Foreign tourists walking on streets in HCM city. (Photo:

This figure corresponds to about 50% of the total number of foreign tourists to Vietnam in the first quarter of this year. The southern hub earned tourism revenue of about VND39.8 billion, 26.6% of the year’s plan.

With this figure, Ho Chi Minh city remains the most attractive destination of the country, as Hanoi greets more than 1.8 million foreigners during the period.

At the city named Uncle Ho, landscapes like Notre Dame Cathedral, Ben Thanh market, Independence Palace and War Remnants Museum were the first choices of foreign tourists. Statistics showed that the foreign visitors mainly come from Japan, the Republic of Korea, China and the US.

Four tourism products invested by the city over the past time are waterway/public/health/agricultural tourism./.