Giac Lam Pagoda

Giac Lam pagoda is located on the land at 565 Lac Long Quan Street, Tan Binh District. It’s also known as Son Can or Cam Dien. This is one of the oldest temples in Ho Chi Minh City which built-in 1744 by Mr. Ly Thuy Long, a native of Minh Huong, under the reign of […]

Hung King Temple

Located next to the main gate in the area of ​​Saigon Zoo and Botanical Garden is an ancient architecture resembling the Hue mausoleum temple. The temple was built between 1927 – 1929 under the name Temple du Souvenir Annamite to honor the Vietnamese soldiers who fought and died for France in World War I (1914 […]

Tan Xa Palace – The Saigon’s Oldest House

Located on the campus of the Archbishop’s Palace (180 Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City), there is an old house hidden in many adjacent high-rise zones. The house was built by Emperor Nguyen Anh for Pierre Joseph Georges Pigneau, a French Catholic priest, also known as Pierre Pigneaux or Ba Da […]

Saigon Opera House – Part 2: RESTORED TO ORIGIN

As our Page shared in part 1 of the series about Saigon Opera House, the original Theater was decorated with a lot of reliefs and vivid statues like the Saigon City Hall but the 40s of the last century were removed to “improve, refresh style “to suit new artistic tastes. It was a great loss, […]

Saigon Opera House – Part 1: The Beauty buried through time

The Saigon Opera House as it is, we still see, is a hard work for the purpose of use as well as the decoration, subject to many fluctuations by the time, not peace with the original purpose. The theater was built by the French throughout Indochina, so it is true when we call it “the […]

Municipal Theatre

Located at 7 Dong Khoi Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, overlooking Le Loi Street, the Municipal Theatre, also know as Saigon Opera House, a is an opera house in Ho Chi Minh City. This is versatile theater which organizing performance arts and other important events. History of the theatre After the invasion of Cochinchina […]

Vietnam History Museum – Ho Chi Minh City

Located at 2 Nguyen Binh Khiem, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Vietnam History Museum in Ho Chi Minh City was formerly the Blanchard de la Brosse Museum, built by the French in 1927 in the area of ​​the Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens and the first museum in South Vietnam. The front Building was formerly […]

Ben Thanh Market

Since its establishment until now, Ben Thanh market is still being the busiest and most famous market in Saigon. It is considered one of the important symbols of the city; a famous destination not only for many locals but also for foreign tourists from all around the world. Where is the Ben Thanh Market? Ben […]

Ho Chi Minh City Post Office

As a rather special tourist attraction, the Ho Chi Minh City Post Office is the largest post office in the country. It was built between 1886 and 1891 when Vietnam was part of French Indochina. It has been said that few colonial officials made their mark on the urban fabric of Ho Chi Minh city. […]

Phong Dien Floating Market

Phong Dien floating market is a quite famous tourist destination in Can Tho, with unique features of the Mekong Delta river, different from the bustle and noise of Cai Rang floating market, Phong Dien floating market, although not many boats, it still retains the traditional and idyllic features of the floating market, not being touristized. […]