Ho Chi Minh City Attractions
22 Best Places to Visit In Ho Chi Minh City
The flagship city of Vietnam in terms of economic development and international exposure, Ho Chi Minh City is a truly happening city. The central area of District 1 is imposing with its high-rise buildings, shopping centers as well as other entertainments such as restaurants, café shops, and bars. China Town in District 5 is a contrasting destination with colorful lanterns and exotic Chinese shop-houses that date back at least 40 years ago. Historical heritages such as Dinh Thong Nhat and Bao Tang Cach Mang Vietnam will let you step into the epic history of Gia Dinh or Sai Gon. Furthermore, Ho Chi Minh City boasts its diversely flavorful cuisine as good foods from all regions concentrate here. In the menu, some of the must-try are Banh Xeo Nam Bo, Bun Bo Hue, snails and seafood.
While visiting the War Remnants Museum gives you a theoretical glimpse of the Vietnam War, wandering around a small area of Cu Chi Tunnels, a popular tourist attraction in Vietnam, allows you to have real-life experiences
Although the building was demolished in 2016, Thuong Xa Tax merits every mention when one talks of Saigon.
Established in 1992, Cat Tien National Park boasts an ideal base for not only wildlife-lovers but also adventurous travelers yearning for a unique excursion step off the beaten path and uncovering the nature life in the South of Vietnam.
The People’s Committee Building of Ho Chi Minh City was built in 1898 and was put into use in 1909.
Vam Sat will be a wise choice for travelers who want to venture into the wild but can not afford to travel far from Ho Chi Minh City.
Tourists may find numerous thatched cottages in the northern countryside, sitting by the riversides enjoying fresh coconut under the shade of coconut trees.
Back in the old days, the place where Cho Lon now sits was regarded as the city’s center of commerce, in comparison with District 1 – the center of administration.
Vinh Nghiem is one of the biggest pagodas in Ho Chi Minh city which is located at 339 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street, District 3.
Suoi Tien is one of the biggest theme parks in Ho Chi Minh City, offering plenty of world class entertainment facilities.
Giac Vien Pagoda which is at number 161/85/20, Lac Long Quan Street, District 11 is also one of the oldest temples in Ho Chi Minh City.
Highly ranked on Tripadvisor and other travel forums, Saigon River Express provides you with many different tours visiting different areas in Southern Vietnam
The Central Post Office is at number 2, Paris Commune Street, District 1. This is one of the oldest buildings in Ho Chi Minh City. The Central Post Office was built around 1886 – 1891 based on Villedieu’s design, a famous French architect.
Built in 1744, Giac Lam Pagoda is one of the oldest pagodas in Ho Chi Minh city. Giac Lam Pagoda is located at 118 Lac Long Quan Street, Tan Binh District.
Dai Nam Park is considered as a Vietnam's top amusement complex.
If you have a chance to go to Ho Chi Minh City, you certainly can’t take your eyes off the elegant architecture of the Saigon Opera House.
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