08:00 Get ready for a whole day discover the city. Ho Chi Minh City – former name Saigon is Vietnam’s largest city. During 300 years history, under the name of Saigon, it was the capital of French colony of Cochinchina and later of the independent republic of South Vietnam. We visit the following places of interest:
The Reunification Palace, used to be residence of the President of the Republic of Vietnam. In 30 April 1975, when North Vietnam soldiers set foot inside this building with red flag on hand, the whole world knew that Vietnam war ended.
War Remnants Museum with many photographs are from both Vietnam and US sources; US military vehicle like tanks, jet, booms are displayed outside.
Notre Dame Cathedral and Saigon Central Post Office, the two most famous and oldest of classical French colonial architecture constructions were built more than 100 years ago.
Jade Emperor Pagoda - an ancient temple, as the Chinese temple style with bright decorative motifs.
Local market with a wide selection of goods ranging from shoes to beautiful silk Ao Dai.
Our tour finishes around 12:30, then the car will transport you back to your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.
- Notre-Dame Cathedral