7 Sights in Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam.

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1. Thảo Cầm Viên Sài Gòn

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Thảo Cầm Viên Sài Gòn Matthew Laird Acred / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens, established in 1864, is Vietnam's largest zoo and botanical garden. Located on Nguyen Binh Khiem Street in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, it is home to over a hundred species of mammals, reptiles and birds, as well as many rare orchids and ornamental plants. Also within the grounds is the Museum of Vietnamese History, housing some 25,000 artifacts of history, culture and ethnography of South Vietnam. The grounds also include a temple to the Hung Kings. Other parts of the zoo are divided into animal and plant conservation areas, an orchid garden, and an amusement park.

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2. Trụ sở Ủy ban Nhân dân TP. Hồ Chí Minh

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The headquarters of the People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City is one of the classical architectural works in Ho Chi Minh City, built from 1898 to 1909. During the French colonial period, this building was called HoTel de Ville. In French or Tay commune in Vietnamese. By the time of the Republic of Vietnam, it was called the Saigon Capital Court because it was the workplace and meetings of the Capital government. Since Vietnam's unified day, the building is the workplace of the People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City People's Council and some other agencies.

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3. Chợ Bến Thành

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Bến Thành Market is located in the center of Hồ Chí Minh City, Vietnam in District 1. The market is one of the earliest surviving structures in Saigon and an important symbol of the city. Ben Thanh Market is a famous destination for many local and foreign tourists from all around the world. The market operates all year round and opens at around 6am every day until the official closing time at 6pm. After 6pm, the day market transitions into a night market which runs until 10pm.

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4. Bitexco Financial Tower

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Bitexco Financial Tower Photo: Tri Nguyen; this version by Prenn / CC BY 2.0

Bitexco Financial Tower is a skyscraper in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. At its completion in 2010, it became the tallest building in Vietnam and kept this status until January 2011, when it was surpassed by Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower. With 68 floors above ground and three basements, the building has a height of 262.5 metres (861 ft), making it the second tallest building in the city, fifth tallest in Vietnam, and the 263rd tallest in the world, as of the beginning of 2018.

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5. Nhà thờ Đức bà

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Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon, officially Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of The Immaculate Conception is a cathedral located in the downtown of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Established by French colonists who initially named it the Church of Saigon, the cathedral was constructed between 1863 and 1880. The name Notre-Dame Cathedral has been used since 1959. It has two bell towers, reaching a height of 58 meters (190 feet).

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6. Dinh Độc Lập

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Independence Palace, also publicly known as Reunification Convention Hall, is a landmark in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. It was designed by architect Ngô Viết Thụ and was the home and workplace of the President of Republic of (South) Vietnam. It was the site of the Fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975 that ended the Vietnam War, when a North Vietnamese Army tank crashed through its gates.

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7. Công viên 23/9

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September 23 Park is a park located in the center of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, located in District 1. The park is located between Le Lai and Pham Ngu Lao streets, stretching from Quach Thi Trang site Go to Nguyen Thai Binh market located on Nguyen Trai street. The park consists of 3 areas and is separated by Nguyen Thi Nghia.

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