The attractive places in Ho Chi Minh City | Cruise Mekong River

The attractive places in Ho Chi Minh City

Notre Dame Cathedral

Ho Chi Minh City is a destination, which you can’t overlook when you visited in Vietnam. In addition to special foods, Ho Chi Minh City also attracts visitors of unique beautiful sceneries, which has a bold outline of South Vietnam.
Notre Dame Cathedral
Notre-Dame Cathedral is sprang from Saigon Chief Cathedral by Pope John XXIII in 1962. This Cathedral was built by the French after the conquest of Cochin China and Saigon. All of the bricks used to build this Cathedral were imported from Marseilles. The first brick was laid by Bishop Isidore Colombert in 1877. The Cathedral took 3 years to complete being completed in 1880. Built by the French with bricks imported from France Attractive building but this place in Ho Chi Minh- it is not it has it’s own character and specific style It’s worth a visit as it is opposite the old post office Inside a bit dull.
Notre Dame Cathedral. Mekong delta Vietnam

Notre Dame Cathedral

Notre Dame Cathedral

Saigon Central Post Office
Similar to Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica, Saigon Central Post Office was put up in the early 20th century by Gustave Eiffel when French colonialism was still powerful and dominated Vietnam. The building is a palce in Ho Chi Minh City, which is a mixture of Gothic, Renaissance and French influences, which fascinates tourists by its typical colonial French features, from exterior to interior decorations.
Nowaday, The Post Office offers all kinds of traditional postal services like mailing, selling postcards or stamps (there is a big array of stamps to choose, which ranges in price from cheapest ones). Foreign money exchange is also available. South Vietnam tours
Saigon Central Post Office
Ben Thanh Market
Located in Ho Chi Minh City centre, hustling Ben Thanh Market in District 1 is a great spot to purchase local handicrafts, branded goods, Vietnamese art and other souvenirs. Here, you’ll find eating stalls inside the market where you can get a taste of hawker-style Vietnamese cuisine or simply cool off with a cold drink when the bargaining becomes too much.
Cu Chi tunnels
Being one of the famous war museums in Vietnam, the tunnel 120 km in length, Cu Chi is the vast network of interconnecting underground tunnels. During the Tet Offensive of 1968, it is used as operational headquarters by Vietcong guerillas, who were instrumental in numerous military campaigns during the war and played a decisive role in defeating American forces.
Cholon
Ho Chi Minh City’s Cholon is also known as Ho Chi Minh City’s Chinatown, a place which has the most Chinese people in Vietnam with roots dating back to 1778.
cholon
War Remnants Museum
This is place where shows the War documents, Retired military vehicles such as “Huey” helicopters, attack bombers and even an M48 Patton tank and ect.
Dam Sen Water Park
Compared to Vietnam’s Disney Land, Dam Sen Water Park is “The best waterpark in Saigon”, which attracted the visiter’s attention by the rarity specific scenery of itself. At here, you can contemplace a scence while taking part in leisure activities.

Dam Sen Water Park

Dam Sen Water Park

Vam Sat Ecological Tourist Centre
A habitat includes various specific tropical animals, the unique ecological system of mangrove forest, visiting Bat Swamp, crocodile farm and also bird-watching.
Vam Sat Ecological Tourist Centre
Binh Quoi Village
Unlike the busy and crowded downtown of places Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Quoi Village echoes specific scenery of the Mekong Delta region.
Lam Giac Pagoda
Located at 118 Lac Long Quan Street, Tan Binh District, Giac Lam is one of the oldest pagodas in Ho Chi Minh City, which every disciples go and express sincerity of themselves with The Buddha. A place in Ho Chi Minh City can’t be overlooked.

Source: vietnamtravelplaces.com

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