Hoc Mon Vacations
Hoc Mon is the perfect place to stay while you are in Ho Chi Minh City as some of the city’s star attractions are within easy driving distance. The Gia Dinh Park and the Giac Lam Pagoda are amongst the many popular sights here, adored by locals and visitors alike. Two other great attractions you’ll find nearby Hoc Mon are the Dam Sen Water Park and the Museum of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine.
To better understand Ho Chi Minh City, take a trip to one of its museums and theaters. Stroll around and savor the quiet atmosphere of the War Remnants Museum, the Ho Chi Minh City Museum and the Museum of Vietnamese History. Culture vultures will find plenty to cheer about at venues such as Opera House and the Golden Dragon Water Puppet Theatre.
Uncover the youthful side of the area at the Saigon Culinary Arts Centre and the Lac Canh Dai Nam Van Hien Theme Park in Thuan An. The kids are sure to have fun. Come and meet Ho Chi Minh City’s furry, feathered and finned residents at the Saigon Zoo and Botanic Garden and the Dai Nam Open Zoo in Thuan An.
If the sun is shining, do what the locals do and make the most of the local natural destinations. Enjoy some of the tranquil city parks such as the Tao Dan Park, the September 23 Park and the Van Thanh Tourist Park.
While you are here, don’t miss some of the local sights such as the Jade Emperor Pagoda, Mariamman Temple and the Thien Hau Pagoda. These spots are a magnet for travellers from all the corners of the globe. Ho Chi Minh City is filled with reminders of the past; be sure not to miss Reunification Palace. Take the time to visit sacred places such as the Ho Chi Minh City Notre Dame Cathedral, the Cho Quan Church and Cholon Mosque. Breathe in the atmosphere and get an appreciation of the religious history of the area.
Go to Diamond Plaza, the Ben Thanh Market and Saigon Square for a satisfying dose of retail therapy.
To make sure you get the most out of Hoc Mon, think about booking a room close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. Make reservations for the Hotel Nikko Saigon, the Budget Saigon Hostel, or the Budget Hostel.