Bến Thành Market (Vietnamese: Chợ Bến Thành) is a large marketplace in central Hồ Chí Minh City, Vietnam in District 1. The market is one of the earliest surviving structures in Saigon and an important symbol of Hồ Chí Minh City, popular with tourists seeking local handicrafts.
Officially known as Basilica of Our Lady of The Immaculate Conception, it was constructed in the late 19th century by the French colonists, it has two bell towers, which reach a towering height of 58 meters (190 feet)!
One of the city's most attractive green spaces is 10-hectare Tao Dan Park, its bench-lined walks shaded with avenues of towering tropical trees, including flame trees and vast Sao Den and So Khi trees. It’s fascinating to visit in the early morning and late afternoon when thousands of locals exercise. Also noteworthy is the daily flocking here of the city’s bird lovers (mainly elderly gentlemen), who arrive, cages in hand, at what is universally known as the bird cafe.
Also known as Reunification Palace, the Independence Palace was both the home, and the workplace, for the President of South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Do you know that it was where the Vietnam War ended during the Fall of Saigon on 30th April 1975?
The first pedestrian-only street in Ho Chi Minh is also considered as one of the most beautiful streets in Ho Chi Minh City with lively decorations and water fountain system. During the Tet holiday, flowers of all kinds and colors decorated splendidly can be seen abounding the entire street!
The Saigon Opera House is one of the two top venues in Vietnam to listen to opera and classical music. The other one is the Hanoi Opera House.
One of Ho Chi Minh City's most prominent landmarks, the Saigon Opera House was custom built in 1897 by the French architect Eugene Ferret. In 1955 it was transformed into South Vietnam's Assembly House and has undergone several refurbishments since. It is only open to the public during events.
Tan Son Nhat International Airport operates from two terminal buildings – Domestic Terminal 1 and International Terminal 2. The new international terminal opened in September 2007 with the capacity of 8 to 10 million passengers per year, giving the airport a total capacity of 15-17 million passengers per year.
Saigon Central Post Office is a post office in the downtown Ho Chi Minh City, near Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica, the city's cathedral. The building was constructed when Vietnam was part of French Indochina in the late 19th century…
Located in the heart of Phu My Hung New City, Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC) will be the largest, the most modern Exhibition & Convention Center of the South of Vietnam, and only 25 minutes from the centre of Ho Chi Minh City, 60 minutes from Tan Son Nhat International Airport.
This museum opened on September 4, 1975, as the "Exhibition House for US and PuppetCrimes" ,The exhibition was not the first of its kind for the North Vietnamese side, but rather followed a tradition of such exhibitions exposing war crimes, first those of the French and then those of the Americans, who had operated at various locations of the country as early as 1954.
Diamond Plaza is a luxurious shopping center in downtown District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. The complex includes a 22-story building and a 15-story building which serves as shopping center, 6 cinema lounges, restaurants, café and hospital