Large community, suitable for walking. But I am afraid it is not suitable for children, because the sidewalk is not very good, or is often blocked, because people often park their mopeds there, so they can only walk on the road. It is a very busy and old community. Old building. Real city conditions. Lots of great photo opportunities. Bustling markets and mom-and-pop shops. Pass by a modern shopping mall called the Garden Shopping Center. There are also temples located here.
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The embankment is also a very interesting place. It is also a very good place in Ho Chi Minh. It looks very good. You can also see the very good buildings in Hanoi.
Chinatown in Ho Chi Minh City is probably the dirtiest, noisy Chinatown I have ever seen. The reason why the embankment area is so concerned by tourists is probably because Duras's novel and Liang Jiahui's film "The Lover" took place in this location. However, today's Chinatown has long lost the bustling streets and romantic atmosphere of the past.
Chợ Lớn, usually Anglicized as "Cholon" in English sources, is a quarter of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.It lies on the west bank of the Saigon River, having Bình Tây Market as its central market.
Chợ Lớn consists of the western half of District 5 as well as several adjoining neighborhoods in District 6 and District 11.
The Chinatown here is too broken. The Vietnamese Chinese were deprived of their property after 1975. I ran into an aunt who bought a pie at the temple. She made delicious pie. The aunt’s ancestral home is an old man from Nanhai, Foshan Auntie, a second-generation Chinese aunt who can speak Cantonese and Mandarin. She said that when she was young, she worked in Taiwan for four years. She said that Foshan, Mainland China, has heard that it is developing very well and is very beautiful. She would like to go back to Nanhai, Foshan, Guangdong to take a look. But she works part-time, and she needs more than 1,000 dollars to go back. She has no money to go back. Very sad after listening! The embankment (Cholon) is located a few kilometers southwest of Pham Ngu Lao Street. Similar to Chinatown, there are many old houses.
Ho Chi Minh City was originally the capital of South Vietnam, named Saigon, but was renamed Ho Chi Minh City after the reunification of North and South Vietnam in 1976. The current population is nearly 10 million (including 7.5 million permanent residents), and there are as many as 5 million motorcycles. Seeing the torrent of motorcycle camp outside the car window, this is our first impression of this city. The army of motorcycles all over the street is shocking. If what you saw last night was the outline of the billowing torrent with flashing lights, what you saw before you was the details of the billowing torrent. All kinds of motorcycles swarmed, especially when waiting at the red light at the intersection, the torrent after a short gap became more turbulent. Regardless of men and women or young and old, regardless of whether they wear slippers or leather shoes, some wear masks, and some carry their family members, walking in disorder and looking so orderly. Rarely see the rampaging madness, rarely see inconsistency collisions, and even less see possible accidents. You can know the quality of these riders just by seeing all the people on motorcycles wearing helmets consciously. The car then drove in the embankment area of Ho Chi Minh City, accompanied by a black river outside the car window. The two rivers were a variety of three or four-story residential buildings. Director Feng told us that this is the "Chinatown" of Ho Chi Minh City, because most of the people living here are Chinese residents. Back then, they drifted along the river to live and work here. Although the river that is not wide has been seriously polluted, the history will not be forgotten due to pollution.