Ho Chi Minh City is one of the two most important cities in Vietnam, known as the Far East Pearl of Southeast Asia. From a very early age, this place became a busy commercial center, exchanging with foreign countries very bustling and strong development of handicrafts.
As the largest tourist center and tourist gateway in the country, Ho Chi Minh City has a temperate climate, not too hot in the sun and no lasting rain, which time of year is also suitable for traveling.
Saigon is a famous sightseeing place, according to Western architectural style. Typically, the headquarters of the Third City People’s Committee of the French Republic, the State Bank influenced the trend of New Art, Children’s House with New Classical style, Nha Rong style Indochina, Post office with Chinese art, Duc Ba church with Roman art, Huyen Si church according to Tan Goeth art.
Let’s explore the features of the aforementioned destinations!
City Post Office
As a design by French architect Gustave Eiffel and completed in 1891, the famous Saigon Central Post Office is one of the best examples of Renaissance architecture in Vietnam. Take a few minutes to admire the beautiful features of the building from the street outside, you’ll see rows of curved windows, a large clock above the main entrance and the red star gold flag – the Vietnamese flag Male – flying in the wind. The post office operates with all the usual functions, so it is open all day of the week, and visitors come here, don’t forget to send postcards from Ho Chi Minh City.
Duc Ba Church
It is one of the locations close to the city post office. This is considered as a symbol of Ho Chi Minh City and located right in the center of District 1, a familiar destination of young people in Saigon as well as domestic and foreign tourists. Notre Dame Cathedral is not only a famous art architecture but also a historical witness of Ho Chi Minh City. Surviving from the years of the resistance war against the French always stood by all the changes, changes and developments of the city throughout the years.
Ben Thanh Market
Considered as a historical witness witnessing the fluctuations of history through the ages, Ben Thanh Market is one of the most prominent symbols when referring to this city for tourists near far. Visit this market, visitors will delight in choosing clothes, souvenirs or rich cuisine here.
Vietnam History Museum
This is also considered an ideal destination when visitors intend to visit in Ho Chi Minh City. Vietnam History Museum will give you the opportunity to admire thousands of valuable artifacts and learn more about Vietnamese history. Not only attracting many domestic tourists but also for foreign tourists. They are very interested in this place when they can learn about the past, the history of Vietnam is deeper.
Also considered a symbol of Ho Chi Minh City. The impression of this building is the unique architecture. This is an ideal location that attracts many young people as well as tourists to visit, and inside the building. There is a shopping area with hundreds of big brands in the world. At the same time, Bitexco also owns Saigon Skydeck with the perfect view to fully view the city from above.
Landmark Tower 81 – Vietnam’s tallest tower
This is the newly opened tower not too long ago and in the middle of a “miniature Singapore”. This is the most special Vincom in the system with many “Nhat” imprints that attract all visitors to visit. Not only the beautiful and luxurious space but also the presence of hundreds of brand names inside the International and domestic head.
Thu Thiem Bridge
This is a bridge with an amazing view of the city. It is located in a prime location, lying across the winding Saigon River. To see the city better, you should come here at night. The view from Thu Thiem Bridge really surprised you by a beauty unbelievable. Visiting here and saving a commemorative photo with Ho Chi Minh City’s destination.
City Square walks Nguyen Hue
This is the place connect to Metro station, Ho Chi Minh City theater and Thu Thiem urban square (District 2). In April 2015, Ho Chi Minh City government inaugurated the construction of Nguyen Hue Square with a length of 670 meters and a width of 64 meters. Beneath the square, there is an underground system consisting of a monitoring center, a center for control of water music, lighting, a modern toilet system. Visitors can visit the pedestrian street of Nguyen Hue, and discover many interesting things. At the same time, there are many high-class hotels, shopping areas and old houses with the breath of European architecture.