Located near the Mekong River, Ho Chi Minh City is the largest and most exciting city in Vietnam. The population of around 9 million people makes it one of the densest urban areas in the world and it's common that several families share the same living space together.
Travellers will likely be amazed by the vibrant mix of old and new including war relics from the devastating Vietnam War and well-preserved colonial structures. The vibrant nightlife of Ho Chi Minh makes it stand out from other cities in Vietnam.
||Vietnamese dong (VND)
VND 10,000 ~ US $0.43
Ambulance/ First Aid: 115
||Sai Gon Giai Phong (Liberated Saigon)
Tuoi Tre (Youth)
Nguoi Lao Dong (Labourer)
The Thao (Sports)
||Government office: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM from Monday to Friday
Banks: 7:30 AM/ 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM from Monday to Friday
Supermarket and other stores: 8:00 AM/ 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM/ 10:00 PM every day
||HCMC Tourism Promotion Center
Address: 140 Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street, Ho Chi Ming City
Tel: +84 28 3827 7371