Quan Am Pagoda in Chinese Town, Saigon.

Chinese town, Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon Chinese town, Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon

Ho Chi Minh City’s Cholon is Vietnam’s largest Chinatown with roots dating back to 1778.

Chinese town, Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon Chinese town, Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon

Chinese town is also a place of great historical and cultural importance.

Chinese town, Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon Chinese town, Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon

Chinese town, Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon Chinese town, Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon

Chinese town by night in Ho Chi Minh City.

Chinese town, Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon Chinese town, Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon

Binh Tay Market (Chinese town) is one of the major markets in Saigon.

Chinese town, Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon Chinese town, Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon

 Chinese Town in Ho Chi Minh City is located at 05 District, a part of 10 District and 06 District in Ho Chi Minh City or still called Saigon. In Chinese Town, the locals design their streets and houses by their own architectures, it is very special and traditionally. In fact, Chinese Town is located in the area of Cho Lon Market where is now a day attract a lot of the tourists once travel to Ho Chi Minh City. This market was built since 1928 and it is the famous business center of Chinese in Ho Chi Minh City, Cho Lon is known by the bustling business, the famous restaurants, the factories….of Chinese. This is the area where Chinese live the most in Ho Chi Minh City, at here they still kept the beauty very traditionally and anciently.

The special food in Chinese Town

About the famous food and dishes in Chinese town, if you visit this area, then you should not miss a lot of the traditional dishes of Chinese in this area, among you must try one of the most delicious and famous dishes at here such as ravioli soup (Sui Cao), this  special dish is offered the most in Ha Ton Quyen Stress, 11 District, you can meet a lot of from the small to the big restaurants where serve this special dish anywhere on this street. The ravioli soup is one of the traditional food of Chinese at anywhere, so this special food can not be missed in the important festivals of Chinese. In Chinese Town also has just around over ten restaurants where offer the ravioli soup but it is always crowded anytime, although according to the locals at here the tourist come here in the first time is should try this food at Thien Thien and Nhu Y restaurant because these two restaurants are the most delicious and longest in this area. The price for each of the ravioli soup bowl is around 35.000VND-50.000VND (around 1.5usd- 2.5usd), it is not much expensive but it is very specially and worthwhile for you to try it once travel to Chinese town in Saigon.

How go to Chinese Town?

Exploring Chinese town, you should start from Tran Hung Dao boulevard because this is the main road and it is also considered as the spine of Chinese town in Cho Lon (the big market). This street is very bustling with a lot of the famous and luxury shops with the images as in Hong Kong. If you have time to explore Chinese Town in the night, it is very beautiful and different from other places in Saigon, you are welcomed very friendly, you are bought the real and valuable products of the locals, you are tried the most famous food and dishes of Chinese at here….

Chinese Town is located nearby the center of Ho Chi Minh City, it is very convenient and easy for the tourist to visit this famous place, Chinese Town is also one of the most popular destinations that is also often included in the city tour of Ho Chi Minh City, you can catch a local bus, ride a bike or rent a car from the center of Saigon to go here. Arrival to Ho Chi Minh City, you should not miss to visit Chinese Town where  you will have a chance to shop in one of the largest markets in Saigon as Cholon Market, arrival here the tourist also have a chance to explore about the life, architecture, culture, food of Chinese whose live in this area. If you are the traveler who like shopping, then Chinese town and Cho Lon is the site where must be included on our trip to Ho Chi Minh City, you can buy anything at here from the cheapest, smallest things to the most valuable and luxury things. 

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