Ho Chi Minh City’s Cholon is Vietnam’s largest China town with roots dating back to 1778; it’s also a place of great historical and cultural importance.
In Saigon, Chinese people live in District 5, a part of District 10, District 11 and District 6. Here, the Chinese have built the streets with their characteristic architecture. The Cholon area is home for living and purchasing of the Chinese and is often called China town. This is a very popular tourist attraction when coming to Saigon.
Each shopping street has a featured items that we just mention to commodities, you will know where it is sold immediately.
Temples in this area include Thien Hau Temple on Nguyen Trai Street and Quan Am Temple, on Lao Tu Street. Both feature interesting Chinese-Buddhist style architecture and interiors with pagodas, courtyards, altars and paintings.
In addition, Chinese cuisine in this area which is also very delicious and diverse are preferred by tourists.
Coming here, you can enjoy the famous dishes of the Chinese such as: roast duck, roast pork, duck noodle, baked black chicken, há cảo, sủi cảo,...