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...

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...

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...

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...

Saigon Opera House

The Saigon Opera House in Ho Chi Minh is an elegant colonial building at the intersection of Le Loi and Dong Khoi Street in District 1, very close to the famous Notre Dame Cathedral...

Thien Hau Temple in Saigon

Thien Hau Temple in Saigon is a Buddhist temple dedicated to the Chinese sea goddess, Mazu. It’s believed that she protects and rescues ships and people on the sea by flying around on a...
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...
Jade Emperor Pagoda in Ho Chi Minh

Jade Emperor Pagoda in Ho Chi Minh

Emperor Jade Pagoda, also known as Tortoise Pagoda, is one of the five most important shrines in Ho Chi Minh City. Built at the turn of the 20th Century by a community of Cantonese who...
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...

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...

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