The Most Interesting Sights in Central Saigon of Vietnam

As a tourist, you would surely want to have the best experience whenever you come and visit a place. If you are planning to visit Vietnam, then you may go to the North, Central and Southern part of the country. Your choice will always depend on the type of activities that you enjoy most.

Now, coming to the Central part of Vietnam will surely complete your tour experience. Because here, you will can find various tourist spots that the people of Vietnam are proud of. So, all you have to do is book your flight and hotel accommodation.

You need not to worry about your type of food because you can always find local and foreign restaurants around. But, it could have been better if you would have a taste of the most delicious foods from Vietnam.

Overview in Saigon
Overview in Saigon

In the central part of Vietnam, you will find Ho Chi Minh City or Thanh Pho Ho Chi Minh, which is also known as Saigon. During the 17th century, Ho Chi Minh City was also called as Prey Nokor. This town is one of the busiest city with over 10 million of the population. Due to the fact that this is in the metropolitan area, then the population is expected to rise. With a day tour you can go to all the sites and even out to the suburbs visit Cu Chi tunnels. Detail tours you can refer at Viet Fun Travel: vietfuntravel.com/ho-chi-minh-city-tours

Sights in Saigon

When it comes to tourism, Ho Chi Minh City is not left behind because you can find here various interesting sights. This is the reason why countless foreigners from different nationalities come and visit the city of Saigon.

City Hall
City Hall

The city is rich in beautiful structures that French architecture left. Some of these tourist attractions are the Reunification Palace or the Dinh Thong Nhat, the City Hall or the Uy Ban Nhan Dan Thanh Pho, the Municipal Theatre that is also known as the Opera House or the Nha Hat Thanh Pho, the City Post Office or the Buu Dien Thanh Pho, the State Bank Office or the Ngan Hang Nha Nuoc, the City People’s Court or the Toa An Nhan Dan Thanh Pho, the Notre-Dame Cathedral or the Nha Tho Duc Ba, the Hotel Majestic, the Rex Hotel and the Caravelle Hotel.

Saigon is rich in history, so there are various memories left. Local and foreign visitors are allowed to come and see the museums, such as the Ho Chi Minh City Museum, the Revolutionary Museum, the Museum of Vietnamese History, the Museum of the South-Eastern Armed Forces, the Museum of the Southern Women, the War Remnants Museum, the Cu Chi Tunnels, the Ben Duoc Relic of Underground Tunnels, the Museum of Fine Art and the Memorial House of Nha Rong.

In District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City, you will also find a zoo, botanical gardens, parks, such as the Suoi Tien Amusement and Cultural Park, the Dam Sen Tourist and Cultural Park and the Eco Beach Resort of Can Gio.

If you are looking for entertainment sights, then do not fail to visit the Ben Thanh Thatre, the Hoa Binh Theatre, the Lan Anh Music Stage and the Municipal Theatre or Opera House of Saigon. For a different experience of entertainment, try visiting the Bitexco Tower and Sky Deck, where you will find a landing pad for helicopters on top. This 68-storey structure measure 262 metres high and is considered as the tallest building in the country. And then, if you are in the Sky Deck, you will experience the 360-degree view of Saigon City.

Ben Thanh Market
Ben Thanh Market

You may also check various sports or recreation sight, such as the Thong Nhat Stadium with 25,000 seats, the Army Stadium and the Phu Tho Racecourse.

Why don’t you try visiting one of the famous pagodas in Saigon? The Jade Emperor Pagoda was built in the 19th century by the immigrants from China. This revered Taoist Temple also allows a Buddhist kind of worship. You can also find amazing structures of various gods and goddess in the temple.

And then, you will also find various Art Galleries in the streets of Saigon, such as at the Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, Tran Phu and Bui Vien.

Those are the most beautiful and amazing must-see sights in Ho Chi Minh City. Feel free to come and visit the sights. So, start booking your flights and explore Saigon.