What you’ll get

  • Duration : 3 hours

  • Departure : Ho Chi Minh city center

  • Suitable : All of people: friend, couple, family, children

  • Type : Land tour

Overview

Chinatown in Ho Chi Minh City is also known as the name Cho Lon is largest Vietnamese’s Chinatown with roots dating back to 1778; it’s also a place of great historical and cultural importance. Explore the vivid and distinct charm of this little-explored corner of the city and learn the secrets behind one of the world’s oldest and largest Chinatowns.

Highlights

    • Explore largest Vietnamese’s Chinatown
    • Visit 2 temples: Thien Hau Temple and Quan Cong temple
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  • Price Includes
    • Tour guide (Local English speaking students available)
    Price Excludes
    • Transportation (if any)
    • Entrance fees (if any)
    • Personal expenses (foods, drinks,...)
  • Cancellation by Weather

    In case of an unexpected situation/ bad weather causes an effect on your trip after commencement, we serve the right to change the itinerary of your booked tour for the safety of all clients in the group. If there are more than one solution, we will ask for your permission and agreement to do the next step

Itineraries

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9:00 AM or 2.00 PM: Picking up and gathering at the meeting place.

The tour will start with a visit to Chinatown in Saigon, which is the biggest Chinese community in the South of Vietnam.

We will visit to two temples below:

Thien Hau Temple (Tue Thanh Hoi Quan), was built in the early 19th Century dedicated to Thien Hau, as known as Lady of the Sea. The pagoda is not only a valuable work of history, architecture, and sculpture but also an important religious site of the community of Chinese-Vietnamese in HCM City.
Quan Cong Temple (Nghia An Hoi Quan), Noteworthy for its gilded woodwork, itwas built in the late 19th Century and early 20th Century, known as the biggest Assembly Hall of the Chaozhou Chinese Congregation in Saigon. Noteworthy for its gilded woodwork
After that, we will visit one of two destinations below:

Binh Tay market: famed for its warren of food stands and grand Sino-French architecture.
Kim Bien market you can find many electrical appliances and electronics, cosmetics and clothing stalls here
These are the two biggest wholesale markets in Saigon, where you can find any kind of goods with reasonable price and see the locals bartering, purchasing and selling wares.

Finally we can enjoy Sui-cao (Chinese food). Some of ingredients are made of Chinese traditional medicine.  

The tour ends at around 12:00 PM. (or 5:00 PM)

Meals: N/A

Accommodation: N/A

Important Notes

    • Student guide requires no charges! Guests should be nice to cover all fees for guide!

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