Artistic, Culture & History Remains

A throwback journey to the past

In the picture of a vibrant city, there are several destinations that still hold the traces of an epic history.
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Long Hoa Pagoda

During the anti-American resistance war, the pagoda was a secret place for the local people to keep their officials secretly.
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Experiencing the short-time City Tour in Ho Chi Minh City

Historical site – Cu Chi Tunnels
Can Gio Mangrove Forest tour (UNESCO Biosphere Reserve)
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Cu Chi Tunnels

Explore the vast network of underground tunnels from the 1940s that were expanded to 121km by guerrilla Viet Cong forces during the American War. The tunnels have now been widened to cater to larger frames, ...
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The Opera House

Great photo opportunities await those who seek out one of the city’s most prominent landmarks. The Opera House was built in 1897 by French architect, Eugene Ferret. In 1955, it was transformed into ...
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Notre Dame Cathedral

This twin towered cathedral is one of the most prominent architectural marvels in the city. It was built in 1877 with materials imported from France. Sitting between two busy streams of traffic ...
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Dong Khoi Street

Known as Rue Catinat during the French colonial days and Tu Do in the 1960s, this street was reborn during Doi Moi (the economic reforms of 1986) as the heart of Saigon’s commercial and shopping district...
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Le Loi Street

Named after the founder of the Le dynasty this street used to be lined with beautiful trees and boutique shops selling high-end art and various knick knacks. Unfortunately, due to the construction of Saigon’s first metro system ...
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War Remnants Museum

This museum is not for the faint-hearted as it houses 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 homage to the photojournalists who lost their lives in the war.
 

City Hall

At the end of Nguyen Hue Street sits the magnificent office of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee. Completed in 1908, the design of the former Hotel de Ville is based on the original in Paris. 

Cu Chi Tunnels

Explore the vast network of underground tunnels from the 1940s that were expanded to 121km by guerrilla Viet Cong forces during the American War. The tunnels have now been widened to cater to larger frames, ...

Saigon Central Post Office

Designed by renowned French architect, Gustave Eiffel, the post office was built between 1886 and 1891. The vaulted roof and arched windows lend a classic look, reminiscent of ...