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Small towns & villages around HCMH to explore?

Posted by sharontreloar on 14/8/2019 at 10:35

Hello, we’re staying in HCMH in early October, and I already know I’m gonna need to get out of town for a day... I was thinking of hopping on a train and finding a small town to explore, somewhere untouristy. Just a real town or village with a market and temple. Nothing flash. Old and rustic is good. Anyone have any ideas?

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Posted by amnicoll on 14/8/2019 at 11:36

very easy to do apart from perhaps by train

If I were you I would have a look at a map and pick a nearby place at random in the delta area and head there by bus. One place that springs to mind might be Tay Ninh (NW from HCMC)which has a nice temple

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Posted by somtam2000 on 14/8/2019 at 22:47 admin

Agree re Tay Ninh — a cute spot with a few things to do (no train though). Another option would e the Delta, My Tho for example is just a few hours away, and has a coupla temples, plus the delta (so oat trips and that kinda thing.

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