Universe Central Hotel

549 Tran Hung Dao Ave, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | 3 star lodge
Prices starting from $26.00

Travel Blogs from Ho Chi Minh City

Good Morning Vietnam!

A travel blog entry by judy.tagell


... anti-American. The information, pictures and are facts in the museum are pretty shocking and unpleasant to look at it but, for me, I think it's important that people see what happened. From what I gathered from the museum, in very basic terms: The Vietnam war was a civil was between the north (Vietcong) and south of Vietnam. The north (Vietcong) were trying to communise the country. America got involved with the Vietnam war because they were sacred ...

Saigon on 2 wheels

A travel blog entry by rich_kate_2011


... male tour guide told us a little about the place such as lots of brides and grooms coming to the cathedral to have a nice backdrop for their wedding pics even though they're Buddhist and not getting married for months. In the post office there's and 85 year old man who's worked there since he was 17 translating letters from Vietnamese, French and English. When we went in, he was translating a letter! Proof! Now I'd not seen it before but there's a famous photo of an ...

Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)

A travel blog entry by brettandemma


... was about the size of an oven, almost pitch black and hot!. We crawled along our way and after the first 10 or so metres it started closing up getting even smaller, 40 metres in 2 girls in front of me stopped when they saw an exit and decided to bail this left me way behind the rest of the group but also gave me a great excuse to get out to! Great decision I'm out of here! The bus on the way back and the fact most people was tired and just wanted some quiet didn't deter Jay ...

Love you long time in Saigon

A travel blog entry by jon_lowra2014


... famous during the war for its 220km of underground tunnels where viet cong soldiers and local people lived and fought the Americans. They lived for up to 9 years in the tunnels, which when you see the size of these things you find unbelievable. They are tiny. We had a guide to explain what occurred and he informed us of how the Vietnamese were always 2 steps ahead. America had no chance of winning the war! After we checked out some bobbie traps we finished by having ...

Day 12

A travel blog entry by drjustina


... and there were Christmas garlands decorating the floor. Random!

This evening we took a short taxi ride near the river, then a walk, and found a big apartment building with a western style grocery store on the first floor and a pizza joint on the second. We had fun checking out the items at the store, and then enjoyed a pizza dinner. District 2 is where most of the ex-pats live, and it's interesting to see this little corner of western civilization in ...

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This 3 star lodge, located on 549 Tran Hung Dao Ave, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City, is near Dam Sen Water Park, Revolutionary Museum, Hotel de Ville, and La Maison de L'Apothiquaire.
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