HCM City among top five destinations for solo travellers

Ho Chi Minh City has joined Bangkok and Bali in a new list of best places for solo travel, according to Airbnb, an accommodation service that allows people to list their homes and hotels for holiday rentals.

Ben Thanh Market, a popular tourist destination in HCM City (Photo: VNA)

Ben Thanh Market, a popular tourist destination in HCM City (Photo: VNA)

Airbnb recently put HCM City among the five most exciting places for a solo traveller’s vacation.

Among other things, it mentions Ben Thanh Market as place where visitors to HCM City should get lost for a while in the maze of thousands of shops selling a wide range of goods.

The War Remnants Museum, the Independence Palace and the Cu Chi Tunnel, around 70 kilometres northwest of downtown HCM City, are war-related sites popular among visitors.

HCM City was named among the 15 fastest-growing tourist cities in the world by Travelsupermarket website, which forecast that Vietnam’s biggest city will welcome 10.2 million international tourists by 2025.

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