Formerly known as Saigon, the largest city in Vietnam is now a bustling city of commerce and culture and has helped drive the country forward economically. Vibrant Ho Chi Minh City boasts of festivities and events throughout the year, which are set among its ancient pagodas and the markets teeming with life. Religion and spirituality are also accentuated in this city with its beautiful temples and churches scattered all around.
This fascinating city has evolved through the ages and with its rapid growth and development, it is now one of the most populated and most visited cities in all of Vietnam. For visitors, Ho Chi Minh City offers both the finest hotels and the cheapest guesthouses, the classiest of restaurants and the most modest street stalls.