FINE ARTS MUSEUM HCMC

Set inside an exquisite colonial villa, this museum is home to art from the 7th to 17th centuries along with rotating exhibits of contemporory art by local and international artists. The second floor features a permanent collection of sketches, paintings and statues, many of which focus on the resistance to colonial rule. The third floor…

CENTRAL POST OFFICE SAIGON

The Central Post Office, which is one of the most beautiful buildings in around Saigon, was designed at the end of the 19th century by renowned French architect. The post office has in its interior a spectacular dome of gilded capitals that rests on metal pill painted green. The facade outside of the post office…

WAR REMNANTS MUSEUM SAIGON

War Remnants Museum is not for the faint-hearted as it house harrowing displays from the American War. Established in 1975, it is home to US armoured vehicles, bombs, infantry weapons and controversial images detailing the brutality of war. Not to be missed is Requiem, a homeage to the photojournalists who lost their lives covering both…

REUNIFICATION PALACE SAIGON

Reunification Palace, also know as Independence Palace is a famous historical construction of Viet Nam during the wars. The official handover of power took place here in 1975 and the palace becomesĀ a monument to that historic date. Nowadays, although it is occasionally used for official government functions, the Reunification Palace is primarily a tourist destination…

THE SAIGON OPERA HOUSE

The Saigon Opera House is one of the top venues in Vietnam to listen to opera and classical music. Great photo opportunities await travelers who seek out the Saigon Opera House, as the building is a fine example of French colonical architecture. The currently most famous show you can watch is the A O Show,…

NOTRE DAME CATHERAL SAIGON

Notre Dame Catheral is a twin towered catheral which is one of the most prominent architectual marvels. It was built in 1877 with materials imported from France. Sitting between two busy streams of traffic, the street outside are always bustling with tourists, locals and street vendors. Inside, although the decor is austere, the church comes…

BEN THANH MARKET HO CHI MINH CITY

Ben Thanh is firstly well-known as the place for real Vietnamese produces. In the market, you can find clothes (the famous Vietnamese Ao Dai Costume and also Vietnamese hat), footwear, accessories, jewelry, hardware, souvenirs, crafts, flowers, nuts, food and restaurant. The highlight of the main facade of Ben Thanh Market is the huge block housed…