Discovering the Japanese cultural spaces found in HCM City

HCM City has an array of check-in points for young travelers to discover, many of which have been inspired by Japanese culture. Notable areas to explore include Khanh An monastery, Japan Town, and Oishi Town.



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The Japanese cultural spaces found in HCM City offer visitors the chance to enjoy the locations within a tranquil and peaceful atmosphere

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Khanh An monastery, located in District 12 of An Phu Dong ward, is one of the city’s most popular check-in points for young travelers.

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The design of the monastery was inspired by Japanese architecture and mirrors pagodas found in Japan

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Khanh An monastery is adorned by wooden lanterns which are typically seen at festivals in Japan or at the entrance of Japanese temples

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Japan Town is a popular destination among HCM City’s residents. The 2km-site can be found at the corner of Thai Van Lung and Le Thanh Ton streets in District 1

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One of the stand out features of Japan Town is that all of the shops have been decorated with dark curtains and red or white lanterns to match the ancient streets of Japan

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Oishi Town, located in Thao Dien area of District 2, also attracts visitors due to the series of Japanese style restaurants on offer

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Located on the banks of the Saigon River, the Japanese style-riverside park is surrounded by numerous high-rise buildings

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Visitors can walk through the park to enjoy the gardens and red-painted bridges, similar to the temples and pagodas found in Japan



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