The tunnels of Cu Chi were built over a period of 25 years beginning in the late 1940s. They were the improvised response of a poorly equipped peasant army to its enemy's high-tech ordnance, helicopters, artillery, bombers and chemical weapons. The tunnel network became legendary during the 1960s for
Vung Tau is an old port town to the southeast of Ho Chi Minh City, developed under the French as a seaside resort called Cap Saint Jacques. Vung Tau is the nearest beach resort to Ho Chi Minh City. Known as Cap St. Jacques by the French, Vung Tau is a popular weekend getaway for Ho Chi Minh City residents.
Con Dao, called Poulo Condore by western sailors, was for a long time a little-known and inaccessible destination for foreign tourists. From 1862 to 1975, the archipelago housed a large and brutal prison for opponents of French colonialism and the former Saigon regime. Nowadays, Con Dao is becoming known
Distance : 145 km to the north-west of HCMC. Access by car/bus: 3hr Tour: Full day Duration of visit 60 min. (FIT) - 60 min. (GIT) Entrance fees: no Opening hours: noon ceremnony Period: year round Local guide: not compulsory Combination: Cable car at Lady Black mount cu Chi tunnels. Cao Dai Great
Tay Ninh town is the center of the Cao Dai religion which includes and unifies elements of Christianity, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Islam and a number of other religions. Distance : 145 km to the north-west of HCMC. Access by car/bus: 3hr Places of Interest Cao Dai Holly See Temple Distance : 145
Long Hai offers a quiet escape from the exciting beaches of Vung Tau. The landscape here is beautiful and wild. Just 30km northeast of Vung Tau, the beach is an attractive spot with white sands. There are good but not too luxurious beach resorts which may provide the travelers with quiet holidays on
Cần Giờ is a coastal suburban district of Ho Chi Minh City, Dong Nam Bo, Vietnam. Position in the metropolitan area of Ho Chi Minh City. This district is located 50 km from downtown Saigon. In 1997, this district had an area of 714 km, population of 55,173, comprising Kinh people (80%), Khmer Krom and
Can Gio Mangrove Park Located in Can Gio District, less than 60km east of Ho Chi Minh City, the Can Gio mangrove forest is home to around 160 flora species, more than 700 spineless species, 137 fish species and more than 40 vertebrate animal species. The number of its water birds species currently constitutes