Top places you should not miss in Saigon tours

1. Sai Gon Central Post Office is one of the most typical architecture of Saigon City, located at No. 2, Cong Xa paris square, district 1. This building was constructed by the French, desigend by architec Villedieu. It is affected by the European style in combination with the Asia decoration style. 

2. Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica or also called as Duc Ba Cathedral. This building is a copied from the Paris Cathedral in France with all the materials are imported from France. 

3. Municipal Theatre: Located at the end of Le Loi road (district 1), the Theatre was built in 1897 under the new classical style. The Theatre has ancient architecture, which is impressive with one ground and two stairy floors, 1,800 seats, with modern light and sound system.

4. Ho Chi Minh City Hall one famous destinaion for Ho chi minh city tours owas built since 1898 – 1909 and designed by architec Gardès as per the main version of bell store in the northern of France. This is one of the most beautiful architecture of Saigon. However it is only accessed from the small park in front of the Hall and taking photos outsides.

5. Semicircle Lake – Star bridge located at the district 7, this work is the arrival place of many young people on weekend. It’s is different from other parks in the city that the landscape here will let you feelike you are walking in a very modern and luxurius city.

6. Vietnam at a glance tourist area is a complex of traditional trade village, with the are of 22.5 ha right next to the Scorpion channel, in Cu Chi district. This complex is considered as a miniature of Vietnam with handcraft villages selling food, beverage and cultural products.

7. Bình Quới tourist area in Binh Thanh district. Designed as per the Southewest architecture style of Vietnam with thatched house hide under the shadow of coconut tree, ferry, etc.. So, if you come there, beside do your sightseeing, taking photos and relax, do not forget to enjoy buffet including most delicious food in three regions of Vietnam there. 

8. Phu My bridge, so proudly to be the first cable-stayed road bridge over the Saigon River, help to connect the district 2 and district 7, Phu My bridge will help you to understand the reason while this point becomes the photo shooting of many fashional and landscape collections. 

9. Vinh Nghiem pagoda in district 3. This is one of the top pagodas having beautiful scenery and also most hallowed pagoda in Saigon. 

10. Foreign street sis the common lovely name of the followings streets: Pham Ngu Lao, Bui Vien, De Tham, etc., because these streets have sufficient services for foreign tourists. These streets are very interesting for stay, play and drink, too.

11. Thu Thiem tunnel – The Thu Thiem Tunnel is an underground road tunnel designed to cross the Saigon River in Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city in Vietnam. The tunnel and associated highway are being constructed to link the Thu Thiem Peninsula to National Highway 1A and provide a new integrated transport route for the country. The tunnel comprises six lanes of which four will be provided for automobiles and two lanes for motorbikes. The tunnel will also have two emergency exit lanes on the sides. when visiting city in your Saigon tours. Let’s try this tunnel if you have chance to cross over it.

12. Ben Thanh Market is one of the most famous market and typical of Saigon. The goods in this market are diversified and in good qualities. Let’s spend about half a day of strolling in this market and enjoy the delicious street food here, as well as shopping as much as you can.

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13. Independence Palace  or also known as Reunification Palace, built on the site of the former Norodom Palace, is a landmark in Ho Chi Minh City, located on the large area of 15 ha right in the center of the city. This is a very unique architecture work, attached to many historical monuments of the country.

14. Cu Chi tunnel: The tunnels of Củ Chi are an immense network of connecting underground tunnels located in the Củ Chi District of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and are part of a much larger network of tunnels that underlie much of the country. It’s great time to visit this tourist point cause it will bring you special mood, special recall of the war in the past.