Ho Chi Minh City (commonly known as Saigon) is a city in southern Vietnam famous for the pivotal role it played in the Vietnam War. It's also known for its French colonial landmarks, including Notre-Dame Cathedral, made entirely of materials imported from France, and the 19th-century Central Post Office. Food stalls line the city’s streets, especially around bustling B?n Thành Market
The centre of the allied command and the place where the North Vietnamese claimed victory in the American War, Reunification Palace has played its part in some incredible scenes. This ageing palace has essentially been frozen in time since a North Vietnamese Army tank smashed through its gates in 1975. Visitors will get to discover secret rooms, grand reception halls and the command bunker
Bitexco Tower is an ultra modern office tower in Ho Chi Minh, with a characteristic oval extension which acts as a helicopter landing pad. Standing at 262 metres tall, this 68 storey building is the highest in all of Vietnam with a sky deck offering 360 degree views of the city and surrounding area as well as a fantastic sky bar called Alto where you can see all of Ho Chi Minh while enjoying a cocktail and some tapas style international dishes.
Saigon Notre Dame Basilica (Nha tho Duc Ba) also has another name is Immaculate Conception Cathedral Basilica, is the biggest church in Ho Chi Minh City.This is beautiful religion architecture of Vietnam which attracts many tourists most. On 7th October 1877, bishop Isidore Colombert and architect J.Bourad put the first brick to build the Church and directly supervise in 3 building year (April 1880). All materials such as cement, irons, screw… comes from France.
Saigon Notre Dame Basilica (Nha tho Duc Ba) is 91 meters height and 35,5 meters width. The most beautiful impress is the wall. All bricks were brought from Marseille, France. It still keeps the color until today. The second impress is the Swiss Clock which put in front of church’s dome. Working 130 years, the clock still does well. Front of Church is Park with 4 streets creates the Cross. The central of Church was designed by G.Ciocchetti in 1959. Today, Saigon Notre Dame Basilica (Nha tho Duc Ba) is not only cultural place, but also is popular of tourists from many countries on the world.
Cu Chi Travel - It is one of the most visited locations in the south of Vietnam. A sprawling tunnel network stretching more than 200km from the Cambodian border to the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City. Cu Chi tunnels took almost 25 years to construct, construction began in the early 1940s. Do you know Cu Chi tunnels went through various changes and expansions throughout this time, they are a testament to the desire of the Vietnamese people to fight back against various invading forces throughout recent history.
Moving to the underground, living, eating, studying there is not a scientific project, it is what actually happened in Cu Chi Tunnels nearly 50 years ago. The Cu Chi tour doesn’t just bring you to explore the tunnel system below our standing ground, it’s a life-time experience to hear about how legends were made under these tunnels.
Visiting Cu Chi Tunnels is not just about finding out the brilliant structure inside, seeking for fresh experience of adventurous trip. Keeping in mind the optimistic spirit, fearless and never giving up attitude is the humane message we want to deliver through this journey.
Can Gio is a low, palm-fringed island sitting at the mouth of the Saigon River, some 25km southeast of Ho Chi Minh City. It was formed from silt washing downstream from the river, so don’t expect any white-sand beaches. A few hopeful resorts have sprung up along the murky 10km shoreline.
Of more interest is the forest. This Unesco Biosphere Reserve contains a high degree of biodiversity, with more than 200 species of fauna and 150 species of flora. If you’re looking for a relatively traffic-free route to explore by motorbike, it's a great day trip.