Sunglasses in Ho Chi Minh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

 
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Distance from city center: 0.7mi
alvingb's pictureby alvingb General travel tip
added on the 21st of April, 2011
Since Vietnam is situated quite close to the equator the sunlight that it receives can be quite damaging to the eyes. Furthermore the streets of Ho Chi Minh can get dusty as well as the smoke from the busy traffic can cause eye irritation should you have sensitive eyes. Thus one tip here is to not forget to bring a pair of sunglasses with you whenever you go outdoors.

 However should you forget or might have misplaced your sunglasses need not worry as there will be quite a number of shops selling sunglasses along the street corner. Just choose one that suits you. These glasses are also very affordable as well.

Address:
Ho Chi Minh City

Price:
Cost of sunglasses is approximately 60,000 VND or lesser

Opening Hours:
The sunglass shops are around from morning till early evening

How to get there:
just walk along the streets and you will see shops with alot of sunglasses hanging

On the web:
http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Vietnam/Thanh_Pho_Ho_Chi_Minh/Ho_Chi_Minh_City-1470720/Packing_Lists-Ho_Chi_Minh_City-Weather_Gear-BR-1.html

 
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