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War Remnants Museum

Experience Vietnam’s bloody wars at the War Remnants Museum

Reunification Palace

Rediscover history at the Reunification Palace

Saigon Chinatown

Get a slice of China in Cholon, Saigon’s very own Chinatown

Emperor Jade Pagoda

Enter a spiritual realm at the Emperor Jade Pagoda

Ben Thanh Market

Catch the buzz at Ben Thanh Market

War Remnants Museum

Experience Vietnam’s bloody wars at the War Remnants Museum

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The War Remnants Museum houses a comprehensive collection of machinery, arms, photos and documentation of Vietnam's wars with the French and the Americans.

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Reunification Palace

Rediscover history at the Reunification Palace

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A former residence of the South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem, the Reunification Palace is one of the most enduring symbols of the fall of Saigon in 1975.

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Saigon Chinatown

Get a slice of China in Cholon, Saigon’s very own Chinatown

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While you will not find the dark opium dens and brothels that made the district infamous during the French colonial era, Cholon still packs a punch with its charming attractions.

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Emperor Jade Pagoda

Enter a spiritual realm at the Emperor Jade Pagoda

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A symbiosis of Taoist and Buddhist traditions, the Emperor Jade Pagoda, built in 1909, is a true wonder among the numerous Chinese temples here.

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Ben Thanh Market

Catch the buzz at Ben Thanh Market

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Look for open-air food stalls surrounding the market where you can sample some authentic local cuisine at eateries here including rice dishes, noodle soup, bun dishes of vermicelli noodles, or dessert for a bargain.

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