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Rifles left over in the weapons house

Saigon's Secret Alleys

This tour of Saigon’s alleys will give you an authentic insight into the daily lives of those that reside and work in this particular district of the city. It finishes at a previously covert location that was used during the war to store weapons.

Saigon's Secret Alleys, Vietnam

This tour of Saigon’s alleys will give you an authentic insight into the daily lives of those that reside and work in this particular district of the city. Exploring the narrow passageways brings you close to the local residential area, the market with its vibrant display of fresh produce and bustling activity and aromas from a variety of street food stalls. This is a fascinating place to observe the local way of doing business and exchanging news. The tour finishes at a previously covert location that was used during the war to store weapons. This small house was a hiding place for weapons of Viet Cong Commandos from "Team 5" in readiness for the Tet Offensive on 30 January 1968. It was recognised as a national historical site in 1988.

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Alternative places to stay nearby

Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favorite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.

Experiences while staying here

The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.