If you are thinking of exploring the enchanting country of Vietnam, you’ll no doubt be torn between visiting Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh. Both cities are exceedingly different in terms of their pace of life and culture. However, this article is designed to show you just why Ho Chi Minh City edges out Hanoi as the best place to understand Vietnamese culture.
6.3 million other people would agree with us too. That’s how many visitors Ho Chi Minh City had in 2017, making it the most visited city in Vietnam that year. So, what makes Ho Chi Minh City such a fascinating and enriching place to explore? In truth, it’s a combination of the city’s history and the here and now.