The most iconic landmark of Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon River offers a glimpse into the various facets of Vietnam like no place else. A cruise or boat ride on the soothing river will take you around the village life, underground military tunnels, stunning skyscrapers and local life in the Mekong Delta. Most tours include a stopover at riverside markets where one can buy handicrafts.
The Saigon River flowing through the southern part of Vietnam is one of the principal water bodies of the country. It also serves as the primary water source of Ho Chi Minh City. The River originates in Kampuchea and ends at the South China Sea after flowing through Vietnam for 229 KM. It is believed to be the lifeline of Ho Chi Minh City and has remained one of the main routes for trade and commerce as well as transportation and a source of sustenance for the Vietnamese population. The banks of River Saigon are chock a block with villages, building structures and other signs of human habitation. Of particular interest are the underground tunnels that had been built during the Vietnam War. However, one can also witness a number of skyscrapers along with the traditional houses of Vietnam along the river. The port of Saigon benefits from its waters as well and utilizes it for the export-import operations with the recent statistics revealing 35 million metric tonnes of cargo handling taking place at the port at present.
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