28 C
ho chi minh city, vietnam
Saturday, December 14, 2019

Mariamman Hindu Temple Saigon

Mariamman Hindu Temple is a sacred Hindu Temple dedicated to the goddess of the Rain ‘Mariamman’. This temple was built in the late 19th century by traders coming from India and has been well...
Binh Tay Market

Binh Tay Market (Cholon Chinatown Market)

Binh Tay Market, constructed by the French in the 1880s, is located in the centre of Vietnam’s largest Chinatown district. Unlike Ben Thanh Market in District 1, this market mainly serves the local population...

Giac Lam Pagoda in Ho Chi Minh

Giac Lam Pagoda, built in 1744, is the oldest Buddhist temple in Ho Chi Minh City and as such was listed as an important historical site by the Vietnamese Department of Culture in 1988....

Pham Ngu Lao Street in Ho Chi Minh City

Pham Ngu Lao Street in Ho Chi Minh City is on the western edge of District 1 and is renowned as the place where most backpacking travellers stay during their holiday. A 25-minute taxi...
Bitexco Financial Tower & Sky Deck in Ho Chi Minh

Bitexco Financial Tower & Sky Deck in Ho Chi Minh

Ho Chi Minh City’s Bitexco Financial Tower & Sky Deck stands 262 metres high at the centre of the city’s business district and offers visitors an unparalleled city view from its Sky Deck. esigned by...

Notre Dame Cathedral in Ho Chi Minh

Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, built in the late 1880s by French colonists, is one of the few remaining strongholds of Catholicism in the largely Buddhist Vietnam. Located in Paris Square, the name Notre Dame...

Central Post Office in Ho Chi Minh City

The Central Post Office in Ho Chi Minh is a beautifully preserved remnant of French colonial times and perhaps the grandest post office in all of Southeast Asia. Located next door to Notre Dame...

Cao Dai Temple near Ho Chi Minh

The Cao Dai Temple was finished in 1955 when the Cao Dai Army was formed following the Japanese occupation of Indochina. Caodaists believe that all religions are ultimately the same and seek to promote...
War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh

War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh

The War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh Citym, once known as the ‘Museum of American War Crimes’, first opened to the public in 1975. It offers a shocking reminder of the long and...

Reunification Palace in Ho Chi Minh

The iconic Reunification Palace made its name in global history when in 1975 a tank belonging to the North Vietnamese Army crashed through its main gate – thus signifying the end of the Vietnam...

Recent posts

Random article