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Ho Chi Minh City among 12 must-visit-cities in 2019

by T.N13 June 2019 Last updated at 10:00 AM

VTV.vn - There's good news for people who love travelling. Ho Chi Minh city was listed as one of the 12 must-visit cities in the world in 2019 by Culture trip.

The city was described as a lively and cost-saving destination with plenty of delicious street food and icy milk coffee. Ho Chi Minh City ranks 4th on the list which also includes many famous cities such as Cape Town, South Africa; Lima, Peru; and Istanbul, Turkey.

Culture Trip is a London-based travel site that provides articles and useful information about various destinations around the world.

Formerly Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is the largest city in Vietnam and recently welcomed its 7 millionth foreign visitor of the year. The local tourism sector has seen annual growth of roughly 15 per cent over recent years.

It is accelerating the implementation of its tourism development strategy, focusing on sustainable and green tourism in connection with environmental protection, and technological applications for tourism development. It has set targets of expanding tourism growth by between 15 and 20 per cent in 2019 and welcoming 8-8.5 million foreign holidaymakers.

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