7 Sights in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

List of cities in Vietnam Sightseeing Tours in Ho Chi Minh City

1. 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, fourth tallest in Vietnam, and the 412th tallest in the world, as of May 2022.

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2. Notre Dame Cathedral

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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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3. Independence Palace

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The Independence Palace, also publicly known as the 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 the 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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4. Ho Chi Minh City Hall

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The Headquarters of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee is one of the classical structures in Ho Chi Minh City, built between 1898 and 1909. During the French colonial period, this building was called Hôtel de ville in French or The Western Commune Palace in Vietnamese. In the time of the Republic of Vietnam, it was known as the Saigon Metropolitan Palace because it was the workplace and meeting place of the capital government. Since the reunification of Vietnam, the building has been the workplace of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee, the Ho Chi Minh City People's Council and a number of other agencies.

Wikipedia: Trụ sở Ủy ban Nhân dân Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh (VI)

5. Ben Thanh Tourist Market

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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.

Wikipedia: Bến Thành Market (EN)

6. Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens

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The Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens is Vietnam's largest zoo and botanical garden. The Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens was commissioned by Admiral Pierre-Paul de La Grandière in 1864, and was opened to the public in 1869, making it one of the world's oldest continuously operating zoos.

Wikipedia: Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens (EN)

7. Công viên Bến Bạch Đằng

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Bach Dang Wharf is the name of the park and river wharf area on the banks of the Saigon River in District 1, the center of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. This is a place where city dwellers and tourists come to have fun and is a place to watch fireworks every holiday, Tet.

Wikipedia: Bến Bạch Đằng (VI)

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