Painting Street in Saigon

Tran Phu street has been a familiar place where people come to buy paintings in Ho Chi Minh city. Still life paintings, portrait paintings, religious paintings, abstract paintings and many others can be found at painting shops on Tran Phu street. You can see all kinds of Vietnamese paintings there: oil paintings, needle paintings, lacquer paintings, silk paintings, woodcuts, Do paper paintings, watercolor paintings, ink wash painting, powder paintings, pastel paintings, gouache paintings, Vietnamese calligraphy… Tran Phu street is 2 kilometers long and full of painting shops. The best painting is put in front of the shop on the pavement. Sometimes you can see artists are drawing in the shop. Locals come there to buy, order paintings or frame, buy painting accessories or only to see beautiful paintings.