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Ha Noi vs. Ho Chi Minh City , which is better?

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Top sights

Ha Noi

Hoan Kiem Lake

Hoan Kiem Lake

Hoa Lo Prison Museum

Hoa Lo Prison Museum

Ha Noi West Lake

Ha Noi West Lake

The Temple of Literature

The Temple of Literature

Ho Chi Minh City

Bến Thành Market

Bến Thành Market

Bui Vien Street

Bui Vien Street

Food

Ha Noi

Bún Chả

Bún Chả

Phở

Phở

Chả Cá

Chả Cá

Bún Riêu

Bún Riêu

Bún Đậu Mẹt

Bún Đậu Mẹt

Ho Chi Minh City

Banh Mi

Banh Mi

Bún mắm

Bún mắm

Bánh xèo

Bánh xèo

Gỏi cuốn

Gỏi cuốn

Cơm tấm

Cơm tấm

Phở

Phở

Drink

Ha Noi

Ho Chi Minh City

  • Coffee
  • Nước mía
  • Nha đam
  • Sâm lạnh
  • Nước Dừa
  • Rau má
  • Sai Gon beer

Hostels

Ha Noi

55 Hostels

Ho Chi Minh City

92 Hostels

Hotels

Ha Noi

1,961 hotels

Ho Chi Minh City

2,850 hotels

Climate

Ha Noi

The city experiences the typical climate of northern Vietnam, with 4 distinct seasons.Summer, from May until August, is characterized by hot and humid weather with abundant rainfall. September to October is fall, characterized by a decrease in temperature and precipitation. Winter, from November to January, is dry and cool by national standards. The city is usually cloudy and foggy in winter, averaging only 1.5 hours of sunshine per day in February and March.

Ho Chi Minh City

Aw

Area

Ha Noi

3,329 km²

Ho Chi Minh City

2,096.56 km2

Total

Ha Noi

7.588 million (2015)

Ho Chi Minh City

8,611,100

Density

Ha Noi

2,300/km2

Ho Chi Minh City

4,100/km2

Time zone

Ha Noi

UTC+07:00

Ho Chi Minh City

ICT (UTC+07:00)

National

Ha Noi

Việt Nam

Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam

Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam and the country's second largest city by population. The population in 2015 was estimated at 7.7 million people. The city lies on the right bank of the Red River.

Ho Chi Minh City (commonly known as Saigon) is a city in southern Vietnam famous for the pivotal role it played in the Vietnam War. It's also known for its French colonial landmarks, including Notre-Dame Cathedral, made entirely of materials imported from France, and the 19th-century Central Post Office.