Things to Do in Ho Chi Minh City


Jamia Al Muslimin Mosque

Jamia Al Muslimin Mosque

Jamia Al Muslimin Mosque was built in 1935 and it is one of 12 Mosque in Saigon. You should remember to to remove your shoes before enter the Mosque and…

Mariamman Hindu Temple

Mariamman Hindu Temple

Mariamman Hindu Temple is the principal temple for the Hindus, the only one still in use in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). The temple was built at the end of the…

Giac Lam Pagoda

Giac Lam Pagoda

Built in 1744 by Ly Thuy Long, it is one of the oldest and unique pagodas in the Ho Chi Minh City.

Den Tuong Niem Cac Vua Hung Temple

Den Tuong Niem Cac Vua Hung Temple

Hung Kings Monument in the Tao Dan Park was built in 1992. It is only a small area but it is the focal point of the park. Inside the temple, the…

Suoi Tien Cultural Theme Park

Suoi Tien Cultural Theme Park

Suoi Tien Amusement Park is located in District 9, Ho Chi Minh City. This beautiful park consists of everything like rides, water parks, parades and go-carts. This park has all…

Vien Bao Tang Lich Su (Historical Museum)

Vien Bao Tang Lich Su (Historical Museum)

Located in the city zoo and botanic gardens. It is the spectaclular Sino-French style building was built in 1929 by the Societe de Etudes Indochinoises. Its architecture deseves a visit.

Vinh Nghiem Pagoda

Vinh Nghiem Pagoda

Inaugurated in 1971, Vinh Nghiem Temple, the largest pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City is a blend of modern influence and traditional Japanese and Vietnamese culture. This is home to…

Xa Loi Pagoda

Xa Loi Pagoda

Xa Loi Pagoda, Ho Chi Minh City, was built in 1956 for worshiping the relics of Buddha and opened to the public in 1958. The altar on the first floor,…

Tao Dan Cultural Park

Tao Dan Cultural Park

Tao Dan Park is one of the most peaceful recreational sites in Ho Chi Minh City and very popular among local Vietnamese and tourists alike. With an area of about…

Cho Ben Thanh Market

Cho Ben Thanh Market

Ben Thanh market has long been one of Saigon’s most famous landmarks. The market has been in existence since the French occupation, developed from informal markets created by early 17th…

Van Thanh Park

Van Thanh Park

Van Thanh Park is located just east of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), in Binh Thanh District, overlooking the beautiful Vung Tau area. The park lies on the banks of…

Cu Chi Tunnels

Cu Chi Tunnels

Situated 65 km northwest of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), the tunnels of Cu Chi are an immense network of connecting underground tunnels, and are part of a much larger…

District 7

District 7

District 7, an urban district of Ho Chi Minh City is the largest city in Vietnam. It is connected to District 2 by the Phu My Bridge. The District is…

The Fine Art Museum

The Fine Art Museum

The Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Museum was established in September 1987 by the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee. It is a classic yellow-and-white building with a modest…

Jade Emperor Pagoda

Jade Emperor Pagoda

The Jade Emperor Pagoda is a Taoist Pagoda located on Mai Thi Luu Street, Ho Chi Minh City. Built in 1909, this finest example of a Taoist temple in Vietnam…

War Remnants Museum

War Remnants Museum

Formerly known as the Museum of American War Crimes, it is not a museum for the sensitive as it displays instruments of torture and hundreds of photographs of atrocities committed…

Saigon Skydeck at Bitexco Financial Tower

Saigon Skydeck at Bitexco Financial Tower

Inaugurated in October 2010, the 262.5 meter high Bitexco Financial Tower is currently the tallest building in Vietnam. The tower has 68 floors, a 50th floor helipad, and 3 basements. And…

Saigon Central Post Office

Saigon Central Post Office

Saigon Central Post Office is located in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, near Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica, the city’s main church. This dignified biggest post office in Vietnam was designed…

Saigon Opera House

Saigon Opera House

Built in 1897 by French architect Ferret Eugene as the Opėra de Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), the 800 seat building was used as the home of the Lower House…

Dinh Thong Nhat (Reunification Palace)

Dinh Thong Nhat (Reunification Palace)

Originally built for the French Governor- General of Indochina in 1868, the palace became the luxurious residence of President Diem in 1954. In 1962, it was abandoned after a renegade pilot…

Cao Dai Temple, Tay Ninh

Cao Dai Temple, Tay Ninh

Northwest of Ho Chi Minh City it’s the Great Temple. Most people visit on a day trip from Ho Chi Minh City …          

Cholon District (Chinatown)

Cholon District (Chinatown)

Ho Chi Minh City is home to some one million ethnic Chinese, many of whom live in Cholon district. The Chinese have played a major role in Vietnam’s emerging private…

Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica

Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica

Built between 1877 and 1883, Notre Dame Cathedral, with her two 40 meter towers topped with iron spires is one of Ho Chi Minh City’s major landmarks. It was built in…

Zoo and Botanical Garden

Zoo and Botanical Garden

Established in 1865, making it one of the oldest zoos in world, the Saigon Zoo and Botanical Garden welcomes approximate 2 million visitors every year. It is considered as the best…

The Saigon River

The Saigon River

Located in southern Vietnam, the Saigon River rises near Phum Daung in southeastern Cambodia and flows south and south-southeast for approximate 225 km, then empties into the Nha Be River. The…