Southern Vietnam


Southern Vietnam is the last region of the three regions in Vietnam. It has the largest city in Vietnam called Saigon, or Ho Chi Minh City.

Southern Vietnam consists of 2 subregions named Southeast, Mekong Delta. There are 19 provinces and cities in Southern Vietnam in total.

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Southern Vietnam has been well-known for its evergreen lush areas, an awesome complex of canals, rivers, and bustling floating markets. Floating markets are actually where you can observe the colorful life on the river of the Vietnamese people there. Besides, Southern Vietnam is the region that allows tourists to get back to the old times of history with the involvement of France and USA through a large number of historical sites reflecting a complicated history of Vietnam.

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If you visit Southern Vietnam, Saigon might be the first stop on your list! Check Maze Saigon Travel Guide out to see all the wonderful things in a chaotic and crazy urban city with a fast pace of life. Visit Maze Da LatMaze Can Tho, Maze Phan ThietMaze Vung Tau to explore such amusing features in some provinces out of Saigon. All of them are comprehensive travel guide posts written by enthusiastic local insiders living in Southern Vietnam providing tips and advice on accommodation, places to go, food to eat and all the hidden gems hardly found on other travel guide books on earth!

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Here is all the selected guide content of all the highlights pinned on the Southern Vietnam map!


Decades ago, Saigon shined as the pearl of the Far East. Nowadays, it remains a vital part in each heart of the Vietnamese. Since this city is only about 300 years old, citizens here are young, wild and free to enjoy every single feature of Saigon. Noisy traffic jams, troublesome rising tides, or two seasons (sunny and rainy) taking place abnormally sometimes make Saigon difficult to understand. Read more here


Đà Lạt, located on Langbian Plateau in the southern parts of the Central Highlands region, is the capital of Lâm Đồng Province in Vietnam. Da Lat is one of the most prevalent destinations that residents from Saigon often pay a visit to during their holidays. Da Lat is famous for its unique climate called “The City of Eternal Spring” that is totally different from Vietnam’s hot tropical climate, its pretty flowers gardens, its typical architecture and more. Read more here


Vũng Tàu, the largest city of Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu Province in Vietnam, is one of the most popular destinations for Saigoneer families to drop by during the weekend. Bai Sau in Vung Tau is where the Vietnamese from other places often choose to travel. Read more here


The heart and soul of the Mekong Delta, Can Tho – or Western Capital – Mien Tay, as it is colloquially known, is a bustling city that lives up to its epithet. A beautiful, modern, yet somehow rurally charming town, Can Tho will enchant you with its sprawling boulevards, abundant rivers and canals, floating markets and friendly people. Read more here


The capital of Binh Thuan province in Southeast Vietnam, Phan Thiet city is a thriving coastal port where would be a fantastic destination for visitors who enjoy living by the sea. At the center of Phan Thiet is a busy fishing port with brightly painted boats, crowded traditional markets, and famous seafood restaurants. Moreover, what special about Phan Thiet are the sand dunes, where travellers can see the glorious sunset and real deserts. Read more here