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Sophie’s Art Tour is a half day art history tour based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The tour runs from Tuesday to Saturday (tours on Sunday can be arranged) Sophie's Art Tour takes a closer look at Vietnam’s fascinating history through the lives...more
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Our adventure in Vietnamese art, history, and culture left us spellbound. We have organized and led tours in 16 countries and have been tour participants in a host of other countries as general travelers. This was the finest educational journey we have ever witnessed. Smart,...More
Stu was our guide for the morning. He is very knowledgeable about modern history and also a very good source of information on art and artists. We went to 4 different galleries and he did a marvellous job putting everything into context. He's also very...More
I cannot recommend this strongly enough. Wasn't too excited but all my friends wanted to do it so I went along. It was excellent! Stuart, our host was thoroughly entertaining and knowledgeable. A great history & art lesson plus a wonderful way to see the...More
We are not art people but after reading the reviews of Sophie’s Art Tour Saigon we thought let’s give it a go and we were so glad we did.
Even though it is about art it is so much more. A tour of homes that...More
We went on the tour with Stu today and had a wonderful experience. The tour is about much more then art; he told the last 150 years of Vietnamese history through the country's art. Stu is very knowledgeable, and had nice visual aids through the...More
This was an incredible tour which explores various locations within the city from galleries-coffee shops-antiques-etc. What a great way to experience Vietnamese history through the appreciation of art during those time periods. Stu was a fantastic guide who was enthusiastic and incredibly knowledgable. Our whole...More
Just had a fantastic 4 hours with Maia from Sophie’s Art Tours. She was a fantastic guide, being really well informed, very enthusiastic and friendly. She was happy to answer all of our questions about what we were seeing but also about life in Hanoi....More
The tour is a half-day whirlwind passage through the four art periods from the French colonization in the 1800s to modern day, all demonstrated through art works scattered in the city. Stuart is an amazing storyteller, full of charm, wit and knowledge. This really opened...More
We did the tour with Stu in Ho Chi Minh City. He covered art and history from the colonial period forward. The tour included an overview presentation and visits to several galleries and shops of significance. We would highly recommend this tour.