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Central Post Office
4.4/5
1,144 Reviews
Historical Architecture
Irina Old post office building. A place where it is pleasant to be at any time. You are easily transported in time. An example of colonial architecture from the French colony. Phone cabins reminded me my childhood, when my mother and I used them to call our relatives from a Post office. There are also souvenir shops in the building, which are a bit cramped. The Post Office works as intended: you can buy and send postcards.
Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon
4.4/5
1,026 Reviews
Church
_FB***10The Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral was badly damaged by a fire on Monday, April 15, 2019, and you also participate in its renovation. Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon, officially Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of The Immaculate Conception is a cathedral located in the downtown of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Pham Ngu Lao Street
4.3/5
740 Reviews
Featured Neighborhood
_FB***10Phạm Ngũ Lão street is located in District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon, Vietnam. It was named after Phạm Ngũ Lão, the national hero. The intersection of Phạm Ngũ Lão and Đề Thám streets are referred to as the backpacker district of Saigon. Its own unique vibe draws people from everywhere due to its close proximity to prominent landmarks in Ho Chi Minh City.
Reunification Palace
4.2/5
494 Reviews
Historical Architecture
G_Woodycame to visit to learn something about Vietnamese history and appreciate the Cold War architecture. very cool place to visit. the main building is spacious and well laid out then suddenly you get loads in little windy corridors. highly recommended.
Ho Chi Minh City Hall
4.3/5
465 Reviews
City Hall
Historical Architecture
_GG***06it is located in the central of the city. Its free entrance. Unluckily, it was closed when we arrived there but we still capture a nice view from its outside.
War Remnants Museum
4.3/5
354 Reviews
Museum
E56***84I could say that it’s an incredible exhibition but it’s more shocking becau If you’re in Ho Chi Minh city you can’t miss going to this museum. If you are sensitive to this kind of content, you should think twice before going as it shows all the content related to the Vietnam War. An exhibition that will make you realize the cathastrophic effect war and how it damage Vietnam most especially its people for 19.5 long years.

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Mekong Delta - Cai Be Floating Market from Ho Chi Minh City
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Oakwood Residence Saigon
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Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon: say a prayer Just like Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral, the Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon is dubbed “the red church” because of it being built with red stones. Compared to the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris it is not adorned with so many intricate sculptures, but it has an extra charm. If you are here during mass, watch how the pious come and sing hymns. If you are lucky you may even walk into a wedding at the church. Hear how the hymns are sung and partake in the new couple’s joy. 13423
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Commonly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is a city in South Vietnam, eponymous for the pivotal role it played in the great Vietnam War. It is also widely known for the French colonial landmarks, which include the Notre-Dame cathedral. The cathedral is made of materials entirely imported from France. There is a 19th century Central Post Office that still stands tall, and the city is bustling with food streets around the Ben Thanh market. Ho Chi Minh City is Vietnam at its most dizzying avatar.
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About Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City was formerly known as Saigon. It is one of Vietnam's liveliest cities and a hub for commerce and culture. This place has all kinds of classically elegant French buildings that were left behind from the colonial period. You will feel almost as if you are in Paris. Apart from the sightseeing tours of places like the Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon, the Ho Chi Minh City City Hall and the Municipal Theatre, you can witness more grand French-style architecture off the beaten path by visiting the Central Post Office and mail a post card. At the Reunification Palace and the War Remnants Museum you can learn about Vietnam's more recent history, take a boat trip along the Mekong River, or enjoy a cup of Vietnamese coffee in an old French-style café. Phạm Ngũ Lão Street is very quiet and peaceful during daylight hours. Once night falls, however, this place comes alive. Not only an excellent place to enjoy the city's nightlife, it is also a favorite place for backpackers to stay.

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May 12, 2021 Ho Chi Minh City Weather:Partly Sunny, Northeasterly Wind:0-10 kph, Humidity:74%, Sunrise/Sunset:05:32/18:07
Ho Chi Minh City Running:Not Recommended, Cycling:Not Recommended

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