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How to know Ho Chi Minh City information
Ho Chi Minh, or Saigon, was more popular after 1975 when the South was completely liberated. And has become the economic center of the whole Vietnam, a place that attracts visitors from all over the world by the dynamism and youthfulness of a young city with a age of over 300 years.
Day 1 should spend whole time in the city
With many landmarks associated with Vietnam’s great days such as the Reunification Palace, History Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral or the City Post Office.
The War Museum is not only a place to display aircraft, tanks but also artifacts from the war. Guests will find empathy or anger about what the war has brought to the people of ca 2 front lines.
Tourists should take time to come here with the entrance ticket from 150,000vnd, the opening time of the week from 7.30am to 5.00pm.
Reunification Palace A place to witness Vietnam’s historic moment, which marks the end of the war with the United States. At noon on 4/30/1075, Saigon’s Palais Norodom was claimed by North Vietnamese and since then it changed its name as known as today.
Time seems to be frozen here, in the secret rooms, Ngo Dinh Diem’s command bunker, even the grand reception halls. The history of Vietnam will float before your eyes as you wandering through the palace. Especially how the war has ended.
Independence Palace is also known for its unique French architecture, after many remodeling it retains its pristine and original beauty.
Opening hours are from 7.30am to 5.00pm daily. The fare for each person is 350,000vnd.
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral Built in 1880 by the French left, the structure skieens bears a characteristic flavor of Eastern Buddhism. The name of the church was inspired after the city erected a statue of the Virgin Mary in front of the large church.
Ho Chi Minh Central Post Office
This is not only the place of departure and arrival of letters and parcels but also a cultural symbol of Ho Chi Minh City.
Here you can see the image of an old man, sitting in a small corner and visitors will be surprised by this man. Visitors will be able to write letters on their behalf and send them with words of love, sincere apologies or just visiting questions.
The architecture of the building features a French style with a curved dome, the marble floors, telephone boxes – the representatives of an era where mobile phones and email hadn’t yet intelligent.
Carved on the wall are the maps of regions – one showing telegraph lines in Vietnam and Cambodia and a map of Saigon in 1892.
Shopping in Ben Thanh Market
Like Dong Xuan Market in Hanoi, Sai Gon has Ben Thanh Market. This market has a lot of entrance and architecture also at the same time as the church or the City Post Office.
Visitors can shop for sophisticated crafts, or silk scarves, ties and many other things.
At Ben Thanh Market visitors can also enjoy a variety of delicious food, a variety of fruits.
Ho Chi Minh city activity
See A O show at Opera House
We recommend you A O Show, a blend of Cirque du Soleil and traditional Vietnamese elements. Each region has a different theater showcasing the aesthetic and literary tastes of each region. In Hanoi there is a big theater, Hai Phong has one and in Saigon there is a theater like that. With a classical and luxurious architecture, visitors will have a unique sense of culture of Vietnam.
Visit Bui Vien night market
The bustling nightlife on Bui Vien Street and De Tham Street always attracts people. Guests can sip cold beer, pieces of fresh fruit. Or just walking on the bustling streets.
Eating food street
Roll rice cake Banh Cuon is a favorite breakfast dish for Vietnamese people – it’s cheap, simple yet delicious. The thin steamed rice papers are rolled with or without ground pork and wood ear mushrooms, topped with fried onions.
Com Tam Common dish of not only Ho Chi Minh City but all the South Vietnam. People can eat Com Tam (Broken Rice) for all meals. The dish is simple yet can make you full for half of the day, be it breakfast, lunch or dinner. The name came from the fact that after the drying and milling process, the farmer used the leftover grains which are usually broken but cheaper than whole grain.