Chinatown (Cho Lon) - District 5, Ho Chi Minh City

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Famous for its Binh Tay Market, Chinatown (Cho Lon) - District 5 is full of teahouses, pagodas, and restaurants. This neighborhood dates back to 1778 and is popular among many tourists, but especially those from China and Taiwan. It was here that Chinese people hid from Tay Son and, later during the Vietnam war, American soldiers traded for goods on black market. Aside from shopping and eating traditional food, you can visit several sites in the district including notable mosques and temples. Planning Ho Chi Minh City trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.
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  • When I was near the pagoda the people were super crowded. In my head was like" why there are so many people in here I can't move ". The transportation was too loud and crowded, I had too wasted 20... 
    When I was near the pagoda the people were super crowded. In my head was like" why there are so many people in here I can't move ". The transportation was too loud and crowded, I had too wasted 20...  more »
  • a beautiful area all around, spend 2-3 hours let you legs move you between the small street, walk, smell, breath the atmosphere and enjoy. 
    a beautiful area all around, spend 2-3 hours let you legs move you between the small street, walk, smell, breath the atmosphere and enjoy.  more »

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