- Ho chi minh city is so large a place to pay a visit. You might have been showed around Sai Gon, it doesn’t mean that you witnessed the whole Ho Chi Minh city. Because Sai Gon just includes some inner districts of HCMC with the luxurious and modern view. How about the suburbs? How about its unique cuisines? How about its friendly local people? Come with me and I will show you Thu Duc district-one of Ho Chi Minh city’suburbs. Let’s go!
About the creator
WELCOME TO THU DUC!
I will pick you up at your hotel/location at around 4p.m by motorbike. After piking up, I’ll take you to Thu duc district with the safest speed so that you feel safe and you can even enjoy our beautiful city. It takes about 45 minutes from the inner of HCMC to Thu Duc district.
Thu Duc locates at the outskirt of HCMC, this is my hometown where I was born and grew up. This place is the home for many immigrants coming from different provinces,areas in Viet Nam. Due to this fact, Thu Duc receives many kinds of cultures so that you can get to know some strange places which you’ve never heard,eat some delicious cuisines that you’ve never tried. These unique features differ Thu Duc from other districts and Sai Gon as well
TRADITIONAl VIETNAMESE DINNER WITH MY FAMILY
I’m sure that you’ll surprise with official Vietnamese cuisine. You will have a chance to enjoy “thịt luộc mắm tôm”(pork eaten with shrimp paste ), “cà pháo”( eggplant),”rau muống xào tỏi”(spinach fried with garlic ),”canh cua rau đay”( ).
"Thit luộc mắm tôm"
"rau muống xào tỏi"
Specially, my mother'll show you how to cook those cuisines. Don't worry! Even if you're bad at cooking,you can easily learn how to cook those cuisines. Because our traditional food is not only delicious to eat but also easy to cook.
Apart from eating such traditional Vietnamese cuisines, you can also truthfully live in Vietnamese family’ atmosphere with our daily moments, stories,....etc.
Visit special Pagodas
In Ho Chi Minh city, there are many pagodas that keep records of Viet Nam. Van Duc pagoda locating in Thu Duc district,is one of such pagodas.
Van Duc pagoda's hall is 43,5m high-This is the highest hall in Viet Nam. To complete this construction, there are 60 workers worked constantly in 2 years.
"Van Duc Pagoda's hall"
Apart from Van Duc pagoda, there is one more pagoda which is very famous-that is "Nam Thien Nhat Tru"( South One Pillar pagoda). This Pagoda has the same construction with One Pillar Pagoda in the North of Viet Nam. If you don't have a chance to come to Hanoi to pay a visit to the ogriginal version of One Pillar Pagoda,this South One Pillar Pagoda will be the ideal place for you to come.
"Nam Thiên Nhất Trụ"( South Pillar Pagoda)
With the quiet atmosphere of this coffee shop, you can enjoy songs of Trinh Cong Son and many songs without lyric of many popular musicians from Viet Nam,foreign countries. Apart from listening to music, you can sing songs if you want. Especially, you'll be accompanied on the guitar by the guitarist.
- Geroge Lok(09/12/2015)
Quang is friendly and accommodating. The guide around the pagoda, local delicacies and the home cooked food help in the understanding of Vietnam culture. 5 stars rating and strongly recommend to anyone who wish to venture beyond HCM city for an interesting evening venture.
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