Other visitors to the park spend their time jogging, biking and taking part in various forms of exercise. The park even has permanently installed exercise equipment such as this stationary bicycle. Note the young woman jogging in her heels!
I don't know what kind of trees these are, but they have massive roots that people enjoy sitting on while reading or meditating.
The park ends adjacent to where Ben Thanh Market begins.
And, it has a really cool clock tower which makes a handy landmark.
It is a huge market with an entire food court area as well as vendors selling everything from clothing to bedding, to fabric, household goods, dried goods, decorative items, beads, shoes, produce, flowers, coffee and much, much more.
This is part of the area that surrounds the market: