The list of 9 tourist destinations in Saigon is “NOT FORGET” today
Discover the prominent tourist destination of Saigon
You can feel that this city never ceases to be noisy despite the darkness. During the day, the life of the people who live here with hustle and bustle, when the city is on the lights, is the time when people can exhaust all their tiredness into entertainment and entertainment. Saigon is so, always vibrant, always full of life makes every visitor stop here curiously: So what does this city end up making the life here so exciting? Let’s try to name the outstanding places to understand more about Saigon’s culture.
Ben Thanh Market
It is impossible not to mention this place first when it was considered the symbol of Saigon for decades. This market is located in the central district 1 of the city, next to Quach Thi Trang square and 23/9 park. Such a privileged position is the reason why this market is so busy and bustling. Ben Thanh Market was started construction, completed from the early years of the 20th century and has been operating continuously since then.
With more than 3000 stalls sold here, there are all kinds of wholesale and retail goods from luxury to luxury, so it can be said that the products here are extremely diverse. From 8-9 am time is the time when the stalls, counters open simultaneously to welcome guests so from this time onwards, the market is always in a state of crowded buyers and sellers, the space is really bustling.
Notre Dame Cathedral
If you are a fan of the classic literary works of France, the Hunchback of the Church of God (Victor Hugo), you must have imagined the story context – the place where the passionate but cruel love place takes place. is a solemn church space, amidst the magnificent, ancient Paris. And right in Saigon, there is such a house, although not the context of the love story in the other work, but it seems to be a copy with the name Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral or the full name Vuong. the main basilica of the Immaculate Conception and the impressive classical architecture of France and Christian culture. Every weekend, the church is a place to celebrate Masses.
Saigon Central Post Office
Is a place for young people who love to take photos, check in. The city post office is a typical architectural work designed by a French engineer in a combination of two luxurious European and classic styles of Asia.
Outside the building is decorated with rectangular boxes, on the boxes with male and female images of laurel wreaths. In the middle, the arc-shaped house has a large watch. In the evening, the whole post office shone brightly with the light as it exuded a grandiose look and stood in the center.
Opened in 1900, Saigon Opera House is one of the oldest theaters with Western European architecture, which is considered counterweight to Hanoi Opera House. Over more than 100 years, it can be said that this is a witness of a long history of the resistance of the whole nation until the liberation of the Southern region, unification of the country. Similar to the Saigon Central Post Office, this work is also influenced by French art in the late 19th century, from bas-reliefs to decorative furniture.
Sai Gon Square
For those who are believers of shopping, it is impossible not to know Saigon Square – extremely famous “shopping paradise” with 3 establishments located in District 1. Visiting this commercial center will be overwhelming In the past, I was lost in the matrix with too many stalls with all kinds of products from dresses, clothes, bags … The price of fashion items here fluctuated quite large, mainly for export, so need to bargain quite strongly when visiting this mall. It is not difficult for you to find your favorite item when you come to Saigon Square.
If you are a lover of light and romance, don’t miss it without saving the moment at this special bridge. The Starlight Bridge is horizontal, connecting the banks of Sell Nguyet Lake. It looks like this bridge is no different from other common bridges but the magic only really comes when the shadow falls. At this time, we can see all the beauty as its name suggests. On the floor and bottom of the bridge, there were countless light bulbs radiating light like the night sky. The sprinkler system installed on the two sides of the bridge combined with the changing lighting effects of the rainbow is very miraculous and eye-catching. After walking around and taking photos of delight, visitors can rest at a certain snack shop and see the splendid beauty of this bridge.
The Independence Palace
Or also known as the Reunification Palace, is an architectural work going into the nation’s history, used to be the workplace of the government apparatus of the Republic of Vietnam in the period of resistance war against America. After liberation, the Independence Palace was classified as a special national monument. Today, on every important anniversary of the Vietnamese people like April 30, 2/9 thousands of people flock here to visit as well as to revise the history of the nation as well as remember the heroes who fell. Because of independence.
Dam Sen Water Park
As part of the entertainment services community, Dam Sen Water Park is definitely an unforgettable destination for young people. A large wave lake with 26 floors of equipment to play in the water should be enough for you to struggle, play with delight. The games are also gradually increased to the level of adventurous travelers and strong feeling like high-speed slide with high-ridge or winding to cross the waterfall … However, you do not need to worry about safety because there is always a team of rescue workers who closely monitor and be ready to provide timely support.
Suoi Tien cultural tourism area
Suoi Tien entertainment complex has a spacious and very clean space in District 9, Ho Chi Minh City but is deeply exploited into cultural and historical aspects. This indeed has great significance in the issue of historical education, keeping the essence of culture without being dry for visitors. Visiting this resort, children and adults can play many fun and rewarding games, watching music performances, circus and magic.