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Khu vui chơi giải trí Vietopia

Công ty cổ phần Him Lam phát triển trí tuệ trẻ em Việt Vietopia
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Clothes

Studio Miss Sai Gon
2nd Floor, 94 Mac Thi Buoi, D1
08 6291 3585
misssaigonstudio.com

Kim Phuong Hand Embroidery
98 Le Loi, D1
kimphuong.net
08 3822 5665 - 08 3823 2094
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Vietnam Golf and Country Club

Opened in 1994, this was the country’s first 36- hole course and is located 20 km north of the city centre. The holes were carved out of the existing woodland with minimal land movement, lending a natural layout and design...
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Golf in Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam has excellent golf opportunities including international-level courses. If you want to fit in a round of golf, it’s as easy as calling up the golf course and directly booking. On weekends, slots fill quickly and courses run a strict tee-off schedule, so arrive with time to spare. The alternative is to use an agent. Golfing equipment rentals are affordable. ...
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Ben Thanh Market

It can be a bit daunting to make sense of this market with its more than 3,000 vendor stalls. Luckily everything is laid out in an organised grid. Clothes and fabric in front give way to kitchenware and souvenirs, ...
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Some prestige travel agencies

Saigontourist
45 Le Thanh Ton, D1 08 3827 9279
Exotissimo
261-263 Phan Xich Long, Phu Nhuan D 08 3995 9898
49 Huynh Tinh Cua, D3 08 3936 2112
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Fitness Centre

Vincharm Health Club: Modern gym with updated equipment spread over 2,000 square metres...
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Cinemas

Saigon Citypoint Hotel, D1 08 3822 3111 cgv.vn
2nd Floor, Thao Dien Mall, 12 Quoc Huong, D2
08 3519 3000
5th Floor, Crescent Mall, Nguyen Van Linh, D7
08 5412 2222
5th Floor, Parkson Paragon, 03 Nguyen Luong Bang, D7
08 5416 0088
7th Floor, Hung Vuong Plaza, 126 Hung Vuong, D5
08 2222 0388
3rd Floor, Vincom Center, 72 Le Thanh Ton, D1
08 3823 8585
116 Nguyen Du, D1 08 3823 5235 galaxycine.vn
230 Nguyen Trai, D1 08 3920 6688
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Dalat

A marriage of French countryside and Vietnamese tradition, Dalat is a dreamy, pine-covered city surrounded by undulating hills. The town itself is full of burgeoning flora, and is a hub for both domestic and international tourism...

Traditional Arts

Vietnam’s local artisans and folk artists produce stunningly ornate work, be it lacquer ware, block prints, silk paintings or calligraphy. Since the 1960s, the ancient practice of embroidery has expanded to include majestic scenes and detailed portraits. Larger works can take over a month to produce, and subjects include beautiful landscapes, animals and traditional Vietnamese flowers...

Lacquer Painting

Nowhere in the world is the diversity and availability of lacquer arts more evident than in Vietnam. With a range that spans from museum pieces to holiday ornaments, it is expansive. Vietnamese people have been processing lacquer for more than 2,000 years. Following a French lacquer painting class in 1930, the art form developed into a technique that combines the traditional Asian and European styles....

XQ Vietnam - Embroidery Art

XQ Vietnam are known as the masters of embroidery. Their hand-embroidered art is truly fantastic. Created by skilled local craftsmen, the sepieces make great gifts for Vietnamese people, and a meaningful souvenir for international visitors.