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Oil Paintings in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

 
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alvingb's pictureby alvingb Shopping travel tip
added on the 23rd of April, 2011
If you are interested to buy beautiful oil-paintings as souvenirs to take back home then a great place to visit would be along the backpacker’s area in De Tham and Pham Ngu Lao streets, in District 1. This place has beautiful hand painted oil paintings and artefacts for tourist to buy. The prices of the paintings are also very affordable.
There are many oil-painting shops along this stretch. One tip here is to take your time and look through all the shops first before deciding as there are just too many nice paintings in all these shops.

Address:
Pham Ngu La District 1

Price:
450,000-5,000,000 dongs depending on the painting

Opening Hours:
Morning about 8am till later afternoon

How to get there:
Taking a taxi would bring you easily to the strict from district 1

On the web:
http://wikitravel.org/en/Ho_Chi_Minh_City

 
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