Visit Chinatown before the Tet – Lunar New Year 2023


Are you in Saigon during the Tet Lunar New Year and looking for something fun and meaningful to do?


If the answer is yes, Cho Lon Chinatown Saigon is a must-place you should not miss during this special time of the year. 


For the Vietnamese community and the Vietnamese of Chinese descent in general, Tet is a special occasion to celebrate, redecorate the house, and visit pagodas.


Walking around Cho Lon area, you can feel the warm Tet atmosphere here



Thien Hau pagoda is the first place you should visit –  vietnam cycling tours


Due to the popular of the temple, many local come here not just for visiting the temple but also for taking the memory pictures to post on social media as a chance to celebrate the new year


Don’t forget to take a picture in front of the entrance –  vietnam cycling tours


After visiting Thien Hau temple, we take a short walk to the lantern-making area close by there, just simply five minutes walk


A beautiful ancient house along the way-  vietnam cycling tours

And here is it, the famous lantern street. Dont buy shy to ask locals for a picture with lanterns, lion dances uniform –  vietnam cycling tours



Keep moving forward, we visit aquarium wholesale street on Tran Hung Dao –  vietnam cycling tours



Not only aquarium, you can also buy other accessories here – vietnam cycling tours 


The ladies are packing up all the plants –  vietnam cycling tours


Visit a catholic church – the only church in Chinatown here  vietnam cycling tours



Enjoy a walk before heading back and finishing the trip – vietnam cycling tours



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