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9 Best Places to Admire Sunset & Sunrise in Saigon

December 21, 2022 - 9658 views

Sunset & Sunrise are considered the most beautiful and romantic moments of the day. You can enjoy the best moments of the days in any place in Vietnam, even in the busy Ho Chi Minh City because there are many places to watch the beautiful sunset & sunrise here. Find the 9 best places to admire the sunset and sunrise in Saigon with the below article.

1. Mong Bridge

Mong Bridge connects District 1 and District 4 in Saigon. This more than 120 years old bridge not only is considered a symbol of Saigon but also a well-known place for check-in every morning and afternoon. After working time, the whole city of Saigon gradually sinks into the sunset, both locals and tourists stop on Mong Bridge, enjoy a great view of the whole river area under orange-yellow patchy colors. There, you can get gentle and cool breezes, and feel like getting lost in a wonderland.

Location: 22A, Van Don, Ward 12, District 4

Mong Bridge Saigon

Mong Bridge


2. Thu Thien Bridge

The bridge is known as the door leading to the land of Saigon. If you are looking for a place to watch the sunset, you definitely cannot ignore Thu Thiem Bridge. Standing on the bridge, you can zoom out to see the vast water surface gradually tinged with the orange-yellow color of the sunset. A magnificent, shimmering Saigon seems to be fully absorbed in your vision! Lurking behind the skyscrapers is the red sun that is gradually disappearing. Below the bridge is the peaceful and charming river that everyone wishes to see at least once when they are in Saigon

Location: Binh An ward, District 2

Sunset view from Thu Thien Bridge

Sunset view from Thu Thien Bridge


3. Binh Dong Wharf

Want to watch the sunset in Saigon, you must visit Binh Dong Wharf as it is an ancient beauty of a peaceful space in the middle of bustling Saigon. Yellow-dyed clouds are silhouetted against the water surface, accentuating the quiet sunset landscape, making this place even elder.

Location: Ben Binh Dong, Ward 14, District 8, Ho Chi Minh City.

Sunset in Binh Dong Wharf

Sunset in Binh Dong Wharf


4. Ban Nguyet Lake

Ban Nguyet Lake is located in Phu My urban area, which is extremely luxurious and vast, large and charming space. Together with the Starlight Bridge, this place becomes an extremely attractive destination for many young people, couples, and even the elderly. Every afternoon, people come here, walk around the lake to slow down in the midst of bustling Saigon, and receive the breeze blowing in from the lake, watch the beautiful sunset. Orange-yellow clouds silhouetted against the lake surface creating a perfect picture of nature.

Location: Ho Ban Nguyet, Rach Thay Tieu, Tan Phu, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City.

Sunrise in Ban Nguyet Lake

Sunrise in Ban Nguyet Lake


5. Saigon Water Bus

Saigon Water bus has always been a favorite choice of many young people to watch the sunset & sunrise in Saigon, especially on weekends. This is not only a beautiful check-in place but also a space where you can enjoy the beautiful sunset in the middle of a river! With only 15,000 VND, you have the opportunity to be immersed in a space-dyed red by the enchanting sunset. The best time to take the waterbus for watching the sunset is at 15 pm and return at 17h30 (depending on the time the train moves) to be able to watch the beautiful sunset

Location: Ben Bach Dang, Ton Duc Thang street, Ben Nghe ward, district 1, Ho Chi Minh city.

Saigon Water Bus Sunset

Saigon Water Bus Sunset


6. Starlight Bridge

The Starlight Bridge in Ho Chi Minh City called Cau Anh Sao in Vietnamese is one of the most modern and beautiful pedestrian bridges in Vietnam. This bridge attracts a lot of attention from tourists, especially in the late afternoon at the transition between day and night. At that time, the scene becomes beautiful with the space-dyed yellow by the color of the sky. The bridge becomes magically shimmering thanks to the glowing lights on the bridge body, creating a strong attraction for those who love taking photos and watching the sunset. Besides the sunset, visitors can also enjoy the magical light dances of Starlight Bridge with multi-coloured water jets.

Location: Starlight bridge, Rach Thay Tieu, Tan Phu, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City.

Starlight bridge Saigon

Starlight bridge Saigon


7. Rooftop Cafes

Other beautiful places to watch the sunset and the sunrise in Saigon are the cafes above. There is no better thing to do than to drink coffee and chat with friends in an extremely poetic, lyrical evening space in the rooftop cafe

Here is recommended rooftop cafes in Ho Chi Minh City for you to enjoy the sunrise and sunset:

  • High - Sky Garden & Lounge (135 Nguyen Huu Canh, Ward 22, Binh Thanh)
  • 2PM Coffee Saigon (135/39 Nguyen Huu Canh, Ward 22, Binh Thanh
  • Grand Café (8 Dong Khoi, Ben Nghe, District 1)
  • Kampri Coffee (758/52 B Xo Viet Nghe Tinh, Ward 25, Binh Thanh)
  • Chang Vang Rooftop (6 Alley, 72 Bach Dang, Ward 24, Binh Thanh)

Sunset view in Sky Garden & Lounge

Sunset view in Sky Garden & Lounge


8. The Deck Restaurant

The Deck is a famous restaurant in Ho Chi Minh city, where you have dinner and enjoy the best views of the whole city at sunrise or sunset. The restaurant escorts its guests to the restaurant by private boat during the sunset for an excursion dinner. Onboard, the guests can enjoy the delightful food from Aisa but influence by European cooking styles and flavors. To have meals at the restaurant, please book in advance.

Address: 38 Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien, District 2

Sunset view from the Deck Restaurant Saigon

Sunset view from the Deck Restaurant Saigon


9. Binh Quoi Village

Binh Quoi is a village in Binh Thanh District where you can experience the rural life in Vietnam. Watching the sunrise and sunset in the village is a unique experience as you hardly can find a peaceful place like this in Saigon. The village is built along the river, which sets up an ideal place to watch the sunset. There are cafes serving traditional Vietnamese dishes, outdoor activities like fishing, biking. You can even book to stay overnight in small huts there

Address: Binh Quoi, Ward 28, Binh Thanh District.

Sunrise in Binh Quoi Village

Sunrise in Binh Quoi Village

Were you able to pick up a place for watching the sunrise, and sunset in Ho Chi Minh? If not, contact us for free advice. Besides, we arrange the morning walking tour, the evening food tour by motorbike, or dinner on the cruise where you can have the best moments watching the sunrise and sunset in Saigon.


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