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Private Half-Day Tour of Ho Chi Minh City
"You will be picked up at your hotel at 8 am and head toward your first site.First stop on your tour will be the Independence Palace/ the Reunification Palace. The palace is symbolic of the end of the Vietnam War during the Fall of Saigon on April 30 1975 when the North Vietnamese Army tank number 843 crashed through the gates of what was at the time the residence of the President of the Republic of Vietnam.Next you will visit the Museum of American War Crimes/ the War Remnants Museum is the most popular museum of Ho Chi Minh City. It gathers a collection of the machinery weapons photos and documentation of Vietnam’s wars.After the Museum
From $37.00
 
Saigon Nightlife Tour by Bike
"This evening your tour guide will come and pick you up at your hotel. The guide will also give you instruction on how to seat on the back of the bike safely. On this tour you will take in the sights sounds and smells of Saigon. You will see streets hidden alleys and other famous sites such as The Notre Dame Cathedral the Unification Palace and the Old Central Post Office and many more. Enjoy an appetizer with one of the delicious street food vendors in Saigon.Next take a ride to Bach Dang Port and board your boat for a cruise along Bach Dang River. Once on-board enjoy a relaxing sit down dinner. During dinner
From $49.00
 
Half-Day Small-Group Ho Chi Minh City Tour
"Visit Notre Dame Cathedral and Saigon Post Office two of the best highlights of old Saigon architecture.Walk to the nearby Reunification Palace witness of the historic events of old Saigon and famous for its architectural characteristics.Discover the very popular War Remnants Museum the one that gathers a comprehensive collection of the machinery weapons photographs and documentation of the Vietnam wars.Stop by the Jade Emperor Pagoda one of the most spectacularly colorful temples
From $28.00

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General Post Office (Buu Dien)

If you happen to walk by Notre Dame Cathedral, don't forget to go to this grand old colonial building with a beautiful dome-shaped roof. There's a huge potrait of a smiling Uncle Ho in the...
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bpacker
Sep 15, 2004

CENTRAL POST OFFICE

The Post office doesn't sound like a place to visit unless you want to buy some stamps, but here in Ho Chi Minh city, you must come and have at look at the magnificent outside and inside.Once again,...
balhannah
Dec 30, 2013

Enjoy Legacy Francaise

The French had left behind a wealth of architecture in HCMC. The 2 most prominent French legacies have to be the General Post Office and the Notre Dame Cathedral. Both are side by side so you can kill...
xuessium
Mar 28, 2005

Post office

HCMC's post office is just across the Cathedral. It has very beautiful architecture. I learned from my friends that it is open even during weekends. If you send postcards it would cost around 3,000...
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heydelin
May 12, 2013

Post Office

Well I heard all about it here on vt and wasn't dissapointed. The Post Office in Ho Chi Minh is a beautiful building. Inside the architecture is something else!! A trip to Ho Chi Minh is not complete...
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aussirose
Jul 06, 2006

General Post Office

The beautiful colonial General Post Office facing the cathedral square was completed at about the same time as the cathedral (19th century). With its huge clock and cavernous interior, the post office...
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TomorrowsAngel
Dec 31, 2003

Central Post Office

A very nice colonial building, this Post Office reminds a train station inside. There is a huge Ho Chi Minh portrait at the end of the central hall. Here you can find many new stamps collections,a s...
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SirRichard
Oct 13, 2003

A piece of history -- The Post Office

The post office was built by the French and designed by Gustav Eiffel of tower fame. It looks more like a train station than a post office. One of the highlights is the old map of Indochina. It is...
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shrimp56
Aug 18, 2004

Not sure the mail arrives!

The Saigon Post office has been built by the French colonisers at the end of the 19th century, as the dates remind it above the main entrance; it was the time of the French third republic, and lots of...
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kokoryko
Nov 16, 2008

Hello Mr Postman

You must post a letter from this post office. It is a cool thing to do in the advent of the internet. Post it to yourself, you mum&dad, your ex?The outside view is fantastic let alone the inside...
perseushermes
Oct 20, 2006

City’s Post Office

The City Post Office is just next to Notre Dame. You can hop in for some postal & phone services if you happen to done writing some postcard that you purchase from poor orphans (mostly...
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muddybok
Sep 25, 2004

Central Post Office

The beautiful Central Post Office across the road from the Notre Dame Cathedral is one of the best looking colonial public buildings in Ho Chi Minh City. The building was constructed when Vietnam was...
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Willettsworld
May 03, 2010
 
 
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Things to Do Near Ho Chi Minh City

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Bitexco Financial Tower

I simply love the BHD Cinema Experience. And they have the best Caramel Popcorn in town! Also for girls who love UK Shopping Brands, they have TopShop, TopMan, Warehouse, etc. over here. For a...
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Diamond Plaza

Not exactly a classic Saigon landmark, but it's a favorite with expats. Inside is a mall that's indistinguishable from an American mall, until you look closely at the products on the shelves. Upstairs...
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Cholon Mosque

The Cholon Mosque in Saigon's Chinatown is representative of the city's small Malaysian and Indonesian Muslim communities. Built in 1932, the blue and white house of worship is an island of simplistic...
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Chinatown

We went to the Cho Binh Tay at 11:30am and left at the Main Bus Stop about 300metres away from Cho Binh Tay at 2pm. It was big...there were 2 floors but we visited only the ground floor as I was...
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Fito Museum of traditional Vietnamese medicine

While I confess I'm in the Minchin school when it comes to 'alternative' medicine, the Fito Museum of traditional Vietnamese medicine is worth a trip away from the centre. Set over four floors of an...
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Cafe Zoom

WHEN YOU WALK AROUND SAIGON YOU REALLY CANT HELP BUT NOTICE THAT THERE IS QUITE A FEW MOTORBIKES IN THIS BUZZING CITY.. THREE MILLION OR THERE ABOUTS !! THE MOTORBIKES ZOOMING AROUND THE CITY IS A...
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