Bitexco Financial Tower (Vietnamese: Tháp Tài chính Bitexco) is a skyscraper in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. At completion in 2010, it became the tallest building in Vietnam and kept this status until January 2011, when it was surpassed by Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower.
- Ben Duoc tunnels ( the base of the District Commissioner and the Military Zone of Saigon - Cho Lon – Gia Dinh) at Phu Hiep Hamlet, Phu My Hung Commune, Cu Chi District, Ho Chi Minh City recognized by Misnistry of Culture as National cultural and historical relic accroding to Decision no.54/VHQD dated 29th of April 1979.
Dai Nam Park is considered as Vietnam’s top man-made tourism spot, which boasts a mix of modern and traditional architectures. An entertainment complex in Binh Duong, on National Highway No. 13, the park was officially brought into use in late 2008. It’s about 2-hour-driving from the center of Ho Chi Minh City.
2. Hanh Thong Tay Night Market. Hanh Thong Tay Night Market is very popular among local students because of the cheap products. This is a famous night market in Ho Chi Minh City with a huge selection of items of clothing, handbags, footwear, cosmetics, and foods. All of the products are very diversified, so people love to go shopping here.
The city has hundreds of printing and publishing houses, many bookstores and a widespread network of public and school libraries; the city's General Library houses over 1.5 mìllion books. Locally based Ho Chi Minh City Television (HTV) is the second largest television network in the nation, just behind the national Vietnam Television (VTV), broadcasting 24/7 on 7 different channels (using analog and digital technology).
Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnamese: Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh; [tʰàjŋ fǒ hò tɕǐ mïŋ] ( listen) or [tʰàn fǒ hò cǐ mɨ̄n]; formerly French: Hô-Chi-Minh-Ville), also widely known by its former name of Saigon (Vietnamese: Sài Gòn; [sàj ɣɔ̀n] or Vietnamese pronunciation: [ʂàj ɣɔ̀ŋ]), is the largest city in Vietnam by population.
Independence Palace (Dinh Độc Lập), also known as Reunification Palace (Vietnamese: Dinh Thống Nhất), built on the site of the former Norodom Palace, is a landmark in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. It was designed by architect Ngô Viết Thụ and was the home and workplace of the President of South Vietnam during the Vietnam War.
Emperor Jade Pagoda, also known as Tortoise Pagoda, is one of the five most important shrines in Ho Chi Minh City. Built at the turn of the 20th Century by a community of Cantonese who migrated from Guangzhou province in Southwest China, this pagoda is a fine representation of Mahayanist branch of Buddhism that is practiced widely in Vietnam.
The Municipal Theatre of Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon Opera House (Vietnamese: Nhà hát lớn Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh; French: Opėra de Saigon), is an opera house in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. It is an example of French Colonial architecture in Vietnam.
Built in 1929 by the Société des Études Indochinoises, this notable Sino-French museum houses a rewarding collection of artefacts illustrating the evolution of the cultures of Vietnam, from the Bronze Age Dong Son civilisation (which emerged in 2000 BC) and the Funan civilisation (1st to 6th centuries AD), to the Cham, Khmer and Vietnamese.
Quan Âm Pagoda is a Chinese-style Buddhist pagoda located on Lao Tu Street in Cho Lon, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Founded in the 19th century, it is dedicated to Guanyin (Vietnamese: Quan Âm), the Chinese goddess of mercy and the Chinese form of the Indian bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara.
Inhabitants of Ho Chi Minh City are usually known as "Saigonese" in English and "dân Sài Gòn" in Vietnamese. The three most prevalent religions in Ho Chi Minh City are Mahayana Buddhism with Taoism and Confucianism (via ancestor worship), which are often celebrated together in the same temple.
Southern Women’s Museum in Ho Chi Minh city is currently saving 30,431 artifacts, including 929 items displayed publicly; 16,739 geometry items; 14,621 films, pictures, and historical documents. Two-thirds of the items are connected with the resistance wars, and one-third is objects made from various materials.
Tao Dan Park Relax in one of Ho Chi Minh’s best city parks where there’s a children’s playground, plenty of open space and beautiful manicured gardens. Tao Dan Park provides travelers with a perfect location for a break from Ho Chi Minh’s busy streets.
Ho Chi Minh City Museum is actually established in the Gia Long Palace. This is the place where Ngo Dinh Diem spent his time before being killed in 1936. Here you can see the numerous exhibitions consisting of different artefacts, photographs, and memorabilia.
Suoi Tien Theme Park is located about 40 minutes from downtown Ho Chi Minh City, in Thu Duc district. Several years ago, this was an uninhabited land which had a natural stream flowing across endemic forest and natural scenery. The name “Suoi Tien” (Fairy Stream) derived from a story about 7 sacred girls died and became fairies in this land.