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  • Coachman City, also known as Saigon, is Vietnam's largest city.

  • It's home to about nine million people, and Justus, many motorbikes got it.

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  • I'm here inside the whole human city post office.

  • It's a beautiful heritage building from the late 19th century.

  • It's an eclectic mix of neo Baroque features, and there are ethnic motifs throughout.

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  • There's even a souvenir stand where you could buy a very reasonably priced souvenirs at government rates.

  • Modeled loosely after the Notre Dame du Barry, Saigon's Notredame Cathedral dates back to about 18 77.

  • When it was completed, it was considered the finest work in all of Indochina, with a price tag to match at about 2.5 million francs.

  • Most of the materials were imported from France, including the Bronze bells, stained glass and the beautiful red brick from Marseille.

  • The French introduced coffee.

  • It's Vietnam over 100 years ago, giving coffee culture in Vietnam a long and storied history.

  • Yeah, nowadays, Vietnam is one of the world's leading exporters of coffee, and while Starbucks has made it here, uh, the Vietnamese still prefer their coffee, the traditional way made from aluminum filter like this one where the coffee slowly drips into the cup and condensed milk is added for velvety smooth texture.

  • That is some good room.

  • Okay, we're now in Ben Patent, Saigon's most iconic market.

  • It's been in operation continuously since 1914, and it's so big people say, If you can't find it in Benton, chances are you don't really need it, okay?

Coachman City, also known as Saigon, is Vietnam's largest city.

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