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4 new things to do in Saigon

The southern metropolis is diversifying its tourism products. See if it has something that you may find interesting.

Tradition Medicine District

The streets of Luong Nhu Hoc, Trieu Quang Phuc and Hai Thuong Lan Ong are now worth a visit. You can observe the making of herbal medicine and have your questions answered by medical practitioners.

The area is also located along the popular route to explore Saigon’s Chinatown, with attractions such as Thien Hau Pagoda and many dim sum places and tea houses.


Gold street

There are now 55 shops selling jewelry and providing goldsmith services at these streets.Nhieu Tam, Nghia Thuc and Bui Huu Nghia Streets in District 5, which have been selling gold, silver jewelry and gems since the 1980s, are now appearing with a new official brand: the gold and jewelry street for tourists.


Saigon Central Market

The flea market is expected to help revive Bach Dang Wharf, which has previously fallen into disrepair.At the river end of Nguyen Hue Street, a new flea market is open every weekend to attract tourists, especially foreign visitors, who may enjoy shopping and eating a great food variety.

There are also traditional games to play if shopping doesn’t cut it for you.


Street art

But since mid of May, the street has become more lively every weekend with street performers gathering to entertain locals and tourists.Nguyen Hue, currently the only pedestrian street of the city, is already one of the top attractions.

Expect a variety of art forms. You can show off your skills here as well. So busk away.

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