Vien Dong Hotel
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Ce matin, nous avons visité la cathédrale Notre-Dame du Vietnam. Une église catholique construite au 19e siècle. On y retrouve partout des plaques de remerciement à la Sainte-Vierge en vietnamien, en anglais, en espagnol et même en français.
Juste à côté se trouve la bureau de poste ouvert tous les jours de la semaine. Au Vietnam, les …
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The flight over to Vietnam was both brutal and hilarious (in a morbid kind of way). I say hilarious because apparently, after being awake for over 24 hours, I start to micro sleep. So I'd be sitting in my seat on the plane, thinking that I was awake and then all of a sudden jerking out …
The Paris of the Orient is one nickname for this modern and the largest city in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). I've been here several times but this time I had a good guide that understood my likes and took me to all of them until I cried, "No Mas".
I was glad I saw all I did because before this past weekend I really didn't understand …
Wow! Where do you start. Intense, bustling, vibrant, full of contrasts... I don't know but it was completely different to the places that we'd been to so far. It seemed like Bangkok, with a more developed feeling than Laos and Cambodia, but not as dirty. We could actually walk the pavements and sit close to the road - a no-no in Bangkok! This city …
We are staying in the most prominent are in the city which is around Dong Khoi Street in District 1, shops, museums, and losts of dining. We are close enough to everything that we can explore comfortably by foot.
We went to Ben Thanh Market which is the most recognisable landmarks in the city, this shopping center was built in 1914 by the …
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TravelPod Member ReviewsVien Dong Hotel Ho Chi Minh City
Rooms were nice, if a little shabby. The hotel lobby had a very unpleasant smell (might have been the cleaning products, or might have just been a smell that came in from the street). Staff were friendly and helpful.
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