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Typical Architectures

City Hall

At the end of Nguyen Hue Street sits the magnificent office of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee. Completed in 1908, the design of the former Hotel de Ville is based on the original in Paris. 
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Saigon Central Post Office

Designed by renowned French architect, Gustave Eiffel, the post office was built between 1886 and 1891. The vaulted roof and arched windows lend a classic look, reminiscent of ...
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Reunification Palace

This grand building was designed by Ngo Viet Thu for South Vietnam's former President, Ngo Dinh Diem during the American War. The official handover of power took place here on 30 April 1975 and the palace became a monument to that historic date.
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Xa Loi Pagoda

This seven-tiered pagoda is home to a Buddha relic, a 32m bell tower and even a publishing centre. The pagoda was the focus for opposition in 1963 when 400 monks and nuns were arrested for civil disobedience.
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Vinh Nghiem Pagoda

The largest pagoda in the city, Vinh Nghiem is a blend of modern and traditional Japanese and Vietnamese cultures. It was built between 1964 and 1971 and covers 8,000m2, is home to a sanctuary and a seven-floor, ...
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Tran Hung Dao Temple

The small temple was built in 1932 to honor the national hero Tran Hung Dao. In this small gem of a shrine, you can find many traditional carved lacquer plate, ...
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Thien Hau Pagoda

This pagoda, also known as Chua Ba, was built by the Chinese in the early 19th century. It is one of the most active pagodas in Cholon, and has a worldly atmosphere with swirling incense and splendid furnishings ...
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Huyen Sy Church

At over 100 years old, this church is the oldest and second largest in Saigon. It was named after Huyen Sy, grandfather of Vietnam’s last queen. He died in 1900 before the building was completed ...
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City Hall

At the end of Nguyen Hue Street sits the magnificent office of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee. Completed in 1908, the design of the former Hotel de Ville is based on the original in Paris. 

Cu Chi Tunnels

Explore the vast network of underground tunnels from the 1940s that were expanded to 121km by guerrilla Viet Cong forces during the American War. The tunnels have now been widened to cater to larger frames, ...

Saigon Central Post Office

Designed by renowned French architect, Gustave Eiffel, the post office was built between 1886 and 1891. The vaulted roof and arched windows lend a classic look, reminiscent of ...

Reunification Palace

This grand building was designed by Ngo Viet Thu for South Vietnam's former President, Ngo Dinh Diem during the American War. The official handover of power took place here on 30 April 1975 and the palace became a monument to that historic date.