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Why Go?

Belle Époque French villas sit among Sino-Vietnamese temples

Craftsmen, artisans, and food hawkers pack the medieval alleys of the picturesque Old Quarter

The café culture rivals that of France or Italy—learn to linger over a Vietnamese-style iced coffee

What To Skip

Ca phe chon, a special "weasel" coffee made with beans digested by palm civets. Not so good to the last dropping.

What For:

Arts + Culture, Budget, Food + Wine

When To Go:

October, November, December


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