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Top 11 attractions in ho chi minh city should not missed

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Nha Rong wharf (Dragon house wharf)

The building has two dragon on the roof, like “double of dragon flanking the moon”, so it is usually called “the Dragon house”. Therefore, the wharf belongs to this area has name of Dragon house wharf. Currently, Nha Rong wharf is Ho Chi Minh museum – Ho Chi Minh Branch is a wholly owned subsidiary within the museum system and monuments commemorating President Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam.

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Top 11 attractions in ho chi minh city should not missed

  1. 1. Vietnam Discovery - FOOD | TRAVEL | CULTUREHome page: http://vietnamsurprise.com | Email: vietnamsurprise@gmail.comPage 13Top 11 attractions in Ho Chi Minh city should not missedSaigon, the citys vibrant lifestyle with lots of tourist attractions tourists, hereare top 11 attractions should visit when traveling in Saigon.# 1. War remnants MuseumThis museum was established in September 1975 with precursor is place toshowcase American war crimes, 1998. The war remnants Museum is recognized asone of the 61 museums that belongs to the system of “Museum for peace” of theworld. Locating at No 28 Vo Van Tan, District 3, Ho Chi Minh city, based on theexbihits, visitors can see part of the fierce war as well as steadfast of Vietnam.The Museum is storing more than 20,000 documents, exhibits and films, in whichmore than 1,500 documents, exhibits and films have been introduced in 8 subjectsthat is exhibited regularly.Discover more: War remnants museum Ho Chi Minh city# 2. Nha Rong wharf (Dragon house wharf)The building has two dragon on the roof, like “double of dragon flanking the moon”,so it is usually called “the Dragon house”. Therefore, the wharf belongs to this areahas name of Dragon house wharf. Currently, Nha Rong wharf is Ho Chi Minhmuseum – Ho Chi Minh Branch is a wholly owned subsidiary within the museumsystem and monuments commemorating President Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam.
  2. 2. Vietnam Discovery - FOOD | TRAVEL | CULTUREHome page: http://vietnamsurprise.com | Email: vietnamsurprise@gmail.comPage 23For over 20 years, Ho Chi Minh Museum – Ho Chi Minh city Branch has welcomednearly 20 million visitors from all over the country and overseas to visit. Especially,hundreds of heads of states and high-level delegations visited, studied andresearched about President Ho Chi Minh.Discover more: Nha Rong wharf – The famous attractions in Ho Chi Minh city# 3. Saigon centre post officeSaigon post office building is one of the famous buildings of the city with many of thetypical architectural style of Europe and Asia are intertwined together. The building islocated on the side of Cathedral (Church of Our lady) in the Commune of ParisSquare. The Post Office was built, became a strange kind of serve and a very strongimpression for the public.The building has a balanced composition of works and aesthetics. The parts arebalance and they are divided into two sides, symmetrically through an “axis” centers.The front has cubic structure with arches above the doors. The system of column,main pillar, eaves are textured square shapes. On each of the pillars, columns arecarved pattern, elaborate sculptures, meticulously. In the front of the building has thesystem of borders, lines that are horizontal string patterns, creating beauty andbalance and make the building seem not very high.
  3. 3. Vietnam Discovery - FOOD | TRAVEL | CULTUREHome page: http://vietnamsurprise.com | Email: vietnamsurprise@gmail.comPage 33Discover more: Saigon central Post Office – The most popular attractions in Saigon# 4. Ben Thanh MarketLocating in the centre of city, Ben Thanh market has long since become a symbol ofSaigon. This is not only a place for business, but also nearly hundred years ago ithas become a historical witness how changes ups and downs of the city, is talking upthe economic development of a city trade is the largest and reconciliation betweenancient Saigon and modern Saigon.In recent years, Ben Thanh market is also indispensable tourist place for any tour tothe Ho Chi Minh city. Of course, visitors going to this market are not only to buygoods or souvenirs, but also they find a bit of own image, a personality characteristicshown in the daily life of a city that market is where most revealing.Discover more: Ben Thanh Market – The symbol of Saigon
  4. 4. Vietnam Discovery - FOOD | TRAVEL | CULTUREHome page: http://vietnamsurprise.com | Email: vietnamsurprise@gmail.comPage 43# 5. Giac Lam pagodaArchitecture of Giac Lam pagoda is considered typical for Southern templearchitecture, with the overall style in “Tam” word (Pagoda has three parallel lines).The centre is the traditional folk styles of a two-wing, four main column that is calledfour pillars. The original pagoda has not three-door temple gate (the three-doortemple gate was built in 1955), the temple roof has 4 tails. The pagoda is rectangularin shape, including 3 main layers: the central chamber, auditorium, the boy house,not including the accessories.Giac Lam pagoda contains many valuable materials on the history, culture,architecture and religious sculpture. In the spring days, it welcome thousands ofpilgrims and international tourists to Buddha and revered placidity of ancient majestyof the pagoda.Discover more: Giac Lam pagoda in Ho Chi Minh city# 6. Dam Sen culture ParkDam Sen park is one of the largest and the most modern parks in Vietnam.Architecture of this Park shows harmony between the two cultures East – West witharea of 40 hectares. Besides the natural beauty, Dam Sen culture park is a place ofentertainment for the children.
  5. 5. Vietnam Discovery - FOOD | TRAVEL | CULTUREHome page: http://vietnamsurprise.com | Email: vietnamsurprise@gmail.comPage 53Discover more: Dam Sen cultural park in Saigon# 7. Thong Nhat Palace (Reunification Palace)Currently, it has been the Vietnam Prime minister ranked as special nationalmonument. This Palace has many different names in different periods such as:Norodom Palace (1889-1954), Prime minister Palace (9/1954-10/1956),Independence Palace (10/1956-10/1976) and today is Reunification meeting hall.This is not only a unique structure that is associated with many important historicalevents of the country. Today, the Palace is both tourist attraction place and place fororganization of conferences, seminars, reception of agencies, domestic and foreignenterprises. Palace opens daily from 7:30am to 11:00pm and from 13:00 to 16:00,including Saturday, Sunday and Holidays.Discover more: Thong Nhat Palace (Reunification Palace)
  6. 6. Vietnam Discovery - FOOD | TRAVEL | CULTUREHome page: http://vietnamsurprise.com | Email: vietnamsurprise@gmail.comPage 63# 8. Cu Chi TunnelCu Chi Tunnel has two points: Ben Duoc Tunnel (Zone party committee and Sai Gon– Gia Dinh military region is protected in Phu Hiep hamlet, Phu My Hung commune,Cu Chi District, Ho Chi Minh city) and Ben Binh Tunnel (revolutionary base of Cu Chidistrict party committee is protected in Ben Dinh hamlet, Nhuan Duc commune, CuChi district, Ho chi Minh city). Today, there are only 120 km of Cu Chi Tunnel beprotected and it become an attraction tourist place for visitors to Ho Chi Minh city.Visitors get to experience life in the tunnels as real tunnel dwellers ago. If you cometo Ho Chi Minh city, let’s visit Cu Chi Tunnel historical monument to understand howthe hard fight.Discover more: Visit Cu Chi tunnels in Ho Chi Minh city# 9. Suoi Tien cutural tourist placeSuoi Tien Cultural resort is located at the Northeast of Saigon, Hanoi Highway route,the Tan Phu ward, District 9, It is far from city center about 19km. Resort Suoi Tien isbuilt, renovated with the aim of combining tourism with cultural and historicaleducation, ethnic origins.Resorts Suoi Tien is one of the famous entertainment place at weekend of people inHo Chi Minh City as well as domestic and foreign tourists. The unique features ofSuoi Tien is the nature of history, myth, the clusters of model that are inspired by thelegend of the legendary people of mysticism and Eastern thought. A special workattracted tourists to visit Suoi Tien iss Tien Dong sea area - an unique artificial seamodel in Vietnam.
  7. 7. Vietnam Discovery - FOOD | TRAVEL | CULTUREHome page: http://vietnamsurprise.com | Email: vietnamsurprise@gmail.comPage 73Discover more: Suoi Tien cultural tourist resort# 10. Duc Ba cathedral (Notre Dame cathedral)Originally, this work is known as a great architecture in the Paris Commune Square,city center, with two bell tower of 40 meter in height. Besides called honourablenames such as the Cathedral, State Cathedral, Saigon Cathedral, the church hasadded another name is Notre Dame Cathedral. Through many vicissitudes of history,Notre Dame Cathedral gradually became a symbol of the city center.Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral is the cathedral of the Ho Chi Minhcity Archdiocese. This is also a Catholic church with large scale and distinctive, oneof the buildings attract the most visitors in this city.Discover more: Duc Ba cathedral (Notre Dame cathedral) – The uniquearchitecture
  8. 8. Vietnam Discovery - FOOD | TRAVEL | CULTUREHome page: http://vietnamsurprise.com | Email: vietnamsurprise@gmail.comPage 83# 11. Saigon ZooThe original name: Botanical Garden (it is also referred to the Zoo) where preserveplants and animals ranks 8th in the world, at Vietnam.After more than 130 years of existence, the zoo has become a big zoo with 590animals of 125 species, plants has 1800 timber trees of 260 species, 23 orchidspecies, 33 cactus species,Discover more: Visit Saigon Zoo (Thao Cam Vien) in Ho Chi Minh city

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