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Saigon travel: 22 must-visit destinations

Sitting coffee, Thu Thiem Tunnel, Turtle Lake… are the destinations that bring interesting experience for tourists when visiting Saigon.

Sitting coffee

Saigon travel: 22 must-visit destinations

The park blocked 2 sides by Independence Palace and Duc Ba Church has been the favorite place for the young of Saigon to enjoy coffee and chat with friends. This is the place that tourists should visit when coming to Saigon.

Foreign Streets

Foreign Streets includes Pham Ngu Lao, De Tham St and neighboring streets in the center of district 1. These streets are full of services, restaurants and hotels which reasonable price.

Thu Thiem Tunnel

Thu Thiem Tunnel is the first tunnel crossing river of Ho Chi Minh City connecting Dist. 1 with the new urban area Thu Thiem. With an outstanding architecture, Thu Thiem Tunnel is known as the century architecture of Saigon.

Star Bridge

Located in Phu My Hung new urban area, Dist.7, Ho Chi Minh City, Star Bridge crosses Thay Tieu canal to connect with Crescent Lake.

Bitexco Financial Tower

Saigon travel: 22 must-visit destinations

Bitexco Financial Tower has been in top 5 in the list of the most 20 tallest building in the world by CNN.

Turtle Lake

Turtle Lake is a folk name of International Construction, a crossroad has a fountain connecting Vo Van Tan, Pham Ngoc Thach and Tran Cao Van St, Dist.3. This is the famous cuisine area available 24/24h.

Ben Thanh Market

Ben Thanh Market has been the symbol of the city. Not only a place to do business, Ben Thanh Market is also a witness of the history of Saigon.

The Big Market

The Big Market includes Binh Tay market, district 5 market and neighboring markets. The special thing in this market is that it has thousands of retail stores.

Bach Dang Harbor

This area includes the harbor and Bach Dang Park on the bank of Saigon River. This is an interesting destination for the local people as well as tourists when visiting Ho Chi Minh City.

Saigon center post office

Saigon travel: 22 must-visit destinations

Is a construction with the mixture of Europe-Asia style, after 1000 years, this place still remains the function when it was built. Coming here, you can send postcard, make a phone call and visit, go shoppin and take photos.

East-West Highway

As known as Vo Van Kiet Highway, East-West Highway is the road crossing the center to reduce traffic jam in Saigon.

Saigon Opera House

Saigon Opera House was built in 1911 according to Opera Garnier in Paris. The opera house has 900 seats designed by architect Broger et Harloy.

Nguyen Hue walking street

This walking street is only available in the evening. Along the street are the rows of green trees. This will the first place to build subway station opening in 2016.

Vincom Center

Is the first building which saves energy in Vietnam, Vincom Center is a complex of shopping, dining and offices…

Diamond Plaza

Diamond Plaza is the perfect destination to visit, shopping of the young with cheap price and beautiful architecture.

Nhieu Loc Canal

After being renovated into a clean, green and beautiful canal, Nhieu Loc Canal has been the place to relax, sightseeing and fishing.

Independence Palace

The meeting hall of Independence Palace is one of important historic sites of Saigon. The Palace has total area of 4.500 m2, 20.000 m2 in use. Independence Palace includes 3 floors, 1 rooftop, 2 entresols, 2 basements and a terrace for helicopter to land.

The museums

Ho Chi Minh Museum, Ton Duc Thang Museum, Women Museum… are all have the outstanding architecture and samples.

Duc Ba Church

Saigon travel: 22 must-visit destinations

Duc Ba Church is the cathedral of the archdiocese of Ho Chi Minh City. This church is an outstanding construction, one of the most must-visit places in Saigon.

Phu My Bridge

Not only the first cable-stay bridge of Saigon but it is also the most modern cable-stay bridge in the world. The bridge has 6 lanes connecting Thu Thiem new urban area and Phu My Hung urban area.

Phu My Hung urban area

Phu My Hung urban area is one of the most modern and luxurious urban area in Saigon.

Cuisine streets

Saigon has so many stalls and they are often in the same streets. Some streets is famous for one dish and some streets have every kind of dish like Ho Ton Quyen, Nguyen Canh Chan, Vinh Khanh St…



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