre Dame Cathedral. One interesting fact about the Post Office is that it was designed and constructed by famous French Eiffel Tower’s architect Alexandre Gustave Eiffel. Mr. Eiffel had derived his artistic inspiration from Western neoclassical architecture style and Asian style of decoration before harmoniously mixing them up and starting to construct the Central Post Office.
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Scooter Tour

Scooter Tour

There are multiple local companies offering scooter tours of the Vietnam capital. These tours range greatly in thematic focus (street food to historic landmarks) and duration, and depend on the individual provider, but details can often be agreed upon on an individual basis. On these tours, an individual driver is normally assigned to each visitor, who then hops on the back of the scooter as a passenger. Helmets should normally be provided. One motorbike tour of Ho Chi Minh personally tested out by the editor is Non-profit Student Tour, an incredible initiative that works surprisingly well. The coordinator links up tourists with available local student volunteers, allowing the students to practice their English and bringing overseas visitors into contact with locals. Each traveller is assigned an individual driver (this even works with larger groups). Drop them a WhatsApp message to arrange the date and time.
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