Ho Chi Minh city (the common name of Vietnamese people is Saigon) is the most animated in Vietnam. Go through ups and downs of history, Saigon still keeps beautiful places with many famous historical monuments if you don’t visit them, it will be big shortcoming. Let An Nhien Hotel Apartment explore 8 these well-known landmarks
Ben Thanh market
Talking about Saigon without talking about Ben Thanh market – the symbol throughout decades. It was built in the early years of the twentieth century, Ben Thanh market is still animating with the favourable position in the center of district 1.
You can buy many things like souvenir, clothes, silk, handmade things or special foods of all regions of Vietnam, etc. Near Ben Thanh market, there are 23/9 park and Quach Thi Trang Square, you can stop to see some other dynamic activities of Saigon
Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon
Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon is a large and distinctive Catholic church with impressively classical architecture of France and Christian culture attracting visitors in this city. It’s called the city emblem for a long time, and is place for taking photo of youth and tourist.
From here, you can go to another site conveniently as Diamond Plaza shopping, sitting flat on the ground to drink café in Han Thuyen street that is particular culture of Saigon people, visiting Independence Palace, walking Dong Khoi street, Turtle Lake, etc…
Saigon Center Post Office
It will be so regrettable if you forget to visit Saigon Center Post Office. Near Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon, it’s typical architecture that is built according to combination of Western luxurious and Asian classical styles by French architect.
In here, you can buy souvenir, handmade things or exchange money.
Inaugurated in the 1900s, Saigon Municipal Theatre is one of the most long-standing theatre of Western Europe architecture. Going through over 100 years, it is historic witness of South Vietnamese people. Similar in Saigon Center Post Office, it was affected by French architecture in late 19th century
It was working place of machinery of Republic of Vietnam government in the period of resistance against American. After national liberation, Independence Palace is ranked as a special national monument
Cu Chi Tunnel
Cu Chi Tunnel is 70km northwest of Ho Chi Minh city. It is known nationwide having been a stubborn resistance base during both wars of liberation. It has many floors, complicated corners, housing, meeting-place, and place of fight with over 200km underground.
War Remnants Museum
Tourist will feel real about violent war of Vietnamese people during both resistance wars against France and American to respect current peace. War Remnants Museum exhibits warplane, gun, tank, etc..
Museum of Vietnamese History
Museum of Vietnamese History built in 1929, the predecessor is Blanchard de la Brosse Museum. Visiting it, you will contemplate, find out about thousands of valuable exhibits. Besides, it has over 25.000 valuable and rare books and documents about research of archaeology, ethnography, history, museology, etc
Apart from these landmarks, An Nhien Hotel Apartment recommends above, Saigon has many another attractive one awaiting you explore.
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