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What to discover when coming to Vietnam?

Now that summer has come, a lot of tourists would surely come to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, which is formerly known as Saigon. The city played a very important part in the history of Vietnam, especially during the wars. For this reason it is filled with memories that travelers would like to witness. Roaming around Ho Chi Minh City will already overwhelm you because you will find here various architectural designs that mirrors the French colonization.

But those who are coming for a limited time will still enjoy their stay because they can go for 1 day tours that most tour agencies offer. One of which is a trip to the Cu Chi and Cao Dai for a day. These spots are one of the favorite destinations because of the Cu Chi Tunnels and the Cao Dai Temple. So, let me give you more information about these two good spots for you to check in Ho Chi Minh City.

The Cu Chi Tunnels

Do you know that the Cu Chi Tunnels are considered as one of the most important destinations in the city? It is because during the Vietnam and American Wars, the Viet Cong soldiers and the villagers stayed in this underground tunnels for their survival. The Viet Cong soldiers are said to be communists during the wars, so they have to dig miles of tunnels from the district of Cu Chi to the northwestern part of Saigon or Ho Chi Minh City.

These tunnels are very important to the soldiers during the wars. That’s why they have this place as routes to their house troops. They also have here transport communications as well as supplies. They lay some booby traps for the enemies and attack surprisingly. Despite of the damages received because of the war, it has become as a well-known tourist attraction.

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